Want to explore New Zealand’s South Island on foot without spending days hiking? Then this guide to the South Island’s best day walks is for you. All the must-see destinations are covered like Abel Tasman National Park, Mt Cook, Queenstown, Franz Josef Glacier and more.
The sky scraping peaks, hanging valleys and rainforest-clad slopes of Fiordland’s Milford Sound make it one of New Zealand’s ‘must see’ destinations for visitors. But what’s the best way to truly experience this natural wonderland?
Here's a handy guide to the North Island's best day walks, including our favourites in the Bay of Islands, Auckland, Rotorua, Tongariro and Wellington. We've included key facts like how to get there, distances, time and what you'll see on the way.