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.
Nelson Tasman

Why Nelson Lakes is New Zealand's best national park


Welcome to the wombat capital of the world

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.”

Hiking holidays

Never done a multi-day tramp? Start with this one

Why the Queen Charlotte Track is perfect for tramping newbies and seasoned pros.

Wellness holidays

Going bush with the girls

We’re out of reach while tramping through Pelorus Sound – and some of us are relieved about that.


Auckland: Three of the best volcanoes to climb


Northland tracks close to help stop kauri dieback

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

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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.


Adventurer traverses Fiordland in 39 days

Mark Jones has completed a mission to traverse the rugged Fiordland National Park solo.


The gobsmacking tramp every Kiwi should try

The Queen Charlotte Track felt like my own private tropical island and allowed me time to heal and reflect.