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.
Female hikers on Great Barrier Island

How Fit Do I Need To Be

Ah it’s the eternal question isn’t it? How fit do I need to be to join a guided multi-day walk in New Zealand? How do I know that I’m going to be able to keep up, avoid injuries and actually have a good time while I’m doing it?
Lake Tarawera as seen through the bush canopy of native New Zealand cabbage trees

Best Places To Stay In Rotorua Before or After Your Guided Walk

Our top recommendations on the best places to stay in Rotorua City for before or after your guided walk with us.
Happy Walking Legends Hikers

How Does The Booking Process Work?

Booking a guided hiking tour with us is quick and easy. Our friendly reservations team is available to answer all of your queries and provide great advice for your next guided hiking tour holiday in New Zealand.
Where Is Walking Legends Located

Where We Are and How To Get To Us

Everything you need to know about where and when to arrive for your North Island guided hiking tour with Walking Legends.
Memory Rock Great Barrier Island

How To Visit Great Barrier Island

Our best insiders travel tips and handy tricks for planning your visit to Aotea / Great Barrier Island, New Zealand
Pouakai Crossing Taranaki

Step By Step Guide To The Pouakai Crossing

The Pouakai Crossing is New Zealand’s newest day-walk. Located in Taranaki, this is a must-do track for hikers and visitors to New Zealand and part of our new 4-day Taranaki Discovery Tour.
Sherpa Step Technique

‘Pember Pace’ : The Secret Sherpa Rhythm For All-Day Walking

The secret technique behind the 'Sherpa Step.' How you can harness the Sherpa technique for all-day walking.
The Best North Island Hikes

The Best North Island Hikes

Three North Island hiking tracks that will blow you away with their scenery, natural features and unique stories to tell.
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