Newly added tracks

Waiau Valley to Durville Valley via Thompson Pass

unmarked route between Upper Waiau Valley and the Start of the Durville Track   More ▶︎

Huntsbury Track

Short walk along a legal road on the Christchurch Port Hills.   More ▶︎

Not The Routeburn

Scott Creek to The Divide via Kay Creek, Death Valley, Double Barrel Creek, The Fraser, Emily Basin, Emily Pass, Lake ...   More ▶︎
Matukituki to Paradise by roads less travelled

Matukituki to Paradise by roads less travelled

A rough, tough crossing from Raspberry Flat (Aspiring Road, Wanaka) to the Earnslaw Burn (Glenorchy-Paradise road) via Shotover Saddle, Lochnagar, ...   More ▶︎
Fraser Creek

Fraser Creek

One of several valleys that cut into the southern Humboldt Mountains. It passes through many kilometres of beech forest, river ...   More ▶︎

Trotters Gorge Loop Track

Trotters Gorge is a sceinic reserve that is found slightly south of Moeraki Otago. It has a selection of tracks ...   More ▶︎
Three Mile Stream Circuit

Three Mile Stream Circuit

A loop around Macs Knob next to Lake Sumner. This route makes for a long overnight trip.   More ▶︎
Mt Sunday / Mt Riley Track

Mt Sunday / Mt Riley Track

A circuit track on the Richmond Range, visiting two forested summits.   More ▶︎

Trig V Track

Short walk in the Christchurch Port Hills.   More ▶︎
Rata Ridge track

Rata Ridge track

A nice loop out of Piggotts hut and campsite in the Hunua Regional Park.   More ▶︎
Moorhouse Range

Moorhouse Range

Climb to the low ridge of the Moorhouse Range near the Rangitata River.   More ▶︎

Totara Log Track

Sidle through fire-ravaged land in Ohinetahi Reserve.   More ▶︎

Duke Street Track

A short connector track in Ohinetahi Reserve.   More ▶︎

Watlings Track

Short descent from Christchurch's Summit Road into Ohinetahi Reserve.   More ▶︎

Quarry Trail, Kennedys Bush

Short forest walk, exploring a disused, mossy quarry.   More ▶︎
Totara Trail, Kennedys Bush

Totara Trail, Kennedys Bush

Short forest walk.   More ▶︎

Fantail Trail, Kennedys Bush

Short forest connection.   More ▶︎

Eastside Bush Track

Easy sidle between Victoria Park and the Bowenvale Valley.   More ▶︎

Marette Taylor Track

Less used alternative to the Valley Track in Mount Vernon Park.   More ▶︎

Rogers Track

A short connector track between the Valley and Rapaki Tracks, in Mount Vernon Farm Park.   More ▶︎
Lake Misery Track

Lake Misery Track

Short connecting track on the Main Divide of the Southern Alps.   More ▶︎
Kawakawa Station Walk

Kawakawa Station Walk

Get together with mates, work colleagues or family for a weekend escape to walk, eat and be merry! The food ...   More ▶︎

Orongomai Trail

Forest loop track in Kennedys Bush on the Christchurch Port Hills.   More ▶︎

Mount Vernon

Short climb up Mount Vernon from the Summit Road in the Christchurch Port Hills.   More ▶︎

Farm Track, Mount Vernon Park

Straightforward, persistent climb over grassland to Christchurch's Summit Road.   More ▶︎

Comans Track

Coastal climb above Karekare.   More ▶︎

Lion Rock / Te Piha

Lion Rock is the unmistakable rocky outcrop on the beach at Piha.   More ▶︎
Valley Track, Mount Vernon Park

Valley Track, Mount Vernon Park

Easy walking through regenerating forest and over tussockland on Christchurch's Port Hills.   More ▶︎
White Pine Track

White Pine Track

A straightforward 3 hour track that loops around Native Manuka/Kanuka forest and climbs to a lookout point above Pioneer Park ...   More ▶︎
Lonely Lake - Fenella Hut

Lonely Lake - Fenella Hut

11km route along the Douglas Range from Lonely Lake Hut to Fenella Hut   More ▶︎

Holdsworth Trail

A brief sidle connecting the car park at the top of the Kennedys Bush Track with Kennedys Bush and the ...   More ▶︎

Cedrics Track

Short walk on the sunny northern slopes of Sugarloaf, in Christchurch's Port Hills.   More ▶︎

Gilpins Track

Short walk beneath the bluffs of Sugarloaf in the Christchurch Port Hills.   More ▶︎

Titoki Track

A cool forest gully leading into Ohinetahi Reserve.   More ▶︎

Cass Ridge Track

Easy descent from the Sign of the Bellbird to grassland at the southern end of Ohinetahi Reserve.   More ▶︎

Ellas Track

Easy sidle above Lyttelton Harbour.   More ▶︎
Paparoa Track

Paparoa Track

New track located in Paparoa National Park, and still under construction. The track is scheduled to open late 2018. This track ...   More ▶︎

North Boundary Track

A short detour from Faulkner's Track in the Christchurch Port Hills.   More ▶︎

Faulkner's Track

Steep track dropping through bluffs to Governors Bay in the Christchurch Port Hills.   More ▶︎
Mt Gibbs circuit from Fenella hut

Mt Gibbs circuit from Fenella hut

A nice day trip from Fenella hut up onto the tops. Can be incorporated into the walk out back to ...   More ▶︎

Stan Helms Track

Short climb from Lyttelton onto the Christchurch Port Hills.   More ▶︎

Te Oka Reserve Track

Descend to some isolated Banks Peninsula beaches.   More ▶︎

Okuti Track

New track over farmland, in Okuti Valley, Banks Peninsula.   More ▶︎

Unnamed side track, Crater Rim Walkway

An alternate route with harbour views near the Sign of the Kiwi.   More ▶︎

Bush Road Track

Steep track descending from Christchurch's Summit Road into Ohinetahi Reserve, following an old road section briefly.   More ▶︎

Kanuka Track

Short track through a stand of kānuka in Ohinetahi Reserve.   More ▶︎

Bivvy Track

Descending from the Christchurch Summit Road into Ohinetahi Reserve.   More ▶︎

Everest Base camp Trekking

One of the best Hiking and trekking trail call Everest Base camp trek where we can see amazing mountain view ...   More ▶︎
Hogsback Circuit

Hogsback Circuit

Great views of the Cass basin and surrounding mountain ranges.   More ▶︎

Head to Head Walkway

This track is in development on the shores or Whakaraupo / Lyttelton Harbour. When complete, the walkway is planned to ...   More ▶︎
Mt Fox Route

Mt Fox Route

A marked route from State Highway 6 a little south of Fox Glacier up to the open tops via Mt ...   More ▶︎
Gunns Bush

Gunns Bush

An easy track where a thick bed of moss grows underfoot. This track begins along the valley floor as you walk ...   More ▶︎
Castle Hill Peak

Castle Hill Peak

A ridge top walk on the Torlesse Range.   More ▶︎
Kelceys Bush

Kelceys Bush

An easy track along a creek in a valley of regenerated native broadleaf forest. This is a hour return walk located ...   More ▶︎

Kelceys Bush

An easy track along a creek in a valley of regenrated native broadleaf forrest. This is a hour return walk located ...   More ▶︎
Broken River Hut via Cave Stream

Broken River Hut via Cave Stream

An alternative route through limestone country to a little-used hut.   More ▶︎
Otanewainuku - Otawa Trig - Te Puke Quary rd

Otanewainuku - Otawa Trig - Te Puke Quary rd

This route starts at the Otanewainuku car park and for the first 600m follows the Rimu walk. Then it branches ...   More ▶︎

Te Rau-o-te-Huia / Mount Donald McLean

A very short walk to a summit in the southern Waitakere Ranges.   More ▶︎
Lynch Stream - Sailors Grave

Lynch Stream - Sailors Grave

Interesting walk through bush and streams to the coast, then stunning beach (Otara Beach) and coastal scenery to Sailors Grave. It's ...   More ▶︎

Arataki Nature Trail

This short loop offers a good introduction to the flora of the Waitakere Ranges.   More ▶︎

Peter's Loop

Circuit around Peter's Hill from the St James Homestead.   More ▶︎

Beveridge Track

New dual-use track running from the Arataki Visitor Centre along old sections of Exhibition Drive. The track is busy with ...   More ▶︎

Upper Nihotupu Walk

Easy walk along a service road to the Upper Nihotupu Reservoir in the Waitakere Ranges. Climb the face of the ...   More ▶︎

Byers Walk

Short stroll along Glen Esk Stream, Piha.   More ▶︎
Knutzen Track

Knutzen Track

This track visits Kitekite Falls, a highlight of the Waitakere Ranges.   More ▶︎
Kitekite Track

Kitekite Track

Pleasant Piha walk along Glen Esk Stream.   More ▶︎
Kitekite Falls

Kitekite Falls

Short walk to beautiful 80-metre falls behind Piha.   More ▶︎

Laird Thomson Track

Short walk from North Piha onto Te Waha Point, with access to Whites Beach.   More ▶︎

Rose Track

Leading down a private driveway, this track accesses the secluded Whites Beach at Anawhata.   More ▶︎

White Track

Climb to the Anawhata Road behind Piha.   More ▶︎

Marawhara Walk

Short walk to a North Piha picnic area.   More ▶︎

Karekare Falls

Short and easy walk to a picnic area at the base of the falls.   More ▶︎

Taraire Track

A short loop walk at Karekare.   More ▶︎
Upper Kauri Track

Upper Kauri Track

A section of the Montana Heritage Trail, along a kauri ridge between Smyth Corner and the Falls car park.   More ▶︎

Fence Line Track

A section of the Montana Heritage Trail, following the banks of the Waitakere Reservoir.   More ▶︎
Auckland City Walk

Auckland City Walk

Beautiful short walk in the Waitakere Ranges.   More ▶︎

Filter Track

Short walk in the Waitakere Ranges.   More ▶︎
East Tunnel Mouth Track

East Tunnel Mouth Track

A steep track between Scenic Drive and the eastern portal of George's Tunnel at the end of the Waitakere Tramline. ...   More ▶︎
West Tunnel Mouth Track

West Tunnel Mouth Track

A short link track between the Waitakere Tramline Walk and Anderson Track. Use it to form a circuit around the ...   More ▶︎
Waitakere Tramline Walk

Waitakere Tramline Walk

Follow the rails of the tramline and pipeline that serviced the Waitakere Reservoir.   More ▶︎
Waitakere Dam Walk

Waitakere Dam Walk

A sealed private road to the dam, with good views and a large kauri along the way.   More ▶︎
Black Birch Track (Ferny Gair Cons. Area, Marlborough)

Black Birch Track (Ferny Gair Cons. Area, Marlborough)

Well cut and marked track along true left of BB stream. The Marlborough Deerstalkers have taken over management of this ...   More ▶︎
Fairy Falls Track

Fairy Falls Track

One of the feature walks of the Waitakere Ranges, this track leads easily through kauri forest to the top of ...   More ▶︎

Old Coach Road Track, Waitakere Ranges

This track follows the course of the original coach road near what is now Mountain Road. A pleasant bushwalk in itself, ...   More ▶︎

Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

Ghorepani and Pun Hill Panorama trekking with Guide Nepal Trek leads to you in one of the most beautiful area ...   More ▶︎

Mitchells Track

Short, handsome forest walk in Christchurch's Port Hills.   More ▶︎

Kereru Track

A short linking track in Mount Thomas forest. This track connects the Red Pine Track with the Wooded Gully Track ...   More ▶︎
Kennedys Bush Track

Kennedys Bush Track

A gentle climb up to the Summit Road on Christchurch's Port Hills, this track lacks any particular appeal.   More ▶︎
Taylors Mistake Track

Taylors Mistake Track

Short walk in the coastal settlement of Taylors Mistake near Christchurch.   More ▶︎
Scarborough Bluffs to Taylors Mistake

Scarborough Bluffs to Taylors Mistake

A lesser known route that climbs over the easy spur behind Sumner.   More ▶︎
Lamar Track

Lamar Track

A short, easy-access walk on Mount Vernon with grand views across the city of Christchurch.   More ▶︎

Scarborough Bluffs Track

An easy sidle up to Evans Pass behind Sumner, and an alternative to the Captain Thomas Track.   More ▶︎

Tawhairaunui Trail

A short walk at Victoria Park in Christchurch's Port Hills. This walk is suitable for wheelchairs, strollers, and little legs.   More ▶︎
Rapaki Track

Rapaki Track

An evenly graded climb up to the Summit Road on Christchurch's Port Hills.   More ▶︎

Christchurch 360 Trail

A long circuit of the city of Christchurch exploring the hill and river landscapes at the edge of the city.   More ▶︎
Benmore Track

Benmore Track

A short walk in Thirteen Mile Bush near Porters Pass, leading up to an NZDA hut.   More ▶︎
Skyline to Ben Lomond Saddle to Arthur's Point

Skyline to Ben Lomond Saddle to Arthur's Point

A day hike from the top of the skyline gondola to Arthur's Point via Ben Lomond Saddle.   More ▶︎
Maling Pass / Lake Guyon / Fowler Pass

Maling Pass / Lake Guyon / Fowler Pass

This circuit is a double-crossing of the St James Range, dropping into the deep Waiau Valley. The first day's walk ...   More ▶︎
Upper Ngakawau gorge foot access

Upper Ngakawau gorge foot access

The Upper Ngakawau gorge is rugged and spectacular, yet seldom visited because of the difficulty of access, usually requiring a ...   More ▶︎
Monument Track from Head of Kaituna Valley

Monument Track from Head of Kaituna Valley

A 6 km long section of track climbing 460 m in altitude to meet the network of tracks running from ...   More ▶︎
Mount Wall, Craigieburn Range

Mount Wall, Craigieburn Range

Day walk to a summit overlooking the Broken River Ski Area.   More ▶︎
Blue Creek Track

Blue Creek Track

This short walk sets off from the site of a gold mining town, exploring mining relics and a river resurgence.   More ▶︎
Camp Saddle / Lyndon Saddle Circuit

Camp Saddle / Lyndon Saddle Circuit

A day walk loop in the Craigieburn Ranges, leading from beech forest through tussocks and onto alpine rock and scree ...   More ▶︎

Anatoki Forks Hut to Boulder Lake Hut

An off-track route description for a "direct" one-day connection between these two huts. Could be used to create numerous loop trips ...   More ▶︎

Ararat mount 5137 m

Keeper of the long history and the most beautiful place on the Earth is a holy Mount Ararat. Situated on ...   More ▶︎
Charming Creek Walkway

Charming Creek Walkway

One of Buller's longer established walkways that is also open to mountain bikers. The majority of the 10.5 km route ...   More ▶︎

Brasenose, Flag Peak circuit

Short ramble with a bit of off-track scramble of a couple of hours' duration which can be extended by lunch ...   More ▶︎
Rakaitane Walk

Rakaitane Walk

A short partial loop exploring forest at Moana.   More ▶︎
Table Ridge

Table Ridge

Located in the upper Waingawa valley - Tararua Forest Park. Route over the Table Ridge tops between Cow creek and ...   More ▶︎
Mount Fishtail

Mount Fishtail

A moderate day hike to the summit of Mount Fishtail a prominent peak in the Richmond Range. Great views can ...   More ▶︎
Kahutara Biv route

Kahutara Biv route

Mostly 4WD drive track along the DOC East-West route, with some off-track travel up over the ridge to the biv. ...   More ▶︎
Mount Sunday, Rangitata River

Mount Sunday, Rangitata River

Short walk to a roche moutonnée, a rocky outcrop in the Rangitata River channel. The hill was used as the ...   More ▶︎
Lake Emma to Lake Camp

Lake Emma to Lake Camp

Easy day walk across flat country, visiting an historic hut.   More ▶︎
Manuka Hut via Lake Emily

Manuka Hut via Lake Emily

A short walk to a hut at the foot of the Mount Somers Range.   More ▶︎

Trekking in Nepal,Everest Base Camp Trek

This is a trademark trek that brings you closest to the master of all peaks…Mt. Everest…   More ▶︎
Aorere Goldfields Track

Aorere Goldfields Track

The track passes an old ground-sluicing claim worked in the 1880s following part of the original benched miners' track. View ...   More ▶︎
Mount Reeves Track

Mount Reeves Track

Mt. Reeves is a nice little peak on the eastern side of the Tararua ranges. There are good views over ...   More ▶︎
St Arnaud Range Track

St Arnaud Range Track

This walk climbs steadily through beech forest to a height of over 1650 metres. Above the bushline (at 1400 m), ...   More ▶︎
Temple Stream - North Branch

Temple Stream - North Branch

North Temple Track. Cross North Temple Stream and follow the track up North Temple valley. The track has been washed out ...   More ▶︎
Bull Paddock Creek Track

Bull Paddock Creek Track

Access To Bull Paddock Creek Biv from The Wairau river, this track follows Sand Fly Stream before dropping Bull Paddock ...   More ▶︎
Mt Oxford

Mt Oxford

Day trip with several variations to make it a loop if desired.   More ▶︎
Pell Stream

Pell Stream

This highly recommended valley not far from the highway west of the Lewis pass, is accessible to most people with ...   More ▶︎
Kettle Hole Walk

Kettle Hole Walk

A short walk to a small ephemeral pond.   More ▶︎
Lake Hill Track

Lake Hill Track

A short walk to a modest hill with grand views over Lake Heron.   More ▶︎
Pudding Hill Stream Route

Pudding Hill Stream Route

Unmarked route along Pudding Hill Stream in Mount Hutt Forest. Combine this route with the Scotts Saddle Track for an ...   More ▶︎
Waingawa Track

Waingawa Track

This is a non maintained route leading from Arete Forks up to the point of Waingawa 1420 Metres.The route meets ...   More ▶︎
Waiohine Pinnacle track

Waiohine Pinnacle track

Gives access from Arete Forks to Waiohine Pinnacles on Tarn Ridge Ascends Pinnacle Spur from the Arete Stream Junction   More ▶︎
Arete Sidle track

Arete Sidle track

Track between Cow Creek Hut and Arete Forks hut in the Upper Waingawa valley in Tararua Forest Park.   More ▶︎

Patutu

Day trip to the summit of Patutu (1162m). The track starts basically at sea level.   More ▶︎
Paringa Valley to Tunnel Creek

Paringa Valley to Tunnel Creek

Its a Southern West Coast gem: the valley floor is surprisingly gentle, the track currently well marked and for the ...   More ▶︎

Ladbrooks Hill Track from Ashley Gorge

500m developed track to take you to the tops in the Mt Thomas forest and possible further circuits.   More ▶︎
Mount Guy

Mount Guy

This loop takes in a little mountain and expansive views over Lake Clearwater and the Hakatere Basin.   More ▶︎

A Total Tararua Traverse

The length of the Tararuas via the pointy bits, from the Manawatu Gorge at Woodville to the Rimutaka Hill Road ...   More ▶︎
The Kaweka Main Range - a NS traverse

The Kaweka Main Range - a NS traverse

A Kaimanawa-Kaweka traverse from Rangataiki to the Gentle Annie (Napier-Taihape) summit. 5-10 days of good track-tramping through the beech & manuka ...   More ▶︎

Mt Lyndon

Day trip of moderate ascent of 650 m hill overlooking Lake Lyndon near Porters Pass. Route goes via low open ...   More ▶︎
Boyd Creek to Upukerora Link Track

Boyd Creek to Upukerora Link Track

An old track linking Boyd Creek to the Upukerora via Dunton Swamp that is no longer maintained by DOC. There ...   More ▶︎

A Whirinaki crossing - Waikaremoana Road Summit to Rangitaiki Tavern

Majestic podocarp forest - straight-turnked trees, reaching for the sky, bearded in epiphytes, the forest floor below covered in a ...   More ▶︎
Walking the length of NZ's main divide

Walking the length of NZ's main divide

A guide to / summary of my progress on one possible route from East Cape to West Cape, the length ...   More ▶︎

A Waioeka - Urewera crossing: Redpaths Road to SH38

Continuing my traverse of the North Island's Main Range, this trip crosses the Waioeka Conservation and (former) Urewera National Park, ...   More ▶︎

Urutawa Crossing: Motu Road to Waioeka Gorge

A north-east - south-west crossing of the Urutawa conservation area from Toatoa on the Motu Road to SH2 in the ...   More ▶︎

Mount Herbert: Gebbies Pass approach

A lengthy route along the Crater Rim, past the Remarkable Dykes and the Sign of the Packhorse to Mount Herbert ...   More ▶︎
Raukumara East-West Traverse

Raukumara East-West Traverse

An east-west traverse of either the Raukumara range, or the entire East Cape. A minimum of 5-8 days in it's ...   More ▶︎

Lakes Ida and Catherine

A landscape of small glacial lakes near Lake Coleridge.   More ▶︎
Tarawera Trail

Tarawera Trail

The first day of what will eventually be a three day trip around Lake tarawera   More ▶︎
Mt Turiwhate track

Mt Turiwhate track

A route from SH73 at Grahams Creek, Turiwhate up to the tussock tops from where you can continue to the ...   More ▶︎

East West Route

A long trail through remote, desolate high country between the Clarence River and Molesworth Recreation Reserve.   More ▶︎
Alder Track / Ridge Track / Scotts Saddle Track circuit

Alder Track / Ridge Track / Scotts Saddle Track circuit

A loop track in forest at the foot of Mount Hutt. Several variations are available.   More ▶︎

Pigeon Island

A loop track on an island in Lake Wakatipu.   More ▶︎

Klondyke Spur

A route from Rahu Saddle onto the unnamed peaks of the Victoria Range.   More ▶︎
Klondyke Valley

Klondyke Valley

Valley track to tarns near the bushline.   More ▶︎
Mt Arthur Hut

Mt Arthur Hut

Easy loop to a hut at the bushline of the Arthur Range.   More ▶︎

Asbestos Track

A gently graded mine road climbing to an asbestos mine and 1890s cottage.   More ▶︎
Flora Hut Walk

Flora Hut Walk

Easy walk over Flora Saddle to Flora Hut. This is a good family walk, but the hut is basic. There ...   More ▶︎

Cloustons Mine Track

Leading from the Salisbury Track on Flora Stream up past Cloustons Mine to Gordons Pyramid (1489m).   More ▶︎

Four Peaks High Country Track

A private walk on Four Peaks Station in the foothills behind Geraldine. The historic boundary keepers' and musterers' huts used ...   More ▶︎
Steepface Hill

Steepface Hill

A vigorous climb to a summit on the Mount Hutt Range. Spectacular views across the Rakaia River, Lake Coleridge, and ...   More ▶︎
Sawcut Gorge to Zoo Hut

Sawcut Gorge to Zoo Hut

Stunning limestone gorges with amazing biodiversity.   More ▶︎
Pinchgut Hut via Mt Thomas, Bobs Camp Biv

Pinchgut Hut via Mt Thomas, Bobs Camp Biv

Two day tramp on the ridges around Pinchgut Valley   More ▶︎
Banks Peninsula Tops

Banks Peninsula Tops

Two day walk across the never completed bit of the Summit Road.   More ▶︎

Six Foot Track

The Six Foot Track follows the course of a bridle trail between Katoomba and the Jenolan Caves, six feet being ...   More ▶︎
Roaring Meg Pack Track

Roaring Meg Pack Track

A route along the Roaring Meg, from Cardrona to the Kawerau Gorge.   More ▶︎

Little Criffel Track

A steep track leading to Little Criffel (1341m), off the Cardrona Valley Road.   More ▶︎
Cardrona - Cromwell Pack Track

Cardrona - Cromwell Pack Track

This route over the Criffel and Pisa Ranges leads from Cardrona to the Lowburn Valley. The route features golden tussock ...   More ▶︎

Walking the length of the Richmond Ranges

A 7-14 day walk along the spine of the Richmond Ranges. Alpine tops, crumbling ridgelines, untracked bush & scrub, boulders ...   More ▶︎

St Arnaud to Lewis Pass

A 5-9 day north-south route from St Arnaud to the Lewis Pass, via Travers Pass, Waiau Pass, Thompson Pass and ...   More ▶︎

Walking the length of the Ruahines

A 10+ day trip down to backbone of the Ruahine Range from Wharite (Palmerston Sth) to the Napier Taihape (Gentle ...   More ▶︎
Sealy Tarns

Sealy Tarns

Steep track with lots of steps, but easy and well-maintained. The tarns are roughly half-way to Mueller Hut. From the ...   More ▶︎
Hooker Valley Track

Hooker Valley Track

Mostly flat, easy and touristy track along the Hooker River from White Horse campground to the Hooker Glacier. Great views.   More ▶︎
Old Ghost Road

Old Ghost Road

A four or five day tramp from the Lyell Campsite(off SH6 in the Buller Gorge) to the Mokihinui road end ...   More ▶︎

Tiromoana Bush Walkway

Farm walk on the Waipara coastline.   More ▶︎
Helicopter Hill Circuit

Helicopter Hill Circuit

This circuit in Craigieburn Forest Park knits together several different tracks, and visits the summit of Helicopter Hill (1256m).   More ▶︎
Mt Owen via Sunrise Peak, return Fyfe Rive

Mt Owen via Sunrise Peak, return Fyfe Rive

Southern approach to Mt Owen, steep terrain, epic rock formations on the tops - making for stunning views but slow ...   More ▶︎

Okiwi Bay Half Moon Track

A 4WD track in Coastal Marlborough.   More ▶︎

Mt Crichton Loop Track

Easy loop to an old mining area, with an historic hut.   More ▶︎
Whirinaki River - Taumutu Stream

Whirinaki River - Taumutu Stream

This extension to the Whirinaki - Mangamate Loop leads past a pumice cave to Upper Whirinaki Hut. The route is ...   More ▶︎

Eastenders Track

A short Christchurch walk: climb from Barnett Park up to the Summit Road on the Port Hills.   More ▶︎

Shallow Bay

Short and easy day or overnight walk to a hut just off the Kepler Track.   More ▶︎

Hidden Lakes

Short walk past a series of lakes. Water access only.   More ▶︎

Lake Mistletoe Track

A short walk to a small lake on the Te Anau-Milford Highway.   More ▶︎
Cave Creek / Kotihotiho Track

Cave Creek / Kotihotiho Track

Scenic walk to the resurgence of Cave Creek.   More ▶︎
United Mine

United Mine

Walk to a smelter site and coppermine on the Roding River near Nelson.   More ▶︎
Lake Peel

Lake Peel

Pleasant walk to an alpine lake in the Cobb Valley.   More ▶︎

Kawatiri Historic Railway Walk

This tiny little track explores a section of the former Nelson-Glenhope Railway, including a station site, bridge, and tunnel.   More ▶︎

Anglers Walk, Lake Rotoiti

This track follows the first 2km of the Buller River from its source at Lake Rotoiti. It is well used ...   More ▶︎

Black Valley Walk

Link track between St Arnaud village and the campground.   More ▶︎

Gibbs Walk

Short link track betweem St Arnaud village and campground.   More ▶︎

Loop Track, Lake Rotoiti

A short walk through the Rotoiti Nature Recovery Project at St Arnaud. Lakeside beech forest.   More ▶︎

Honeydew Walk, Lake Rotoiti

This short loop leads into the edges of the Rotoiti Nature Recovery Project area, a "mainland island" with pest numbers ...   More ▶︎

Catlins River-Wisp Loop Track

A new 2-day walk in the Catlins.   More ▶︎

Redcliffe Stream

Short walk to an old musterers' hut near the Hutt Range.   More ▶︎

Mount Somers Summit Track

The quicker, steeper route to the summit, from Sharplin Falls.   More ▶︎
Mystery Lake Track

Mystery Lake Track

Circuit track to a small tarn in the Ashburton Lakes.   More ▶︎
Hapuakohe Walkway

Hapuakohe Walkway

A walk in two sections. The southern section goes from the end of Mangipiko Valley Rd to a point on ...   More ▶︎

Tin Range

This route traverses a remote range on Stewart Island, formerly home to tin miners and the country's last wild kakapo ...   More ▶︎

Christchurch - Little River Rail Trail

Walking and cycling trail along the path of an old railway from Christchurch to Little River.   More ▶︎
Robinson Saddle

Robinson Saddle

Forest and tops walk in Victoria Forest Park, visiting Lake Christabel.   More ▶︎

Falls Creek

Day or overnight trip to a choice of two rock bivvies off the Milford Road.   More ▶︎
U Pass

U Pass

A short loop track in the Earl Mountains.   More ▶︎
McLeans Island Walking Trail

McLeans Island Walking Trail

Flat meandering walk through pine forest near the Waimakariri River.   More ▶︎
Mt Haast

Mt Haast

A steep but satisfying climb. Great views and an alpine environment reasonably accessable from the road   More ▶︎
Kaiapoi Island Trail

Kaiapoi Island Trail

A long flat loop next to the Waimakariri River.   More ▶︎

Kaihoka Lakes

Short walk to a pair of dune lakes near Farewell Spit.   More ▶︎

Puponga Hill Top Track

Spectacular coastal walk from Wharariki Beach to the base of Farewell Spit.   More ▶︎

Franz Josef Glacier / Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere Walk

Follow the Waiho River to a viewpoint looking up to the Franz Josef Glacier.   More ▶︎

Canavan's Knob Walk

Short walk near Franz Josef Village to a viewpoint on a granite outcrop.   More ▶︎
Ōkārito Wetland Walk

Ōkārito Wetland Walk

Short walk to a view over a wetland near Ōkārito lagoon.   More ▶︎
Ōkārito Trig Walk

Ōkārito Trig Walk

Short walk to an old trig site behind Ōkārito with views down to the lagoon and inland to the alps.   More ▶︎
Lake Wilson and the Valley of the Trolls

Lake Wilson and the Valley of the Trolls

An overnight or multiday scenic diversion from the Routeburn Great Walk. The Valley of the Trolls is easily accessed from ...   More ▶︎
Coromandel Walkway

Coromandel Walkway

Long coastal walk with good views out to Great Barrier and Cuvier Island.   More ▶︎
Karamatura Falls

Karamatura Falls

Short walk to a 15 metre waterfall near Huia.   More ▶︎
Waiomu Kauri Grove

Waiomu Kauri Grove

Mature kauri and a goldmining site in Coromandel.   More ▶︎
Tutaepatu Trail

Tutaepatu Trail

Short walk north of Christchurch.   More ▶︎
Sparrowhawk Biv Barlow hut loop

Sparrowhawk Biv Barlow hut loop

A good solid Ruahine climb to a 3 person biv well situated with a great views, Tops travel then a ...   More ▶︎
Jane Peak, Eyre Mountains

Jane Peak, Eyre Mountains

The Eyre Mountains are located south of Lake Wakatipu, just next to the Mavora Lakes. Jane Peak is the highest ...   More ▶︎
Black Hill

Black Hill

A straightforward overnighter in the dry beech forests around Mount Oxford.   More ▶︎

Northern Tararua Tracks

A number of little known tracks and routes in the northern Tararuas in the area between North Mangahao Biv - ...   More ▶︎
Mt Richmond Alpine Route

Mt Richmond Alpine Route

Long route above the bushline in Mt Richmond Forest Park near Nelson.   More ▶︎
Mt Brown Hut

Mt Brown Hut

A circuit in the foothills behind Hokitika. Excellent views and a nice little hut.   More ▶︎

Kahikatea Walk, Lake Kaniere

Short loop through mossy forest.   More ▶︎
Terrace Tunnel Walk

Terrace Tunnel Walk

Short loop exploring tailings and tunnels near Goldsborough.   More ▶︎

Bellbird Walk

Short forest loop at Lake Mahinapua.   More ▶︎

German Gully / Goff's Track

A circuit through the Goldsborough gold diggings.   More ▶︎

Pakihi Walk

A short climb to a viewpoint overlooking Ōkārito Lagoon, with mountainous views inland.   More ▶︎

Waitangitaona Wetland Walk

Short loop through Kahikatea Forest.   More ▶︎
Roberts Point Track

Roberts Point Track

Crossing the Waiho River at Douglas Bridge, this tracks leads up the valley true right to a viewpoint overlooking the ...   More ▶︎
Hokitika Gorge

Hokitika Gorge

A short walk near Hokitika, crossing the glacial-blue waters of the Hokitika River.   More ▶︎

Wilberg Walk

Short forest walk in Harihari.   More ▶︎
Mananui Bush

Mananui Bush

A tiny coastal forest remnant near Mahinapua.   More ▶︎

Lake Wombat

Short walk to a kettle lake near Franz Josef Glacier.   More ▶︎
Old Ghost Road

Old Ghost Road

This new trail links the ghost town of Lyell with the Mokihinui River. The first section is open from 2 ...   More ▶︎
Dry Acheron Track

Dry Acheron Track

Follow the Dry Acheron Stream to the summit of Big Ben (1416m).   More ▶︎
Te Waihou Walkway

Te Waihou Walkway

A nice easy walk in rural south Waikato, alongside the crystal clear, spring fed Waihou Stream   More ▶︎
Te Paki Coastal Track

Te Paki Coastal Track

Explore the Far North coastline around Cape Reinga / Te Rerenga Wairua.   More ▶︎

Coal Hill

A steep climb with views across the Rangitata River   More ▶︎
Pororari River Track

Pororari River Track

An easy stroll along the banks of the beautiful Pororari River.   More ▶︎
Mount Alexander

Mount Alexander

A long climb to the summit of Mount Alexander (1958m) on the Kaimata Range. This range lies directly north of ...   More ▶︎
Mt French

Mt French

The track starts approximately 12 km east of Kumara on the Inchbonnie-Kumara Road, or 26 km from Moana following the ...   More ▶︎
Mount Grey / Maukatere

Mount Grey / Maukatere

A pleasant circuit walk to the summit of Mount Grey.   More ▶︎
Aspiring Flat and Sisyphus Peak

Aspiring Flat and Sisyphus Peak

A one and two-half day tramp up the East Matukituki to overnight in Aspiring Flats, with a day trip up ...   More ▶︎
Kahurangi Point

Kahurangi Point

Unmarked beach route to the old lighthouse keeper's hut.   More ▶︎

Kaituna Track

Packhorse route into the Kaituna Goldfield, and beyond to the scenic Whanganui Inlet. Most walkers turn back at Kaituna Forks.   More ▶︎
Iron Whare from Whittle Rd

Iron Whare from Whittle Rd

An alternative access to Iron Whare Hut. A marked and roughly cut route runs from the reservoir ('fire dam' on older ...   More ▶︎
Five Passes

Five Passes

A classic trip starting and finishing at the Routeburn road. The five passes are; Sugarloaf pass, Park pass, Cow saddle, Fiery ...   More ▶︎
Walter Peak

Walter Peak

Walter Peak is the prominent peak on the other side of Lake Wakatipu, where the Earnslaw boat goes. Most of the ...   More ▶︎
Whakaupoungaku

Whakaupoungaku

The summit of Whakapoungakau is just off the Western Okataina Walkway. The summit is a pleasant place, with grassy clearing ...   More ▶︎
Zekes hut Hihitahi reserve

Zekes hut Hihitahi reserve

Visit a newish 4 bunk hut in the Hihitahi reserve central north island. 2.5 to 3hours in this hut is ...   More ▶︎
Piha - Karekare

Piha - Karekare

The Piha - Karekare section of the Hillary Trail. Half beautiful walk through forest with a waterfall. Half cliff-top walk ...   More ▶︎
Toaroha/Zit Saddle/Kokatahi/Lathrop Saddle/Styx River Route

Toaroha/Zit Saddle/Kokatahi/Lathrop Saddle/Styx River Route

Loop track across 2 Westland saddles, taking in some remote huts   More ▶︎
Erewhon Station - Garden Of Eden - Perth River - Whataroa

Erewhon Station - Garden Of Eden - Perth River - Whataroa

Erewhon Station, McCoy Hut, Wee MacGregor Glacier, Garden Of Eden, Adverse Creek, Perth River, Whataroa   More ▶︎
Tupapakurua Falls

Tupapakurua Falls

A nice bush walk near National Park Village. Would make a good alternative to the Tongariro Crossing if the weather ...   More ▶︎

Mt Rolleston- Low Peak (via Rome ridge)

Track starts off at SH73 (Coral track). Steep ascent through the bush line on a marked track leading you up ...   More ▶︎
Glentui Loop Track

Glentui Loop Track

Pleasant loop through riverside forest at the foot of Mount Richardson.   More ▶︎
Belmont Trig & Korokoro Dam, Loop

Belmont Trig & Korokoro Dam, Loop

Loop track up Belmont Trig, down to Korokoro Dam and back to Stratton Street. Belmont Trig: 458m (1503feet), Total loop track ...   More ▶︎

Okuku River - Pinchgut - Bob's Camp Bivvy - Mt Thomas

Nice overnighter with an easy to follow track. Possible to do in a long day if that's your thing.   More ▶︎
Rapurapu Kauris Track

Rapurapu Kauris Track

An easy half day return trip to 3 Kauri Trees. The main challenge is eight crossings of the stream   More ▶︎
Harwood's Hole

Harwood's Hole

Short walk to Harwood's Hole, a deep vertical shaft.   More ▶︎
Omanawanui Track

Omanawanui Track

Omanawanui is the best track in the whole of the Waitakere Ranges with fantastic views of the Manukau Harbour and ...   More ▶︎

Mt Barrosa

Isolated 1364m mountain of volcanic origin on Clent Hills in new Hakatere Conservation Area.   More ▶︎
Forks Hut, Diggers Hut and Te Ekaou Hut access

Forks Hut, Diggers Hut and Te Ekaou Hut access

Several public and private access routes into these huts in the southern Ruahines and suggested round and though trips.   More ▶︎
Temple Valleys Circuit

Temple Valleys Circuit

Tramping the North and South Temple Valleys connecting the two over Gunsight Pass.   More ▶︎
Toaroaha Saddle-Frew Saddle Circuit

Toaroaha Saddle-Frew Saddle Circuit

A great tramp in a remote location, crosses two alpine saddles, ice-axes and crampons needed in winter. More information on ...   More ▶︎
Haurangi North-South Tarck

Haurangi North-South Tarck

A 2-6 day tramp running the length of the Haurangis from Cape Palliser (or Ngapotiki) in the south to The ...   More ▶︎
Route guide: Scotts Road to North Mangahao Biv

Route guide: Scotts Road to North Mangahao Biv

The northern Tararuas get little of the traffic of the rest of the range. There's an image of an uninterrupted ...   More ▶︎
Southern Crossing of the Ruahines

Southern Crossing of the Ruahines

A track and river route crossing of the Lower Ruahine Forest park   More ▶︎
Crosbie's Hut via Booms Track and Waiora Track

Crosbie's Hut via Booms Track and Waiora Track

A return trip to Crosbie's Hut from the Kauaeranga Valley   More ▶︎
Mount Te Kinga Lake Brunner

Mount Te Kinga Lake Brunner

To lookout; Time: 3 hrs Distance: 5.4 km return To summit: Time: 8 hrs Distance: 12.4 km return The track begins at the end ...   More ▶︎
Waiorongomai - Waipapa track - Waitawheta Hut

Waiorongomai - Waipapa track - Waitawheta Hut

A track to Waitawheta Hut which takes in the historic Waiorongomai valley and then takes the new Waipapa track which ...   More ▶︎
Lewis Pass Tops

Lewis Pass Tops

A superb track which provides quick access to the open tops of the Lewis Pass. Allow around 1.5 hours to reach ...   More ▶︎
Mt Arthur Hut - Salisbury Lodge

Mt Arthur Hut - Salisbury Lodge

via Gordons Pyramid   More ▶︎
Longview Howletts Daphne Circuit

Longview Howletts Daphne Circuit

A circuit in the Ruahines taking in three well equiped huts   More ▶︎
Mount Kinabalu

Mount Kinabalu

The highest mountain in south east asia is located in Sabah, East Malaysia, Borneo. Not easy but a rewarding climb. ...   More ▶︎
Cable Bay Walkway

Cable Bay Walkway

Between Cable Bay and Glenduan on Nelson's north coast. Spectacular views and some nice bush as well.   More ▶︎
Tihia Track

Tihia Track

A rough loop track and hard to find. But a worthwhile trip to a summit with good views   More ▶︎
Hauhungatahi Track

Hauhungatahi Track

Hauhungatahi, also called Baldy, is the prominent hill just outside National Park. It is in a remote experience zone so ...   More ▶︎
Motutapu Island Walkway

Motutapu Island Walkway

Motutapu Island walkway is rather redundant because the whole island is open to walkers and the farm park is mainly ...   More ▶︎

Stony Bay Peak

A loop walk from Akaroa   More ▶︎
Moerangi Circut

Moerangi Circut

Promoted as a mountain bike track, this is also a popular tramping track. The track is very new, well graded, ...   More ▶︎
Baton Valley Track

Baton Valley Track

From Baton Saddle, the route follows snow-poles steeply down to the valley floor through Spaniard grass thickets (not the most ...   More ▶︎
Wilkinson Track

Wilkinson Track

Cleared by DoC in November 2011, the lower third of the track is now easily climbed. Above this, the track ...   More ▶︎
Manuka Range/Stour R. Circuit

Manuka Range/Stour R. Circuit

2 day circuit extended to 3 days by going into Woolshed Creek via Burma Rd then traversing Manuka Range   More ▶︎
Waiomu Kauri grove and Crosbies hut

Waiomu Kauri grove and Crosbies hut

A long day or overnight trip through regenerating forest with some nice examples of young Kauri to the top of ...   More ▶︎
Tararua Middle loop

Tararua Middle loop

A 4-5 day loop from Otaki Forks following the main ridge of the Tararuas   More ▶︎
Lake Surprise

Lake Surprise

Walk to Lake Suprise, Mountain Track   More ▶︎
Coal Creek Falls

Coal Creek Falls

A nice easy walk through native forest to a lovely waterfall, one hour return. Track starts at Runanga, there is a ...   More ▶︎
Matiri Valley to Wangapeka Saddle

Matiri Valley to Wangapeka Saddle

An interesting cross country trip in Kahurangi National Park involving a stretch of unmarked ridge travel   More ▶︎

Lees Creek and Coldwater Stream

Upper Wairau Valley and Hells Gate Two day tramp not marked past the Lees Creek hut. Will need a mtb ...   More ▶︎
Wairere Falls

Wairere Falls

A popular walk up to these spectacular falls   More ▶︎
Longview Makaretu Awatere Circuit

Longview Makaretu Awatere Circuit

2 Day circuit in the Ruahine Forrest park from Moorcock Saddle 3 huts some tops bush and river travel.   More ▶︎
Ruapehu Te Hue Hue Summit

Ruapehu Te Hue Hue Summit

Rocky walk in summer leaving from the Knoll Rigde Cafe' for a scramble up the ridge. great views with very few ...   More ▶︎
Route Guide: Otira to Mt Cook Village (pt 2)

Route Guide: Otira to Mt Cook Village (pt 2)

One possible route down the main divide from Otira on the Arthur's Pass road to Mt Cook Village. Otira Hotel ...   More ▶︎
Route Guide: Otira to Mt Cook Village (pt 1)

Route Guide: Otira to Mt Cook Village (pt 1)

One possible route down the main divide from Otira on the Arthur's Pass road to Mt Cook Village. Otira Hotel to ...   More ▶︎
Mangamate Hut via Kakanui Stream

Mangamate Hut via Kakanui Stream

A shorter loop taking in Mangamate but not Central Whirinaki Hut. There is no track up the Kakanui Stram   More ▶︎

Kuripapango to Poronui

This 5 day walk goes from the Southern Kawekas up over Mt Meany and through the Harkness Valley to the ...   More ▶︎
Hopkins Valley

Hopkins Valley

A very long, straightforward valley at the head of Lake Ohau.   More ▶︎
South Temple Hut

South Temple Hut

Beech forest walk at the head of Lake Ohau. This Track is best done as an overnight walk with a ...   More ▶︎
Huxley Valley

Huxley Valley

Easy walking at the head of Lake Ohau.   More ▶︎
Dasler Pinnacles

Dasler Pinnacles

This trail leads from the flat valley floor steeply up to Dasler Biv and beyond the the Pinnacles themselves.   More ▶︎
Mt Glasgow 1424m

Mt Glasgow 1424m

A superb day walk in behind the sleepy village of Seddonville.   More ▶︎
Sabine-Waiau Pass-Thompson Pass-D'Urville

Sabine-Waiau Pass-Thompson Pass-D'Urville

5 day trip accessed by kayak up Lake Rotoroa. Easy bush travel up and down Sabine and D'Urville valleys respectively. ...   More ▶︎
Lake Marian

Lake Marian

Short walk from the Hollyford Road up to a hanging valley and lake in the Darran Mountains.   More ▶︎
Mitre Peak

Mitre Peak

Spectacular views of Milford Sound from an iconic peak.   More ▶︎
Mt William (Myras Track)

Mt William (Myras Track)

A short day walk to a stunning spot, with views over the Denniston Plateau and the Buller Gorge.   More ▶︎
Lucretia biv

Lucretia biv

Lucretia biv via Nina Valley   More ▶︎
Little Kyeburn Track

Little Kyeburn Track

A 6km tramping track to the historic Buster Diggings and Buster Shelter Hut in the Oteake Conservation Area / Kakanui ...   More ▶︎
Butterfly Creek

Butterfly Creek

An easy forest walk to a picnic area on the eastern side of Wellington Harbour.   More ▶︎
Manapouri Circle Track

Manapouri Circle Track

Track goes through beech forest and along the Manapouri Lake and Waiau River. The track is well marked and cleared ...   More ▶︎

Border Track - NSW/QLD Australia

This section of the Border Track lies on the rim of the Tweed Volcanoe and is mainly rainforest trail.   More ▶︎
Mt Hikurangi

Mt Hikurangi

A classic trip up this sacred mountain, reputed to be the first place to see the sun on each new ...   More ▶︎
Purity Mangaweka Kelly Night loop

Purity Mangaweka Kelly Night loop

Two huts, open tops, fantastic views on a fine day typical Ruahine travel.   More ▶︎
Waipakihi Thunderbolt Loop

Waipakihi Thunderbolt Loop

A 3 day trip in the Kaimanawas following the Middle Range and enjoyable tops tramping. Also a probable night camping ...   More ▶︎
South Coast Track: Cape Palliser to Ngapotiki Hut

South Coast Track: Cape Palliser to Ngapotiki Hut

An easy day or overnight trip along the North Island's South Coast track from Cape Palliser to Ngapotiki Hut. This is ...   More ▶︎
d'Arby Falls

d'Arby Falls

A short walk under palm forest to a waterfall near Ship Cove.   More ▶︎

Coll's Dam

Walk to a dam supplying gold mining sluices at Nelson Creek.   More ▶︎

Nelson Creek Tailrace Walk

Fun exploration of the goldmining history around Nelson Creek.   More ▶︎

Auckland Coast to Coast

A day walk in an urban jungle Surpriseingly interesting with more wildlife than I have seen in many New Zealand ...   More ▶︎
Waterfall Track

Waterfall Track

A short, wet walk in Belmont Regional Park.   More ▶︎
Puke Ariki Track

Puke Ariki Track

A long traverse of Belmont Regional Park near Wellington. Hilly farmland, harbour views, explosives magazines, and native forest.   More ▶︎
Upper Whirinaki Loop

Upper Whirinaki Loop

An Easy two day loop in the Whirinaki Forest park   More ▶︎
Old Coach Rd - Ohakune

Old Coach Rd - Ohakune

Part of the NZ cycleway recently opened by John Key. However parts of this track are quite muddy, even on ...   More ▶︎
Wharfedale Hut / Black Hill Hut loop and return

Wharfedale Hut / Black Hill Hut loop and return

We were waiting for a good settled weekend to get into the hills. Alot of snow damaged branches along the ...   More ▶︎
Mt Dumblane

Mt Dumblane

An alternative to the more popular Mt Isobel at Hanmer Springs, this track is an easy climb with a reward ...   More ▶︎
Kaipara2Kaipara Walk

Kaipara2Kaipara Walk

Explore an undiscovered NZ on your back doorstep Just 60 minutes from Auckland CBD, the K2K walk is an ideal long-weekend ...   More ▶︎
Track to Mid Styx Hut

Track to Mid Styx Hut

Recently recut 40 minute track to this front country hut renovated by volunteers from the Permolat on-line community.   More ▶︎

Route from Turnbull Biv to Mt White Road via True Left of Poulter River

When the Poulter River is up a bit so that river crossing is inadvisable, it is possible to travel all ...   More ▶︎
Ballard Hut Loop

Ballard Hut Loop

A two day walk including open tops and Beach forest to visit a pleasant hut in the Kaweka forest park.   More ▶︎
Mount Barron Route

Mount Barron Route

Old access track onto the Mount Barron tussock tops.   More ▶︎

Goat Creek track to Mt Barron

Overgrown and line is destroyed by recent slips.   More ▶︎
Mt Sinclair

Mt Sinclair

An easy walk through native bush and open spaces with great views over Banks Peninsula   More ▶︎
Mt Torlesse

Mt Torlesse

Noteworthy peak east of Porters Pass.   More ▶︎
Rough Creek Track

Rough Creek Track

The track leads up to Rough Creek Saddle from where there is a great view on Lake Christabel and the ...   More ▶︎
Mt Bealey - Lyell Peak - Avalanche Peak Traverse

Mt Bealey - Lyell Peak - Avalanche Peak Traverse

A classic traverse from Mt Bealey to Avalanche Peak   More ▶︎
Queens Drive

Queens Drive

Queens Drive is an old goats track across the front side of the Remarkables. You can pick it out in ...   More ▶︎
Waiau - Clarence Pass Lake Tennyson Circuit

Waiau - Clarence Pass Lake Tennyson Circuit

A challenging 4-5 day circuit in the St. James Conservation Area / Nelson Lakes National Park featuring two alpine pass ...   More ▶︎
Rabbit Pass - Wilkin to East Matukituki

Rabbit Pass - Wilkin to East Matukituki

A fair weather route linking the upper Wilkin valley to the head of the East Matukituki. Two dangerous climbs are ...   More ▶︎

Forest Creek. Bullock Bow Saddle, Bush Stream circuit

3 day circuit (1 full day) involving retired pastoral lease runs. Middle section especially attractive as it traverses unfolding rolling ...   More ▶︎
Lonely Lake to Adelaide Tarn - Low Route

Lonely Lake to Adelaide Tarn - Low Route

A single day route from one beautiful lake to another involving travel in the Anatoki river to the saddle south ...   More ▶︎
Lonely Lake to Adelaide Tarn - High Route

Lonely Lake to Adelaide Tarn - High Route

single day traverse including 2 exposed sections involving non-technical rock climbing or descents dependent on direction of travel   More ▶︎
Breaker Bay to Ataturk Memorial

Breaker Bay to Ataturk Memorial

An easy walk along cliffs above Breaker Bay to the Ataturk Memorial and return along the beach. Great views from ...   More ▶︎
Red Rocks

Red Rocks

A Wellington coastal walk to a rocky outcrop and seal colony.   More ▶︎

Puhipuhi Scenic Reserve

A short loop track in forest near Kaikoura.   More ▶︎

Ohau Stream Walk

A short walk to a waterfall on the Kaikoura coast.   More ▶︎
Hillary Trail

Hillary Trail

A spectacular coastal walk in the Waitakere Ranges west of Auckland.   More ▶︎
Copper Mine Loop Track

Copper Mine Loop Track

Loop track just out the back of Woodville. 2 hours all up with a 350 metre climb/decent through farm, bush and ...   More ▶︎

Denniston Walkway

A pleasant forest walk up onto an historic coal mining site, and views of the dramatic Denniston Incline.   More ▶︎

Glenorchy Lagoon

Stroll along boardwalks through this lagoon occupying an old bend of the Rees River. The lagoon is dominated by willows, ...   More ▶︎
Lower Waipakahi Valley

Lower Waipakahi Valley

A nice easy valley with very pleasant camping all the way along its length   More ▶︎
Mangamuka Hut loop

Mangamuka Hut loop

A two day pleasant walk over old tramlines in the Lower Kaimai Mamaku forest park with a night in a ...   More ▶︎
Travers Peak - Trovatore - Henry Saddle

Travers Peak - Trovatore - Henry Saddle

An interesting circuit exploring the alpine tops around Lewis Pass.   More ▶︎
Hokianga Harbour - Kai Iwi Lakes

Hokianga Harbour - Kai Iwi Lakes

An unmarked beach route between the Kai Iwi Lakes near Dargaville and South Head at Hokianga Harbour.   More ▶︎
Arai te Uru Heritage Walk

Arai te Uru Heritage Walk

Easy trails exploring the South Head of Hokianga Harbour. Striking views of the sand-covered North Head.   More ▶︎
Trounson Kauri Park

Trounson Kauri Park

A short walk through mature podocarp forest.   More ▶︎
Kai Iwi Lakes

Kai Iwi Lakes

Dune lakes, farmland, coastal beaches and volcanic cliffs.   More ▶︎

Franklin Road – Ananui Falls – Waitawheta hut loop

A good two day starter tramp through regenerating bush and young kauri stands. A waterfall some hill climbing and a ...   More ▶︎
Little Mount Peel

Little Mount Peel

A popular walk at the edge of the Canterbury Plains   More ▶︎
Staveley Hill

Staveley Hill

Part of the Mt Somers circuit, Staveley Hill climbs from Sharplin Falls carpark and past Hookey Knob along the south ...   More ▶︎
Rangiwahia Triangle Iron gate Alice Nash Memorial

Rangiwahia Triangle Iron gate Alice Nash Memorial

Typical Ruahine weekend tramp 4 huts, open tops,river travel and some great bush.   More ▶︎
Mt Hikurangi, the one near Galatea

Mt Hikurangi, the one near Galatea

This is a satisfying day trip from Galatea. The track hasn’t had much maintenance and is over grown and the ...   More ▶︎
George Saddle via George Stream route

George Saddle via George Stream route

Challenging South Marlborough tramp up a large stream. Rock and boulder hopping towards the saddle.   More ▶︎
Cape Brett Track

Cape Brett Track

The seven distinctive peaks that mark Cape Brett’s spine are said to represent the seven waka that landed at Cape ...   More ▶︎
Mt Stokes

Mt Stokes

Ridge walk to the highest peak in the Marlborough Sounds. In native forest except for the last 20m up and ...   More ▶︎
Otehake NZFS track up to Big Tops and down to Koropuku Hut

Otehake NZFS track up to Big Tops and down to Koropuku Hut

Attractive old track from Otehake swingbridge to open tops. Recent extensions cut from gully to bypass waterfalls.   More ▶︎
Mt Philistine Traverse

Mt Philistine Traverse

A classic mountain traverse in Arthurs Pass National Park, includes climbing steep scree, bluffs, rock and snow. An ice axe ...   More ▶︎
Six Foot Track - Framptons Hut - Hauturu Highpoint Track

Six Foot Track - Framptons Hut - Hauturu Highpoint Track

Northland is better known for its beaches than its tramping. But if you get bored withthe salt and the sand ...   More ▶︎
Paddy's Pinchgut circuit

Paddy's Pinchgut circuit

Mt Robert carpark to carpark via Paddy Track, Bushline hut, Relax Shelter and Pinchgut track - 4 hours. 575m up ...   More ▶︎
Waipapa River Track

Waipapa River Track

The 2 day Waipapa River Trach in Puketi Forest about 20 kms west of Kerikeri in the north of the ...   More ▶︎
Middle Crossing of the Tararua's

Middle Crossing of the Tararua's

Climbing through beach Forest, Open tops, steep Descents followed by steep climbs, river valleys, great huts. An alpine experience with ...   More ▶︎

Nikau Palm Gully

Visit a small pocket of Banks Peninsula forest containing the southerly nikau palms.   More ▶︎
Mount Cassidy

Mount Cassidy

A short but challenging climb from Arthur's Pass Village.   More ▶︎
Mangapurua Valley - Bridge to Nowhere Track

Mangapurua Valley - Bridge to Nowhere Track

Historic track between the Whakahoro and Mangapurua landings on the Whanganui River. From Whakahoro it follows the Kaiwhakauka stream until the ...   More ▶︎
Wilkin River

Wilkin River

A 3 day tramp from Kerin Forks hut to the Wonderland Valley. Following the Wilkin River upstream. We took a ...   More ▶︎
Brewster track to Mt.Armstrong

Brewster track to Mt.Armstrong

An ascent from the state hwy(SH6),just west of Haast Pass,of over 1700m to a summit on the main divide of ...   More ▶︎
Whispering Falls walk/Hacket track

Whispering Falls walk/Hacket track

A gentle walk along the Hacket track to the beautiful Whispering Falls. Dogs permitted on leads.   More ▶︎
Hacket Circuit

Hacket Circuit

A good day walk mainly along the Hacket Creek, including Hacket and Browning Huts. Dogs are allowed in the Mt ...   More ▶︎
Wilkins - Young (Gillespie Pass) Circuit

Wilkins - Young (Gillespie Pass) Circuit

Crossing the Makarora river on foot to the Young valley. Ascending to Young Hut in the first day. 2nd Day ...   More ▶︎
Mt Royal

Mt Royal

Park at camp ground, walk Quartz Creek to track start, follow spur up to saddle, then above the tree line ...   More ▶︎
Pelorus Bridge Trig K

Pelorus Bridge Trig K

A walk near the popular Pelorus Bridge. You'll walk in mature lush native bush, along the Pelorus River, and get ...   More ▶︎
Cape Jackson

Cape Jackson

A private walk that extends the Queen Charlotte track out to the Cape Jackson lighthouse.   More ▶︎
Circumnavigating the Kiwi

Circumnavigating the Kiwi

About a 4 day trip in the Kaweka Forest Park. I called it this because the route travels around the ...   More ▶︎
Mt Te Aroha Track

Mt Te Aroha Track

Track to top of Mt Te Aroha from Te Aroha Domain.   More ▶︎
Rocky Creek / Griffin Creek

Rocky Creek / Griffin Creek

2 day circuit in luxurious west coast bush with short above the bushline tussock section. 2 huts, Griffin Hut is ...   More ▶︎
Te Rereatukahia Loop Track

Te Rereatukahia Loop Track

A great overnighter on nice days. Clockwise (starting with Tuahu Track to the hut and heading back on the North ...   More ▶︎
Mid Waiohine Hut

Mid Waiohine Hut

Steep climb on well maintained track to Mt Holdsworth (1470m) then a steeper descent into the Waiohine Valley. Return via ...   More ▶︎
Boyle Village - Mt Faust - Boyle Hut

Boyle Village - Mt Faust - Boyle Hut

A great trip over the top of Mt Faust and down a spur to Boyle Hut on the St James ...   More ▶︎
Wilkin Valley Track

Wilkin Valley Track

This stunning track is commonly tramped in conjunction with the Gillespie Pass Circuit or with the Rabbit Pass/East Matukituki traverse, ...   More ▶︎

Mt Camden

Scenic outlying mountain with magnificient views of Awatere Plain, Mt Tapuae-o-uenuku and beyond.   More ▶︎
Gillespie Pass Circuit

Gillespie Pass Circuit

This is a 3-4 day track that is located near Makarora at the head of Lake Wanaka. Being a loop ...   More ▶︎
Mt Somers Track (South Face)

Mt Somers Track (South Face)

Woolshed Creek Hut - Rhyolite Ridge Track junction (4 km) Time: 2 hr. The route takes in dynamic scenery with ...   More ▶︎
Miners Track to Woolshed Creek Hut

Miners Track to Woolshed Creek Hut

This track follows, in part, the line the miners took to the old Blackburn Mine. The track, if accessed via ...   More ▶︎

Mt Donald

A short but sharp climb up private farmland to the top of Mt Donald with nice 360* views over Waipara ...   More ▶︎
Mataitai Forest

Mataitai Forest

Day tramps on a series of tracks through regenerating broad leaf forest. Mataitai Conservation area is a short way from ...   More ▶︎

Wairoa stream Waitawheta Hut Waitengaue Valley Kaimai Mamaku forest park

A two day loop track through some Historicly interesting country,regenerative Kauri groves with the odd really big tree to impress ...   More ▶︎
Leitch's Hut from Leitch Rd

Leitch's Hut from Leitch Rd

A good trip suitable for people on their first overnight tramp. An easy graded, well benched, all weather track leads ...   More ▶︎

Mount Herbert: Orton Bradley Park approach

From Charteris Bay, this route leads through Orton Bradley Park to Mount Herbert / Te Ahu Patiki (919m).   More ▶︎
Hurunui Hot Springs

Hurunui Hot Springs

An overnight trip to a good hot pool near Lake Sumner.   More ▶︎
Waihua - Saddle Biv - Apiti Hut Trip

Waihua - Saddle Biv - Apiti Hut Trip

A really interesting trip in the Ureweras. The Waihua - Saddle section of this is untracked, the river providing good ...   More ▶︎
A 5 day loop in the Ureweras

A 5 day loop in the Ureweras

Wet rocky streams, long hauls over bush ridges on overgrown tracks, not much in the way of open tops. It ...   More ▶︎
Waitawheta Hut from Lindemann Rd

Waitawheta Hut from Lindemann Rd

A steep climb initially but some interesting Kauri Dams along the way. This route does not cross any major streams ...   More ▶︎
Waitawheta Hut from Wharawahara Rd

Waitawheta Hut from Wharawahara Rd

An interesting walk up an old tram line and then over the ridge to the Waitawheta Valley. As the track ...   More ▶︎
Blowhard Track

Blowhard Track

Alternative route to the summit of Mount Richardson (1047m) in the Canterbury foothills.   More ▶︎
Waipakihi Hut to Middle Range

Waipakihi Hut to Middle Range

DOC have re cut an old track that gives access to the Middle Range from Waipakihi Hut. The usual route ...   More ▶︎

Waiheke Cross-Island Walkway

Forest walk between Onetangi and Rocky Bay on Waiheke Island.   More ▶︎
Whakanewha Park Loop

Whakanewha Park Loop

A pleasant circuit, connecting several tracks and exploring the majority of Whakanewha Regional Park. Coastal forest, secluded swimming beach.   More ▶︎
Cass Saddle

Cass Saddle

From the car park at the east end of the Cass road bridge, follow the vehicle track next to the ...   More ▶︎

Jane Peak 2022m

A brilliant day trip up the highest peak in the Eyre Mountains.   More ▶︎

Lake Gunn to Falls Creek.

A challenging day trip or overnight trip in Fiordland.   More ▶︎
Mount Morris Track, Raglan Range

Mount Morris Track, Raglan Range

This hike begins at Greig's Hut in the Branch River Valley, Upper Marlborough. A great day trip, it can be ...   More ▶︎
Mt John

Mt John

There are two routes up Mt John. The first takes approx 2 hr 30 min to 3 hr return leading ...   More ▶︎

Daly's Clearing Loop Track

A quick and easy weekend getaway. Leaves from Franklin Rd and loops around past Dalys Clearing Hut to join the ...   More ▶︎

Wentworth Track

A walking track takes you from the campground to Wentworth Falls. The track follows an easy grade alongside the Wentworth ...   More ▶︎
Hauhungaroa Range (Northern Section)

Hauhungaroa Range (Northern Section)

A two or three day trip incorporating the Northern part of the Hauhungaroa Range in Pureora Forest Park. Because the ...   More ▶︎
Mt Hiwiroa

Mt Hiwiroa

An energetic return day trip. The first half follows relatively easy tracks but the second half is overgrown and more ...   More ▶︎
Mt. Duppa Track

Mt. Duppa Track

A moderately steep, but short climb to the summit of Mt. Duppa   More ▶︎
Mount Herbert: Kaituna Valley approach

Mount Herbert: Kaituna Valley approach

A gentle climb to an historic hut, and onward to Mount Herbert / Te Ahu Patiki (919m).   More ▶︎

Scenery Nook, Timu Timu Head, Banks Peninsula.

Scenery Nook is a little cove on Timu Timu Head, Banks Peninsula. Track is on private land so you will ...   More ▶︎
Mt Alford

Mt Alford

A walk through beech forest, open farmland and alpine scrub with great views of Mt Somers, Mt Winterslow and Mt ...   More ▶︎
Mt Richardson loop

Mt Richardson loop

Climb up steadily on a well-made track through tawhai forest and up to Mt Richardson (1047 metres). At the top ...   More ▶︎
Britannia Track

Britannia Track

A gentle climb along a wide mining road to an old battery site.   More ▶︎
Thousand Acres Plateau

Thousand Acres Plateau

Explore a cliff-edged tussock plateau near Murchison.   More ▶︎

Bealey Spur - Jordan Saddle - Waimakariri River

A long day trip with great views from open tops travel, a descent down a stream and beginning and ending ...   More ▶︎
steele creek track

steele creek track

Rugged route following steele creek. This track connets the Greenstone and caples valley bypassing the popular Mckellar hut but this ...   More ▶︎
Newton Creek Hut from Arahura Pack track

Newton Creek Hut from Arahura Pack track

Former forest service track that was left to overgrow and suffered further damage from snow loading in winter of 2008. Fortunately ...   More ▶︎
Lake Tikitapu

Lake Tikitapu

A popular walk taking just over an hour. You will meet just about everyone from Rotorua who is walking their ...   More ▶︎
Bridal Veil Falls

Bridal Veil Falls

A short, very high standard walk from the road. Well worth taking as the falls are spectacular   More ▶︎
Chasm Creek Track

Chasm Creek Track

A short walk along an old section of railway. A tunnel, a sculpted creek, and views of the Mokihinui River.   More ▶︎
Gentle Annie Point

Gentle Annie Point

A short walk to a secluded West Coast beach.   More ▶︎
Lochnagar/Shotover Saddle/Matukituki Valley

Lochnagar/Shotover Saddle/Matukituki Valley

An alpine crossing of a saddle between 2 major river valleys. Usually done as part of a circuit of saddle ...   More ▶︎
Dart/Lochnagar

Dart/Lochnagar

10 hour trip from Dart Hut to Lochnagar via Snowy Saddle   More ▶︎
Tikitapu Reserve Loop Track

Tikitapu Reserve Loop Track

Just a short walk with interpretation signs. Metaled surface added by yours truely and many others using wheelbarrows. This would be ...   More ▶︎

Penny Pass

3 day trip from upper Poulter River over Penny Pass between Minchin and Thompson Streams.   More ▶︎
beansburn track

beansburn track

a route that follows the beansburn valley. lake unknown can be reached from here. times: beansburn mouth-rock bivvy no 1 1-1.5 ...   More ▶︎
Urchin-Umukarikari Loop Track

Urchin-Umukarikari Loop Track

This is a new track linking the existing Umukarikari Track that goes to Waipakihi Hut with the Urchin Track that ...   More ▶︎
waterfall[lake face creek]track

waterfall[lake face creek]track

a day walk from the waterfall on the glenorchy-queenstown road. this track takes you the base of the waterfall.   More ▶︎
lake rere track

lake rere track

simple half day track aroundlake rere. this is a easy track but no wheel chair access. the lake is cool ...   More ▶︎
Mount Somers summit (from Woolshed Creek)

Mount Somers summit (from Woolshed Creek)

A gentle climb over untracked tussock land to this easy summit.   More ▶︎
Central Whirinaki - Mangamate Loop

Central Whirinaki - Mangamate Loop

A popular lowland circuit in Whirinaki Forest Park featuring tall podocarp forest and blue ducks.   More ▶︎
rees valley

rees valley

pleasant walk up the rees valley. the track gets a bit swampy at the start and then a few avalance ...   More ▶︎
Greenstone / Caples Tracks

Greenstone / Caples Tracks

The Greenstone and Caples Tracks are often linked together to form a circuit from the shores of Lake Wakatipu. Long ...   More ▶︎
Puketutu Track

Puketutu Track

This track connects the Old and New North - South Tracks in the Kaimai - Mamaku Forest Park. The track ...   More ▶︎
Thompson's Track to Kauritatahi Track

Thompson's Track to Kauritatahi Track

From a very muddy Thompson's Track to an rough North South Track, this can't be described as the greatest of ...   More ▶︎
Lake Sylvan

Lake Sylvan

A short forest walk to a tranquil lake.   More ▶︎
Mt Baldy

Mt Baldy

A walk to the summit of Mt Baldy, the first half of the tramp follows the Wakamarina track to Fosters ...   More ▶︎
Heather Jock Hut

Heather Jock Hut

A gentle climb through a mining area to a small hut with panoramic mountain views.   More ▶︎
Gebbies Pass - Sign of the Packhorse

Gebbies Pass - Sign of the Packhorse

An easy walk in to the historic Sign of the Packhorse Hut on Banks Peninsula. Closed for lambing August-October.   More ▶︎
Pelorus Track (via Rocks hut & Totara saddle)

Pelorus Track (via Rocks hut & Totara saddle)

The Pelorus track is a semi-remote forest experience in Mount Richmond Forest park.It leads up the Pelorus valley and over ...   More ▶︎
Okataina Ratas

Okataina Ratas

This is a challenging detour off the Eastern Okataina Walkway. It is mostly off track with only basic markers. Good ...   More ▶︎
Otawa Trig - Otanewainuku

Otawa Trig - Otanewainuku

This is quite a long day trip, in bush, without a lot of views beyond the immediate track. At one ...   More ▶︎
Upper Matakuhia Hut

Upper Matakuhia Hut

An ideal easy overnight trip or can be done as a day trip   More ▶︎
Urchin - Waipakihi Hut - Umukarikari Trip

Urchin - Waipakihi Hut - Umukarikari Trip

A classic 2 - 3 day trip in the Kaimanawas. Includes open tops, river travel and a comfy hut for ...   More ▶︎
Tauranga-Taupo Falls

Tauranga-Taupo Falls

The Tauranga-Taupo Falls would have to be one of the more spectacular falls in the North Island. The track in ...   More ▶︎
Oamaru to Cascade Hut via Maungaorangi

Oamaru to Cascade Hut via Maungaorangi

An alternative route from Oamaru Hut to Cascade Hut   More ▶︎
Otira Valley

Otira Valley

A short, pretty walk into an alpine environment. A variety of alpine flowers in summer.   More ▶︎
East Hawdon Stream

East Hawdon Stream

A short walk to a new biv located on a branch of the Hawdon River.   More ▶︎
Hauhungaroa Track (Southern Section)

Hauhungaroa Track (Southern Section)

A two to three day trip in the Pureora Forest. Well worth doing because there are two new huts and ...   More ▶︎
Waimakariri Walk

Waimakariri Walk

A rather plain walk along the Brooklands Spit between lagoon and ocean.   More ▶︎
Silver Peaks-Jubilee Hut

Silver Peaks-Jubilee Hut

This is probably the easiest way to get to Jubilee Hut from Dunedin. There is a shorter route up Christmas ...   More ▶︎
Pineapple Track - Skyline Walkway

Pineapple Track - Skyline Walkway

This is an easy and popular track that gives great views of Dunedin city   More ▶︎
Rock and Pillar range

Rock and Pillar range

This trip can be done in a day but you may wish to spend a night in one of the ...   More ▶︎
Te Araroa Trail

Te Araroa Trail

Te Araroa is a walking trail running the entire length of the North and South Islands. The trail opened 3 ...   More ▶︎
Motatapu Track

Motatapu Track

A new track crossing the tussock tops of the Motatapu and Soho Stations to link Wanaka and Arrowtown, and forming ...   More ▶︎
Whakapapaiti Valley

Whakapapaiti Valley

This is an easy day trip in summer from Whakapapaiti Village. Allow about six hours, but you can do it ...   More ▶︎
North South Track

North South Track

Traversing the length of the Kaimai Range from the Karangahake Gorge to the Mamaku Plateau, this track follows historic trails ...   More ▶︎
Wakamarina

Wakamarina

An old goldminer's trail crossing the Richmond Range from Wairau Valley to the Wakamarina Valley. This is an easy 2-day walk ...   More ▶︎
Waitakere Dam, tunnels and Anawhata Stream Loop

Waitakere Dam, tunnels and Anawhata Stream Loop

Waitakere Dam, tunnels and Anawhata Stream Loop This 4.5 hour walk takes you through kauri forest, ferny-edged streams, up and along ...   More ▶︎
Mangamako - Casino Biv - Waihua

Mangamako - Casino Biv - Waihua

The Ureweras by the Ikiwhenua Range near Galatea are good tramping country but rarely visited by trampers. The country is ...   More ▶︎
Pinchgut Hut via Mount Thomas summit, Forrestdale Road, and Whare Stream

Pinchgut Hut via Mount Thomas summit, Forrestdale Road, and Whare Stream

A circuit route following the original track that goes to Pinchgut Hut from the Forestry block on the north face ...   More ▶︎
Griffin Range

Griffin Range

A traverse of undulating tops to the summit of Mount Griffin. Good camping next to pretty tarns, striking cliffs, and ...   More ▶︎

Kohukohunui - ex Moumoukai Hill Road

Hunua Ranges Auckland heading for the tallest peak in the Hunua Ranges - Kohukohunui   More ▶︎
Maungatautari Traverse

Maungatautari Traverse

A traverse of Mt Maungatautari and Mt Pukeatua which makes a great day trip and a chance to visit a ...   More ▶︎

Matiu-Somes Island

Easy walk around DOC reserve island in the middle of Wellington Harbour. Home to tuatara, skink, gecko and several endangered ...   More ▶︎
Mt Taranaki/ Mt Egmont Summit via Standard North Route

Mt Taranaki/ Mt Egmont Summit via Standard North Route

North Island's second highest mountain, everyone knows Mt Taranaki. Known as a relatively easy climb given the elevation gained.   More ▶︎
Fantail Bay

Fantail Bay

A brief track providing coastal views on the Coromandel Peninsula.   More ▶︎
Rockburn - Lake Nerine - North Routeburn

Rockburn - Lake Nerine - North Routeburn

A slightly shorter option to the 5 passes trip but of similar if not more difficulty. Can be done in ...   More ▶︎
Te Whara to Ocean Beach via Peach Cove

Te Whara to Ocean Beach via Peach Cove

This track starts from Urquarts bay on Whangarei Heads with initially easy travel across farmland before climbing steeply to around ...   More ▶︎

Tekapo High Country Trek

The Tekapo High Country Trek is a 3-day alpine hike through open tussock country in the Two Thumb Range, above ...   More ▶︎
Bob's Camp Bivvy

Bob's Camp Bivvy

An easy day or overnight walk through beech forest and along easy ridges to a cute and comfortable biv.   More ▶︎
Ben Nevis

Ben Nevis

Relatively steep climb to the summit of Ben Nevis (1619m), a prominent peak in the Mt Richmond Forest Park South-East ...   More ▶︎
Central Whirinaki Hut

Central Whirinaki Hut

This popular overnight alternative on the Whirinaki Track follows a very smooth path with views of the Whirinaki River, blue ...   More ▶︎
Te Aroha - Waitawheta Tramway Circuit

Te Aroha - Waitawheta Tramway Circuit

A varied loop through Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park, including both the highest point in the park and a section of ...   More ▶︎
Buck Taylor Track - Pararaha Stream Circuit

Buck Taylor Track - Pararaha Stream Circuit

A short loop in the coastal Waitakere Ranges, visiting the lagoons of Pararaha Bay, and climbing the beautiful Pararaha Valley.   More ▶︎
Goldies Bush - Mokoroa Stream Circuit

Goldies Bush - Mokoroa Stream Circuit

An excellent loop route through Goldies Bush Scenic Reserve, exploring both damp and dry forest, and visiting a waterfall.   More ▶︎
Mokoroa Stream Track

Mokoroa Stream Track

A lush forest trail criss-crossing the Mokoroa Stream and leading to the foot of the Mokoroa Falls.   More ▶︎
Browns Island (Motukorea)

Browns Island (Motukorea)

A young, grass-covered island volcano near Auckland.   More ▶︎
Mangakara Nature Walk

Mangakara Nature Walk

An easy loop track wandering through rich forest at the foot of Pirongia.   More ▶︎
Karioi Track

Karioi Track

A short walk through coastal forest to the summit of a small volcano, Mt Karioi, south of Raglan.   More ▶︎
Goldie Bush Walkway

Goldie Bush Walkway

A brief trail through dry kauri forest.   More ▶︎
Mokoroa Falls Track

Mokoroa Falls Track

Good views of the 11m Mokoroa Falls.   More ▶︎
Mt Kakepuku

Mt Kakepuku

A brief climb to the summit of a forested volcano in the Waikato.   More ▶︎
Mount Te Aroha

Mount Te Aroha

A decent climb through rich forest to the summit of Te Aroha (953m), the highest point in the Kaimai Ranges. ...   More ▶︎

Hayes Creek Trail

From Arrowtown follow the Sawpit Gully Track (0:40) from the Bush Creek end turn left and climb Big Hill (1:00). Then ...   More ▶︎
Manuoha - Waikareiti Circut

Manuoha - Waikareiti Circut

A three day circut in Urewera National Park. Mt Manuoha is the highest point in the Park and offers great ...   More ▶︎
Te Henga Walkway - from Bethells Beach, Waitakere

Te Henga Walkway - from Bethells Beach, Waitakere

Ok. Are you ready to be blown away? Maybe literally - choose your day! Take this one as seriously as you like ...   More ▶︎
Montana Heritage Trail- Waitakere Ranges

Montana Heritage Trail- Waitakere Ranges

A beaut walk in kauri forest, from the Cascades carpark. A good introductory tramp in a half day. Take your ...   More ▶︎

Huia loop walk - Waitakere Ranges

Ok this is another goodie, 3-4 hours walk in young kauri forest with a view of the Manukau Harbour mouth ...   More ▶︎

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Ryde Falls from Coopers Creek

Ryde Falls from Coopers Creek

Easy forest walk to a pretty waterfall with a nearby campsite.   More ▶︎

Parau Track, Waitakere Ranges

This is a neat walk that offers lots of loop options and views from the ridge to the sea. It ...   More ▶︎
Mount Oxford

Mount Oxford

A loop track leading over the summit of Mount Oxford and back through the foothill forest.   More ▶︎
Kowhai - Hapuku Track

Kowhai - Hapuku Track

This track follows two river valleys between Mount Fyffe and the Seaward Kaikoura Ranges. Since the Nov 2016 earthquakes, times ...   More ▶︎
Lodestone

Lodestone

A track leading to the summit of Lodestone, a peak north of the popular Mt Arthur. The easiest route follows ...   More ▶︎
Scotts Saddle Track

Scotts Saddle Track

A short climb from the Awa Awa Rata Reserve to Scotts Saddle on the Mt Hutt Skifield road.   More ▶︎
Pirongia summit loop via Tirohanga / Mahaukura tracks

Pirongia summit loop via Tirohanga / Mahaukura tracks

Walk up one ridge and down the other, great views the whole way and rare plants too. Varible track that ...   More ▶︎
Okuku River - Pinchgut Hut

Okuku River - Pinchgut Hut

An easy day walk or overnighter to a hut in the foothills behind Mt Thomas   More ▶︎
Mangahouhounui Stream

Mangahouhounui Stream

An untracked alternative to getting from Ketetahi Hut to Oturere Hut and beats the madenning crowd.   More ▶︎
Jubilee Track

Jubilee Track

This is a recently reopened track. The Jubilee track is over 100 years old but was little used because it ...   More ▶︎
Waingongoro Track Circuit

Waingongoro Track Circuit

A nice loop track starting and ending at Dawson Falls (or could be done from East Egmont). Follow the Wilkes ...   More ▶︎
Mavora Lakes Walkways

Mavora Lakes Walkways

A magic place. Think glorious glassy (cold)lake. Reflecting snow covred mountains. Blue sky. Yes I know, all cliches.   More ▶︎
Okura Bush Walkway- Auckland

Okura Bush Walkway- Auckland

Walk or run...lovely Kauri Forest - a great one for introducing a friend or mother/auntie to tramping. And, restore your ...   More ▶︎
Fantham's Peak

Fantham's Peak

Nice hike - not too strenuous. Be aware of rapidly changing weather conditions.   More ▶︎
Pirongia - Bell/ Tahuanui Loop 1.5 days

Pirongia - Bell/ Tahuanui Loop 1.5 days

This is a beaut! Fresh air, lush veg and precious plants only 1.5h drive from Auckland.   More ▶︎

Cape Kidnappers (Gannet Colony)

To reach Cape Kidnappers Gannet Reserve from Clifton Domain there is a pleasant walk at low tide along 8 km ...   More ▶︎
Bowen Peak

Bowen Peak

A grassy peak neighbouring Ben Lomond behind Queenstown.   More ▶︎
Ben Lomond

Ben Lomond

A peak behind Queenstown, commanding stunning panoramic views.   More ▶︎
Mt Peel

Mt Peel

A fantastic day trip either as a there-and-back trip from Little Mt Peel or as a round-trip from Mt Peel ...   More ▶︎
Griffin Creek - Rocky Creek

Griffin Creek - Rocky Creek

An isolated circuit west of Arthur's Pass along lightly used tracks and rocky riverbeds that are home to blue ducks.   More ▶︎
Mt Philistine

Mt Philistine

Moderate to hard daytrip in Arthurs Pass.   More ▶︎
Rome Ridge - Avalanche Peak Traverse

Rome Ridge - Avalanche Peak Traverse

Climb up Rome Ridge towards Mount Rolleston to traverse the ridge between it and Avalanche Peak.   More ▶︎
Scott Saddle route (Dart to Caples)

Scott Saddle route (Dart to Caples)

This route crosses the easiest pass from the Dart to Caples Valleys, via Scott Creek, Scott Saddle and Kay Creek ...   More ▶︎
Sleepy Hollow Pass route (Caples to Dart)

Sleepy Hollow Pass route (Caples to Dart)

The Sleepy Hollow pass route from the mid-Caples to the Dart Valley. This can be combined with either a walk ...   More ▶︎
Green Lake / Lake Monowai Circuit

Green Lake / Lake Monowai Circuit

This is a 3 to 5 day circuit from the Lake Monowai roadend to Green Lake and the western end ...   More ▶︎
Tararua main ridge

Tararua main ridge

The length of the tracked Tararuas along the main ridge from Mangahao (behind Shannon) to Kaitoke. For a 'Total Tararua Traverse ...   More ▶︎
Kohukohunui circuit

Kohukohunui circuit

Full day tramp in the hunua ranges south of auckland   More ▶︎

Sledge Track

Easy to Medium Track through the Kahuterawa Valley along the Kahuterawa Stream and up to Hardings Park.   More ▶︎
French Ridge

French Ridge

A steep climb to the snowline in the West Matukituki.   More ▶︎
Mount Cass Walkway

Mount Cass Walkway

Loop track over farmland, visiting the Mount Cass lookout with views across Pegasus Bay and Waipara.   More ▶︎
Trig M

Trig M

An easy climb through subalpine scrub to a windy summit.   More ▶︎
Barker Hut

Barker Hut

Surrounded by glaciers at the head of the White River, this is the highest hut in Arthur's Pass National Park.   More ▶︎
Lake Mavis

Lake Mavis

A side trip off the popular Mingha-Deception route in Arthur's Pass.   More ▶︎

Cutty Grass Track - Waitakere Ranges

Nice day walk in the Waitaks. Wide, easy to follow track. Mainly clay base so it can get muddy and ...   More ▶︎
Roger's hut to Pakiaka hut

Roger's hut to Pakiaka hut

Whirinaki to Urewera down Te Wairoa stream..unmarked the river is the way. Upper reach campsite Ngutukaka stream on true right. ...   More ▶︎
Foggy Peak

Foggy Peak

A short walk from Porter's Pass to a peak with good views at the southern end of the Torlesse Range.   More ▶︎

Bealey Chasm and Valley

A excellent short walk in the autumn or spring with wonderful views of rolleston glacier   More ▶︎

Eastern Okataina Walkway

Take some good legs and enjoy the track. Fairly easy walk but some up and down but you don't really ...   More ▶︎
Lovers Leap and the Chasm

Lovers Leap and the Chasm

Two dramatic viewpoints on the southern coastline of Otago Peninsula   More ▶︎
Sutton Salt Lake

Sutton Salt Lake

A loop track around New Zealand's only salt lake, through a landscape of schist tors   More ▶︎
Sandfly Bay

Sandfly Bay

A handsome bay backed by deep sand dunes on the southern coastline of Otago Peninsula. Yellow-eyed penguins and sea lions.   More ▶︎
Bealey Spur

Bealey Spur

Gentle climb with generous views over Arthurs Pass and the Waimakariri River. The track visits an historic musterers' hut framed ...   More ▶︎
Mount Bovis

Mount Bovis

Day trip to a 1252m summit off the Paparoa Range behind Bullock Creek farm.   More ▶︎

Londonderry Rock

A brief walk to a massive boulder.   More ▶︎
Mount Isobel

Mount Isobel

A brief climb to the peak behind Hanmer Springs.   More ▶︎
Peak Hill

Peak Hill

An easy walk up a small hill near Lake Coleridge with excellent views of the Rakaia river and Lake Coleridge.   More ▶︎
Hunts Creek Track

Hunts Creek Track

Rough travel to a small, tidy hut. Better walked as part of a circuit.   More ▶︎
Mt Taranaki Summit (Summer)

Mt Taranaki Summit (Summer)

Alpine ascent to summit of Mt Taranaki / Egmont.   More ▶︎
Kelly Range - Hunts Saddle Circuit

Kelly Range - Hunts Saddle Circuit

A challenging circuit route traversing the Kelly Range and returning along Kelly's Creek. The direction described is the easiest option.   More ▶︎
Mount Owen - northern approach from Courthouse Flat

Mount Owen - northern approach from Courthouse Flat

Mount Owen (1875m) is the highest point in Kahurangi National Parks, a bare landscape of marble karst including New Zealand's ...   More ▶︎
Mt Arthur

Mt Arthur

Straightforward climb to the summit of Mt Arthur (1795m) on the Arthur Range.   More ▶︎
Mt. Luna via the stone track

Mt. Luna via the stone track

Stone hut is a days march in from the Rolling river, taking the main Wangapeka track.From Stone hut ford the ...   More ▶︎
Blue Lake

Blue Lake

Blue Lake is a small, pretty lake dammed by boulders at the head of the Sabine Valley. Beyond is Lake ...   More ▶︎
Red Hill

Red Hill

A largely untracked route up Red Hill (1,641m), with magnificent views of Lake Coleridge, and the surrounding foothills. This loop ...   More ▶︎
Woolshed Hill

Woolshed Hill

The track begins steeply climbing through beech forest from near the Hawdon carpark. It emerges into brilliant dracophyllum draped tops ...   More ▶︎
Sabine Valley - Blue Lake - D'Urville Valley

Sabine Valley - Blue Lake - D'Urville Valley

A circuit along neighbouring valleys at the hear of Lake Rotoroa, passing the picturesque Blue Lake, and crossing Moss Pass. ...   More ▶︎
Mount Herbert: Monument Track approach

Mount Herbert: Monument Track approach

A farm trail past an historic hut and a lava dome, up to the summit of Mount Herbert / Te ...   More ▶︎
Bob's Cove

Bob's Cove

Short walk down to historic lime kilns on the shore of Lake Wakatipu.   More ▶︎
Lake Alta

Lake Alta

An excellent walk through alpine herbfields to the pretty lake behind the highest point of Queenstown's famous Remakables Range. During ...   More ▶︎
Twelve Mile Delta - Bob's Cove

Twelve Mile Delta - Bob's Cove

Scenic walk along the shores of Lake Wakatipu, including historic lime kilns and hut ruins.   More ▶︎

Diamond Lake

A variety of linked short walks over private land providing excellent views of the glacier-carved landscape around Lake Wanaka. A ...   More ▶︎
Lake Rotoroa Nature Walk

Lake Rotoroa Nature Walk

A short loop track through beautiful lakeside forest, with beech and kahikatea trees and chest-high ferns.   More ▶︎
Sharplin falls

Sharplin falls

Walk along a stream to the Sharplin Falls. Different walks are possible.   More ▶︎
Ball Shelter

Ball Shelter

Follow the old Ball Hut Road from the Blue Lakes car park along the moraine wall of the Tasman Glacier ...   More ▶︎
Mueller Hut

Mueller Hut

Day or overnight trip to an alpine hut with views of Aoraki / Mount Cook. Best walked mid-November to March ...   More ▶︎
Mt Fell from the North Bank

Mt Fell from the North Bank

A steady climb which rewards your efforts with fabulous views of the Wairau Plains, Nelson/Tasman Bay and beyond.   More ▶︎
Mount Herbert: Western Valley Road approach

Mount Herbert: Western Valley Road approach

A straightforward route along the unconstructed section of the Summit Road to the highest point on Banks Peninsula: Mount Herbert ...   More ▶︎
Montgomery Park Scenic Reserve

Montgomery Park Scenic Reserve

A rich pocket of remnant forest beneath a rocky escarpment on Banks Peninsula.   More ▶︎
Wooded Gully - Pinchgut Hut

Wooded Gully - Pinchgut Hut

An overnight trip near Mount Thomas following unmarked trails to a comfortable hut.   More ▶︎

Jollies Bush

A pleasant loop through a pocket of forest above Sumner.   More ▶︎
Mount Herbert Walkway

Mount Herbert Walkway

A straightforward climb from Diamond Harbour over farmland to the highest point on Banks Peninsula: Mount Herbert / Te Ahu ...   More ▶︎
Larry's Creek

Larry's Creek

A less well-known track into a gold mining site north of Reefton. A feature is the restored Robey portable steam ...   More ▶︎

Port Robinson Walkway

Coastal walk from Gore Bay to the Hurunui River Mouth. Northern section is tidal.   More ▶︎
The Cathedrals

The Cathedrals

Roadside viewpoint of badlands erosion   More ▶︎

Tweedies Gully

Gentle climb through remnant coastal forest to a lookout over Gore Bay   More ▶︎
Napenape

Napenape

Poorly marked loop track through a handsome coastal forest remnant   More ▶︎
Freehold Creek

Freehold Creek

Climb the mountains behind Lake Ohau into a basin of tarns and waterfalls.   More ▶︎

Lake Middleton

An unmarked circuit of this tiny kettle lake next to Lake Ohau. Mountain and lake views.   More ▶︎

Temple View

The Temple Valley is headed by a ring of handsome mountains. This walk explores the lower section of the valley, ...   More ▶︎
Lyell Walkway

Lyell Walkway

This loop track under pretty beech forest explores the history of the gold mining town of Lyell, including cemetery, stamper ...   More ▶︎

Pioneer Cemetery Walk

A brief, easy walk to Lyell Cemetery, hidden under beech forest above the creek.   More ▶︎

Kaituna Valley Scenic Reserve

A pleasant stroll on a vague loop trail under remnant titoki forest.   More ▶︎
Packhorse Hut Track

Packhorse Hut Track

A gentle climb to the historic "Sign of the Packhorse" hut beneath Mount Bradley on Banks Peninsula. Views of the ...   More ▶︎
Te Ara Pātaka

Te Ara Pātaka

This track between Gebbies Pass and Hilltop was once surveyed as part of the Banks Peninsula Summit Road, although never ...   More ▶︎
Waitewaewae track

Waitewaewae track

The tramp to Waitewaewae is an interesting 4-6 hour walk (each way) which takes the walker through a variety of ...   More ▶︎
Mt Kapakapanui

Mt Kapakapanui

A smaller peak (1102m) in the Tararua Ranges.   More ▶︎
Sudden Valley

Sudden Valley

A secluded hanging valley in the southeast corner of Arthur's Pass National Park   More ▶︎
Mount Grey (lookout route)

Mount Grey (lookout route)

An easy walk onto tops in the Canterbury foothills, with panoramic views of Pegasus Bay, Banks Peninsula, the Puketeraki Range, ...   More ▶︎
Mount Thomas

Mount Thomas

Located at the edge of the Canterbury Plains, Mount Thomas is a good day trip from Christchurch with views of ...   More ▶︎
Rakaia Gorge Walkway

Rakaia Gorge Walkway

Following the edge of the Rakaia Gorge, this track crosses volcanic lava flows and provides panoramic views of the river ...   More ▶︎
Maori Beach

Maori Beach

Coastal forest, beaches, and estuaries on the beginning of Stewart Island's Rakiura Track   More ▶︎
Heaphy Coastline

Heaphy Coastline

An easy overnighter along the palm-fringed coastline of the Heaphy Track.   More ▶︎
Scott's Beach

Scott's Beach

Beautiful walk to a golden, palm-edged beach and camping area at the end of the Heaphy Track   More ▶︎
Key Summit

Key Summit

Short, easy walk at the start of the Routeburn Track to a low summit. Panoramic views of the Greenstone, Hollyford, ...   More ▶︎
Kelly Range

Kelly Range

A brief climb up to Carroll Hut on the tops at the northern edge of Arthur's Pass National Park. Magnificent ...   More ▶︎

Emily Falls

Pretty forest track to small swift falls   More ▶︎

Big Tree Walk

Easy walk through Mills Bush in Peel Forest, passing large specimens of totara.   More ▶︎

Fern Walk

Easy sidle beneath Little Mount Peel, exploring a variety of ferns.   More ▶︎
Allan's Track

Allan's Track

Longer Peel Forest walk climbing onto the slopes of Little Mount Peel, with views across the plains.   More ▶︎

Rata Falls

Follow a narrow gorge to 13m falls.   More ▶︎
Acland Falls

Acland Falls

Short forest walk to a small but pretty 15m waterfall.   More ▶︎

Goose Bay Track

Short walk to a lookout on the coastline south of Kaikoura   More ▶︎
Ngauruhoe Volcano

Ngauruhoe Volcano

Ascent of the steep, symmetrical scoria cone of a young volcano - can be walked as a 3 hour side ...   More ▶︎
Ketetahi Track

Ketetahi Track

Easy climb through forest and subalpine vegetation on the northern flank of the Tongariro Volcano   More ▶︎

Mount Tongariro

A side trip on the Tongariro Crossing to the low summit of Tongariro Volcano   More ▶︎
Five Mile Creek Falls

Five Mile Creek Falls

Short track to precipitous 40m falls   More ▶︎

Soda Springs

The easiest close approach to Ngauruhoe Volcano, following a smooth track through a raw, moonlike landscape to an oasis of ...   More ▶︎
Te Mari Craters

Te Mari Craters

Unmarked walk to volcanic craters near Ketetahi Hut on the Tongariro Crossing   More ▶︎
Mount Haast

Mount Haast

Short but steep clamber up a prominent peak near Springs Junction.   More ▶︎
Cannibal Gorge, Ada Pass

Cannibal Gorge, Ada Pass

An easy overnighter through the pretty bush of Cannibal Gorge and on to the alpine views of Ada Pass.   More ▶︎
Emerald Pools

Emerald Pools

A pretty picnic area and swimming hole upstream from Pelorus Bridge.   More ▶︎
Ballroom, Fox River

Ballroom, Fox River

Walk through a spectacular limestone gorge, visit caves, and camp under a massive rock overhang.   More ▶︎
Hope-Kiwi Lodge

Hope-Kiwi Lodge

Easy but dull walking along the Hope River, following the line of the Hope Fault. From the spacious hut, you ...   More ▶︎
Inangahua River

Inangahua River

Short loop following the remains of the Progress water race along the Inangahua river to Deep Creek, returning via the ...   More ▶︎
Ryde Falls

Ryde Falls

Pleasant walk through beech forest to pretty falls.   More ▶︎
Jollie Brook - Gabriel Stream

Jollie Brook - Gabriel Stream

An easy circuit on the eastern side of Lake Sumner. Tussock flats, beech forest, flat walking.   More ▶︎
Three Passes

Three Passes

A classic trip from Arthur's Pass across Browning, Whitehorn and Harman Passes, emerging near Lake Kaniere on the West Coast.   More ▶︎

Foreshore Road Walkway

Follow the closed coastal road between Governors Bay and Allandale in Lyttelton Harbour. Coastal views and easy walking.   More ▶︎
Tirohanga Walkway

Tirohanga Walkway

Short walk with panoramic views over Picton Harbour   More ▶︎

Ben Lomond Station Guided Walk

2 day guided walk near Queenstown, highlighting the local gold mining history   More ▶︎

Hinau Track

A brief loop through hinau forest at the foot of Mount Fyffe near Kaikoura.   More ▶︎
Kaikoura Peninsula Walkway

Kaikoura Peninsula Walkway

A seashore and clifftop walk exploring the wildlife and the limestone landscape of Kaikoura Peninsula.   More ▶︎
Maori Leap Cave

Maori Leap Cave

A guided tour of a limestone sea cave south of Kaikoura.   More ▶︎

Fyffe-Palmer Track

A loop track through forest on the slopes of Kaikoura's Mount Fyffe.   More ▶︎
Holdsworth - Jumbo Circuit

Holdsworth - Jumbo Circuit

A good introduction to travelling across the tussock-covered tops of the Tararua Ranges, crossing the lofty Mt. Holdsworth on your ...   More ▶︎
Mount Fyffe

Mount Fyffe

A steep 4WD track to a hut overlooking Kaikoura Peninsula, and on to the summit, with panoramic views of the ...   More ▶︎
Rocks Hut Loop

Rocks Hut Loop

A loop track starting at Rocks Hut in Mount Richmond Forest Park, taking in Dun Mountain and the Pelorus River.   More ▶︎
Fox River Caves

Fox River Caves

Deep caves in the wall of a limestone gorge.   More ▶︎
Te Ana o Matuku (Teorumata) Cave

Te Ana o Matuku (Teorumata) Cave

An historic cave on the Paparoa National Park coastline.   More ▶︎
Truman Track

Truman Track

Visit coastal platforms and caves near Punakaiki.   More ▶︎
Dolomite Point Walk

Dolomite Point Walk

The famous Punakaiki Pancake Rocks. Blowholes, sea cliffs.   More ▶︎
Temple Basin

Temple Basin

A steepish climb through alpine meadows to the Temple Basin skifield   More ▶︎
Sluice Box

Sluice Box

A narrow slot cut into marble by the Maruia River on the Lake Daniell Track   More ▶︎
Mueller Tarn Track

Mueller Tarn Track

A steep but easy climb to a pretty alpine tarn near Lewis Pass   More ▶︎
Tarn Nature Walk

Tarn Nature Walk

A nature trail exploring the wetland plants on Lewis Pass   More ▶︎
Rolleston Pack Track

Rolleston Pack Track

An old pack track near Lewis Pass. This is a pleasant forest walk, and an alternative to walking along the ...   More ▶︎
Foleys Creek Track - Travers Peak

Foleys Creek Track - Travers Peak

A poled route to the summit of Travers Peak near Lewis Pass   More ▶︎
Nina River

Nina River

Easy tramping up a pretty river valley near Lewis Pass.   More ▶︎
Sylvia Flats

Sylvia Flats

Roadside hot pools near Lewis Pass   More ▶︎

Lewis Pass Lookout

A loop track at Lewis Pass leading to a good view of the Cannibal Gorge.   More ▶︎
Lewis Tops

Lewis Tops

A short climb onto the tops at Lewis Pass, providing panoramic views of the area. With camping on the valley ...   More ▶︎
Lake Angelus

Lake Angelus

Between the lakes of Rotoiti and Rotoroa in New Zealand's South Island, is the high alpine tarn of Lake Angelus ...   More ▶︎
Spa Park - Huka Falls Walkway

Spa Park - Huka Falls Walkway

Following the wide Waikato River, this interesting track explores several of Taupo's highlights within walking distance from the town centre, ...   More ▶︎
Tama Lakes Track

Tama Lakes Track

A good day walk onto the Tama Saddle, visiting explosion craters near the foot of Ngauruhoe. Excellent panoramic views on ...   More ▶︎
Taranaki Falls

Taranaki Falls

Ridge Track

A brief climb onto the subalpine shrub fields offering panoramic views.   More ▶︎

Whakapapa Nature Walk

A brief sealed track introducing the park's vegetation zonation.   More ▶︎

Whakapapanui Track

An easy all-weather walk through forest alongside the Whakapapanui Stream.   More ▶︎
Hump Ridge Track

Hump Ridge Track

The Hump Ridge Track links the Waitutu coastline west of Invercargill with the subalpine landscape of the Hump Ridge. Historic ...   More ▶︎
Saw-Cut Gorge

Saw-Cut Gorge

Follow the Waima River through a narrow gorge sliced into solid limestone. A great choice for a hot summer weekend.   More ▶︎
Quail Island

Quail Island

Ever wanted to spend the day in the middle of an old volcano?   More ▶︎
Cape Reinga Walkway

Cape Reinga Walkway

Good coastal tramping and camping at the northern tip of New Zealand.   More ▶︎
Whatipu Coast

Whatipu Coast

Brief coastal walk at the mouth of Manukau Harbour, south of Auckland.   More ▶︎
Waitawheta Tramway

Waitawheta Tramway

This is any easy overnight tramp in the Kaimai ranges. It follows the path of an old logging tramway up ...   More ▶︎
Kauaeranga Kauri Trail (Pinnacles Walk)

Kauaeranga Kauri Trail (Pinnacles Walk)

An overnight trip past old kauri dams to The Pinnacles, on Coromandel Peninsula.   More ▶︎

Mount Baldy

A circuit trip on the Kaimai Range.   More ▶︎

Pelorus

Links with a track onto Dun Mountain. See Rocks Hut-Pelorus Track.   More ▶︎

Kaiwhata Walk

The walk takes you inland from the awe-inspiring east coast of the Wairarapa, to the beautiful Ngahape Valley and the ...   More ▶︎

Abel Tasman Inland Track

Linking with the Coast Track at either end, this more challenging route explores the park's hilly interior.   More ▶︎

Teal Bay Route

Linking Te Wae Wae Bay on the South Island's southern coastline with New Zealand's deepest lake, the Teal Bay Route ...   More ▶︎

Woodills Track, Northern Section

Short walk around Akaroa township   More ▶︎

Silica Rapids Walk

Creamy-white aluminosilicate deposits near Whakapapa village.   More ▶︎

Weka Pass Walkway

Climb over karst farmland to Maori rock drawings. Panoramic views.   More ▶︎

Ninety Mile Beach-Cape Reinga Walkway

Coastal walking on the northern-most tip of the North Island, visiting Cape Reinga and the entire length of Ninety Mile ...   More ▶︎

Lake Waikareiti

A pleasant overnight trip with boats available for hire on the lake.   More ▶︎

Kaikoura Coast

Private walk on coastal beaches and ranges south of Kaikoura.   More ▶︎
Tunnel Beach

Tunnel Beach

Short Dunedin walk to a dramatic coastline of cliffs, arches and stacks.   More ▶︎
Abel Tasman Coast 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 ...   More ▶︎
Milford Track

Milford Track

The Milford Track is an alpine journey through Fiordland National Park, and New Zealand's most renowned walking track, visited by ...   More ▶︎
Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Tongariro Alpine Crossing

A popular but crowded alpine route through a spectacular volcanic landscape.   More ▶︎
Organ Pipes

Organ Pipes

A brisk climb to an outcrop of basalt columns with views across the Otago Peninsula.   More ▶︎
Godley Head Walkway

Godley Head Walkway

A popular coastal walk with sea cliffs and historic military buildings.   More ▶︎
Rocks Hut - Pelorus Track

Rocks Hut - Pelorus Track

Continuing on from the Dun Mountain track, this route drops into the Pelorus Valley and sidles above its beautiful river. ...   More ▶︎
Big River

Big River

Faded gold miners' trails into the remains of the Big River gold town, past old stamper batteries, rails, mines and ...   More ▶︎
Cedar Flat

Cedar Flat

An easy and pleasant walk into a secluded valley near Hokitika. Rudimentary hot pools.   More ▶︎
Croesus Track

Croesus Track

An easy route onto the alpine landscape of the Paparoa Ranges along an historic mining road.   More ▶︎
Lake Stream

Lake Stream

An irregularly-used track up to a tarn surrounded by granite ridges, and a tiny hut in the Victoria Ranges.   More ▶︎
Dun Mountain

Dun Mountain

An historic climb along New Zealand's first railway onto the barren, toxic soils of the Nelson Mineral Belt.   More ▶︎
Halswell Quarry Rim Track

Halswell Quarry Rim Track

A loop track around the Halswell Quarry. Human history, views across the Plains, and striking shapes in the rocks.   More ▶︎
Halswell Quarry Lake Track

Halswell Quarry Lake Track

A brief loop along the floor of Halswell Quarry. Dramatic rock formations.   More ▶︎
Welcome Flat

Welcome Flat

A frosty West Coast valley leading to good hot pools and magnificent mountain scenery on part of the Copland Track.   More ▶︎
Arthur's Pass Walking Track

Arthur's Pass Walking Track

A new walk, opened March 2014 to mark 150 years of Arthur's Pass. Attractive and easy walking from the Arthur's ...   More ▶︎
Carew Falls

Carew Falls

A brief climb to the Carew Falls behind the Lake Brunner Lodge   More ▶︎
Bain Bay

Bain Bay

Lakeside walk through swampy kahikatea groves and rich podocarp forest, Lake Brunner.   More ▶︎
Tobin's Track

Tobin's Track

A short climb onto the Crown Terrace with panoramic views of the Arrow Basin.   More ▶︎
Crater Rim Walkway

Crater Rim Walkway

Follow the ridge of the volcanic Port Hills above Christchurch.   More ▶︎
Mt Matthews

Mt Matthews

A long ridge walk to a fine river valley allowing access to the highest mountain close to Wellington city.   More ▶︎
Harper Pass - Kiwi Saddle

Harper Pass - Kiwi Saddle

A classic crossing of the Main Divide, following the deep valleys of the Hope Fault from the Arthur's Pass road ...   More ▶︎
Kaitoke - Holdsworth (Totara Flats)

Kaitoke - Holdsworth (Totara Flats)

Three low bush saddles separate two long and scenic river valleys.   More ▶︎
Heaphy Track

Heaphy Track

A classic crossing of the geologically and biologically diverse northwest corner of the South Island. The track is also open to ...   More ▶︎
Routeburn Track

Routeburn Track

An internationally renowned and popular alpine crossing between Fiordland and Lake Wakatipu.   More ▶︎
Pouakai Range

Pouakai Range

A brief loop climbing onto the old cone northwest of Taranaki, with good views of that peak since you aren't ...   More ▶︎
Cass-Lagoon Saddle

Cass-Lagoon Saddle

This classic route from Cass to Cora Lynn Road circles the Black Range to form an open loop, and a ...   More ▶︎
Waimakariri River-Rolleston River

Waimakariri River-Rolleston River

Alpine tramp over Waimakariri Col.   More ▶︎
Tongariro Northern Circuit

Tongariro Northern Circuit

This circuit on the Volcanic Plateau passes close to the summit of Tongariro in a spectacular, active volcanic landscape of ...   More ▶︎
Bush Creek

Bush Creek

A short, easy walk along an historic creek to a dam at the old Arrowtown water supply intake.   More ▶︎
Caples Track

Caples Track

A quiet track climbing alongside the Caples River through forest and grassy flats and over a sub-alpine saddle.   More ▶︎
Graves Walkway

Graves Walkway

Oamaru coastal walk visiting penguin colonies.   More ▶︎
Macetown Road

Macetown Road

Historic road leading to a pretty, abandoned gold town.   More ▶︎
Otago Central Rail Trail

Otago Central Rail Trail

Following the path of the former railway line from Middlemarch to Clyde this trail features old bridges, viaducts, tunnels, and ...   More ▶︎
Rakiura Track

Rakiura Track

An historic walk through almost deserted, pure podocarp forest.   More ▶︎
Barnett Park Walkway

Barnett Park Walkway

A popular Christchurch walk up a narrow valley to a volcanic cave.   More ▶︎
Bridle Path

Bridle Path

The historic route used by the Canterbury settlers travelling between Lyttelton and Christchurch.   More ▶︎
Hawdon River

Hawdon River

Easy travel up a wide river valley.   More ▶︎
Onawe

Onawe

Historic volcanic peninsula in Akaroa Harbour.   More ▶︎
Pigeon Bay Walkway

Pigeon Bay Walkway

An easy coastal farmland walk with views back to Christchurch.   More ▶︎
Riccarton Bush

Riccarton Bush

A tiny, valuable remnant of the forest that once covered the Canterbury Plains.   More ▶︎
Cave Stream

Cave Stream

An exciting walk through a twisty limestone cave near Castle Hill.   More ▶︎
Kaiapoi - Pegasus Bay Walkway

Kaiapoi - Pegasus Bay Walkway

A pleasant river-side stroll coupled with a less than pleasant coastal plantation ramble.   More ▶︎
Waimairi Walkway

Waimairi Walkway

Farm walking, birdlife, picnicking, swimming, and hydrological ponderings.   More ▶︎
Manawatu Riverside Walkway & Bridle Track

Manawatu Riverside Walkway & Bridle Track

Manawatu Riverside Walkway & Bridle Track   More ▶︎
Dobson Nature Walk

Dobson Nature Walk

A short walk on the Main Divide of the Southern Alps, offering alpine flora and panoramic views.   More ▶︎
Arthur's Pass Village Historic Walk

Arthur's Pass Village Historic Walk

Introductory circuit of the village, providing a history of the Pass and the rail tunnel.   More ▶︎
Tablelands Circuit

Tablelands Circuit

Joins onto Leslie-Karamea Track.   More ▶︎
Leslie-Karamea

Leslie-Karamea

Joins onto Wangapeka Track.   More ▶︎
Hollyford Track

Hollyford Track

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

Greenstone Track

A famous, easy track along red tussock river flats.   More ▶︎
St James Walkway

St James Walkway

A long and easy walk on St James Station near Lewis Pass. Beech forest, mountain scenery, farmland, wild horses, mud.   More ▶︎
Lake Daniells

Lake Daniells

Lake Daniells is a tranquil, shallow lake west of Lewis Pass. The walk in is along easy, well-maintained tracks through ...   More ▶︎
Wangapeka Track

Wangapeka Track

A Long gold trail following a series of river valleys.   More ▶︎
Casey Saddle - Poulter River - Binser Saddle

Casey Saddle - Poulter River - Binser Saddle

A brief circuit crossing one open saddle and one bush saddle in the southeastern corner of Arthur's Pass National Park   More ▶︎
Round the Mountain: Ruapehu

Round the Mountain: Ruapehu

Combined with part of the Tongariro Northern Circuit, this track forms a loop around Mt Ruapehu. Combined with the other ...   More ▶︎
Inland Pack Track

Inland Pack Track

A beautiful historic route through a coastal karst environment. Gorges, caves, waterfalls, subterranean rivers, sink-holes, swimming, and camping beneath a ...   More ▶︎
Harman Pass - Taipo River - Kelly Saddle

Harman Pass - Taipo River - Kelly Saddle

A long journey through the west of Arthur's Pass National Park.   More ▶︎
Round the Mountain: Taranaki

Round the Mountain: Taranaki

A popular bush and alpine circuit of Taranaki / Mt Egmont, the famous volcanic cone that dominates views around New ...   More ▶︎
Cascade Saddle

Cascade Saddle

Alpine crossing linking the valleys of the West Matukituki and the Dart Rivers.   More ▶︎
Rees-Dart Track

Rees-Dart Track

Alpine circuit along two river valleys at the head of Lake Wakatipu.   More ▶︎
Nydia Walkway

Nydia Walkway

A shorter neighbour of the Queen Charlotte Track, The Nydia Track explores low saddles and shorelines in the Marlborough Sounds.   More ▶︎
Otehake Hot Springs

Otehake Hot Springs

A popular weekend route to good hot pools.   More ▶︎
Mount Somers Track

Mount Somers Track

Leading around the back of Mount Somers, an ancient volcano, this track explores a fascinating landscape with handsome grasslands and ...   More ▶︎
Dusky Track

Dusky Track

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

Manawatu Gorge Track

Graveled, benched walking track through thick native forest near Palmerston North.   More ▶︎
Pyke - Big Bay Route

Pyke - Big Bay Route

A more challenging extension to the Hollyford Track following old roads, rivers, lake edges, and beaches.   More ▶︎
North West Circuit

North West Circuit

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

Copland Track

Classic mountaineering route between Mount Cook and the West Coast. See Welcome Flat.   More ▶︎
Northern Crossing of the Tararuas

Northern Crossing of the Tararuas

River walking, climbing through beech forest and travelling over tussock tops in the north of the Tararua Range.   More ▶︎
Lake Waikaremoana Track

Lake Waikaremoana Track

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

Avalanche Peak

A day trip near Arthur's Pass village to an altitude of 1833m.   More ▶︎
Devil's Punchbowl Walking Track

Devil's Punchbowl Walking Track

Classic Arthur's Pass walk to the 131m Punchbowl Falls / Te Tautea o Hinekakai.   More ▶︎
Kepler Track

Kepler Track

Popular loop track providing access to the mountains around Lake Te Anau.   More ▶︎
Andrews Stream-Lake Minchin-Townsend Creek

Andrews Stream-Lake Minchin-Townsend Creek

A north-south crossing of the park.   More ▶︎
Matemateaonga Walkway

Matemateaonga Walkway

Easy walking along an old road with forest, birds, and no views. Access to track ends is awkward.   More ▶︎
South Coast Track

South Coast Track

Coastal walk visiting the historic milling settlement of Port Craig where the restored school house provides overnight accommodation. The track ...   More ▶︎
Kirwans Track

Kirwans Track

This classic circuit explore Reefton's gold history, starting from the site of the Capleston gold town and leading up to ...   More ▶︎
Travers-Sabine

Travers-Sabine

Two river valleys linked by a straightforward alpine saddle at 1800m   More ▶︎
Ball Pass

Ball Pass

A challenging crossing of the Kirikirikatata / Mount Cook Range between the Hooker and Tasman Glaciers just 5km south of ...   More ▶︎
Queen Charlotte Track

Queen Charlotte Track

A long but easy walk along Queen Charlotte Sound. This track offers hostel and resort accommodation as well as basic ...   More ▶︎
Whitcombe Pass

Whitcombe Pass

This route follows the famous journey by John Henry Whitcombe and the Swiss guide Jakob Lauper across the Main Divide ...   More ▶︎
Avalanche Peak-Crow River

Avalanche Peak-Crow River

A route over Avalanche Peak dropping to the Crow River and exiting down the Waimakariri River.   More ▶︎
George Sound Track

George Sound Track

Remote travel over a lake and along an historic track to the sea.   More ▶︎
Southern Crossing of the Tararuas

Southern Crossing of the Tararuas

A classic, must-do walk that climbs through bush onto exposed, high tussock tops, traversing them back into bush at Alpha ...   More ▶︎
Mt Holdsworth

Mt Holdsworth

A loop track climbing to one of the peaks of the Tararuas.   More ▶︎
Edwards River-Hawdon River

Edwards River-Hawdon River

See Hawdon River.   More ▶︎
Mingha River-Deception River

Mingha River-Deception River

Goat Pass Track. Alpine track over a pass between two river valleys.   More ▶︎
Edwards River-Otehake River

Edwards River-Otehake River

Another north-south crossing of the park.   More ▶︎
Great Barrier Island

Great Barrier Island

Loop track near Port Fitzroy that visits kauri dams and hot pools.   More ▶︎
Mavora-Greenstone Walkway

Mavora-Greenstone Walkway

Links with Greenstone Track.   More ▶︎
Southern Circuit

Southern Circuit

An isolated loop track that connects with Stewart Island's famous North West Circuit. Side tracks climb Mount Rakeahua (681m) and ...   More ▶︎
Lake Kaurapataka

Lake Kaurapataka

Easy weekend trip to a pretty Arthur's Pass camping spot   More ▶︎
Banks Track

Banks Track

NZ's original private walking track. It begins and ends in Akaroa.   More ▶︎
Cobb Valley

Cobb Valley

A beautiful, easy tramp for beginners. The valley had many grassy flats so there are wonderful views all the way. ...   More ▶︎