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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North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Bridge to Nowhere

Bridge to Nowhere Walk

Mangapurua/Kaiwhakauka Valleys

Bridge to Nowhere Walk

Mangapurua/Kaiwhakauka Valleys

approx 4.6 km return | 1 hour 15 minutes return

South IslandSouthland

Stirling point

6.2 km return | 2 hours return

North IslandAuckland Region

Marawhara

White - Rose - Laird Thomson Circuit Track

Marawhara

White - Rose - Laird Thomson Circuit Track

Time: 2 hours return Distance: 3.2km

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North IslandWellington Region

Whakanui Track

Rimutaka Forest Park

Whakanui Track

Rimutaka Forest Park

Time: 7 hrs

North IslandWaikato

3.2 km return | 3 hours return

South IslandQueenstown Region

Time: 6 hours return

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North IslandOut East

4.5 km return | 2 hours 30 minutes return

South IslandStewart Island

Untouched goodness on Ulva Island

Ulva Island

Self Guided Walks

Ulva Island

Self Guided Walks

Approx 7 km return | approx 3 hours return (these are maximums)

North IslandOut East

Tauranga Loop Track

Waioeka Gorge

Tauranga Loop Track

Waioeka Gorge

approx 6 km return | 2 hours return

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South IslandQueenstown Region

Lake Sylvan Track

4.6 km if returning via old tramline | 1 hour 40 minutes return via old tramline

North IslandOut East

Lake Waikareiti from the air

Lake Waikareiti Walk

Lake Waikaremoana

Lake Waikareiti Walk

Lake Waikaremoana

approx 5 km return | 2 hours return

North IslandWaikato

Ruakuri Cave

3.3 km one-way | 1 hour 15 minutes one-way

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South IslandQueenstown Region

Sawpit Gully

Time: 2 - 3 hour round trip

South IslandWanaka Region

Diamond Lake up close

7 km return | 3 hours return to Rocky Mountain Summit

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

View from the top of Mt John

Mount John via Lakeshore

Lake Tekapo Walkway

Mount John via Lakeshore

Lake Tekapo Walkway

7 km return | 3 hours return

South IslandFiordland

Key Summit Track

Routeburn Track - Fiordland National Park

Key Summit Track

Routeburn Track - Fiordland National Park

7.2 km return | 3 hours 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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North IslandWaikato

10 km return | 3 hours return

South IslandWanaka Region

Up the Matukituki Valley to the Rob Roy Track

Rob Roy Track

Matukituki Valley

Rob Roy Track

Matukituki Valley

10 km return | 4 hours return

South IslandWest Coast

Fox River

Time: 1hr to the caves, Distance: 7km return. Add another 2 hrs return to Ballroom overhang

South IslandNelson Region

Jetty at Lake Rotoiti

Time: 5 hr return