Northland region

Sand patterns, Te Paki, Northland. Photo: C Rudge.

Learn about Northland's tracks and walks including Cape Brett Track in the Bay of Islands and the Waipu Caves Walk in the Whangarei area.

North Auckland

View from Atuanui.

Explore the North Auckland area by taking a walk on the Moirs Hill Walkway, Dome Valley Tracks or hiking to the summit of Mount Auckland (Atuanui).

Hauraki Gulf Islands

Great Barrier Island. Photo: Annie Wheeler.

The Hauraki Gulf islands feature a number of walks and tramps for people of all ages and fitness levels.

Central and South Auckland

North Head, Auckland.

Central & South Auckland walks include the Mataitai Forest walks, Vining Walkway, Te Henga Walkway and more.

Coromandel region

Wharekirauponga track.

Find out about Cathedral Cove Walk, Coromandel Walkway, Kauaeranga Kauri Trail and other tracks and walks in the Coromandel region.

Waikato region

Rainbow over Raglan farmland, Aotea Reserve. Photo: C Rudge.

Find out about tracks and walks in the Waikato region, including Pureora walking tracks, Pirongia walking tracks and the Waireinga/Bridal Veil Falls walk.

Kermadec Islands

Raoul Island, Kermadec Islands. Photo copyright Gareth Rapley. DOC USE ONLY.

There are no public tracks and walks on the Kermadec Islands, which can only be visited with a landing permit from DOC.

New Zealand tracks and walks

Trampers on the Mangatepopo boardwalk, Tongariro Crossing. Photo: Jimmy Johnson.

There are extensive walking and mountain biking opportunities on conservation land throughout New Zealand.


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Follow the Outdoor Safety Code:
1. Plan your trip
2. Tell someone
3. Be aware of the weather
4. Know your limits
5. Take sufficient supplies

Alerts for Auckland places


Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland Visitor Centre
Phone:      +64 9 379 6476
Address:   137 Quay Street
Princes Wharf
Auckland 1010
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