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Where can I hike??

New Zealand has hundred's and probably more like thousand's of hikes and walks. You can hike through NZ's diverse and stunning scenery - along coastal paths, over glaciers or through lush native bush.

The Department of Conversation (DoC) has some great advice, as will any i-Site branch (tourist information centre). There are also some really professional and well regarded tour companies, led by Kiwi guides such as:   

Hiking New Zealand

Hiking New Zealand takes people hiking or trekking New Zealand style (we call it tramping), to secret places, well off the beaten tourist track 

Backcountry New Zealand

Backcountry adventure travel is about experience and ensuring that our New Zealand destinations retain their natural character and cultural diversity for future generations to enjoy. 

Other Useful Websites:

New Zealand Tramper - Welcome to the best place to find information about tramping (hiking or trekking) and walking in New Zealand. 

Tramping in New Zealand - Information about tramping in New Zealand with details of a number of tramping trips 

Walking New Zealand's Mountains - New Zealand's first peak bagging list for hiking & walking. Walks include volcanoes like Tongariro & Ngauruhoe, plus Auckland, Wellington, and Queenstown hill and mountain walks (to name a few). They feature maps, walking routes, and transport information for many of our walks, plus the ability for you to record how many peaks you've bagged!