Wellington Region Walks & Hikes

Step in your walking shoes, and join our Wellington Region Walks and Hikes and discover the hidden gems outside New Zealand's capital. Whether you are looking for a quick half day hike, full day adventure, or if you feel like tramping over a few days, Wellington’s network of trails has something for everyone. It’s time stretch your legs and breathe in some fresh air!

Cape Pallister

Pallister Bay is teeming with life, history, and sights! Guests need to make their way to Martinborough, where your guide will meet you at the Featherson Train station. You will walk the Putangirua Pinnacles Loop Track and challenge you to take the flight of stairs up the Cape Palliser Lighthouse -- all 249 of them!

Te Araroa Walkway

Walk a section of the Te Araroa Walkway. Expect stunning views, entertaining commentary, coastal walking, and a chance to see a seal colony.

Paekakariki Escarpment Track

You will explore a part of the Te Araroa Trail and the vertigo-inducing Paekakariki Escarpment! Discover the conquests of Te Rauparaha and learn about the challenges of constructing a rail through a rugged terrain.

Blue Range Hut

This 2-day hike will take you through a steep track, navigating along podocarp bush, to a unique backcountry hut. Enjoy beautiful views of the surrounding mountain ranges.

Kaiparoro Track

If you’re looking for a quick backcountry adventure, this day hike is a great choice. Hike the forgotten track of Kaiparoro that features a variety of scenery, climbing through mature pine and beech forests, and a chance to visit a plane crash site.

Burn Hut Track

This beautiful, easy overnight hike will take you across tussock, mature forests, and subalpine vegetation. Expect to see stunning scenery along the way.