Explore The Many Fantastic Walking Tracks Available Through Out New Zealand Including The Nine Great Walks.

    Kepler Track Te Anau

    Kepler Track

    The Kepler Track is around 60 km long the tramping track goes through some stunning landscape of the South Island, New Zealand and is close to the town of Te Anau. The track goes passes through the Fiordland National Park, and there is a diverse landscape of rough mountain edges, tall overgrown timberlands, lake shores,wetlands and waterways.

    Like the mountains it navigates through, the track is named after Johannes Kepler. The track is one of the New Zealand Great Walks and is maintained by New Zealand Department of Conservation Compared with other walking tracks in New Zealand, this track is well developed. Most streams have bridges over them, footpaths cover boggy regions. The track takes three to four days to finish at a comfortable pace.

    The track starts from the Lake Te Anau Control Gates and loops around to finish in the same place. It can be walked in both directions. The track can be abbreviated to three days by leaving or entering at the Rainbow Reach swing bridge by utilizing transport to return back. There are two camping grounds on the walk and there is a 10-hour hike between the Brod Bay and Iris Burn campgrounds. 

    The first night it is advisable to remain at Luxmore Hut, and then proceed to Iris Burn campground for the second night, finishing the track to Rainbow Reach on day three, or stop at the Brod Bay camp ground.

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    Waro Limstone Scenic Reserve walk

    Waro Limestone Scenic Reserve

    The Waro Limestone Scenic Reserve is a nature and conservation reserve located just North of Hikurangi in Northland and around twenty minutes from Whangarei City, the reserve covers around seven and a half hectares of spectacular Limestone formations and an old abandoned coal mine. There…
    Otaika Valley Walkway summit

    Otaika Valley Walkway Northland

    For Nature lovers the Otaika Valley Walkway is a great walk on the outskirts of Whangarei in the Northland Region of New Zealand, the track is located in a scenic reserve and is around 5kms one way, this is a one way walk and takes around 4hrs return to the carpark, the track ends at…
    Mount Aubrey Reotahi Coastal Walk

    Mount Aubrey Reotahi Coastal Walkway

    The Whangarei Heads in the Northland Region of New Zealand has a lot going for it, there are secluded beaches, beautiful native bush and stunning mountain walkways and the Mount Aubrey Reotahi Coastal Walkway loop is a stunning walk up through native bush to the Summit of Mount Aubrey at…
    Te Whara Track

    Bream Head WW2 Radar Station

    The Te Whara Track forms a series of walks near the Whangarei Heads in Northland New Zealand the walks are through stunning native bush and most of the tracks are well maintained and suitable in most conditions however there are sections that can turn to mud in adverse conditions, the…
    Te Whara Reserve

    Te Whara Scenic Reserve

    Te Whara Scenic Reserve is located at the end of Whangarei Heads in Northland around 38km from the Whangarei CBD the drive out to the heads follows the harbor side most of the way providing stunning views of the the inner harbor as it winds in and around some beautiful sandy beaches and…
    Waitakere Reservoir

    Waitakere Reservoir Tramline Walk

    This moderate walk starts from Scenic Drive in the Waitakere ranges over looking Auckland city, on the way up scenic drive from swanson end there are a few glimpses of Auckland on your left hand side, but the best views are from a look out which is located on the right hand side driving…

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