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Planning your New Zealand hiking trip

Planning a New Zealand hiking trip? You’re in the right place! This section of the blog contains all you need to know about New Zealand travel planning and how you can make the most of your time here. Flick through entertaining articles written by hikers for hikers - you’ll find practical advice, travel tips and insider information to ensure that your New Zealand hiking adventure goes off without a hitch.

Your one-stop resource for all things hiking New Zealand, check out our comprehensive 2019 hiking guide – ideal for people planning their own hiking adventure or for those who want to find out more about the differences between independent and guided hiking options in New Zealand

For those keen to join a guided hiking tour, learn how to choose the best hiking tour in New Zealand. Get trail-ready with our 5 top tips for hiking preparation and fitness. Discover practical hiking style from Kiwis in the know, with handy video guides to choosing the right gear for your hike including your all-important boots and how to use trekking poles.

The ultimate New Zealand travel planning resource for hikers – lace up your boots and dig in!

 

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Hiking New Zealand

Hiking New Zealand Guide 2019

All you need to know about hiking in New Zealand New Zealand Trails super-guide Miki explains everything you need to know about New Zealand travel. ...

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Hiking Preparation

Hiking Preparation - 5 Tips for Getting Trail-Ready

The great outdoors runs through our veins here in New Zealand. We grow up running around in bare feet, exploring the nature that is never far away, ev...

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How to Use Trekking Poles Video

How to use Trekking PolesGidday, I'm Andrew from New Zealand Trails.  When you're hiking, using trekking poles can be really helpful in lots of ways -...

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How to choose hiking boots

How to Choose Hiking Boots Video

How to choose Hiking Boots - Your boots are the most important piece of hiking equipment and there are a few things you need to know about choosing th...

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What to Bring for Walking in New Zealand Video

What to bring for walking in New Zealand (Part 2) - Gidday, I'm Andrew from New Zealand Trails. Back again with the second of our handy videos to help...

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What to Wear Hiking in New Zealand Video

What to wear hiking in New Zealand (Part 1) - Gidday, I'm Andrew from New Zealand Trails and here are my tips to help you get ready for your 'World He...

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Milford Track View Spot

What’s the Best Time to Walk the Milford Track?

Many people (including some of us here at Trails!) believe that the best time to walk the Milford Track is when huge waterfalls tumble off the cliff t...

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How to Find the Best Hiking Tour in New Zealand

Use our easy guide to compare New Zealand hiking tours and find the one that suits you best.Finding the best hiking tour in an adventure travel paradi...

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