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Walking Legends

Rotorua, New Zealand
About Walking Legends
Hike the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, Lake Waikaremoana, Great Barrier Island & Coromandel Peninsula. Walking Legends provide all-inclusive guided walk packages on the North Island's Great Walks. Small groups led by an experienced, friendly guide. Includes boutique accommodation, transport from Rotorua, hiking equipment, and great NZ-style meals and wine. Our guided hiking tours make it easy and rewarding to experience some of New Zealand's best walks, and to explore the remote and dramatic wilderness areas of the North Island.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have used walking legends before to go to the Coromandel and found them good so we used them again for Great Barrier Island. The whole trip was very well organised and was seamless from beginning to end. The Island is beautiful with the second...More

Date of experience: January 2020
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LoveTravel656582, Manager at Walking Legends, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your wonderful feedback! We're so glad you had a great time. It's a beautiful spot and we love sharing it with our guests. Congratulations on completing the Mt Hobson track, it's such a cool achievement. Happy hiking!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I began the walk in a state of anxiety about my fitness. But I needn't have worried. David and Dylan were excellent guides and paced the hike so that no one felt tired or pressured. The first day was fine and still. On the second...More

Date of experience: January 2020
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bradguide, Owner at Walking Legends, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely feedback, I'm really pleased you had a good time. I love your approach to walking in the wet weather, sometimes I really enjoy it myself! See you again soon.

Reviewed November 14, 2019

Can't recommend this highly enough. A wonderful 4 days on Great Barrier walking some great tracks - beautiful NZ bush, birds, stunning views, dolphins in the bay. A big shout out to our guides Karllie and Mike who were professional, organised, fun and managed to...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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bradguide, Manager at Walking Legends, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2019

Thank you so much for your lovely feedback, Chris, we really appreciate it. I'll pass that on to Karllie and Mike, they'll be so pleased you enjoyed your time with them, we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed April 28, 2019

We did the 4 day Lake Waikaremoana Discovery tour based at the lodge. Our guide Hamish was enthusiastic and did his best. We were disappointed with the 4 hour drive there and back from Rotarua in a van that we felt was not quite up...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Hilda011, Owner at Walking Legends, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2019

Thanks for the feedback, and we're very sorry to hear that the trip did not quite meet your expectations. Yes it is a windy road to Waikaremoana, which is one of the reasons that makes it so remote and keeps the area so untouched and...More

Reviewed April 14, 2019

A majestical experience!! From the get-go, the organisation was impeccable - Hilary in the office is very helpful. Our guides, Andrea, Dan and Kris were AMAZING. Lots of local knowledge and such passion for their jobs. Nothing was a problem, even when the weather gods...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Hilda011, Owner at Walking Legends, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2019

Thanks for your lovely feedback about our Tongariro Hiking Tour. So glad you enjoyed all the different elements and we look forward to hosting you again soon! Cheers, Hilary

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Response from Hilda011 | Property representative |
Hi there, the hikes are in different locations throughout the North Island. Which area in particular are you interested to know the temperatures for?