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Enjoy the tranquility of the forest and the openness of long sandy beaches and remote coastline.
Take time out to appreciate the variety of native birdlife. You might even be lucky enough to see a kiwi!
Located in Rakiura National Park on Stewart Island, the 29km Rakiura Track, managed by the Department of Conservation (DOC), is well-graded and takes three days to hike. Accommodation at Rakiura Track Great Walks huts and campsites must be booked.
Walkers need to be self-sufficient, well-prepared and equipped for changeable weather conditions.
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Start your journey through New Zealand's stunning landscapes at a Department of Conservation (DOC) Visitor Centre. Information about conservation areas, as well as DOC's 14,000 km of tracks, 9 Great Walks, and network of 950 huts and 324 campsites.
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