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Hiking New Zealand

Rangiora 7440, New Zealand
+64 3-310 8188
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Ultimate South - Dec 26 2017-Jan 9 2018

A wonderful trip - so much to do and see, from the ocean to the mountains. Great to see so many... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
David_in_Guelph
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Guelph
Northern Portion - NZ Uncut

In 5 days there is a lot packed in, but the pace feels about right. Lots of lovely walks, with the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Linda M
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Adelaide, Australia
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From the moment you contact the team here at Hiking New Zealand you will feel reassured that we have the depth of knowledge and experience that make us New Zealand's most comprehensive outdoor adventure specialist.We are here to ensure you choose a wilderness holiday that is exactly what you want - whether its challenge, rest, discovery or simply getting away from mobile networks (and the boss)! We are here to help you choose the best wilderness holiday for you. And that's no small task. Your time is precious and the choices seem endless.We are a small and passionate team who get real enjoyment out of matching you to the best possible holiday whether its travelling in New Zealand, Australia, Antarctica or as far away as Mongolia. We have a real passion for active travel, wild places and their conservation that we would love to share with you. As avid hikers, mountain bikers, canoeists and "give everything a go" people we are able to use our own personal knowledge and experience to provide guidance on which adventures will ensure your travel expectations are exceeded.
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Rangiora 7440, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A wonderful trip - so much to do and see, from the ocean to the mountains. Great to see so many native birds: kea, weka, robin, fantail, and even a NZ falcon! For me, the highlights were the alpine hut at Mt Aspiring, and Mt...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

In 5 days there is a lot packed in, but the pace feels about right. Lots of lovely walks, with the Tongariro crossing the last and most spectacular. Very good accommodation and meals along the way. A thoroughly enjoyable way to see the natural beauty...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Northland Discovery Tour on Dec 19 2017 and it was unforgettable experience that we can highly recommend to any person who loves outdoors. We had a small group of 8 people and 2 guides (Justin and Marie) and guides worked tirelessly from...More

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KiwiOllie, Owner at Hiking New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Ka pai hoki koe (Good on you) We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review and we are even more thrilled that you had a fantastic trip. The Northland Discovery explores a stunning region that so many visitors miss on their first...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I did the 5 day Northland Adventure last week and I had a great time, learned a lot and was “rescued from a medical issue” by Marie and Justin...thanks.

Thank C6370KKkaren
HikingNewZealand, Owner at Hiking New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Karen for your review. I am so pleased you had a great trip. It is always reassuring having a guides like Marie and Justin when you have a medical issue whilst travelling. Happy New Year. Anne Murphy

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I embarked on this 22 day adventure with really no expectations; I wanted to see NZ, do some hikes and not do it completely alone. As it turned out this trip exceded my expectations, taught me a lot about camping, tramping, and New Zealand. Something...More

Thank GoldeeGlobetrotter
KiwiOllie, Owner at Hiking New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia Ora, Thanks so much for taking the time to write a detailed review, it is much appreciated. We certainly have North Island based guides and vehicles and South Island based guides and vehicles as logistically this works best and saves having to put in...More

Reviewed November 13, 2017

Everything about this hiking adventure was excellent. Our guide Linda was just brilliant and the hikes we did were varied, interesting and challenging and the group were just the best fun ever. I would highly recommend it.More

Thank Chris F
KiwiOllie, Owner at Hiking New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2017

Kia Ora Chris, Thanks for your review and recommending the Ultimate North. I am pleased you found the hikes varied and interesting as well as challenging. Lake Waikaremoana and the Tongariro Crossing are both on my list of places to get back to in the...More

Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

Wow. What a trip! The friendly atmosphere was brilliant within the group while our guides hospitality, knowledge and relaxed nature made an already brilliant adventure even more memorable. The sights you see, people you meet and knowledge you gain was invaluable to me and I’m...More

Thank MiaSmith7
KiwiOllie, Owner at Hiking New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2017

Anō te pai! (Fantastic) It sounds like you had a superb trip and a great group of hikers keen to enjoy the adventure. There is so much to see and explore in the North Island so I thrilled you had the time to join us...More

Reviewed June 15, 2017

I took the 5 days/4 nights Northland Discovery Tour in February, 2017. It was the first guided trip I have ever taken in my life and boy, was I ever lucky. They/it set the bar very high. Even with very bad/wet weather for parts of...More

Thank Kendyll W
KiwiOllie, Owner at Hiking New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2017

Tino kino te pai (quite the best) Wow, what an incredible review - thank you! It sounds like we have certainly set the bar high for any future guided trips. The Northland Discovery sounds like it delivered in every aspect. It would be great to...More

Reviewed May 8, 2017

This was our first introduction to walking as a group and we had a ball. Malcolm looked after us just like family ensuring we were all fed, watered and happy. The pick up from Auckland was easy and the bus comfortable for our small group...More

Thank Diane B
HikingNewZealand, Owner at Hiking New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2017

Diane, thank you very much for taking the time to write a review here on Trip Advisor. It is so lovely for our other people considering hiking with us to read independent reviews. Although luckily we do not usually have broken arms! I am so...More

Reviewed May 2, 2017

Hiking New Zealand organized a great trip for our family comprising ages 5 years to 70. Our guide Malcolm was professional, friendly, well organized and flexible. He contacted us before arrival to suggest a delay of a day if possible due to poor weather forecasts...More

Thank Rhonnie3127
HikingNewZealand, Owner at Hiking New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2017

What a lovely review - thank you. Your granddaughter obviously really enjoyed Malcolm's great sense of humour and the way he can relate to everyone. My kids really enjoy Malcolm's company as well, he is always explaining something incredibly interesting and quirky. It is so...More

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