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Select a region in New Zealand below to search for Hiking and Walking Tours in that area.
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PA HARAKEKE - Pureora

Location: North Island

The Pa Harakeke visitor centre is open 7days a week in summer and 5days the rest of the year. Quality chalet accommodation and conference room facility are also available and located close to the start of the Timber Trail. They welcome all visitors to Pure-ora; cyclists, trampers, bird-watchers, eco-cultural enthusiasts and especially visitors from other countries and of other cultures...(more)

DISCOVERY ADVENTURES - West Coast

Location: West Coast - Franz Josef Glacier

Guided walks on New Zealand's Gold Coast west of the Southern Alps, South Island from 2 hours to 6 days. Options to suit all abilities and durations in a spectacular part of New Zealand. Includes walking holidays coming back to town every night after doing short walks that suit your ability or "Easy Hike" and overnight at lodges. Luggage transported...(more)

FIORDLAND OUTDOORS CO. - Te Anau, Fiordland

Location: Fiordland - Doubtful Sound

Fiordland Outdoors Company offers you authentic tailor-made adventures in Fiordland National Park...(more)

TONGARIRO GUIDED WALKS - Central North Island

Location: Ruapehu - Tongariro National Park

Join the team from Tongariro Guided Walks as they guide you on hiking tours in the Central North Island. Find out why the Tongariro Alpine Crossing is often referred to as the best one day walk in New Zealand. Experience the reality of walking safely on an active volcano - there are some exciting new features to show you!..(more)

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GUIDED NATURE WALKS - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown

Guided Walks NZ takes you into some of the most beautiful and spectacular areas in the Queenstown region and show you what makes this such a special area. We have chosen our range of walks for their natural history, scenic beauty, remoteness and varied terrain. Guided Walks NZ will be the most memorable part of your New Zealand experience...(more)

AUDIO TOURIST - Napier

Location: Bay of Plenty

Audio Tourist offers affordable, self-guided walking audio tours for locations all over the globe including New Zealand. Available for download directly from the tours.audio website, these tours give you the flexibility to begin whenever you like and take as long as you want. Listen to the fun, fact-filled and entertaining tours both online or offline. Your Tour. Your Way...(more)

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ADVENTURE OUTDOORS - Tongariro

Location: Ruapehu - National Park Village

Adventure Outdoors in Tongariro invite you to join them on their Tongariro Alpine Crossing guided tours. Hike by torch-light under the moon & stars to the highest point of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing to watch the sunrise. Inflatable raft and kayaking tours - half-day heaps of fun! Whakapapa & Whanganui River. School camps - group activities & camp safety management...(more)

WICKED WANDERS - Tauranga

Location: Rotorua

Visit our great outdoors. Take a Goldmine and Winery Tour with us exploring old goldmining tunnels then relax over a New Zealand Wine. Or try our Rotorua Thermal Wonderland tour, with breathtaking sights of towering Redwoods, beautiful lakes, boiling mud pools, gushing geysers, & Maori Village. Cruise Ship Excursions our specialty showcasing stunning beaches, viewing 7 historical Maori Pa sites...(more)

KAIKOURA LLAMA TREKKING - Kaikoura

Location: Canterbury

Kaikoura Llama Trekking includes spectacular views of the Kaikoura mountain ranges, North Island, and Kaikoura peninsular. The full-day trek is a high country trek on private land, and the half-day trek includes a coastal trek along the Kaikoura Bay, a visit to Fyffe House, peninsular seal colony and a free picnic with hot/cold drinks and homemade cake!..(more)

FIRST LIGHT TRAVEL - New Zealand Wide

Location: New Zealand

We offer an extraordinary selection of unique small group tours, using the most qualified people, personalities, locations and knowledge. Trips range from guided adventure and dive tours through to educational tours with marine mammals. We are constantly striving to build greater ecological awareness of the highly sensitive and vulnerable nature of the environment...(more)

DRIFTWOOD ECO-TOURS - Marlborough

Location: Marlborough

Driftwood Eco-tours is a boutique company based near Blenheim. Their guides lead small groups into natural environments to learn about the wildlife, history and geology of the area by kayak and vehicle. They have access to the sacred and peaceful Wairau Lagoons, with the special permission of the first indigenous settlers the Rangitane...(more)

RELAXING JOURNEYS - New Zealand

Location: New Zealand

Choose from over 500 New Zealand tours. We are New Zealand owned and operated and cater for the discerning traveller, travellers on a budget, and travellers who have already arrived. Our unique selection of tours and sightseeing activities have been hand-picked and meticulously planned to ensure your holiday in New Zealand will be remembered forever...(more)

ACTIVE EARTH NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand

Location: New Zealand

Get off the beaten track and hike places in National Parks that no other companies and few individuals get to. Sometimes we stay in lodges or camps with good facilities, often we sleep in mountain huts or bush-camps far away from civilisation. Small groups (11 maximum), this is the real New Zealand. Fantastic value from NZ$165/day, including food and accommodation...(more)

GO NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand Wide

Location: North Island

Discover the real New Zealand with the team at Go New Zealand Tours. They have NZ’s biggest range of Adventure Holidays including hiking trips to Abel Tasman, Mt Aspiring, Queen Charlotte Track, Ball Pass, Tongariro and Hollyford Track. Cycle the Otago Rail Trail, Alps 2 Ocean, Great Taste or Hawkes Bay Trails. Try white-water rafting, horse trekking, caving, and kayaking...(more)

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ALPINE RECREATION TEKAPO TREK - Lake Tekapo

Location: Mt Cook and MacKenzie Country

Alpine Recreation invite you to hike above the foothills of the Southern Alps. You'll be inspired by the magic light of the Mackenzie Country across golden tussock, snow-capped peaks and turquoise of Lake Tekapo. Climb a 2070m peak, returning to a cosy mountain hut. Enjoy a star-studded evening sky. Ideal introduction to hiking especially for familiy groups...(more)

FLAT EARTH WILD WELLINGTON TOUR - Wellington

Location: Wellington

On the fringes of Wellington City, yet seeming a world away, is the world-renowned conservation project where endangered birds like the kaka, kiwi, saddleback and bellbird are regenerating amidst native forest. Walk along safe bush trails, visit abandoned goldmines along the way and enjoy a delicious outdoor picnic lunch...(more)

THE ROAD TRIP - New Zealand wide

Location: Wellington

We run our personalised tours to the highest standard, creating memories that will last a lifetime. Whether you are here for 4 or 25 days, we will put together any sort of trip and for any group size. You choose the level of accommodation and time you have and we will put together a personalised tour for you...(more)

KAIKOURA WILDERNESS WALKS AND LODGE - Kaikoura

Location: Canterbury

Enjoy a walk on the wild side and experience the wilderness walk of a lifetime. Take a 3 day guided walk traverses NZ's highest privately owned land. An extraordinary journey of discovery. You will enjoy spectacular vistas of untouched wilderness, beautiful accommodation at Shearwater Lodge in an outstanding location, wonderful local cuisine and Kiwi hospitality at its very best...(more)

NEW ZEALAND WALKING TOURS - Nationwide

Location: North Island

Join us and you’re in good hands – join our small group walking tours and enjoy your own trip of a lifetime. New Zealand Walking Tours invites you to walk, dine, and wine. Discover our true New Zealand. Our walking tours are designed with care for you, by the folks who’ve pioneered global adventure travel over 20 plus years...(more)

FOX GLACIER GUIDING - West Coast

Location: West Coast - Fox Glacier

Take a breathtaking guided trip amidst fascinating ice formations on the West Coast's longest glacier with New Zealand's most experienced glacier guiding company. Our guides are trained through the internationally recognized New Zealand Mountain Guides Association to ensure your safety. We offer a full range of trips to suit all fitness levels...(more)

ACTIVE ADVENTURES NEW ZEALAND - Nationwide

Location: Auckland

If you're looking for the adventure of a lifetime, we'd love to take you hiking, kayaking and biking around New Zealand with us! Active Adventures is a Queenstown-based company that's been running incredible tours since 1996. We know New Zealand like the back of our hand and our Kiwi guides will share their favourite haunts, we'll get you off-the-beaten-track...(more)

SOLE VENTURES - North Island

Location: Ruapehu

Exposing New Zealand's raw beauty to the world through active multi-day tours. Visit our website to check out our tours and start exploring today! New Zealand Tours • All Inclusive • Multi Day • Small Groups • Local Guides • Photography Included • Luxury Transport • Kiwi Company • Group Discounts..(more)

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PACKRAFTING NEW ZEALAND - Queenstown and Fiordland

Location: Queenstown - Queenstown Town

Life Begins Outside... Whether you are looking to challenge your boundaries or are simply looking for a relaxing and unique way to see areas of our great wilderness, our Packrafting trips are perfect for you. Year round we offer half day 'Gentle Floats' down the beautiful Kawarau River or full day outdoor packages including hiking. You will not leave disappointed...(more)

BLACK SHEEP TOURING CO. - New Zealand Wide

Location: South Island

Black Sheep Touring Co. is one of the world's leading travel specialists in small, flexible guided tours and self-drive trips around New Zealand, from all-inclusive luxury tours to walking adventures to custom itineraries just for you. Let us immerse you in the adventure, wildlife, and culture that New Zealand has to offer, while enjoying quality lodgings and fabulous dining nightly...(more)

HOLLYFORD TRACK - Queenstown

Location: Hollyford Valley

The Hollyford Track is located in the spectacular Fiordland National Park, and is one of New Zealand's greatest walks. If there is one experience that showcases the diversity of NZ's wilderness, it's unique natural and human history and heritage, it is without a doubt, a guided walk through Hollyford Valley. Enjoy inspiring scenery that has remained largely untouched for years...(more)

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ALPINE RECREATION MT COOK TREK - Mt Cook

Location: Mt Cook

Climb up the Ball Ridge in Sir Edmund Hillary's footsteps as you view the mighty Caroline Face front-on - New Zealand's highest ice face. From Caroline Hut, your private refuge for the night, you look out over the Tasman Glacier and its surrounding peaks, the highest in New Zealand. Fit hikers love this challenge!..(more)

TONGARIRO CROSSING FREEDOM PACKAGE- Tongariro

Location: Ruapehu - National Park Village

One of the best one-day treks in New Zealand - The Tongariro Alpine Crossing Trek will take you from alpine meadow to mountain summit with stunning features along the way. You'll walk across a lunar landscape of craters, pumice, active volcanoes, mountain springs, lava flows, emerald lakes, piles of scoria and statue-like volcanic rocks...(more)

REAL ROTORUA - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua - Lake Okareka

Real Rotorua offers guided sight-seeing tours of the Rotorua area. With our small tour group sizes and relaxed atmosphere we are able to customise our tours to suit the needs of the group. Our friendly and informative driver-guides deliver a genuine Kiwi travel experience that will stay in your memory for years to come...(more)

TUATARA TOURS GUIDED WALKING TOURS - Christchurch

Location: West Coast

We specialise in fully-guided outdoor walking adventures that are achievable for the average person. Our high quality walking tours have a mix of the best elements that the South Island offers. Tuatara Tours has a number of tour options including combination walking and cycling adventures. Each tour is fully guided with all luggage transported, great local cuisine and quality accommodation...(more)

NZ TRAVEL AND TOUR - Wellington and New Zealand Wide

Location: Wellington

We offer bespoke private tours and small group journeys throughout New Zealand and Iran, NZ Travel and Tour offers expertly handcrafted itineraries focusing on the authentic culture, history, beauty and cuisine of the region and we're NZ owned. We take you on a journey of discovery and exploration of the less visited gems, delivering unique Persian and Kiwi experiences...(more)

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WAIMANGU VOLCANIC VALLEY - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua

Created on 10 June 1886, Waimangu is the only geothermal system in the world formed within historic times because of a volcanic eruption. Walk through the craters of Waimangu Volcanic Valley and take a boat cruise on crater Lake Rotomahana to view amazing geothermal activity. A 'must do' eco-experience when you visit Rotorua...(more)

SOS SURVIVAL TRAINING - Auckland

Location: North Island

Survival skills are extremely important for anyone who ventures into New Zealand’s spectacular bush. We offer half day, full day, overnight and three day survival courses for those wanting to explore our amazing wilderness. Our excellent survival instructor knows how to make sure you enjoy yourself while you learn real practical survival-skills you will need during an emergency...(more)

MT TARAWERA VOLCANIC TOURS - Rotorua

Location: North Island

Mt Tarawera Volcanic Tours invite you on their Mt Tarawera Crater Walk Experience. Infamous for its eruption on June 10th, 1886, Mt Tarawera created the world's youngest geothermal valley of Waimangu, at the same destroying the legendary Pink and White Terraces. This fully guided walking experience encompasses the unique landscape and history of the area...(more)

WHAREAMA COASTAL WALK - Wairarapa

Location: Wairarapa - Masterton

The Whareama Coastal Walk is a 2 or 3 day fully catered walking experience over private farmland and isolated Wairarapa coastline. It doesn't matter if you are a couple, in a group, or a 'lone' tramper, come and join like-minded people on this challenging, truly rural and coastal adventure! For more information please see our website...(more)

MOHAKA RAFTING - Te Pohue, Hawke's Bay

Location: Hawkes Bay

Mohaka Rafting provides exciting day and multi-day trips on grade II, III and V water. Our full-day grade III is our most popular trip and includes cliff jumps, gorges and canyons, visiting a gold mine and swimming rapids. We also offer Heli-raft expeditions through the Kaweka Forest Park while camping at hot springs, fishing and relaxing...(more)

SOUTHERN WILDERNESS - Nelson

Location: Nelson

We specialise in innovative day and multi-day Gourmet Guided Walks through the three National Parks of the Nelson Tasman region. Experience amazing tracks without the heavy burden of carrying your own food and equipment or the time consuming task of organising all the logistics of your trip. Custom package options also available...(more)

PRIVATE DISCOVERY DAY WALKS - Queenstown

Location: New Zealand

Discover the Routeburn Track, Nature Walks, Lord of the Rings movie location sights in Middle Earth, and the Paradise Valley Glenorchy near Queenstown. Luxury 4WD vehicles make remote country easily and comfortably accessible. Small group size of 4 people ensures your personal attention and service..(more)

WALKING LEGENDS GUIDED WALKS - North Island NZ

Location: Hawkes Bay - Tuai and Lake Whakamarino

Join a small group for one of the Great Walks of New Zealand - Tongariro Crossing, Coromandel and Lake Waikaremoana. We offer 1 - 4 day guided walks and hiking tours with small backpacks and expert guides. Experience the North Island's best walks with a small, fun group. Everything provided, including transport from Rotorua, Matamata, Taupo or National Park Village...(more)

GLENORCHY JOURNEYS - Glenorchy

Location: Queenstown - Glenorchy

Enjoy a guided walk on the stunning Routeburn Track or take a scenic 4WD tour and experience amazing scenery that inspired Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings Trilogy. Our guided tours showcase the sheer beauty of an untouched paradise. Travel to Mt Aspiring World Heritage area and experience diverse landscapes of ancient beech forests, braided rivers and glacier-carved valleys...(more)

GREAT WALKS - New Zealand

Location: Nelson

Experience the adventure of a lifetime on NZ's premier walking tracks, the Great Walks! Taking you through awe-inspiring landscapes - from strolling along sandy shores to climbing above the clouds - there is something for everyone. Managed by the Department of Conservation, there are nine unforgettable walks to choose from! Visit our website for a taste of what's on offer...(more)

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FRANZ JOSEF GLACIER GUIDES - Franz Josef, South Westland

Location: West Coast - Franz Josef Glacier

Franz Josef Glacier Guides is an internationally unique guiding operation that takes pride in providing the most incredible glacier experience. The skill and experience of their professional guides, combined with crampons, allow you to travel comfortably through some of the most majestic and challenging landscapes imaginable...(more)

JUST NEW ZEALAND WALKS - New Zealand Wide

Location: Southland - Stewart Island

Experience our independent walking holidays which include the Great Walks of New Zealand. You will no longer have to visit 3 or 4 different websites. We plan and organise the walks for you, by pre-booking Department of Conservation huts, pre and post walk accommodation, transfers and our expert staff will advise the best time to travel and more...(more)

KAIKOURA COAST TRACK - Kaikoura

Location: Canterbury - Kaikoura

Experience one of New Zealand's best private walks. The Kaikoura Coast Track is a 2-day loop, unguided private walking track. Walk through stunning bush-clad valleys, across hill country farmland and along the untouched Kaikoura coastline. Take in views of the Kaikoura snowclad mountains rising out of the sea. Walk with just a daypack, and enjoy real farm hospitality...(more)

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ECO WANAKA ADVENTURES - Wanaka

Location: Queenstown - Queenstown Town

Mt Aspiring National Park and Lake Wanaka Guided walks. We offer walks for all levels of fitness ranging from an hour to half-day to whole-day walks. Take our famous half-day Lake Cruise and Island Nature Walk or the full-day Rob Roy Glacier Walk. Try our spectacular Heli-Hikes: the "Misty Mountains" or Alpine Lakes. Queenstown departures available for day tours...(more)

COROMANDEL ADVENTURES - Coromandel Town

Location: Coromandel - Hahei

Coromandel Adventures offers a wide range of affordable tours around the Coromandel Peninsula. Spend a day fishing, walking, swimming, exploring, or just relaxing on one of our great tours. We are happy to customise a tour to suit your requirements, just let us know when you make your booking and we will do our best to help you!..(more)

PATHFINDER TOURS - North Island

Location: Wairarapa - Martinborough

New Zealand is said to be the ultimate adventure playground, so depending on what you're into Pathfinder Tours can take you there. We offer wine tasting, golf tours, hiking and climbing trips, scenic tours, adventure tours, fishing trips and so much more. Our high quality, fully customised trips are designed for you. 2-7 people per vehicle. Student/Family rates available...(more)

ALPINE ADVENTURES - Queenstown

Location: South Island

Alpine Adventures offers luxury tours in Queenstown and throughout the South Island with a private guide for people who dream big and expect the best. Whether you’re searching for a unique day tour or the right private guide to accompany you throughout the South Island we can help. We offer Private Sightseeing Tours, Private Hikes, Snow Experiences and Heli Tours...(more)

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HIKING NEW ZEALAND - Nationwide

Location: South Island

We are New Zealand's hiking and outdoor specialist! We have a passion for outdoor adventure, the road less travelled and sharing the beauty of our untouched wilderness. We offer a comprehensive selection of guided hikes and adventures. Hikes include: Abel Tasman, Queen Charlotte Track, Stewart Island and Hollyford Track. Adventures include: Ski Touring, Sailing, Whanganui River Canoe and Antarctic Expeditions...(more)

MT COOK GLACIER GUIDING - Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park

Location: Ohau

Mt Cook Glacier Guiding invite you to enjoy spectacular views from the air, heli-hile, snowshoe, or ice climb! It's their pleasure to guide you on your alpine adventure. Hear the groan and grind of this massive moving river of ice, and feel the ice crunch underfoot as you walk on the glacier in New Zealand's big mountain country...(more)

TUSSOCK COUNTRY - Glamping in Style

Location: Queenstown

Simply sit back, relax and enjoy the stunning scenery with the team at Tussock Country. They offer a Glamping service that provides luxury and style in the great outdoors. A range of locations with an endless list of activities are on offer, and all tents are fully furnished with comfortable beds and ensuite facilities provided...(more)

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ONCE UPON A TRIP - Nationwide

Location: New Zealand

Once Upon A Trip are a small team of travel experts, specialising in tailor-made New Zealand holidays and self-drive tours of all budgets. Our customers love our personalised service and in depth knowledge of NZ, both on and off the beaten track. Our philosophy is to work with small, owner-operator accommodation and activity businesses that we've experienced first-hand...(more)

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