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GRADE C FITNESS REQUIREMENTS

  • Up to 6 hours of physical activity per day
  • You need to be able to carry a backpack of 5-6kgs (11-13 lbs)
  • Trails mostly in a good state
  • Altitude rises of up to 600m (2000ft) on tougher days
  • No hiking experience necessary
  • Reasonable standard of fitness required
  • NZ Uncut - some overnight tramps comprise alpine hiking, uneven terrain and carrying a backpack of 10-12kgs (22-26 lbs)
1 Day Ruapehu Crater Lake Walk
1 Day Ruapehu Crater Lake Walk
North Island
Mt Ruapehu is the largest of the three volcanoes in Tongariro National Park and its last eruption was in 2007. Ruapehu's crater holds about 10 ...
1 Day Sunrise Tongariro Alpine Crossing
1 Day Sunrise Tongariro Alpine Crossing
North Island
From National Park or Whakapapa Village: Pre-dawn departures on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing in Tongariro National Park has you on the top of Red...
1 Day Tongariro Alpine Crossing
1 Day Tongariro Alpine Crossing
North Island
This 19km trek in Tongariro National Park is New Zealand's best day one day walk. The track leads up to the saddle between Mt Ngauruhoe and Mt ...
12 Day Bucket List Walk - Lodge Based
12 Day Bucket List Walk - Lodge Based
North Island
This is a walking holiday unlike any other! Discover all the best that the North Island of New Zealand has to offer in terms of natural beauty and d...
3 Day Angelus Alpine Adventure
3 Day Angelus Alpine Adventure
South Island
Contained within Nelson Lakes National Park is the pristine mountain lake of Lake Angelus. The lake lies in an alpine basin surrounded by tussock, ...
3 Day Queen Charlotte Track Hike Bike Kayak Combo
3 Day Queen Charlotte Track Hike Bike Kayak Combo
South Island
Like the idea of combining all three of the Marlborough Sounds most popular activities - hiking and mountain biking on the Queen Charlotte Track, as ...
3 Day Tongariro Northern Circuit
3 Day Tongariro Northern Circuit
North Island
The Tongariro Northern Circuit in Tongariro National Park is a 3 day hike starting on Mt Ruapehu and encircles Mt Ngauruhoe, and has been designated ...
4 Day Boutique Lodge Guided Walk
4 Day Boutique Lodge Guided Walk
South Island
In the late 17th Century, English voyager Captain James Cook must have thought he was in paradise, when he sailed into the calm waters of the Marlbor...
4 Day Coromandel Explorer Lodge Based
4 Day Coromandel Explorer Lodge Based
North Island
Come and experience the breathtaking beauty of the Coromandel that most people never see! Jagged mountain peaks, stunning coastal views, wat...
4 Day Heaphy Experience Guided Mountain Bike Tour
4 Day Heaphy Experience Guided Mountain Bike Tour
South Island
We have created a 4-day Heaphy Track guided mountain biking journey that will allow you to experience everything the Heaphy Track has to offer withou...
4 Day Heaphy Track Classic Gourmet Guided Walk
4 Day Heaphy Track Classic Gourmet Guided Walk
South Island
Our 4 day Heaphy Track NZ Guided walk is one of the Great Walks of New Zealand in Kahurangi National Park is an all inclusive package starting and re...
4 Day Lake Waikaremoana Guided Walk Hut Based
4 Day Lake Waikaremoana Guided Walk Hut Based
North Island
From Rotorua: A four-day all inclusive, Rotorua to Rotorua guided hike on one of New Zealand's Great Walk tracks, the Lake Waikaremoana Walk throu...
4 Day Queen Charlotte Track 5 Star Experience
4 Day Queen Charlotte Track 5 Star Experience
South Island
Are you up for luxurious treatment on this 4 day walk in the breathtaking Queen Charlotte Track in the Marlborough Sounds? How about five star accomm...
4 Day Queen Charlotte Track Boutique Independent Walk
4 Day Queen Charlotte Track Boutique Independent Walk
South Island
Our new 4 Day Boutique Queen Charlotte Track Independent Walk takes the best boutique lodge accommodation available in the Marlborough Sounds within ...
4 Day Queen Charlotte Track Independent Walk
4 Day Queen Charlotte Track Independent Walk
South Island
Like the idea of having everything arranged for you but walking independently? On a 4 Day Unguided Walking Package, we will organise your accommodati...
4 Day Queen Charlotte Track Kayak and Trek
4 Day Queen Charlotte Track Kayak and Trek
South Island
Popular with hikers and kayakers, you spend time paddling on the sheltered waters, your guide will explain the history of the sunken valleys of the M...
4 Day Queen Charlotte Track Standard Gourmet Guided Walk
4 Day Queen Charlotte Track Standard Gourmet Guided Walk
South Island
Experience the peace of the beautiful Marlborough Sounds. Learn about the plants, wildlife and history from knowledgeable, local guides. This tour fe...
4 Day Tongariro Hiking Tour Lodge Based
4 Day Tongariro Hiking Tour Lodge Based
North Island
From Rotorua (or Taupo): The Tongariro Hiking Tour, New Zealand is a 4-day / 3-night all-inclusive walking vacation package, featuring some of New...
4 Day Upper Wilkin Experience Guided Walk
4 Day Upper Wilkin Experience Guided Walk
South Island
Tour Grading: C For the perfect introduction to hiking in remote areas of New Zealand's mountains, look no further than our Upper Wilkin Experie...
4 Day Waikaremoana Discovery Tour Lodge Based
4 Day Waikaremoana Discovery Tour Lodge Based
North Island
The Waikaremoana Discovery Tour is a four day, all inclusive walking holiday exploring Te Urewera National Park in New Zealand, with a focus on short...
5 Day Abel Tasman Kayak and Walk Experience Independent Package
5 Day Abel Tasman Kayak and Walk Experience Independent Package
South Island
Experience the best that New Zealand’s smallest but bio-diverse national park has to offer! The Abel Tasman Kayak and Walk Experience Ind...
5 Day Heaphy Track Classic Gourmet Guided Walk
5 Day Heaphy Track Classic Gourmet Guided Walk
South Island
Our 5 day Heaphy Track New Zealand Guided Hike in Kahurangi National Park is one of the Great Walks of New Zealand and an all inclusive package star...
5 Day Queen Charlotte Track Boutique Independent Walk
5 Day Queen Charlotte Track Boutique Independent Walk
South Island
Our Boutique Five Day Queen Charlotte Track Freedom Walk takes the best boutique lodge accommodation available in the Marlborough Sounds within acces...
5 Day Queen Charlotte Track Boutique Lodge Guided Walk
5 Day Queen Charlotte Track Boutique Lodge Guided Walk
South Island
In the late 17th Century, English voyager Captain James Cook must have thought he was in paradise, when he sailed into the calm waters of the Marlbor...
5 Day Queen Charlotte Track Independent Walk
5 Day Queen Charlotte Track Independent Walk
South Island
On this 5 Day Unguided Walking Package, everything is the same as the Queen Charlotte Track 4 Day Independent Walk; with the added bonus of a rest da...
5 Day Queen Charlotte Track Standard Gourmet Guided Walk
5 Day Queen Charlotte Track Standard Gourmet Guided Walk
South Island
This package is pure Marlborough Sounds luxury! After an exhilarating walk each day, at night we come to rest at an upmarket accommodation place comp...
6 Day Best of Southern Alps Trek
6 Day Best of Southern Alps Trek
South Island
Some of the best treks in New Zealand are not featured in the guidebook. If you are looking for a truly unforgettable Southern Alps experience while ...
6 Day Milford Track Independent Walk
6 Day Milford Track Independent Walk
South Island
If you are interested in a Milford Track Guided Walk, please  contact us direct  with dates, number of people and ages of any chil...
7 Day Marlborough Sounds and Abel Tasman Trails
7 Day Marlborough Sounds and Abel Tasman Trails
South Island
Hike the enchanting lakeside and coastal trails of the upper South Island on the 7 Day Marlborough Sounds and Abel Tasman Trails, and experience the ...
Alpine Nordic Ski Touring
Alpine Nordic Ski Touring
South Island
If you can walk, you can ski nordic! One of the healthiest forms of exercise there are, giving a total body workout with both arm and leg stretching,...
Heaphy Track Independent Walk Package
Heaphy Track Independent Walk Package
South Island
Named after Charles Heaphy who was one of the first people recorded to have walked the track under Maori guidance, the Heaphy Track is the longest of...
Kepler Track Independent Walk Package
Kepler Track Independent Walk Package
South Island
The Kepler Track is a 45 km circular hiking trail which travels through some of the stunning scenery on the South Island of New Zealand. The tr...
Rakiura Track Independent Walk Package
Rakiura Track Independent Walk Package
South Island
Many centuries ago Maori came by canoe to the island to harvest shellfish and mutton birds , traditions still carried out today by local iwi. They n...
Routeburn Track Independent Walk
Routeburn Track Independent Walk
South Island
Like the idea of having everything arranged for you but walking independently? Our unguided walking track package gives you more time to enjoy ...
Tekapo Guided Trek
Tekapo Guided Trek
South Island
Hike above worry level in the foothills of the Southern Alps. Be inspired by the magic light of the Mackenzie High Country across golden tussock, sno...
Tongariro Northern Circuit Independent Walk Package
Tongariro Northern Circuit Independent Walk Package
North Island
The volcanic landscape of Tongariro Northern Circuit Track, New Zealand’s first National Park and located in central North Island, beckons walk...