Welcome to New Zealand Trails

NZ Trails End of Season Celebration SpecialSmall group New Zealand hiking tour including guided walks on the Routeburn, Hollyford & Milford Track, four star accommodation, friendly expert guides, unforgettable activities and great food.

Do you have an enthusiasm for all things outdoors and natural, while still being able to enjoy the benefits of comfortable accommodation, great food and wine? Do you enjoy the camaraderie of small groups of like-minded folk? - Then do we have a New Zealand adventure for you!

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We are not trying to set any speed records on our New Zealand hikes or activities, we take time to breathe in the fresh air and soak up the scenery – after all there is no hurry, you are on holiday.

Guests love our 13 day small-group New Zealand walking tour, exploring World-Heritage wilderness and the best walks in New Zealand, including the Routeburn, Hollyford and Milford Tracks. Sleep soundly in carefully selected four star accommodation and dine on fresh and enticing New Zealand cuisine.  

You will never forget the once-in-a-lifetime adventure activities included in your tour. Highlights are a scenic helicopter flight over beautiful Fiordland, a thrilling back country jet boat ride, glacier hiking and more.

This New Zealand Tour is designed with YOU in mind, travel in confidence knowing that the people facilitating your adventures are veterans in the world of outdoor travel.

We guarantee all our guests that no other small-group tour in New Zealand offers the
same quality of walks, accommodation, activities and culinary experiences! 


Enjoy our website and we hope to see you on the trail soon…


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Trail highlights

New Zealand’s Best Walks

Hollyford, Routeburn & Milford

Iconic Adventure Activities

Helicopter, Jetboat, TranzAlpine

Four Star Accommodation

All the Comforts of Home

Great Food

The Best Local Eateries

Guaranteed Small Groups

Friendly Expert Guides

Latest Reviews

The Routeburn Track, New Zealand

The trip was great! New Zealand Trails exceeded our expectations in every way. Food, lodging and itinerary were all very much First Rate! Marilyn is a superb guide – she really did amplify the fun...

Dave & Nancy Johnson, USA, March 2015
Routeburn Falls, New Zealand

The accommodation, guides, hikes and organisation throughout the trip were exceptional. There was not a single hike I didn’t enjoy! Along the way, it was wonderful to have such good guides – they...

Julia Lindemann, Germany, March 2015
Mou Waho Island, New Zealand

This New Zealand walking tour is probably the top vacation my wife and I have ever taken. The sights, the hikes, the food, our guide Andrew and the accommodation were all first class. The boat...

Bob McBroom and Kathy Flynn, USA, Jan 2015

News from the trail

Looking for the best walks in New Zealand?  Here's our pick of the best walking tracks in the country - a compelling range of experiences and environments, all of which are included in our 13 day New Zealand World Heritage Hiking Tour.

These are NZ's favourite...

Here at New Zealand Trails we receive a lot of reviews and feedback from guests on our World Heritage Walking tours, but this one is hard to beat.  After a great day's hiking at Mt Cook, after dinner on the last evening of a recent spring 2014 trip, one of our guests Dawn upstaged...