Locations Overview

North Island

Hiking in Te Urewera
Te Urewera
Te Urewera Map

Te Urewera

Lying between the Bay of Plenty and Hawke's Bay is Te Urewera, it is immense, remote and rugged and by a long shot the largest forested wilderness area that remains in the New Zealand’s North Island.

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Hiking The Central Plateau
New Zealands Tongariro Crossing
Map of the Central Plateau

The Central Plateau

Fancy a walk on the moon? – Discover the North Islands Central (Volcanic) Plateau

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South Island

Canterbury Region
Arthur's Pass National Park Hiking
Canterbury Region Map

Canterbury Region

The South Island region of Canterbury stretches from the South Pacific Ocean on the east coast through the inland patchwork fields of the Canterbury Plains to the rugged Southern Alps the divides the island from east to west and sheltering a series of upland and high-country lakes that feed a series of large braided rivers that flow down to the east coast.

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Hiking Fiordland
Kepler Track, Fiordland
Fiordland Location Walking Map

Fiordland National Park

Fiordland is the largest remaining area of true wilderness remaining in New Zealand and is made up of 17 sounds and sits in the south-western corner of the South Island, Fiordland is one of the most dramatic and beautiful parts of our country.

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Hiking in the Abel Tasman
Abel Tasman Track
Walking the Abel Tasman Track, New Zealand Map

Abel Tasman National Park

New Zealand's smallest national park at 225sq km (139 sq mi) is renowned for its golden beaches, turquoise sea and sculptured granite rock formations, but it is the coastal walking tracks that makes it world-famous.

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Hiking Mt Cook / Mackenzie
Mount Cook National Park
Mount Cook/Makenzie Region Map

Mount Cook National Park and the Mackenzie District

At the centre of the South Island the expansive high ground from which the scenic peaks of Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park protrude is known as Mackenzie Country and within its boundary is Lake Tekapo, a highland lake and township sitting at 710 metres (2329 Feet) surrounded by a vast basin of golden tussock.

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Hiking the Marlborough Sounds
Queen Charlotte Track in Marlborough Sounds
Map of the Marlborough Sounds

Marlborough Sounds

Steep, forested hills and small quiet bays are the hallmark of the Marlborough Sounds. This relative isolation is what makes this one of the most beautiful and tranquil places in New Zealand, the intricate maze of waterways with secluded beaches and lush native bush provides a perfect environment for multiple activities.

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Hiking the West Coast
Heaphy Track Hiking, New Zealand
West Coast National Park Map for Hiking

The West Coast
With 14 national parks in the region that include the big 5 of Kahurangi, Paparoa, Arthur’s Pass, Westland and Mount Aspiring - its no wonder the coast raises the odd eyebrow of the keen hiker.

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