New Zealand’s premier walks are known as the Great Walks, renowned for their scenic beauty, diversity and quality. You can enjoy the great outdoors by visiting the nine Great Walks scattered across the country. They include two of New Zealand’s most iconic trails; the Milford and Routeburn tracks. The Hollyford Wilderness Experience, a four-day, three-night all-inclusive guided walk through Hollyford Valley. Kaikoura offers a wide range of experiences, including a 2-hour walk around the peninsular and a 3-day guided hike. Enjoy a 4-day walking tour through the South Island to take in the stunning scenery.

Easy to revel in the natural beauty all around you, this trip is one you don’t want to miss. Trekking adventures take you to some the most beautiful and remote locations in New Zealand. There are many ways to travel, but none that resonate as strongly as trekking. Get back to nature, challenge yourself and enter landscapes well beyond our urban environments. Trekking is about experiencing unique moments and breathtaking landscapes. Amazing people in some of most beautiful parts of the globe

A bar is available to purchase a relaxing glass of wine or a cold beer. We will take care of all the logistics, including daily departures and return from Queenstown. Tom is an experienced, knowledgeable and personable guide. While enjoying a beautiful hike, I learned about the forest’s fauna and flora. Hike in Tongariro National park to enjoy easy, off-the-beaten-track experiences, beautiful scenery, and more. We offer both shorebird and forestbird experiences, depending on your preference.

Guided walk organizers will transport your bag for you. You can then hike with a daypack. We make it easy and affordable to take self-guided walking trips in New Zealand. Let us take care of the logistics so you can enjoy your ideal walking tour in NZ. You can walk as much or as little as your heart desires, and you can have your say in how you live. You can have your gear transported by boat between overnight stops. The track can be accessed by boat. Tours include water transfers to and fro the track.

We stay tonight at nearby Tekapo settlement, a small community situated on the edge of a glacial lake where the Southern Alps provide a dramatic backdrop. We have compiled a list of the top guided walking and hiking tours in the most popular areas of New Zealand. It is not an exaggeration to say that New Zealand hiking and walking tracks are some of the most spectacular in the world. Short walks like (the ‘world’s best day walk’) the Tongariro Crossing. Shorter walks to stunning waterfalls and alpine lake…

  • We stay in carefully selected accommodations that are not only comfortable, but provide local charm and opportunities for genuine cultural interactions.
  • Easy to revel in the natural beauty all around you, this trip is one you don’t want to miss.
  • The lush sub tropical rain forest of the Queen Charolette Track, the mountainous Roteburn Track, the Kaikoura Coast Track and the Grampians Sheep farm were all marvelous examples of the varied habitats in New Zealand.
  • Enjoy six days of active adventure starting from Hobart. Follow the scenic tracks and…
  • The Routeburne Track was a spectacular 3 day and 2 night experience with breathtaking scenery and an average difficulty level.

This NZ walking tour was incredibly well planned to really see and appreciate a lot of NZ in just 12 days. Our guides Bill and Brett were exceptional having extensive first hand knowledge of the places visited and their great company and sense of humor was key to spending so much time together. This is my third Customwalks walking tour and will not be my last, I like their style and plan to walk through my retirement with Customwalks!

  • This trip gave me a great overview from the north to south of the South Island of New Zealand.
  • I enjoyed the local content in the itinerary.
  • The restaurant selections were excellent and the wines delicious.

You’ll find a wide variety of accommodation options and cafes along this track. They are located between the native bush, tranquil inlets, and skyline ridges. These cafes offer warm hospitality and delicious regional cuisine. Wilderness Guides and Marlborough Sounds Adventure Co offer guided trips. We offer unforgettable experiences for all travelers — enjoy stunning scenery, see rare birdlife, hike on an active volcano, visit a primordial rainforest, and more. Tongariro Guided Walks offers high-quality guided walking experiences in and around Tongariro National Park. This is Aotearoa’s first World Heritage site.

Restaurant choices were excellent, and the wines wonderful. It was an excellent idea to take along a cooler, Esky, chilly bin. spacious and comfortable. It took no more than four hours to drive, and there were stops for coffee and lunch in cute little cafes along the route.