Tracks and walks in the Wellington/Kapiti region include the popular Orongorongo Track and the classic Tararua Northern Crossing and Tararua Southern Crossing.
Learn more about walks and tracks available in the Wellington area including the Makara Walking Track and the tracks on Matiu/Somes Island and in the Rimutaka Forest Park.
From the Tararua Southern Crossing to the Mangaone Walking Track, the Kapiti area's walking tracks offer a range of recreational opportunities.
An A-Z listing of all Wellington/Kapiti tracks and walks.
There are extensive walking and mountain biking opportunities on conservation land throughout New Zealand.
Explore the tracks and walks of Manawatu/Whanganui, including the Whanganui Journey, one of New Zealand's Great Walks.
Wairarapa walks include the Rimutaka Rail Trail and the classic walks Mt Holdsworth–Jumbo Circuit and Holdsworth–Kaitoke.
DOC maps: Discover the outdoors - DOC's key places, campsites, tracks and huts, and visitor centres on a map
Check, Clean, Dry between waterways and stop the spread of didymo.
Follow the Outdoor Safety Code:1. Plan your trip2. Tell someone3. Be aware of the weather4. Know your limits5. Take sufficient supplies
Alerts for Wellington/Kapiti places
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