Kiwi-style hiking trips get far away from the maddening crowds and into the real New Zealand. Most trips mix multi-day hikes (in different National Parks) with vehicle-based touring. These tours are rugged and the facilities can be basic at times: camp, stay in backcountry huts or sleep under the stars. Super small groups -maximum group size 11.

On these trips everyone lends a hand: whether it’s cooking over a campfire, collecting firewood or pitching a tent together. There’s nothing quite like wrestling a tent in the wind to get to know your fellow travellers.

No multi-day hiking experience is needed but you need to be a good walker and able to carry a backpack. And yes, occasionally you might just get your feet wet!

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Ultimate New Zealand

Days: 22 days
Start/Finish: Auckland / Christchurch
Price: NZD $5,150.00
Accommodation: Backcountry Huts, Cabins, Camping

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The Ultimate New Zealand experience! This kiwi style hiking trip encompasses the very best that New Zealand has to offer - hike sections of the Lake Waikaremoana Great Walk and explore the volcanic wonderland of Tongariro...

Ultimate North

Days: 7 days
Start/Finish: Auckland / Wellington
Price: NZD $1,895.00
Accommodation: Backcountry Huts, Camping, Lodges

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For those who have a little less time but want to experience the very best that the North Island can offer the Ultimate North is the ideal choice. Hike lake trails and explore thermal areas in Rotorua.

Ultimate South

Days: 15 days
Start/Finish: Nelson / Christchurch
Price: NZD $3,250.00
Accommodation: Backcountry Huts, Cabins, Camping

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A remarkable journey that begins in earnest walking among the golden beaches and lapping waters of the Abel Tasman Coastal Track. You travel south to the lush rainforests of the West Coast where there is the...

West Coast Wilderness

Days: 11 days
Start/Finish: Nelson / Queenstown
Price: NZD $2,695.00
Accommodation: Backcountry Huts, Cabins, Camping

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A unique opportunity to be totally immersed in pristine wilderness. Hike through lush rainforest in a limestone canyon, wade across crystal clear rivers, explore hidden caves and gaze at the stars as you sleep under a...

Coast & Canyons

Days: 5 days
Start/Finish: Nelson/Greymouth or Nelson/Christchurch
Price: NZD $1,250.00
Accommodation: Backcountry Huts, Cabins, Camping

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Four hiking-filled days away from the hustle of mainstream tourism. Excellent overnight hikes in the alpine ranges of Kahurangi National Park and among the crystal clear rivers and limestone canyons of Paparoa National Park.

World Heritage Wanderer

Days: 7 days
Start/Finish: Greymouth or Christchurch / Queenstown
Price: NZD $1,850.00
Accommodation: Backcountry Huts, Cabins, Camping

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Journey through the wilds of southern Westland and be reminded of the rigours early pioneers must have faced. Kayak across New Zealand's largest unmodified wetland and up into the river delta among towering kahikatea trees.

Far North

Days: 6 days
Start/Finish: Auckland return
Price: NZD $1,350.00
Accommodation: Camping

Far North

This remarkable little trip explores the gorgeous east coast headlands and beaches of Northland. Relish remote coastal hiking on Maori land near the Bay of Islands, open coast kayaking at Whangaroa and driving to the cape via...

Secret South

Days: 11 days
Start/Finish: Queenstown / Christchurch
Price: NZD $2,695.00
Accommodation: Backcountry Huts, Cabins, Camping

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Take a journey to secret locations where rare wildlife play and exquisite scenery takes over. Enjoy the serenity of beautiful mountain ranges, crystal clear lakes and calm fiords while hiking, kayaking, cycling and camping through the...

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