Not sure what to expect?

Read our journal entries below for a more detailed insight into our guided walks, Which ones to do, what to bring, what you’ll see, who you’ll meet and more.
group hiking trip

3 Simple Steps for Booking a Group Hiking Trip

How do you get your group of friends booked in for a holiday together with the absolute minimum of fuss and still keep everyone happy?
hiking guide

What Does A Hiking Guide Actually Do?

We have a team of professional guides whose job it is to make your outdoor experience absolutely tops.
Walking Legends Guided Walks

How To Get Your Friends To Join You On Hiking Holidays

If you love to hike, but you find it hard to gather a crowd to keep you company, try these tips to encourage your friends to join you on your next hiking holiday.
tips for solo travelers

Tips for Solo Travelers

Travelling solo can be intimidating at first. There is a knack to traveling solo, here are our tips for solo travelers so you can go from shy tail-end-Charlie to solo-travelling Warrior Queen.
Tongariro Northern Circuit

Tongariro Northern Circuit: A North Island Great Walk

If you’ve done the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, congratulations! But you’ve by no means done the best walk in the Tongariro National Park! That title goes to the Tongariro Northern Circuit.
Lake Waikaremoana Great Walk

Which Lake Waikaremoana guided walk is best?

So, how do you know which Lake Waikaremoana guided walk is right for you? Well, let's cover the main points of difference on each walk so you can be confident you'll have a wonderful time.
tips for solo travelers

The New Zealand Great Walks

Created in 1992 in order to protect the integrity of these conservation assets, 2022 marks the 30th anniversary of the New Zealand Great Walks. Since then, completing a Great Walk has become a cultural rite of passage, not just for Kiwi hikers but for hiking enthusiasts from all over the globe.
Hire gear guided walk

Hire gear for free on your North Island guided walk

We’ve perfected the art of guided walk gear hireage over the past two decades to make sure your guided walk experience in the North Island is as smooth and hassle-free as it can be!
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