Introduction

A Manaaki Trail is a hosted journey that provides hospitality for visitors in a way that is easy to access, comfortable, fun and safe. It gives them a unique and special experience in the outdoors.

A Manaaki Trail is a hosted journey that provides hospitality for visitors in a way that is easy to access, comfortable, fun and safe. It gives them a unique and special experience in the outdoors.

Manaaki Trails are -

  • 2-4 day guided walks on some of New Zealand's most special tracks
  • Hosted by guides with expert local knowledge
  • Located within easy access of transport hubs and tourist routes
  • Require no navigation skills, tramping experience or specialist equipment
  • Easy to book and pay for
  • Have conservation legacies so you know you're helping our environment
  • Operated by Qualmark licence holders - New Zealand tourism's official mark of quality

Manaaki

Manaaki is a core Māori value that means to support, give hospitality to, protect, look out for and take care of our manuhiri (visitors). It is this value that underpins Manaaki Trails. 

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