Hiking holidays
Hiking holidays
New Zealand's 10 Great Walks are just the start, with thousands of kilometres of tracks taking you through spectacular and untouched scenery. Whether you’re wanting to climb every mountain, stay in a remote hut or take a short stroll to a pretty waterfall, there’s plenty to choose from.
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7 once-in-a-lifetime trips for Aussies to do in Aotearoa

Hiking holidays

Bewitched by the mystical beauty of one of NZ's Great Walks

Nelson Tasman

Why Nelson Lakes is New Zealand's best national park

OPINION: It might not boast the glamour attractions of others, but its beauty, birdlife and tranquillity more than make up for it.


Welcome to the wombat capital of the world

Maria Island lies off the coast of Tasmania, an hour’s drive from Hobart and a short boat trip from the little town of Triabunna.

West Coast

Love birdlife? This is the Kiwi trail for you

“There were robins all over the place. We saw lots of other species. It was the best birdlife we’ve come across on a walk like this.”

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Explore our nation's past and natural wonders in a day at Waiuku

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Auckland: Three of the best volcanoes to climb

Dozens of volcanic cones punctuate the Auckland isthmus, here are three to visit.


Northland tracks close to help stop kauri dieback

The Bay of Islands tracks, including one to the Whangamumu whaling station, will close until the threat of kauri dieback can be reduced.

Hiking holidays

How a blind man walked the Milford Track

Neville Falconer couldn’t see the dramatic mountain passes, lush rainforests and cascading waterfalls. But he could feel them.

Hiking holidays

After 300km of tramping, was I now to fail at the final hurdle?

My months’ long mission to conquer six Great Walks was slipping between my pole blistered fingers.


When Hollywood meets the Hollyford

It is day three before I learn that I am walking in the footsteps of Hollywood megastar Harrison Ford.

Bay of Plenty

Whakatāne: Where the sun always shines

Hang on to summer and play spot-the-kiwi in this charming region in the Eastern Bay of Plenty.

Hiking holidays

A great Great Walk on Stewart Island/Rakiura

I hiked in the worst Stewart Island weather for the year. But protected in the forest, it was just a great adventure with a lot of wind, rain and mud.

Hiking holidays

Five walks around New Zealand every nature-lover should try

These beautiful paths are guaranteed to give you moments of awe.