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New Zealand Trails special offersAn 11 or 13 day small group guided New Zealand hiking tour offering some of the best walking in New Zealand.

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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An easygoing active New Zealand tour is a great way to enjoy the beauty of nature, with fun, friendly folks like you, who are looking for memorable experiences in the best of the great New Zealand outdoors without sacrificing comfort - and what’s more you don’t need to bring a lot of gear or carry a heavy pack on our walks.

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.

Our New Zealand South Island 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.

With such iconic names as the Hollyford, Routeburn and Milford track guided walks with Mount Cook, Arthur’s Pass National Parks and mighty Fox Glacier.  This New Zealand South Island Tour will tick all of the boxes and much much more.                                                

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 Activities

TranzAlpine, Kayak Okarito, Wineries and more

Mt Cook and Arthur’s Pass

Our Beautiful National Parks

 Wildlife in Nature

Penguins, Seals and Kea

 Remote, Wild West Coast

Martins Bay Overnight Stay

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Latest Reviews

Okarito Kayaking New Zealand

NZ Trails have done a brilliant job of coordinating and organizing the tour, everything came off without a hitch.  The guide was stellar and did everything to ensure we were all comfortable and...

Cathy Tanner, Canada. Feb 2014.
Walking the Hollyford Track

This tour perfectly matched our requirements for comfort, adventure, outdoors/hiking and experiencing the country.  The guide was first rate, he took care of us from day 1 and went out of his way...

Val & MIke Sweeney, UK. Mar 2014.
Lake Wanaka Mou Waho Island

With only a short time available for travelling in NZ I was looking for a tour which took care of everything and showed me the best the country has to offer and New Zealand Trails delivered in...

Andy Gardner, USA. Jan 2014.

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