Read more by Leonie Freeman in collaboration with Department of Conservation

Mirror Lakes Walk

Stroll among small lakes with lovely reflective views of the Earl Mountains on this easy access short walk off Milford Road.

Mirror Lakes on the way to Milford Sound. © Jocelyn Kinghorn Creative Commons

Moeraki Boulders Walk

Take a walk to the Moeraki Boulders – geological marvels, exposed by erosion of sedimentary rocks laid down from 13...

Moraine Walk, Fox Glacier

Explore old moraine surfaces on this easy short walk, south of Fox Glacier township.

North Egmont short walks

These short walks are in the Egmont National Park, at North Egmont Road end.

Nugget Point Tokatā walks

Enjoy dramatic coastal views from the Tokatā Lighthouse and spot seals, penguins and other seabirds on these short walks.

Peters Pool Walk, Franz Josef

Enjoy the reflective views of the glacier valley and mountains on this easy, accessible walk to a small kettle lake.

Rangitoto Island walks under one hour

Catching the ferry and walking on beautiful Rangitoto Island is an absolute Auckland must-do.

Fox Glacier River Walk

Enjoy this pleasant short walk and get a great view of Fox Glacier and the opportunity to cross a historic...

Sentinel Rock Walk, Franz Josef

Enjoy impressive views of the Franz Josef Glacier, the valley and Waiho River from the summit of this short steady climb.

Tāne Mahuta Walk

Visit the famous Tāne Mahuta, Lord of the Forest, New Zealand's largest known living kauri tree, located in the Waipōua Forest.

. . .
Showing 61 - 70 of 95 results