With nine to choose from you want to make sure you pick the right Great Walk of New Zealand for you. Having recently walked all nine, we have you covered and have broken them down into categories to help you decide which one is for you.
The Abel Tasman Track is pure bliss for someone wanting to do a multi-day hike that's not too steep, not too long, has paradise views all the way and a water taxi service to take all the hassle out of bags and transport. At points it didn't feel like a hike, but a holiday stroll from beach to beach.
The Kepler Track truly is one of the Great Walks in New Zealand and is one of our favourites. The ridge lines and views all the way through are stunning! We’ll tell you all about the elevation, difficulty, how to book onto the trail, description of each hut and everything you need to know about this epic hike.
We're only three trails into our 9 Great Walks in 9 Weeks and we're already wondering if the Kepler Track is going to be the best, it's that good. Situated in the stunning Fiordland National Park, the trail goes through forests into a ridgeline that gives million dollar views. But don't just take our word for it, see our photos below.
The second of our 9 Great Walks was The Milford Track, something we'd been wanting to do for a decade now. Before starting the 9 Great Walks in 9 Weeks challenge, it was probably the hike we were looking forward to the most. It's an iconic track and we've heard about so many others doing it. However, we weren't quite so sure how much we were going to enjoy it when we saw the forecast...