Lake Waikaremoana Great Walk, Lake Waikaremoana Day Walks

A Wonderful Day Walk from Marauiti Hut to Waiopaoa Hut on the Lake Waikaremoana Great Walk

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Lake Waikaremoana is a stunning place to walk and one of New Zealand’s great walks. If you don’t have the time for the 3-4 day tramp or simply enjoy day walks, the Lake Waikaremoana Great Walk offers a wonderful hike from Marauiti Hut to Waiopaoa Hut. Located in the Te Urewera National Park and accessed […]

Whanganui Hut to Marauiti Hut Day Walk, Lake Waikaremoana, Day Walks NZ

Experience the Lake Waikaremoana Great Walk with a Day Walk from Whanganui Hut to Marauiti Hut

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In the heart of the Te Urewera National Park is Lake Waikaremoana, the home of one of New Zealand’s Great Walks. For those looking to experience the beauty of the area with a day walk this is a great one to do. Starting with the water taxi across the lake, this is a great introduction […]

Rimutaka Forest Park, Wellington Day Walks

Rimutaka Forest Park: The Whakanui Track to Catchpool Walk

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This is my favourite walk in the Rimutaka Forest Park, the scenery and walking tracks are superb. Starting in Wainuiomata, The Whakanui Track traverses the McKerrow ridge to the Orongorongo River. The track offers stunning views of the Rimutaka Range, Wellington Harbour and surrounding areas. From the river the track heads down stream on the […]

Tauherenikau Valley Walk, Tararua Forest Park, Wellington Day Walks

Tauherenikau Valley Walk: Tararua Forest Park: Wellington Day Walks

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The Tauherenikau Valley is one of the classic valley trips in the Tararau Forest Park. There are a number of ways to experience this beautiful, peaceful valley with overnight tramps the most popular. For the fit tramper this can be done as a day trip, which I will share with you. Starting from the Waiohine […]

The Orongorongo Track, Rimutaka Forest Park, Wellington Day Walks

Cattle Ridge Walk: Rimutaka Forest Park: Wellington Day Walks

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Wonderful views and stunning scenery await you on this delightful trail. Looking for another place to walk in Wellington? Well check-out the Cattle Ridge walk in the Rimutaka Forest Park. Just a 45 minute drive from the city. This trek offers great views of the Wellington Harbour and Rimutaka Range. The Kaikoura’s to the south can […]

The Orongorongo Track: Rimutaka Forest Park: Wellington Day Walks

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Stunning bush scenery is in abundance on this beautiful trail. Surrounded by native trees and plants this incredible walk is just 45 minutes from Wellington City.  The Orongorongo Track is Wellington’s great one day walk. DOC (The Department of Conservation) has done a great job building and maintaining this track. In hiking terms this track […]