How to Prepare for the Tongariro Alpine Crossing The forces of the earth can be seen working at the surface; this is what the Tongariro Alpine Crossing is all about, as well as one hell of a workout!
North Island Hikes
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
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
Short Hikes Near Whakapapa and National Park Village When there is nothing around but an awesome volcanic landscape and the odd pub, there’s only one of two activities you can really take advant
Walks and Hikes in the Egmont National Park Egmont National Park, in the Taranaki region, is a magnet for hikers. How can you not be drawn by the magnificent Mt Taranaki in the centre of lush forest?
Walks and Hikes in Turangi Turangi is a damn good place to stretch your legs. With Lake Taupo on one side, the Kaimanawa Forest Park on another, and the Tongariro National Park on ANOTHER side, you
Coromandel Hikes You Can’t Miss Want to explore New Zealand’s most epic peninsula? The Coromandel is both a Kiwi and international-traveller favourite, as there’s something for those
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
An Island Adventure! Did you know there’s a multi-day walk in the Auckland region? Well, now you do! The Aotea Track is a 25km (15.5 miles), 3-day hike on Great Barrier Island. A mountainous isl
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
The Paths Less Travelled in Taranaki The walks in South Taranaki are as variable as the landscape. However, they all have one thing in common: on a clear day, Mt Taranaki can be seen from them all. Th
Whakatane Walks You Can’t Miss Whakatane certainly is a city you can enjoy on foot! Not only does it have a number of walks in the surrounding area, but many of the city walks are joined togethe
Whanganui Walks You Can’t Miss! One of the best ways to explore the stunning landscapes, iconic landmarks and a city is by tying up your shoelaces and going for a walk! In Whanganui, that’