Activities

Simply Walk into Mordor… The forces of the earth can be seen at work at the surface: this is what the Tongariro Alpine Crossing is all about, as well as one hell of a workout. You could almost b
Go for a Stroll in Taranaki We all know the feeling of arriving in a new city with an eagerness to explore but still keeping to our tight backpacker budgets. New Plymouth is one of those places with a
Top Hikes in the Taupo Region Putting one foot in front of the other excessively is something well worth doing in the North Island region of Lake Taupo! Home to the largest lake in New Zealand and rig
Where to Walk and Hike in Hokitika Hokitika is a backpacker’s dream: 23 free walks! You don’t have to pay for any skydives or bungy jumps to enjoy the surrounds of this West Coast town. Ma
Aoraki Mt Cook and Surrounds’ Best Hikes As the highest mountain in New Zealand, Aoraki Mt Cook provides the backdrop to many super stunning hikes in the Canterbury region of the South Island. B
Hikes and Walks in Hawke’s Bay From the Art Deco streets of Napier to the wilderness walks around Lake Waikaremoana, it’s amazing the contrasts you’ll see in the Hawke’s Bay re
The Top Walks in Milford Sound Yep, there’s more to Milford Sound than just hopping on a boat and being overwhelmed with stunning scenery. There are many Milford Sound walks taking you to unmiss
Coromandel Hikes You Can’t Miss Want to explore New Zealand’s most epic peninsula? The Coromandel is both a Kiwi and backpacker favourite, as there’s something for those who want to
Explore Picton on Foot With sensational views over the Marlborough Sounds, native forest and a range of track lengths, Picton has plenty of hikes and walks to keep your feet busy! What’s more, a
Walks In and Around Palmerston North If you like using your own two feet then Palmerston North is the perfect hub for you! The city is completely surrounded by various reserves and parks connected wit
Hike Through One of Auckland’s Most Stunning Islands Warm-up in a natural hot pool, hike through dense forest to a summit with awe-inspiring views, then down the other side to cool off at a pris
Awesome Walking Tracks in Gisborne If you can come out to the Eastland region, no doubt you’ll be spending some time in Gisborne! Whether you’re here to surf, check out the history, work o