New Zealand Trekking


Experience something special on a New Zealand trekking adventure


A New Zealand trekking holiday is one of the best ways to experience this stunning country.

Hiking New Zealand couple sitting on rocks in alps

Let the experienced guides from Hiking New Zealand show you the real New Zealand as they take you on an unforgettable journey to some very special parts of New Zealand.

This Qualmark endorsed company offer a wide range of tours, designed to suit your skills and level of fitness (you can learn about the grading of our tours here).

Since 1993 this award winning company have taken over 14,000 trekkers to various parts of New Zealand, and have an enviable reputation within the trekking industry.

Their tours range from 5 to 22 days and have been carefully developed to showcase the very best of both islands.

Hiking New Zealand trekkers resting above valley

Hike on a glacier, kayak or snorkel in some amazing waterways, take a spectacular scenic flight, or perhaps a thrilling jetboat ride! Trek through amazing valleys, over thundering rivers and alongside beautiful lakes.

Meet new friends, and camp with nature in some of the most glorious spots imaginable.

These are just some of the experiences that await you on on one of our hiking adventures.

For many, their New Zealand trekking adventure is the trip of a lifetime

If you have always wanted to challenge yourself, here is the perfect opportunity.

Amazing sights, great guides, and breathtaking New Zealand landscapes combine to provide a holiday to remember.


Customer Testimonials

"One of the best experiences of my life to date".
John - Feb 2010


"Wonderful trip, thank you for the experience!"
Justine - Australia, November 2011

Read on for more information on our range of New Zealand trekking tours, or if you would like us to contact you just click on the "Enquire Now" button and complete the form.

Happy hiking!


Ultimate New Zealand

22 days NZ$5,750

Grade: D (view details)

Start: Auckland (North Island)

Finish: Christchurch (South Island)

Accomm: Cabins, camping and huts

This tour is very appropriately named. Covering both islands, the diversity of the ever changing landscapes will blow you away.

On the North Island you will hike some prime stretches of the Lake Waikaremoana Great Walk and will also explore the famous Tongariro National Park.

 On the South Island, kayak and take a dip in the pristine waters of the Abel Tasman National Park. Tramp across Fox Glacier's icy terrain, before heading to New Zealand's "Adventure Capital", Queenstown. Be inspired by Milford Sounds towering peaks, and the amazing scenery within the Aoraki Mt Cook region.

The 6 multi day hikes will expose you to some of the finest locations in the country, and your overnight camps provide the perfect opportunity to reflect on the days adventures.

Come and join us on this unique New Zealand trekking adventure!


Coastal Wanderer

6 days NZ$990

Grade: B (view details)

Start and Finish: Auckland (Nth Is)

Accomm: Camping

If your time is limited, this great tour might be the perfect introduction to the wonders of New Zealand trekking.

Based in Northland (often referred to as the "winterless north") we explore the stunning bays and beaches of the region. Explore isolated Maori coastal land near the Bay of Islands, kayak off the coast near Whangaroa and travel to the top of the country on 90 Mile Beach.

Relax for two nights in the serenity of the northern tip of New Zealand and hike the enticing sand dunes of Cape Maria Van Diemen.

Then to complete the journey we head south to explore ancient forests, home to huge Kauri trees.

Featuring various short walks, and lots of snorkeling and swimming in pristine coves, "The Far North" is the perfect tour for those looking to experience the best of the North Island's beautiful coastline.

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Ultimate North

7 days NZ$2,150

Grade: D (view details)

Start: Auckland (North Island)

Finish: Wellington (North Island)

Accomm: Lodges, camping, huts

If your time is limited but you want to see the best of the amazing North Island, this is the perfect tour for you.

Taking in days 1 to 7 of the Ultimate New Zealand tour, you will experience beautiful lodges, isolated huts, and camping in some stunning locations.

Follow lake treks and explore geothermal areas near Rotorua. Hike through rainforests over parts of the Lake Waikaremoana Great Walk.

Climb volcanoes in the famous Tongariro National Park, and stay overnight high above the world in an alpine hut.

Combining two overnight walks and several day walks, the Ultimate North is the perfect way to experience all that the North Island has to offer.

Enquire now about this New Zealand trekking favorite!


Ultimate South

15 days NZ$3,750

Grade: D (view details)

Start: Nelson (South Is)

Finish: Christchurch (South Is)

Accomm: Huts and camping

Covering days 8 to 22 of the Ultimate New Zealand tour, the Ultimate South showcases the stunning South Island's best spots.

The golden bays and beaches of the famous Abel Tasman Coastal Track are your starting point. From there its off to the rainforests of the wild West Coast where you can explore enormous canyons, tramp over a glacier, and cruise the legendary Milford fiords. And no visit to the South Island would be complete without a visit to Mount Cook village in the imposing Southern Alps.

With a three day hike and three two day hikes, cycling, kayaking and glacier tramping, this is a tour for the active and adventurous. But at day's end, you will relax in some amazing campsites, isolated huts, and comfortable lodges, ready to recount the day's adventures.

Want to know more? Click on the "Enquire Now" button for more information on the Ultimate South New Zealand trekking tour.


Northland Discovery

5 days NZ$1,750

Grade: B (view details)

Start & Finish: Auckland (North Is)

Accomm: Lodges

Often referred to as the "winterless north", Northland is a truly beautiful part of New Zealand, where ancient headlands are linked by pristine beaches. Isolated coves provide the perfect opportunity for a dip in refreshing clear waters.

Your days will be filled with lots of great short hikes and one day hike, taking in some amazing scenery and experiences.

Your accommodation is at two lovely lodges (2 nights at each), the perfect place to relax at days and recount your adventures with your fellow travelers.

Tour highlights:

  • an isolated coastal trek in the Bay of Islands,
  • visiting the remote tip of the country,
  • the vast sand dunes at Te Paki,

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New Zealand Uncut

13 days NZ$7,950

Grade: C (view details)

Start: Auckland (North Is)

Finish: Queenstown (South Is)

Accomm: Huts, lodges and camping

Don't want to miss anything? Then this is the ultimate New Zealand trekking tour!

Join Hiking New Zealand as they take you on a meandering adventure through both islands. Visit some amazing hot spots, and immerse yourself in this very special country.

You will be blown away by some stunning isolated campsites, but will also have the chance to sit back and relax at day's end in some comfortable lodges.

Four multi day treks take you deep into many of New Zealand's famous National Parks, where you will experience the true depth and variety of New Zealand's beauty.

With a wide range of activities including kayaking, cycling, white water rafting and glacier hiking, there is never a dull moment as you explore the length and breadth of the country!

 Options:

Don't have the time for the full tour? Not a problem. The tour can be divided into two sections:

  • The North Island section is known as the Northern Portion
  • The South Island section is known as the Southern Slice.

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