Hiking

One of the best ways to experience New Zealand’s landscape is to simply do a hike. Immerse yourself in the stunning scenery, take short strolls to greatness, or even challenge yourself to one of the many multi-day hikes!

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Guide to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Simply walk into Mordor… The forces of the earth can be seen […]

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8 Wonderful Walks in New Plymouth

Go for a stroll in Taranaki! We all know the feeling of […]

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23 Unforgettable Walks in Hokitika

Wonder in the West Coast. Hokitika is a backpacker’s dream: 23 free […]

10 Wonderful Walks Around Lake Taupo

Top hikes in the Taupo region. Putting one foot in front of […]

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10 Must-Do Hikes Around Mt Cook

Aoraki Mt Cook and surrounds’ best hikes! As the highest mountain in […]

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10 Wonderful Walks in Hawke’s Bay

Hikes and walks in Hawke’s Bay. From the Art Deco streets of Napier […]

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10 Best Walks in Whitianga

Walks and hikes near Whitianga. Lace up your walking shoes and discover the […]

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5 Best Walks in Waitomo

Where to find walking trails in Waitomo Believe it or not, there’s […]

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8 Best Walks in Taupo

Walking Tracks in and around Taupo. Where can you stretch your legs […]

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9 Best Walks in Westport

Walks & Hikes in Westport. Those who venture to the northern regions […]

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10 Awesome Walks in Marlborough

Walking Trails in Marlborough. See, Marlborough isn’t just about the wine! With […]

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10 Best Walks in Franz Josef

Walking & HIking trails in Franz Josef. Franz Josef might be famous […]

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6 Best Walks in Haast

Walking & Hiking Trails in Haast. This isolated community tucked away in […]

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10 Best Walks on the West Coast

Walking & Hiking Trails on the West Coast. Get out amongst the […]

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7 Best Walks at Farewell Spit

Walking and Hiking trails at Farewell Spit Explore the magnificent coastline at […]

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7 Best Walks in Bluff

Walking & Hiking Trails in Bluff. If you’ve managed to make it […]

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10 Best Walks in Balclutha

Walking & Hiking Trails in Balclutha. The hub of the Clutha district […]

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5 Best Walks in Kaikoura

Walking Trails in Kaikoura. Let’s be honest, not all of us can […]

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6 Best Walks in Gore

Walking Trails & Hiking Trails in Gore. Get out there and explore […]

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7 Amazing Oparara Basin Walks

Walking Trails in the Oparara Basin. Discover some of the most breathtaking […]

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8 Best Walks in Punakaiki

Walking & hiking trails in Punakaiki. Punakaiki on the West Coast is […]

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9 Best Walks in Fox Glacier

Walking & hiking trails at Fox Glacier. Discover the stunning landscape left […]

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5 Best Walks in Fairlie

Walking Trails & Hiking Trails in Fairlie. The rural town of Fairlie […]

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10 Best Walks in Oxford

Walking & Hiking TRails in Oxford, New Zealand. Nestled below the foothills […]

Jonny Robertson on Wikipedia

6 Best Walks in Roxburgh

Walking Trails around Roxburgh. A stunning stretch of the Clutha River, Roxburgh […]

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Guide to the Hump Ridge Track Great Walk

New Zealand’s Eleventh Great Walk. Tucked away in the southern reaches of […]

Graeme Murray - Tourism NZ

The Complete Guide to the Hump Ridge Track

What you need to know about the Hump Ridge Track. Hike among […]

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10 Best Walks in Invercargill

Walking Trails in Invercargill. Invercargill is an amazing city to stretch your […]

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10 Best Walks in Karamea

Walking & Hiking Trails in Karamea. This secluded town at the north […]

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10 Best Walks in Greymouth

Walks & Hikes in Greymouth. Greymouth is a wonderful place to stretch […]

The Ultimate Guide to the Queen Charlotte Track

What you need to know about the Queen Charlotte Track. Explore lush […]

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11 Must-Do Walks in Rotorua

Walks and hikes in Rotorua you can’t miss! Lakes, geothermal parks, volcanoes, […]

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10 Must-Do Walks in Whakatane

Whakatane walks you can’t miss! Whakatane certainly is a city you can […]

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12 Whangarei Walks You Can’t Miss

Hikes and walks in Whangarei! Tie up your hiking boots because there’s […]

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10 Must-Do Walks in Whanganui

Whanganui walks you can’t miss! One of the best ways to explore […]

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10 Mind-Blowing Mt Ruapehu Walks

Walks and hikes on Mt Ruapehu. There’s a lot to uncover on […]

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9 Must-Do Walks in Porirua

Hikes and walks in Porirua you can’t miss! Whether you’re based in […]

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10 Best Walks in Wellington

Walks and Hikes in Wellington you have to try! What’s a free […]

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12 Turangi Walks You Can’t Miss

Walks and Hikes in Turangi. Turangi is a damn good place to […]

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Tongariro Crossing Accommodation and Transport: A Practical Guide

Planning your transport and accommodation for the Tongariro Crossing. New Zealand’s iconic […]

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7 Wonderful Walks on Waiheke Island

Hikes and walks on Waiheke! Tie up your hiking boots (Ok, so […]

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The Complete Guide to the Paparoa Track

Everything you need to know about the Paparoa Track! New Zealand’s newest […]

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A Practical Guide to the Milford Track

Everything you need to know about the Milford Track! A 3-day 53.5km […]

Multi-Day Backpacking Trips in New Zealand: A Complete Guide

What to expect from a multi-day backpacking trip in New Zealand. You […]

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8 Walks in Northern Hawke’s Bay You Can’t Miss

Top walks in Wairoa, Lake Waikaremoana, Morere and Mahia. There’s nothing quite […]

Tourism NZ Chris-McLennan

17 Stunning Lake Waikaremoana Walks

Walks at Lake Waikaremoana you can’t miss! You’ve made it to the […]

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15 Opotiki Walks You Can’t Miss

Walks near Opotiki and the Waioeka Gorge. When exploring the Bay of […]

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9 Pacific Coast Highway Walks You Can’t Miss

Walks along the Pacific Coast Highway. The Pacific Coast Highway, State Highway […]

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10 Gisborne Walks You Can’t Miss

Awesome Walking tracks in Gisborne. If you can come out to the […]

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10 Milford Sound Walks You Can’t Miss

The top walks in Milford Sound! Yep, there’s more to Milford Sound […]

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26 Awesome Hikes Around Palmerston North

Walks in and around Palmerston North. If you like using your own […]

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10 Hikes Around Lake Brunner

Lake Brunner walks Hidden behind the allure of the rugged West Coast […]

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12 Awesome Hikes in Picton

Explore Picton on foot! With sensational views over the Marlborough Sounds, native […]

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16 Awesome Hikes in The Coromandel

Coromandel hikes you can’t miss! Want to explore New Zealand’s most epic […]

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10 Hikes in the Catlins and Clutha District

Trek your way through the catlins and Clutha! Lakes, waterfalls, gold trails, […]

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Guide to the Aotea Track on Great Barrier Island

An island adventure! Did you know there’s a multi-day walk in the […]

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5 Incredible Multi-day Hikes in the Fiordland National Park

A hike into the heart of Fiordland. Arguably the wildest part of […]

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12 Must-Do Hikes on Great Barrier Island

Backpack through one of Auckland’s most stunning islands! Warm-up in a natural […]

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13 Walks Around National Park Village & Whakapapa Village

Short hikes near Whakapapa, Mt Ruapehu. When there is nothing around but […]

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5 Walks You Have to Do in Stratford

Strolls in, around and all over Stratford. Stratford is known for its […]

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5 Walks You Can’t Miss in South Taranaki

The paths less travelled in Taranaki. The walks in South Taranaki are […]

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6 Hikes You Have to Do in Egmont National Park

Delve into the forests of Mt Taranaki! Egmont National Park, in the […]

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