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The Tongariro Alpine Crossing (or Tongariro Crossing) is rated as ‘the best one day trek in New Zealand’ and listed by many as one of the 'top 10 day treks in the world'.
The Nelson Tasman region is the creative arts capital of New Zealand where artists draw energy from the spectacular natural environment and create personal expressions reflecting life, the landscape and our culture.
With its intense Maori and colonial history, North Taranaki is an intriguing mix of beaches, golf courses, arts and crafts, gardens, walkways and sites of historic significance to all of New Zealand.
Central Otago is known for its dry, clear atmosphere; a land of contrasts. It is a sometimes barren and rocky desert-like environment bisected by rivers and towering mountains to provide a hugely diverse palette for the walker.
Meander along one of Stewart Island's many short walks, basking in the crisp fresh air and abundant native plant and bird life.
Suggested Time: 15 minutes - 7 hours
Central Otago’s hot, dry semi-continental climate provides an environment where wild flowers flourish along roadsides, river edges, and in valleys, hills and mountains.
Venture into Central Otago’s heartland to experience splendid clear blue skies, rugged golden tussock landscapes and spectacular wide-screen mountain vistas on a high-country four-wheel drive safari.
There’s just one road in and out of Golden Bay, and those who travel over the “Marble Mountain”, or Takaka Hill are richly rewarded by sweeping views of rugged mountains and fertile valleys as they descend into “The Bay”
Mangatepopo Valley, Emerald lakes and Blue lake
As one of New Zealand’s Great Walks, the Rakiura track offers a 29 kilometre loop track abundant in native plant life and diverse scenery.
Suggested Time: 3 days