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GRADE D FITNESS REQUIREMENTS

  • Average 4-5 hours physical activity per day, up to 8-9 hours on longer days
  • Backpack weights of 10-12kgs (22-26 lbs) need to be carried on some days
  • Altitude gains of up to 800m (2600ft)
  • Some uneven track surfaces and river crossings
  • No multi-day hiking experience necessary
  • Good fitness and agility required
15 Day Ultimate South Hiking Safari
15 Day Ultimate South Hiking Safari
South Island
A remarkable journey the Ultimate South Hiking Safari begins walking among the golden beaches and lapping waters of the Abel Tasman National Park . ...
2 Day Aoraki Mt Cook Guided Trek
2 Day Aoraki Mt Cook Guided Trek
South Island
Climb up the Ball Ridge and confront the mighty Caroline Face of Aoraki Mount Cook. On this guided hike you will go as close as it's possible to get ...
22 Day Ultimate New Zealand Hiking Safari
22 Day Ultimate New Zealand Hiking Safari
North Island | South Island
The Ultimate New Zealand experience! This safari incorporates the very best that New Zealand has to offer - hike the best sections of the Lake Waikar...
3 Day Mt Aspiring Discovery Guided Hiking
3 Day Mt Aspiring Discovery Guided Hiking
South Island
Tour Grading: D For hikers who would like to get their first taste of the true NZ Backcountry or they would like a private family wilderness cam...
4 Day Gillespie Pass Guided Trek
4 Day Gillespie Pass Guided Trek
South Island
At over 1500m, Gillespie Pass is one of NZ highest alpine passes for hikers to traverse. With superb views of your natural surroundings, the wa...
5 Day Brodrick Pass Walk and Landsborough Raft Combo
5 Day Brodrick Pass Walk and Landsborough Raft Combo
South Island
The Brodrick Pass Guided Walk and Landsborough River Rafting trip is the very definition of a backcountry experience through the heart of the beautif...
5 Day Old Ghost Road Hike
5 Day Old Ghost Road Hike
South Island
Join us for an epic 5 Day Old Ghost Road Hike from Nelson in New Zealand. Your journey takes you on ‘The Old Ghost Road,’ a historic...
5 Day Travers Sabine Wilderness
5 Day Travers Sabine Wilderness
South Island
Our 5 day guided hike on the Travers Sabine Circuit Wilderness Hike in Nelson Lakes National Park is an all inclusive package - starting and return...
6 Day Fiordland Explorer Packrafting Expedition
6 Day Fiordland Explorer Packrafting Expedition
South Island
The Hollyford & Pyke Packrafting Expedition combines hiking and paddling, allowing you to experience the heart of New Zealand wilderness. This...
7 Day Ultimate North Hiking Safari
7 Day Ultimate North Hiking Safari
North Island
For those who have a little less time but want to experience the very best that the North Island can offer the Ultimate North is the ideal choice. H...
Lake Tekapo Snowshoe Guided Hike
Lake Tekapo Snowshoe Guided Hike
South Island
The foothills of the Southern Alps undergo a magic transformation in winter. A covering of snow turns these tawny tussock lands into an extensive pla...