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There are short walks all over New Zealand - some of our favourite’s are listed here.
All the National Parks offer numerous short walks to be enjoyed by all.
Make sure to dress and pack with the weather in mind.
DoC Short Walks
Rugged Wairarapa coast, seals & walk (1.5hr)
Where the Tasman & Pacific collide
Coastal short walks in Wairarapa (30min–1.5hr)
Easy walk north of Gisborne (2-3hrs return)
Turquoise waters & swingbridges (1hr)
Raging white water
Reflections of Mt Cook near Fox Glacier (1.5hrs)
Beech forest walk in Routeburn Valley (2hrs)
Auckland's highest volcano
Stars & views
Best views of the capital
Views from the top in Cornwall Park
Layered rocks & blowholes at Punakaiki
Moderate hike from town (2-3hrs)
Climb Auckland's youngest volcano (2hrs return)
A 1hr nature walk or a 3-day mission
Wildlife on Otago Peninsula (1.5-2hrs return)
Top views from summit lookout
Predator-free bird sanctuary
Dunedin adventure for families (1-2hrs)
Predator-free paradise for birds
Visit 'the lord of the forest'
Short walks close to Auckland city
Paved trail along the coast (3hrs)
Image by Tatters ✾