New Zealand


Humboldt Mountains, August morning at Heather Jock Hut.

Classic tracks

Abel Tasman Coast Track

Track Abel Tasman Coast Track

Easy, sunny coastal track with golden sands and excellent swimming. The busiest track in the country, following the length of the national park coastline.   More ▶
Dusky Track

Track Dusky Track

This journey explores the glacial valleys and mountains of Fiordland from Lake Hauroko to Lake Manapouri, visiting Dusky Sound along the way.   More ▶
Heaphy Track

Track Heaphy Track

A classic crossing of the geologically and biologically diverse northwest corner of the South Island. The track is also open to mountain bikes May to September.   More ▶
Hollyford Track

Track Hollyford Track

The Hollyford Track is a classic lowland Fiordland route from the Hollyford Road out to the coast at Martins Bay.   More ▶
Kepler Track

Track Kepler Track

Popular loop track providing access to the mountains around Lake Te Anau.   More ▶
Lake Waikaremoana Track

Track Lake Waikaremoana Track

"The Lake Track." Busy track in summer with swimming and fishing along the lake-side.   More ▶
Milford Track

Track Milford Track

The Milford Track is an alpine journey through Fiordland National Park, and New Zealand's most renowned walking track, visited by approximately 6 500 walkers during the Summer Season each year. Almost half of this number are New Zealanders.   More ▶
North West Circuit

Track North West Circuit

The classic Stewart Island coastal journey known widely for its mud. Links with the Rakiura Track.   More ▶
Queen Charlotte Track

Track Queen Charlotte Track

An easy but long walk along Queen Charlotte Sound with hostel and hotel accommodation available. This track is open to mountain bikers (with some restrictions). Most walkers take advantage of pack cartage services. DOC track times are very generous - track ...   More ▶
Rakiura Track

Track Rakiura Track

An historic walk through almost deserted, pure podocarp forest.   More ▶
Routeburn Track

Track Routeburn Track

An internationally renowned and popular alpine crossing between Fiordland and Lake Wakatipu.   More ▶
Te Araroa Trail

Track Te Araroa Trail

Te Araroa is a walking trail running the entire length of the North and South Islands. The trail opened 3 December 2011.   More ▶
Tongariro Northern Circuit

Track Tongariro Northern Circuit

This circuit on the Volcanic Plateau passes close to the summit of Tongariro in a spectacular, active volcanic landscape of crater lakes, lava flows, and hot springs. A side-trip leads to the summit of Ngauruhoe.   More ▶

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Route for South Island Northbound Hike

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