Stewart Island is home to one of New Zealand's Great Walks, the Rakiura Track, as well as a number of walking and hiking trails.

Discover peace, birdsong and stunning coastal scenery on the 36km, 3-day circuit that is the Rakiura Track. Enjoy beautiful wilderness beaches and fall asleep to the call of the morepork after hiking beautiful beaches and native forest. There are two accommodation huts and three campsites on the track, which you can book on the Department of Conservation website(opens in new window)

If you're after something shorter, there's a multitude of day hiking tracks that leave from Halfmoon Bay. Try the 2-hour Fern Gully track or the 4-hour Horseshoe Point Track.

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