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New Zealand Walking & Hiking Holidays

Hiking in New Zealand is as well-known as kiwis, The Lord of the Rings and fine wines so it's no surprise that travellers from far and wide flock to this island nation to enjoy the trails. With stunning scenery and well-protected national parks and reserves, New Zealand is a paradise for hikers. Its jaw-dropping landscapes, sparkling fiords and lakes, towering mountains, meandering rivers and beautiful coastlines, make even the most casual of hikers reach for their boots.

With a huge choice of well-marked trails ranging from a few hours to several days, choose from easy-going rambles along gentle tracks, rainforest tramps, valley walks, alpine climbing or one of the world's most scenic multi-day hikes, which include New Zealand's 9 Great Walks. Whether you want to tackle a multi-day walk independently, join a guided group or combine short daily walks with self drive touring, there is a walk or hike suited to every interest and ability.

Our multi-day hiking holidays, which start from 2 nights, are small-group treks taking you into the heart New Zealand's spectacular wilderness in the company of an expert guide. As part of a guided group you have the benefit of porterage services, meals and most importantly, comfortable accommodation with hot showers at the end of the day.

Alternatively, there are scenic trails all over the country varying from 30 minutes to several hours, ideal when you're exploring on a self drive holiday. Our excellent 25-day 4x4 Hike & Drive combines the best of both worlds, with the freedom to explore at your own pace following a well-researched route showcasing some of the country's best hiking trails. As tailor made specialists we cater to all tastes and interests so whether you want to opt for some gentle walking or challenge yourself to a full on trek, get in touch with our expert team.

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 New Zealand Eastland Lake Waikaremoana
The scenery was fantastic, straight out of a fairytale book!
Mark Logan
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