When is the best time to walk in New Zealand?

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Travel between November and February to experience New Zealand’s true nature. It is an excellent time to engage in a variety of outdoor activities, including multi-day scenic walks.

With its majestic, glaciated peaks, stunning coastline, and jaw-dropping mountain lakes and forests, rivers, and waterfalls, New Zealand is an incredible country. It is also in the Southern Hemisphere, with a summer season that lasts from December to February. This makes it an ideal winter trekking destination in Europe, the United States, and Canada. New Zealand is best explored on foot. The stunning scenery and unique natural features of the country are best experienced on foot (or “tracks” as it is called in local English). The New Zealand government has done an outstanding job of conserving national park backcountry areas. Hiking and trekking are the best ways to get a close look at these wilderness landscapes.

The Hiking Adventure

We will pick you up at the airport and provide you with all meals and lodging. The following day, we will drop you off at the airport. It can be difficult to efficiently plan international travel and find the best activities and places in the area. We’ll take care of everything. We want our visitors to have a pleasant vacation. Our international treks include all-inclusive travel, meticulous itinerary planning, extensive logistical planning, and risk management. They are for hikers who want to be among the best. We are trekking and hiking experts.

Do you require a hiking guide?

New Zealand is an incredible place to hike, either alone or with a guide. The country is extremely welcoming and has a low crime rate. This makes it an excellent choice for DIY vacations. However, because there is so much to do and so many backcountry areas to explore, it can be difficult to get the most out of a trip. Wildland Trekking takes guests to the best spots in the area. They can learn about the area’s culture and natural history, explore the backcountry safely, and handle all of the details like booking accommodations, permits, rental gear, and other logistics. New Zealand is worthwhile!

Private hiking tours provide numerous advantages

Find other travellers who are looking for new adventures and experiences. It’s a great way for solo travellers to participate in activities they wouldn’t be able to do otherwise. In a supportive, nurturing, and friendly environment, you can travel at your own pace, push your boundaries, and have fun.

These are just a few examples of hikes in New Zealand…

Discovering Great Walks

Over the course of five days, you’ll hike three of New Zealand’s nine “Great Walks.” They’re all in Fiordland National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its mystical coves, dense temperate rainforest, and lush greenery. This bucket-list hiking trip does not require you to forego creature comforts.

The ‘Takahe’ is a hiking-focused trip with options that can be tailored to all levels of fitness and outdoor experience. The ‘Takahe journey usually takes 3 to 6 hours. The Milford Track Guided Walk option allows for longer hikes.

Milford Hiking Expedition

This trip is designed for those who want to focus on hiking New Zealand’s famous tracks. The itinerary emphasises New Zealand’s natural heritage. The guides can explain the geological, social, and ecological history of the area you’ll be visiting, as well as interpret the flora. In Fiordland National Park, there are numerous options for day hikes. You can also go on an overnight cruise on Doubtful Sound or hike the Milford Track. With the ‘Manuka,’ you can hike New Zealand in style!

milford track

The ‘Manuka’ is an active hiking trip that can be tailored to all levels of fitness and outdoor experience. The hike on the Manuka’ trip typically takes 3 to 6 hours. The Milford Track Guided Walk allows for longer hikes.

The Ultimate South Island Experience

Active Adventures’ signature New Zealand tour is the Rimu. Since 1996, it has been a fan favourite. This customised journey takes you to some of New Zealand’s most stunning, beautiful, and well-known locations. Active Adventures tours are known for their legendary hospitality, providing a truly one-of-a-kind experience. (While the guides handle the minor details.) If you plan to visit the North Island while you’re here, you could combine this hiking tour with the 5- to 11-day ‘Kauri’ North Island Trip.

The ‘Rimu’ is designed for those who are more adventurous, but it also caters to people of all ages and levels of experience. Hiking for 4-6 hours is typical of the Rimu. If you want, you can backpack for a longer period of time.

Explorer of the South Island

This South Island adventure vacation is ideal for those who have never been on an adventure vacation before or who want to go hiking before retiring. This trip is an excellent complement to the popular 5-11 day Kauri North Island hiking tour.

Activity level: Excellent for avid walkers who enjoy venturing further from home.