The Tongariro Crossing is one of the world's best day hikes, but at 19km over an alpine pass through an active volcanic zone it's not an easy undertaking! Walking Legends provide everything you need to enjoy this life-changing hike in maximum comfort and safety.
Forget Africas' "Big 5", it’s been done! Here are the “big 5” feathered sights in New Zealand and which Walking Legends tour you should take in order to see them!
Love the Coromandel but hate the summer crowds?
There’s a brilliant German saying “There is no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing.” I was reminded of such recently on a weekend away in the Tongariro National Park.
The US Triathlon team joined Walking Legends last week on a 3 day Tongariro Hiking Trip. What a blast! Amazing weather, awesome walks, fun characters!
Ever wondered why tramping, or bushwalking, is so popular in New Zealand? This is an interesting article that sums up how tramping came to be ingrained in the New Zealand psyche.
Hilary hosted her last book club meeting at somewhere just a little different to where the monthly meetings are normally held. The group of 8 had to trek in to the Central Whirinaki Hut for an overnight meeting!
New Zealand has a variety of non-guided and guided walks in New Zealand. The type of walk that you choose will normally depend what you want to get out of your walking adventure. Many people choose to do a non-guided walk in New Zealand to get amongst the peaceful nature where you can spend hours walking without hearing a man-made sound. This type of walk is often chosen by people that live a hectic lifestyle and want to get away from it all. Others choose to be instilled with as much local knowledge as possible about the area by a local guide. This knowledge often includes specific information about the local plant an animal life has often been passed down through generations that have lived in the area.