Stewart Island

Everything you need to know to hike the Rakiura Track

Everything you need to know to hike the Rakiura Track

If you are looking for one of the quietest Great Walks in pristine wilderness then Stewart Island's Rakiura Track should be high on your list. The trail at the very South of New Zealand is an easy track that can be walked by anyone of average fitness.

Why everyone should visit Stewart Island

Why everyone should visit Stewart Island

Stewart Island is the last stop before Antarctica and feels like a glimpse of what mainland New Zealand used to be like. Everywhere in New Zealand is friendly but non more so than Stewart island where everyone will stop to say hello.

The Rakiura Track: entering the lost world

The Rakiura Track: entering the lost world

The fourth of our 9 Great Walks was the Rakiura Track, Stewart Island's Great Walk. If you're looking for a Great Walk that's really off the beaten track with the potential for seeing kiwi, then this is the trail for you.