Great Walks

Take a walk, a Great Walk, through some of New Zealand’s most awe-inspiring landscapes on premier walking tracks - watch one of our short videos and discover why they are called Great Walks!
 
Managed by the Department of Conservation (DOC), there are nine Great Walks to choose from - find out more below about the spectacular scenery that you'll see on each track and what you definitely won't want to miss!

Lake WaikaremoanaArrow

Great Walks season: All year

Watch our short video and trace the shoreline of stunning Lake Waikaremoana ‘the sea of rippling waters'....

Tongariro Northern CircuitArrow

Great Walks season: 24 Oct 2014 - 30 April 2015

Watch our short video and sample a small snippet of the volcanic...

Whanganui JourneyArrow

Great Walks season: 01 Oct 2014 - 30 April 2015

Watch our short video and paddle down the river through a culturally...

Abel Tasman Coast TrackArrow

Great Walks season: All year

Watch our short video and explore coastal native forest, golden beaches and secluded bays. Explore track...

Heaphy TrackArrow

Great Walks season: All year

Watch our short video and pass through expansive tussock downs and beautiful beech forest before emerging...

Kepler TrackArrow

Great Walks season: 28 Oct 2014 - 29 April 2015

Watch our short video and peak at the some of the remarkable scenery including remote...

Milford TrackArrow

Great Walks season: 28 Oct 2014 – 29 April 2015

Watch our short video and pass pristine rivers and native rainforest, rugged mountain...

Routeburn TrackArrow

Great Walks season: 28 Oct 2014 - 29 April 2015

Watch our short video and walk below mighty mountain peaks, through beautiful beech...

Rakiura TrackArrow

Great Walks season: All year

Watch our short video and immerse yourself in an island adventure bursting with history, beaches, flora...