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New Zealand Walks is your online travel guide to walking in New Zealand. We have hand-picked the best of New Zealand’s hikes for you. As NZ’s specialist online travel agency dealing only in New Zealand walking holidays, we know these walks...more
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I can highly recommend anyone to do this walk through NZWalks . Anna organised everything and was available for any queries or bookings needed. The accomodation and meals were first rate and the actual walk was breathtaking . An amazing experience and thank you Anna...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Cindy G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our Queen Charlotte track tramp was perfect in every way. Anna was very responsive and handled every detail.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Linda S
NZWAnna, Owner at New Zealand Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback Linda and I'm glad you all enjoyed your Queen Charlotte Track experience.

Reviewed 14 February 2019 via mobile

I cannot recommend Anna, and NZ Walks highly enough. Everything Anna organised for our tramp was perfect. She gave us such good guidance, anticipated our needs precisely and everything flowed just as she planned it. I am making Anna my go to annual tramping holiday...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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NZWAnna, Owner at New Zealand Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2019

Thank you for your great feedback and lovely family photo - looks like you all had a blast! Happy to help with your next walking adventure, just let me know when you're ready!

Reviewed 2 February 2019

Our experience with New Zealand Walks was outstanding from start to finish. We hiked the Queen Charlotte track over 4 days and followed up with the Abel Tasman 3 days straight after. Both tracks had too many wonderful sights to describe them all, suffice to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BJ W
NZWAnna, Owner at New Zealand Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2019

Thank you for your feedback and we're so happy you enjoyed our Top of the South package which we customised to suit your needs/timeframe. Ratanui Lodge is indeed a wonderful place to stay and celebrate completing the tracks. We look forward to hearing if we...More

Reviewed 17 January 2019

We thoroughly enjoyed our Queen Charlotte Walk over Christmas 2018. Everything ran like clockwork and it was a brilliant experience in every respect. Our Wilderness Guide was cheerful, informative and attentive to detail. We couldn’t have had a better person to keep us company and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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NZWAnna, Owner at New Zealand Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2019

Thank you for your comments on your recent Queen Charlotte Track experience. What a wonderful way to spend Christmas. Thank you again for booking with New Zealand Walks.

Reviewed 14 January 2019

We went on the four-day Queen Charlotte Track hike, completed over five days. We really enjoyed the rest day at Raetihi Lodge. It was a challenging hike at times - lots of ascents. All worthwhile. We also enjoyed the stay at Furneaux Lodge and Mahana...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Carrie_TO
NZWAnna, Owner at New Zealand Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2019

Thank you for your feedback and we're glad you enjoyed the Queen Charlotte Track. Taking the 5 day option is a great way to enjoy a 'day off' and recoup at the lodge for the day. Thank you booking with New Zealand Walks.

Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

Our 3-night walk in Abel Tasman was the highlight of our 2-week trip to New Zealand. Anna answered all of our questions quickly and thoughtfully—helping us to decide which walk would be best for our family, which duration/pace would be most enjoyable, and how to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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NZWAnna, Owner at New Zealand Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2019

Thank you for your feedback on your recent walk with your family on the Abel Tasman Track - I'm glad it was a good option for you. The Abel Tasman Track is such a stunning walk to explore and achievable for all ages! :) Thank...More

Reviewed 14 December 2018

We were hooked up with a really good guide. Very good at connecting us, we were sort of last minute and they did the communication and administration in a effective and seamless manner. The hike was wonderful, the scenery, the knowledge of the guide, the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Christine G
NZWAnna, Owner at New Zealand Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2018

Thank you for your feedback on your recent walk on the Abel Tasman Track. I'm glad you enjoyed the experience, it really is a stunning place.

Reviewed 24 November 2018

We walked the Queen Charlotte Track in late Oct early November - taking 5 days including a rest day at Lochmara Lodge on day 4. The organisation by Anna at NZ walking holidays was fantastic, accommodation excellent and food just right. No wet tents to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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NZWAnna, Owner at New Zealand Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2018

Thank you for your feedback and we're glad you enjoyed your time on the Queen Charlotte Track, it really does offer wonderful scenery and the luxury of en suite accommodation at the end of the day - a bonus! Thank you booking with New Zealand...More

Reviewed 9 November 2018

The organization was seamless, we were picked up and dropped off as described in the itinerary, out luggage was correctly transferred , lodging and food universally good, (except for one packed lunch which was out of the hands of the organizers.) Anna was very helpful...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HelenT456
NZWAnna, Owner at New Zealand Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018

Thank you for your recent feedback and I'm glad you enjoyed your time on our 'Top of the South' package including the the stunning Queen Charlotte and Abel Tasman Tracks - a great achievement. Thank you for allowing New Zealand Walks to arrange this for...More

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Sarah B
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Response from NZWAnna | Property representative |
Hi Sarah, Thank you for your question. I would recommend either the Queen Charlotte, Abel Tasman or the Hollyford Track, where you can join a small group and a guided walk on each these tracks. We could certainly arrange... More
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