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

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

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

Watch our short video and walk along the shores of lakes Te Anau and Manapouri from peaceful beech forest to exposed alpine tussock lands. Explore...

Milford TrackArrow

Watch our short video and pass pristine rivers and native rainforest, rugged mountain peaks and majestic waterfalls. Explore track information and...

Routeburn TrackArrow

Watch our short video and walk below mighty mountain peaks, through beautiful beech forest and above alpine valleys. Explore track information and...

Rakiura TrackArrow

Great Walks season: All year

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