Discover more on an independent walk.

Experience the awe-inspiring landscapes of New Zealand at your own pace with an independent walk. Our packages are especially designed for hikers who want to spend more time exploring and less time planning.

We also offer independent walking and canoeing/kayaking packages for a unique outdoor experience!

All Walks include

Pre & post accommodation;
Transport to & from the walk;
Pre-booked huts throughout your selected ‘Great Walk’.

Requirements

Each person is required to carry their own food, basic cooking equipment and bedding.

Dept of Conservation

Department of Conservation huts include: shelter & cooking with sinks, gas cookers, cold water, tables, seating benches and wood burners for heating and solar lighting.

How to Book?

Choose your walk then send an enquiry request with travel dates. Search walks here.
Note: Tracks open November-April and sell out fast. Book early to secure your space.

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NZ Independent Walks

1 /8 Milford Track

The 53.5km Milford Track has been hailed as one of the finest walks in the world. Traversing World Heritage wilderness in Fiordland National Park, it takes four days to complete. Discover Milford Track

2 /8 Routeburn Track

The 32 km Routeburn walk is the shortest of New Zealand’s Great Walks. Enjoy expansive mountain views, pristine forest, rivers, alpine lakes and waterfalls. A spectacular three-day walk. Explore Routeburn Track

3 /8 Whanganui Journey

Canoeists on the three-day Whanganui River journey paddle from mountains to the Tasman Sea through landscape of bush covered cliffs, deep gorges, valleys and forest in Whanganui National Park. Learn More

4 /8 Abel Tasman Experience

This exhilarating kayaking and walking tour explores golden beaches, coastal forest and towering cliffs in our smallest national park. Starting and finishing at Marahau, this is a three-day adventure. Read More

5 /8 Heaphy Track

The 78.4 km Heaphy Track is our longest Great Walk, famed for stunning scenery and landscapes. Pass Podocarp bush, beech and Nikau forests, streams and rivers interspersed with tussock plains. Discover More

6 /8 Kepler Track

The 60km circular Kepler Track traverses unique wilderness of alpine country, primordial forest, gorges, wild water. Four days of stunning scenery with a few hard yards. A nature enthusiast’s dream. Explore Kleper

7 /8 Rakiura Track

The Rakiura Track is one of the shortest of New Zealand’s Great Walks at 37km and takes 3 days. The journey starts by air with a short flight from Invercargill over Foveaux Strait. Untouched forests, tidal flats, rugged ocean views and the chance to see kiwi in their natural environment reward the more adventurous traveller seeking a less trodden path. View Package

8 /8 Tongariro Northern Circuit

The four-day, 43.1 km Tongariro Northern Circuit circumnavigates the volcanic cone of Mt Ngauruhoe. Sacred country, where volcanic landscape and powerful cultural heritage combine for a unique walking experience. Discover More