By Mike Heydon
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With short walks, day walks and multi-day walks, there are plenty of opportunities for exploring the New Zealand's remarkable North Island.
Never-ending coastline & sandy white beaches make Northland an ideal place for walking and hiking.
Auckland offers a diverse range of scenery and the same goes for day walks in the area. All within a few hours’ drive – or ferry ride – of the CBD.
Known for its mild weather and stunning coastal landscapes, the Coromandel Peninsula is the perfect place for hiking.
Hike the Hamilton - Waikato region, known for its rolling green hills, mighty Waikato river and picturesque little towns.
Explore the scenic beauty of Taupō's lakes and stunning volcanic landscapes when you hike one of the region's trails.
The Ruapehu region is home to many walking and hiking opportunities, including the spectacular Tongariro Crossing.
The beautiful region of Taranaki offers a huge range of opportunities for day walks – enjoy lush native forest and stunning volcanic views.
Wairarapa lies on the spectacular southern tip of the North Island. It's a region home to unforgettable coastal walking tracks.
Wellington is surrounded by picturesque walking and hiking tracks, both inland and coastal.
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