Moderate fitness is required for the Great Barrier Island Escape. The walking trails are of easy or moderate difficulty. The biggest day being the climb over Mt Hobson. The trails range from well-formed paths to tracks broken with tree roots, rocks, mud etc. Some of the walks can be varied to provide easier options. Walking times vary between 3 to 7 hours per day. You will need to carry a daypack with your lunch, water, raincoat and jersey. We have good quality raincoats and daypacks you can borrow.