Category: Great Walks

New Zealand’s most popular tramping/trekking tracks and a river journey are collectively known as the Great Walks. This guide has been compiled by the New Zealand Information Network to introduce you to these crown jewels of our tramping track network. The nine New Zealand Great Walks were selected because of their popularity with both visitors and local trampers, and for their outstanding scenery.

Whanganui Journey

Journey through a timeless wilderness on New Zealand's longest navigable river and marvel at one…

Tongariro Northern Circuit

Enter into the heart of a vast moonscape of tortured rock that makes up Tongariro,…

Routeburn Track

Experience New Zealand's second most famous walk, which straddles the rugged spine of Fiordland's Humboldt…

Rakiura Track

Enter an unspoilt wilderness on Stewart Island, ‘The Land of the Glowing Skies’ and see…

Milford Track

Come and join us on ‘The Finest Walk in the World’ - New Zealand’s most…

Lake Waikaremoana

Visit the most beautiful lake in the North Island and see it sparkle like a…

Kepler Track

Stroll on into Te Anau, ‘The Walking Capital of New Zealand’, and set out on…

Heaphy Track

Enter a West Coast ecological wonderland called Kahurangi National Park by following one of New…

Abel Tasman Coast Track

Enjoy New Zealand's easiest, safest, sunniest and most popular Great Walk, which has all the…

Great Walks

New Zealand’s most popular tramping/trekking tracks and a river journey are collectively known as the…