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Hiking New Zealand - Day Tours

Rangiora 7440, New Zealand
+64 3-310 8188
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Extraordinarily good guides + Northland wonders = extraordinary tour

I took the 5 days/4 nights Northland Discovery Tour in February, 2017. It was the first guided... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
Kendyll W
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Hamilton, Canada
Fabulous Walking holiday in the Northland

This was our first introduction to walking as a group and we had a ball. Malcolm looked after us... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
Diane B
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Sydney, 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 16 June 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
Reviewed 8 May 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 - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 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 3 May 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 - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 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

Reviewed 14 April 2017

Booking the trip was effortless and Angela in the home office answered all our questions quickly and efficiently. Our guides (Justin on the North Island, Martin on the South Island) were both extremely knowledgeable about New Zealand's flora, fauna, geology, and cultural history. They were...More

Thank Ashley S
HikingNewZealand, Owner at Hiking New Zealand - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Lovely review - thank you! We really appreciate that your review covers both the work done by our team in the office as well as our exceptional guides. Ange is a great asset to our team and uber efficient and both Justin and Martin are...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017

I researched my New Zealand vacation extensively trying to figure out what I wanted to see and do during my time there. I considered one of the "great walks" on the South Island but after seeing the agenda, determined it was not enough of what...More

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HikingNewZealand, Owner at Hiking New Zealand - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Thanks for review, it is appreciated. Rory is a great guide and he is incredibly dedicated to his job. As a geologist the knowledge he has of our country is IMMENSE, he is funny too! It is lovely to read you got to see and...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Our experience with Hiking New Zealand, (Northern Portion ) and most particularly our guide, Justin, couldn't have been better. Despite the unpredictable weather Justin assessed and reassessed the best routes and days in order to make our hikes successful. His knowledge of all things environmental...More

1  Thank Bytown
HikingNewZealand, Owner at Hiking New Zealand - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. The Northern Portion is a great trip. Justin is a superb guide and he is very much at home in the outdoors. It is lovely reading you enjoyed having him as you guide, Thanks for your...More

Reviewed 28 March 2017

Amazing time with 10 fellow travellers, our guide Chai, on HIke NewZealand Ultimate south tour. Great mix of hikes, camping, huts & occasional lodges. Packed itinerary, with many early starts, so don't do it if you're looking to relax! Challenging hikes on many days, amazing...More

1  Thank Gilly S
HikingNewZealand, Owner at Hiking New Zealand - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Amazing review for an amazing time - thank you! I am so pleased you had a fantastic time and enjoyed the very full itinerary. I hope you had some time after the trip to relax! The word of mouth with people like you recommending our...More

Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

I had a fantastic time: hiking was challenging enough - the sights we visited were interesting - the accommodations were good, food was good but the best part was really our guide Malcolm. He has a wealth of knowledge about most things but is able...More

1  Thank Sandy H
HikingNewZealand, Owner at Hiking New Zealand - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review here on Trip Advisor! I am happy to hear you had a great time on the Northland Discovery and that you enjoyed Malcolm's wicked sense of humour. We appreciate you taking the time...More

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Had been hiking with Hiking New Zealand 16 years ago, and I wanted to do another trip with them. In February I finally came back to NZ and did the 15 day Ultimate South trip. It was fantastic and fully lived up to my high...More

Thank Sylvia G
HikingNewZealand, Owner at Hiking New Zealand - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Wow, returning for another Hiking New Zealand trip after 16 years is impressive! I am pleased we lived up to expectations second time around as well, it sounds like we put on pretty reasonable weather too. Thanks for taking the time to review the trip....More

Reviewed 28 February 2017

I completed the 15 day Ultimate South Hike. it was the best experience of my life so far. there was always something to do, something to see and something to learn. I was lucky enough to be a group with 11 incredible people, who now...More

Thank Alisa B
HikingNewZealand, Owner at Hiking New Zealand - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Thanks Alisa for your review. We try really hard with these Kiwi-stye hikes to make the experience feel like an adventure of a lifetime so it is fantastic to read it was your 'best experience in life so far.' We would love to have you...More

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