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1,963 mi 3,159 km of trail 59 Runs

Gems 10 Gems Easy Trails 221 Trails Intermediate Trails 169 Trails Hard Trails 34 Trails
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gem Favorite Sutherland Falls

Sutherland Falls

(3) Te Anau, NZ
gem Favorite View from Belmont Trig looking to Mount Kaukau.

Belmont Trig

(2) Petone, NZ
gem Favorite From the trail, look out over the giant Black Sand Dune at Bethells Beach.

Giant Black Sand Dunes

(1) Muriwai…, NZ
gem Favorite Hot Water is Hot. Seriously though, BE CAREFUL.

Hot Water Beach

(1) Rotorua, NZ
gem Favorite Happy seals!

Seal colony at Sinclair Head

(1) Brooklyn, NZ
gem Favorite From the lookout across from the Brooklyn Wind Turbine.

Wrights Hill Lookout

(1) Brooklyn, NZ
gem Favorite Tarawera Falls is phenomenally beautiful.

Tarawera Falls

(1) Kawerau, NZ
gem Favorite View from Round Knob out to the Northern bays of Porirua abnd the Pauatahanui Inlet.

Round Knob Summit

(1) Porirua, NZ
gem Favorite Boulder Hill offers incredible views up Hutt Valley.

Boulder Hill

(2) Lower Hutt, NZ
gem Favorite Look down from the trail into the crystal clear waters at Separation Point.

Separation Point Fur Seal Colony

(1) Takaka, NZ

Runs in New Zealand - 59

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Favorite View from the peak.
Intermediate/Difficult

Ben Lomond Track

6.9 mi 11.1 km • Out and Back • 3,236 ft Ascent 986.38 m Ascent

(35) Queenstown, NZ
Favorite Somewhere after the Roys Peak Lookout.
Intermediate/Difficult

Roy's Peak

9.7 mi 15.6 km • Out and Back • 4,009 ft Ascent 1221.84 m Ascent

(22) Wanaka, NZ
Favorite Mueller Lake and Mt. Sefton from the Mueller Lookout
Easy/Intermediate

Hooker Valley Track

6.2 mi 10.0 km • Loop • 449 ft Ascent 136.9 m Ascent

(23) Mount C…, NZ
Favorite View from the peak.
Difficult

Ben Lomond via Access Road

8.9 mi 14.3 km • Out and Back • 4,410 ft Ascent 1344.19 m Ascent

(15) Queenstown, NZ
Favorite The slopes above Gertrude Saddle offer great chances for exploration.
Difficult

Gertrude Saddle

5.4 mi 8.7 km • Out and Back • 2,121 ft Ascent 646.42 m Ascent

(8) Queenstown, NZ
Favorite Iris Burn.
Intermediate/Difficult

Kepler Track

36.7 mi 59.1 km • Loop • 6,388 ft Ascent 1946.96 m Ascent

(10) Te Anau, NZ
Favorite Lake Marian surrounded by the mountains that source the tarn
Intermediate

Key Summit

4.7 mi 7.6 km • Out and Back • 1,389 ft Ascent 423.41 m Ascent

(13) Queenstown, NZ
Favorite Dart Valley with the Routeburn Falls Lodge overlooking the valley
Intermediate/Difficult

Routeburn Track: Routeburn Shelter to the Divide

19.2 mi 31.0 km • Point to Point • 3,891 ft Ascent 1185.95 m Ascent

(11) Queenstown, NZ

Trails in New Zealand - 365

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12.0 mi 19.2 km #1Tongariro Alpine Crossing
Intermediate/Difficult
Turangi, NZ
Intermediate/Difficult
12.0 mi 19.2 km Turangi, NZ 20 
5.6 mi 9.0 km #2Tama Lakes Track
Intermediate/Difficult
Ohakune, NZ
Intermediate/Difficult
5.6 mi 9.0 km Ohakune, NZ
3.7 mi 5.9 km #3Webb Creek Pinnacles Track
Intermediate/Difficult
Thames, NZ
Intermediate/Difficult
3.7 mi 5.9 km Thames, NZ
4.3 mi 7.0 km #4Routeburn Track: Lake Mackenzie Hut
Intermediate/Difficult
Queenstown, NZ
Intermediate/Difficult
4.3 mi 7.0 km Queenstown, NZ
5.2 mi 8.3 km #5Routeburn Track: Lake Howden Hut
Intermediate
Queenstown, NZ
Intermediate
5.2 mi 8.3 km Queenstown, NZ
0.8 mi 1.3 km #6Key Summit Track
Intermediate
Queenstown, NZ
Intermediate
0.8 mi 1.3 km Queenstown, NZ
2.1 mi 3.4 km #7Routeburn Track: Harris Shelter
Intermediate
Queenstown, NZ
Intermediate
2.1 mi 3.4 km Queenstown, NZ
2.7 mi 4.4 km #8Queenstown Hill Summit Trail
Intermediate
Queenstown, NZ
Intermediate
2.7 mi 4.4 km Queenstown, NZ
1.4 mi 2.2 km #9Mueller Hut Track
Difficult
Mount Cook Village, NZ
Difficult
1.4 mi 2.2 km Mount Cook Village, NZ
1.7 mi 2.7 km #10Sutherland Falls Track
Intermediate
Te Anau, NZ
Intermediate
1.7 mi 2.7 km Te Anau, NZ
1.4 mi 2.2 km #11Key Summit Overlook Track
Intermediate
Queenstown, NZ
Intermediate
1.4 mi 2.2 km Queenstown, NZ
1.2 mi 1.9 km #12Sealy Tarns Track
Intermediate/Difficult
Mount Cook Village, NZ
Intermediate/Difficult
1.2 mi 1.9 km Mount Cook Village, NZ 13 
3.6 mi 5.8 km #13Moonlight Track
Intermediate/Difficult
Queenstown, NZ
Intermediate/Difficult
3.6 mi 5.8 km Queenstown, NZ
2.1 mi 3.4 km #14Omanawanui Track
Intermediate/Difficult
Titirangi, NZ
Intermediate/Difficult
2.1 mi 3.4 km Titirangi, NZ
3.9 mi 6.4 km #15Alex Knob Track
Intermediate/Difficult
Hokitika, NZ
Intermediate/Difficult
3.9 mi 6.4 km Hokitika, NZ
10.0 mi 16.2 km #16Abel Tasman Coast Track: Awaroa to Whariwharangi
Easy
Takaka, NZ
Easy
10.0 mi 16.2 km Takaka, NZ
7.5 mi 12.1 km #17Queen Charlotte Track: Anakiwa to Mistletoe Bay
Easy/Intermediate
Picton, NZ
Easy/Intermediate
7.5 mi 12.1 km Picton, NZ
2.5 mi 4.0 km #18North Branch Track
Intermediate/Difficult
Queenstown, NZ
Intermediate/Difficult
2.5 mi 4.0 km Queenstown, NZ
8.5 mi 13.6 km #19Umukarikari Track
Intermediate/Difficult
Turangi, NZ
Intermediate/Difficult
8.5 mi 13.6 km Turangi, NZ
4.2 mi 6.7 km #20Queen Charlotte Track: Torea Saddle to Mistletoe Bay
Intermediate/Difficult
Picton, NZ
Intermediate/Difficult
4.2 mi 6.7 km Picton, NZ

Photos of New Zealand - 798

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Great running on seemingly endless ridges.
Feb 25, 2015 near Dunedin, NZ
Catching an early morning sunrise over Herepai should be on the bucket list of every NZ trail runner.
Dec 18, 2016 near Levin, NZ
Descending from Swampy Summit
May 7, 2015 near Dunedin, NZ
NZ Mountain Safety Council has created this trail video guide for Gertrude Saddle. The video takes you through the entire track and shows you how to prepare for a successful trip so that you make it home safely.
Feb 24, 2020 near Queenstown, NZ
The Red Tarns
Dec 14, 2014 near Mount C…, NZ
View from the peak.
Mar 29, 2018 near Queenstown, NZ
Views from the Leith Saddle Track
May 7, 2015 near Dunedin, NZ
Fun in the dunes on the way to Sandfly Bay.
Mar 25, 2015 near Portobello, NZ

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