Campervan Adventures: Discovering the Top Hiking Trails in New Zealand (Part 2)

Hiking in New Zealand is indeed fun. You’ll be given a lot of opportunities to explore every masterpiece in nature. Aside from that, you are giving yourself a little form of exercise when you go hiking. But to save your energy for the hike, driving with a campervan towards your point of destination is a must. With a campervan, you can transfer from one location to another immediately.

Last week, we have shared with you a short list of the top hiking trails in New Zealand. For this week, we will be presenting you another list that might interest you. Discover another list of top hiking trails in New Zealand that can possibly give you a very memorable experience. Are you ready to go? Get inside your campervan and let’s start our adventure.

Milford Track

The Milford Track is one of the finest walks in New Zealand and perhaps, in the whole world. It is located in New Zealand’s Fiordland National Park. This track can be completed within four days. If you haven’t seen yet ice-carved valleys, the Milford Track is the best route to see one. This track is also rich in forests and mountains wherein you can find rivers and waterfalls. The Milford Track will surely make you wonder with awe.

Routeburn Track

Words are not enough to describe Routeburn Track. If you are there, the track’s stunning scenery will definitely take your breath away. It is a 32 kilometre track which can be completed within two to four days. Cross the beech-forested valleys and feel the cold wind brush against your cheeks. Have a little splash at the clear green rivers and admire the track’s beautiful lakes. You can experience all of these as soon as you follow the Routeburn Track.

Lake Waikaremoana Track

This track has a length of 46 kilometres and you can finish it within three to four days of hiking. Most of your walk will follow the shore of the lake; hence, its name. It is located in the southwest corner of the Te Urewera National Park and the track is a nice stretch of terrains with different types of trees, plants and other forms of vegetation. Its forests are filled with beech trees. If you love bird watching, the Lake Waikaremoana Track is a home of plentiful wildlife that includes birds. You can also have the opportunity to take a swim and fish along the waters of the lake.

Queen Charlotte Track

The Queen Charlotte Track is befitting of its name since it is considered as New Zealand’s finest coastal walks. It is 71 kilometres long and you can complete the track within four days. Like New Zealand’s other tracks, Queen Charlotte also possesses a distinctive beauty. Apart from the beautiful coastlines, this track is also blessed with different types of vegetation and wildlife.

If you’re up to the hiking trail activities in New Zealand, I’d suggest you should stuff all your needed gears inside your campervan. Have a pleasant hiking!


Jack Kent

About Jack Kent

Jack Kent loves the outdoors and nothing is more enjoyable than driving his Britz campervan around the North and South islands of New Zealand. When Jack isn't driving his motorhome around, he is drinking beers with his mates, mountain biking through country New Zealand and blogging about what New Zealand has to offer.

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