Newly added places

Ohinetahi Bush Reserve

Outstanding block of forest located on eastern slopes of the Christchurch Port Hills above Governors Bay.   More ▶︎
Aotea Conservation Park

Aotea Conservation Park

New conservation park located on Aotea / Great Barrier Island.The park aggregates together prior stewardship areas and other DOC reserves, ...   More ▶︎

Karamu

About 20 minutes drive from Hamilton to Old Mountain Road. you have the Karamu Tramping track.   More ▶︎

Lock Creek

An interesting way into the headwaters of Lock Creek below Mt Kemp   More ▶︎
Williams Saddle

Williams Saddle

a low point north of Mt Williams providing a route from Edwards Hut to the lower Mingha. A magic spot, ...   More ▶︎
ice lake

ice lake

the head of the butler valley   More ▶︎

Hinewai Reserve

Retired pastoral land now regenerated as stunning native forest held in private trust. There are 20 walking tracks open to ...   More ▶︎
Molesworth Recreation Reserve

Molesworth Recreation Reserve

An iconic high country station located behind the Kaikoura Ranges.   More ▶︎

Hauhungatahi Wilderness Area

Forested and alpine western slopes of Mount Ruapehu, including the small volcanic remnant, Hauhungatahi (1521m).   More ▶︎

Te Tatau Pounamu Wilderness Area

Forested northeastern slopes of the Tongariro volcano complex.   More ▶︎

Adams Wilderness Area

This wilderness area includes the Adams and Wilberg Ranges behind Harihari, through to the Butler Range east of the Main ...   More ▶︎

Raukumara Wilderness Area

An area at the centre of Raukumara Forest Park, northeast of the Motu River.   More ▶︎

Hooker Landsborough Wilderness Area

Remote peaks and valleys around Mount Hooker (2652m) and the head of the Landsborough River. The area borders Westland National ...   More ▶︎

Glaisnock Wilderness Area

A remote block of Fiordland forest stretching from the Tasman Sea to Lake Te Anau. The area borders George, Sutherland, ...   More ▶︎
Olivine Wilderness Area

Olivine Wilderness Area

Remote country in the Olivine Range. The wilderness area includes the Red Hills, the Olivine Ice Plateau, and the Joe ...   More ▶︎

Pembroke Wilderness Area

Wilderness area on the northern shoreline of Milford Sound, including Mount Pembroke and the western slopes of the Darran Mountains.   More ▶︎

Tasman Wilderness Area

Region of undeveloped remote wilderness in Kahurangi National Park, stretching from the Garibaldi Ridge to the Heaphy River.   More ▶︎

New Zealand Sub-Antarctic Islands World Heritage Area

The New Zealand Sub-Antarctic Islands are a collection of islands in the Southern Ocean: the Snares, Bounty Islands, Antipodes Islands, ...   More ▶︎

Tongariro National Park World Heritage Area

Tongariro National Park was given to the Crown by the Ngati Tuwharetoa iwi in 1887, and became New Zealand's first ...   More ▶︎
Waimakariri River Regional Park

Waimakariri River Regional Park

A multipurpose recreational park located on the lower Waimakariri River north of Christchurch.   More ▶︎

Ashley Rakahuri Regional Park

Riverside park on the lower Ashley River.   More ▶︎
Tūhaitara Coastal Park

Tūhaitara Coastal Park

A block of coastal land between the Ashley / Rakahuri and Waimakariri Rivers north of Christchurch.   More ▶︎

Gwavas Conservation Area

Gwavas (Wakarara) range is a small range of ~1000m hills to the east of the Ruahines.   More ▶︎
Te Wāhipounamu - South West New Zealand World Heritage Area

Te Wāhipounamu - South West New Zealand World Heritage Area

This UNESCO World Heritage Area occupies the southwestern corner of New Zealand. It includes four national parks, and covers 10% ...   More ▶︎
Hunua Ranges Regional Park

Hunua Ranges Regional Park

Hunua Ranges Regional park is located south-east of Auckland and is managed by Auckland Council. There are four dams which ...   More ▶︎
Waioeka Conservation Area

Waioeka Conservation Area

Waioeka CA lies south of Opotiki, west of Waioeka gorge, and adjoining Te Uewera National Park.   More ▶︎
Mimiwhangata Coastal Park

Mimiwhangata Coastal Park

Mimiwhangata is a DOC reserve with a marine reserve adjoining. There are beautiful beaches, rocky headlands, areas of grass with ...   More ▶︎
National Park Villiage

National Park Villiage

A sleepy ski resort near Tongariro National Park. It is on the main trunk railway line and is home to ...   More ▶︎
Travers Falls

Travers Falls

The whole of the Travers River funnels through this narrow slit - must be awesome after heavy rain. About 1km upstream ...   More ▶︎
Gordons Pyramid

Gordons Pyramid

1489m, Kahurangi NP, between Mt Arthur and the Arthur Tableland   More ▶︎
Waitaanga Conservation Area

Waitaanga Conservation Area

In northern Taranaki. Includes Mt Damper, Mt Damper Falls and Te Rerepahupahu Falls.   More ▶︎
Urutawa Conservation Area

Urutawa Conservation Area

Located 14km south of Opotiki off SH2. To the east of Waioeka gorge.   More ▶︎
Mungo Catchment

Mungo Catchment

We`d left Poet Hut to climb over Toaroha Saddle,& head to Top Toaroha Hut.It`s an honest 600m lift to gain ...   More ▶︎
East Harbour Regional Park

East Harbour Regional Park

Forest and wetlands on the eastern side of Wellington Harbour.   More ▶︎
Belmont Regional Park

Belmont Regional Park

A forested plateau between Lower Hutt and Porirua Harbour. The park is managed by the Greater Wellington Regional Council.   More ▶︎

Oteake Conservation Park

A new park covering the ranges near St Bathans, south of the Waitaki River.   More ▶︎
Waipunga Forest

Waipunga Forest

A fairly neglected area between the Whirinaki Forest and the Napier-Taupo Rd. Two old huts there and very overgrown tracks   More ▶︎
Waima Forest

Waima Forest

Northland s better known for its beaches than its tramping. But this forest gives some good oportunities for day trips ...   More ▶︎
Rakiura National Park

Rakiura National Park

New Zealand's newest and southernmost park, on Stewart Island.   More ▶︎
St James Conservation Area

St James Conservation Area

A large new recreational area featuring tussock grasslands, and including the headwaters of the Waiau and Clarence Rivers.   More ▶︎
Lewis Pass National Reserve

Lewis Pass National Reserve

A small park occupying the forested valleys around Lewis Pass and bordering Lake Sumner and Victoria Forest Parks as well ...   More ▶︎
Whareorino Conservation Area

Whareorino Conservation Area

On the western side of the North Island between Te Kuiti and the coast. The main feature of this area ...   More ▶︎
Lake Colenso

Lake Colenso

A pristine natural lake in a podocarp basin in the middle of the Ruahine Ranges   More ▶︎

Waitaha River Hot Springs

Located in the Morgan Gorge next to the torrential Waitaha River.   More ▶︎
Te Kahui Kaupeka Conservation Park

Te Kahui Kaupeka Conservation Park

Canterbury high country park including the Two Thumb Range and large portions of Mesopotamia Station.   More ▶︎
Whakanewha Regional Park

Whakanewha Regional Park

Southern bay on Waiheke Island with many tracks and a camping area. Coastal forest of kohekohe, nikau palms, taraire, kanuka ...   More ▶︎
Hāwea Conservation Park

Hāwea Conservation Park

A large park at the head of Lake Hāwea between Mount Aspiring National Park and Ahuriri Conservation Park.   More ▶︎
Whakaari Conservation Area

Whakaari Conservation Area

Mountains east of Glenorchy, dotted with scheelite miners' huts and relics.   More ▶︎
Ka Whata Tu o Rakihouia Conservation Park

Ka Whata Tu o Rakihouia Conservation Park

A new conservation park established 2008 to protect the high country of the Seaward Kaikoura Range.   More ▶︎

Te Papanui Conservation Park

A region of tussock grassland on the Lammermoor and Lammerlaw Ranges, 50km west of Dunedin.   More ▶︎
Ruataniwha Conservation Park

Ruataniwha Conservation Park

The Ruataniwha Conservation Park occupies a mountainous landscape, and includes the valleys of the Dobson, Hopkins, Huxley, Temple and Maitland ...   More ▶︎
Eyre Mountains/Taka Rā Haka Conservation Park

Eyre Mountains/Taka Rā Haka Conservation Park

Located southwest of Lake Wakatipu and southeast of the Mavora Lakes, the Eyre Mountains include the highest Southland peaks outside ...   More ▶︎
Rock and Pillar Conservation Area

Rock and Pillar Conservation Area

A different tramping place. Wide open spaces and lots of wind. In winter the summit area is somewhat like Antarctica. ...   More ▶︎
Arthur's Pass Village

Arthur's Pass Village

Resort village surrounded by mountains within Arthur's Pass National Park.   More ▶︎

Whangarei

The northernmost New Zealand city, located north of Auckland, in the Bay of Islands, Northland.   More ▶︎

Whakapapa Village

A small village located inside Tongariro National Park, a World Heritage Area.   More ▶︎

Westport

A small town on the northern West Coast of the South Island, at the mouth of the Buller River.   More ▶︎

Wellington

The capital city of New Zealand, located at the southern tip of the North Island.   More ▶︎

Wanganui

A city on the west coast of the North Island at the mouth of the Whanganui River.   More ▶︎

Te Anau

A town on the banks of Lake Te Anau, the South Island's largest lake. The town is close to Fiordland ...   More ▶︎

Tauranga

A coastal city in the Bay of Plenty region of the North Island.   More ▶︎

Takaka

A small alternative-lifestyle town on Golden Bay northwest of Nelson.   More ▶︎

Saint Arnaud

An alpine village on the shore of Lake Rotoiti in Nelson Lakes National Park.   More ▶︎
Rotorua

Rotorua

A resort town located on a geothermal area in the Bay of Plenty region of the North Island. The town ...   More ▶︎

Reefton

A small gold and coal mining town on the West Coast of the South Island inland from Greymouth. Many walking ...   More ▶︎

Queenstown

A resort town on Lake Wakatipu in the south of the South Island. The twn is a hub for tourists, ...   More ▶︎

Palmerston North

A small city in the Manawatu region north of Wellington.   More ▶︎

New Plymouth

A port town in the Taranaki region on the west coast of the North Island. The striking volcanic cone of ...   More ▶︎

Nelson

A city in the north of the South Island, on Tasman Bay. The city is close to Abel Tasman, Nelson ...   More ▶︎

Napier

A small port city in Hawke's Bay, noted for its Art Deco buildings.   More ▶︎

Masterton

A town in the Wairarapa region north of Wellington.   More ▶︎
Kaikoura

Kaikoura

With a resident population of just under 4000, Kaikoura hosts over a million tourists every year to swim with dolphins, ...   More ▶︎

Invercargill

New Zealand's southernmost and westernmost city, located at the bottom of the South Island on the Southland Plains.   More ▶︎

Hastings

A small city in Hawke's Bay, located just 20km from Napier.   More ▶︎

Hamilton

A city south of Auckland, located in the Waikato Region on the banks of the Waikato River. The Pirongia Volcano ...   More ▶︎

Greymouth

A town on the West Coast of the South Island, located at the mouth of the Grey River.   More ▶︎

Gisborne

The city of Gisborne is located at Poverty Bay on the East Cape of the North Island.   More ▶︎

Dunedin

The second-largest city in the South Island, located at Otago Peninsula south of Christchurch.   More ▶︎

Auckland

New Zealand's largest city is actually a conurbation of 4 cities and several districts.   More ▶︎

Akaroa

A small French and English resort town located in Akaroa Harbour on Banks Peninsula.   More ▶︎

Christchurch

Christchurch is the South Island's largest city, located on the eastern coast near Banks Peninsula.   More ▶︎
Ngongotaha Scenic Reserve

Ngongotaha Scenic Reserve

A scenic reserve on the outskirts of Rotorua   More ▶︎
Maungatautari Scenic Reserve

Maungatautari Scenic Reserve

A reserve in the Waikato that thas been completely enclosed by a pest proof fence. It is managed by the ...   More ▶︎
Waitakere Ranges Regional Park

Waitakere Ranges Regional Park

The largest regional park managed by Auckland Council, this park covers 17000 hectares of rich and diverse forests, as well ...   More ▶︎
Hakatere Conservation Park

Hakatere Conservation Park

This park protects high country between the Rakaia and Rangitata Rivers in the Ashburton Lakes District, Mid-Canterbury.   More ▶︎
Kakepuku Mountain Historic Reserve

Kakepuku Mountain Historic Reserve

A reserve covering the extinct volcanic cone of Kakepuku, 8km southwest of Te Awamutu. The reserve incorporates two pa sites, ...   More ▶︎
Silver Peaks

Silver Peaks

A tramping area not far from Dunedin, only rising to 777m at it's highest point. But is well known for ...   More ▶︎

Ahuriri Conservation Park

This park was established following the purchase of Birchwood Station in 2004. It is centred around the Ahuriri Valley and ...   More ▶︎
Korowai/Torlesse Tussocklands Park

Korowai/Torlesse Tussocklands Park

This park incorporates the Torlesse and Big Ben Ranges either side of Porter's Pass. The Torlesse Gap is a prominent ...   More ▶︎

Catlins Conservation Park

A small coastal park south of Dunedin famous for waterfalls, penguins and a petrified forest. Highest point: 728m (Mt Pye).   More ▶︎
Craigieburn Forest Park

Craigieburn Forest Park

A small park south of Arthur's Pass National Park including a series of ski fields. Highest point: 2141m (Mt Avoca).   More ▶︎
Lake Sumner Conservation Park

Lake Sumner Conservation Park

Lakes and forested hills in this sprawling park provide good tramping, and contrast with the rugged alpine environment of Arthur's ...   More ▶︎
Hanmer Forest Conservation Park

Hanmer Forest Conservation Park

This park surrounding Hanmer Springs is popular with families, offering easy walking and biking through both exotic and indigenous forests.   More ▶︎
Victoria Forest Park

Victoria Forest Park

An historic park centred around the gold town of Reefton, rich in beech forests and mining relics. Highest point: 1640m ...   More ▶︎
Mount Richmond Forest Park

Mount Richmond Forest Park

A wedge of land at the base of the Marlborough Sounds, south of Nelson and north of the Wairau River, ...   More ▶︎
Aorangi Forest Park

Aorangi Forest Park

Aorangi (Haurangi) Forest Park. A remote area of the Aorangi Range east of Wellington. Highest point: 983m (Mt Ross)   More ▶︎
Rimutaka Forest Park

Rimutaka Forest Park

A small block of forest close to Wellington, and abutting Tararua Forest Park. A popular spot for picnics, day walks ...   More ▶︎
Ruahine Forest Park

Ruahine Forest Park

A slim park running along the Ruahine Range from the Manawatu Gorge to the southernmost point of Kaweka Forest Park ...   More ▶︎
Tararua Forest Park

Tararua Forest Park

The first of New Zealand's forest parks, this is a large and famous park near Palmerston North and Wellington. Highest ...   More ▶︎
Kaweka Forest Park

Kaweka Forest Park

A popular park in Hawke's Bay.   More ▶︎
Kaimanawa Forest Park

Kaimanawa Forest Park

Mountain wilderness east of Tongariro National Park. Highest point: 1727m (Makorako).   More ▶︎
Whirinaki Te Pua-a-Tāne Conservation Park

Whirinaki Te Pua-a-Tāne Conservation Park

Rich podocarp forest in the Bay of Plenty.   More ▶︎
Pureora Forest Park

Pureora Forest Park

A less-visited park of forested hill country that includes beautiful podocarp forests, a variety of short walks and a few ...   More ▶︎
Pirongia Forest Park

Pirongia Forest Park

Two ancient volcanic cones south and west of Hamilton: Pirongia (959m), and the smaller Karioi on the coast at 756m.   More ▶︎
Raukumara Forest Park

Raukumara Forest Park

An area of isolated wilderness in the Eastern Bay of Plenty, featuring the famous Motu River and the Raukumara Wilderness ...   More ▶︎
Kaimai-Mamaku Forest Park

Kaimai-Mamaku Forest Park

A narrow strip of land including the Kaimai Ranges and the Mamaku Plateau.   More ▶︎
Coromandel Forest Park

Coromandel Forest Park

A popular park on the volcanic Coromandel peninsula with a history of mining and milling. Highest point: 795m (Table Mountain).   More ▶︎
Fiordland National Park

Fiordland National Park

New Zealand's largest park, with large areas of impenetrable wilderness. Includes the Glaisnock and Pembroke Wilderness Areas. Fiordland National Park ...   More ▶︎
Mount Aspiring National Park

Mount Aspiring National Park

The third-largest national park, although most of its space is under-utilised. The Routeburn is the second busiest trail in New ...   More ▶︎
Aoraki / Mount Cook National Park

Aoraki / Mount Cook National Park

A climbers' park surrounding New Zealand's highest peak, Aoraki / Mount Cook, at 3724m. Mount Cook National Park is part ...   More ▶︎
Westland / Tai Poutini National Park

Westland / Tai Poutini National Park

This park stretches from the coastline along the Tasman Sea to the peaks of the Southern Alps. Westland National Park ...   More ▶︎
Paparoa National Park

Paparoa National Park

A land of cliffs, gorges, caves, and disappearing rivers, draped in rich coastal forest.   More ▶︎
Nelson Lakes National Park

Nelson Lakes National Park

An alpine park of beech forests, valleys, and glacial lakes, offering some relatively easy walking. Established in 1956. Highest point: ...   More ▶︎
Abel Tasman National Park

Abel Tasman National Park

In many ways, the track that explores the golden shoreline of this coastal park and the park itself have become ...   More ▶︎
Kahurangi National Park

Kahurangi National Park

New Zealand's second largest, and youngest national park, dating from 1996. A large area of land at the top of ...   More ▶︎
Egmont National Park

Egmont National Park

Encircling the symmetrical cone of Mt Taranaki, this is New Zealand's second national park, dating from 1900.   More ▶︎
Whanganui National Park

Whanganui National Park

Lowland forest surrounding the long and sinuous Whanganui River, the longest navigable river in New Zealand. New Zealand's 11th national ...   More ▶︎
Tongariro National Park

Tongariro National Park

New Zealand's first national park andand one of the first to be created anywhere in the world. The volcanic heart ...   More ▶︎
Te Urewera

Te Urewera

Te Urewera is a large tract of remote, heavily forested land, featuring the famous Lake Waikaremoana.   More ▶︎
Mt Thomas Forest

Mt Thomas Forest

Foothill forest northwest of Oxford and Christchurch, stretching from the Ashley Gorge to the Okuku River, and including Mount Richardson ...   More ▶︎
Arthur's Pass National Park

Arthur's Pass National Park

This alpine park straddles the Main Divide of the Southern Alps, with dry beech forests in the east and damp ...   More ▶︎