Walking

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Walking and Trekking

Walking and trekking the tracks throughout New Zealand is top of the to-do list for many travellers to New Zealand. From gentle, scenic short walks to multi-day adventures, experience Aotearoa on foot and immerse yourself in the bush, beach and wilderness you came to see.

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South IslandWest Coast

Limestone Cliffs on Trumans Track

1.4 km return | 30 minutes return

South IslandQueenstown Region

Lord of the rings land - the fortress of Isengard

Time: 6 - 8 hours return

North IslandRotorua Region

Tarawera Falls

Time: 40 minutes return | Time: 1.4 km return

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South IslandWest Coast

1 hr return

South IslandSouthland

Primo

1.5 km return | 40 minutes return

North IslandOut East

Quite a climb, the Lighthouse in the distance

1.2 km return | 1 hour return

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South IslandNelson Region

Climbing for all levels

(Paynes Ford)

Paines Ford Scenic Reserve

Takaka

(Paynes Ford)

Paines Ford Scenic Reserve

Takaka

Time: 1 hour return

South IslandNelson Region

Pillar point on the left and Cape Farewell on the right.

Pillar Point Lighthouse Track

Farewell Spit & Puponga Farm Park

Pillar Point Lighthouse Track

Farewell Spit & Puponga Farm Park

3 km return | 1 hour 30 minutes return

North IslandTaranaki

Wilkies pool

Wilkies Pools Loop Track

Kaponga, Egmont National Park

Wilkies Pools Loop Track

Kaponga, Egmont National Park

Time: 1 - 1hr 30 min return

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South IslandCanterbury

Devils Punch Bowl viewing from the road

2 km return | 1 hour return

North IslandCoromandel

approx 2 km return | 45 minutes return

North IslandRotorua Region

Some pretty big redwoods...

The Redwoods

Walking Tracks - Whakarewarewa Forest

The Redwoods

Walking Tracks - Whakarewarewa Forest

A series of walking tracks and trails through giant Californian Redwood trees

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South IslandNelson Region

Approx 2 km return | 30-45 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

Peters Pool

Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Peters Pool

Westland Tai Poutini National Park

1.1 km return | 25 minutes return

North IslandTaupo Region

Time: Depends on route taken

South IslandWest Coast

2 km return | 1 hour return

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Nicola

Germany

Te Anau-Milford Hwy: We spend a couple of days on the road. Did little walks and camped at Lake Gunn DOC campsite. We recommend the Summit Walk incl.the Nature Track at the top.

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South IslandMarlborough

Boat sailing through the treacherous pass

approx 1 km return |15 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

Pancakes anyone

1.1 km return | 20 minutes return

South IslandNelson Region

Split Apple Action

Time: 15 min each way

South IslandWest Coast

Bloody beautiful!

Time: 1 hr 30 min round trip