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 IslandNorthland

Duke's Nose commands fine views of Whangaroa Harbour

(Kairara Rocks)

Duke's Nose Track

(Kairara Rocks)

Duke's Nose Track

500 m one-way | 45 minutes one-way

South IslandNelson Region

they are up there somewhere I can hear them

Bellbird Walk

Lake Rotoiti - Nelson Lakes National Park

Bellbird Walk

Lake Rotoiti - Nelson Lakes National Park

800 m return | 15 minutes return

South IslandCanterbury

Cave Stream Scenic Reserve

Cave Walk - Craigieburn

Cave Stream Scenic Reserve

Cave Walk - Craigieburn

Cave walk takes 1 hr The cave is 594m long and is one of the regions natural gems. Limestone formations nearby were the setting for the filming...

South IslandWest Coast

700 m return | 20 minutes return

North IslandNorthland

700 m return | 40 minutes return

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South IslandCoastal Otago

Moeraki Boulders

Penguin + Seal Viewing. Time: From 20 mins to 1 hour

South IslandFiordland

Lake Manapouri

Frasers Beach Track

Lake Manapouri

Frasers Beach Track

Time: 30 minutes

South IslandWanaka Region

Time: 20 min one way Distance 1km

North IslandWaikato

Looking down from the tower

Forest Tower

Pureora Forest Park

Forest Tower

Pureora Forest Park

600 m return | 10 minutes return

South IslandCoastal Otago

A herd of elephants

500 m return | 15 minutes return

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North IslandWairarapa

Cape Palliser Lighthouse

1 km return | 20 minutes return

South IslandFiordland

Monument Track

Fiordland National Park

Monument Track

Fiordland National Park

Time: 1 hr 30 min - 2 hr return

South IslandWest Coast

Lone Surfer loving life at Tauranga Bay

Time: 20 min

South IslandSouthland

The "nuggets" at Nugget Point

500 m return | 10 - 20 minutes return

North IslandWaikato

Natural bridge

700 m return | 20 minutes 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 IslandSouthland

Purakaunui Falls head on

1 km return | 20 minutes return

South IslandMarlborough

Cape Campbell from the air

400 m return | 5 minutes + return

South IslandWest Coast

Cape Foulwind Walkway

Tauranga Bay to Seal Colony

Cape Foulwind Walkway

Tauranga Bay to Seal Colony

800 m return | 20 minutes return

South IslandNelson Region

Approx 1 km return | 20 minutes return

South IslandMarlborough

Pelorus River along the Totara Walk

Totara Walk

Pelorus Bridge Scenic Reserve

Totara Walk

Pelorus Bridge Scenic Reserve

800 m return | 30 minutes return