What is a Hiking Tour?

 

Hiking Tours offer an excellent way to see large portions of New Zealand and hike in a number of National Parks. A guide enhances your understanding of the natural beauty and history that surrounds you on your journey and they help you make the most out of every moment on your New Zealand adventure.

Your journey is enriched by all the little extras that make for a hassle-free holiday. Your dining needs are all planned and well catered for as well as having opportunities to sample local cuisine at your leisure on some nights.

Relax at the end of each day at well-appointed accommodation and wake up refreshed knowing your day’s adventure is prepared and planned for by your guide(s). Accommodation is generally hotels, motels and lodges and many hiking tours offer ensuites each night with the option to have a single room.

If you enjoy walking in the wilderness, meeting likeminded people and appreciate your creature comforts then a Hiking Tour is the right choice for you.

 

Read what previous hikers thought about their Hiking Tour

 

“My husband and I spent 2 weeks in NZ and took the Uncut Tour. We saw amazing scenery that we never would have seen had we not used a guide. Our guides were fun, organized and knowledgeable. We had about 10 people in our group from various countries and of various ages. Everyone got along and that added to the exceptional experience. The highlights of the trip were the breathtaking scenery and the hikes (sometimes challenging). The accommodations, food, travel and before trip communication were all top notch. I highly recommend Hiking New Zealand!” Jane W, March 2018, Trip Advisor

 

 "Excellent in every way. Luxury accommodation, meals and service with spectacular itinerary and first class guides (two per minibus). Challenging walks and exciting excursions without white knuckle experiences, and there is always an easier option if required. Every day is filled with activities or travelling and suites solos, families and groups of moderate or better walking abilities.

Worth every penny, enjoyed every minute." – Wander739990, February 2018, Trip Advisor

 

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New Zealand Uncut

Days: 13 days
Start/Finish: Auckland / Queenstown
Price: NZD $7,950.00
Accommodation: Hotels, Lodges

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This is the complete New Zealand travel experience. Explore both islands as you weave your way from north to south. Go underground in the Waitomo glowworm caves, explore the geothermal area of Rotorua and hike the...

Northern Portion

Days: 5 days
Start/Finish: Auckland / Wellington
Price: NZD $3,150.00
Accommodation: Hotels, Lodges

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The North Island is blessed with an array of natural wonders. Discover the world underground at Waitomo, explore the geothermal delights of Rotorua, hike across active volcanoes and lava valleys in the world-renowned Tongariro National Park...

Northland Discovery

Days: 5 days
Start/Finish: Auckland return
Price: NZD $2,150.00
Accommodation: Lodges

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Northland is beautiful and it feels a long way from anywhere. Long white beaches stretch between ancient volcanic headlands, remote dune-scapes meld into sub-tropical forests, warm evenings yield to starry nights.

Southern Slice

Days: 8 days
Start/Finish: Nelson / Queenstown
Price: NZD $4,950.00
Accommodation: Hotels, Lodges

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Embrace the South Island of New Zealand and visit iconic locations along with enjoying your creature comforts at the end of each satisfying day. From postcard perfect Abel Tasman National Park to Punakaiki’s luscious green rainforests and the majestic Aoraki/Mount Cook.

Milford Quest

Days: 14 days
Start/Finish: Christchurch
Price: NZD $11,384.00
Accommodation: Lodges

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The Milford Quest is an active hiking trip at a relaxed pace. It’s designed for people who enjoy the off-the-beaten-track, Kiwi style trips, but who also like their creature comforts and want to take things a...

Coromandel Explorer

Days: 4 days
Start/Finish: Rotorua / Matamata start or finish
Price: NZD $1,650.00
Accommodation: Lodges

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Jagged mountain peaks, stunning coastal views, waterfalls, abandoned gold mines and glistening white sand beaches make this a uniquely “kiwi” walking holiday. The trip involves four to seven hours hiking each day with a variety of grades...

Grand Trails of the South

Days: 13 days
Start/Finish: Christchurch and Christchurch / Queenstown
Price: USD $6,899.00
Accommodation: Hotels

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This is a fully guided small group tour offering what are some of the best outdoor experiences in the most amazing locations New Zealand has to offer.

North Island Adventure

Days: 5 days
Start/Finish: Auckland / Auckland
Price: NZD $5,404.00
Accommodation: Lodges

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A journey of culture and adventure. The North Island is a land of volcanoes, hot springs, waterfalls and unique combinations of flora and fauna.

South Island Adventure

Days: 14 days
Start/Finish: Christchurch / Christchurch
Price: NZD $9,774.00
Accommodation: Backcountry Huts, Lodges

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This action-packed trip combines hiking, cycling and kayaking with other activities to give you an unforgettable adventure through the scenic highlights of New Zealand's South Island.

Winter South Island Adventure

Days: 14 days
Start/Finish: Christchurch / Christchurch
Price: NZD $8,164.00
Accommodation: Backcountry Huts, Lodges

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The Winter South Island Adventure is well adapted to suit the cooler conditions. Enjoy two incredible multi-day guided backpacking trips to alpine hot pools, glaciers and remote snowfields.

2 Day Fiordland Heli Escape

Days: 2 days
Start/Finish: Milford Sound / Milford Sound
Price: NZD $1,850.00
Accommodation: Lodges

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This is one of the most remote and spectacular locations this region has to offer. Home to Fiordland National Park (of World Heritage status) and an abundance of legends of those who tried to tame this...

Fiordland, Hollyford and Stewart Island

Days: 7 days
Start/Finish: Queenstown / Queenstown
Price: NZD $3,785.00
Accommodation: Hotels, Lodges

Fiordland Hollyford Stewart Island

The deep south of New Zealand is home to some of the country's most pristine and spectacular landscapes. Fiordland National Park (which includes the world renowned Milford Sound) and Stewart Island offer walkers the choice of...

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