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Great Barrier Island: Hiking the Forested Fringes of New Zealand

Posted by Cathy Taylor on 14 May 2020 | Comments

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Great Barrier Island really gets under your skin. Once you’ve been, you won’t be able to imagine a holiday spent anywhere else. Bali? Ruined. Rarotonga? No thanks.

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Who Are Walking Legends?

Posted by on 4 April 2020 | Comments

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One look at the legs on Brad Taylor and it’s clear that here is a man who spends a lot of time walking. A proud wilderness enthusiast, Brad holds the prestigious self-awarded title of ‘Most Completed Tours of the Lake Waikaremoana Great Walk.’ He stopped counting at 100.

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Travel Insurance - What You Need To Know Before You Go!

Posted by Cathy Taylor on 3 March 2020 | Comments

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Travel insurance seems like such a gamble sometimes. If you’re travelling on a budget, the cost of travel insurance can feel like a burden. But if something happens to you or your stuff in our great Kiwi outdoors, you want to make sure you can recover quickly and get back to enjoying your hard-earned holiday time!

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The Tongariro Alpine Crossing - Walking Legends style!

Posted by on 1 October 2015 | Comments

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The Tongariro Alpine 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! This is an extremely changeable environment and taking a guided hike is the smartest option! Walking Legends provide everything you need to enjoy this life-changing hike in maximum comfort and safety.

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The Big 5: Our top 5 feathered sights to see in New Zealand!

Posted by Cathy Taylor on 15 November 2013 | Comments

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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!

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5 Tips For Finding the Real New Zealand

Posted by Rob Franklin on 6 September 2011 | Comments

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New Zealand is undoubtedly a beautiful country, and its diversity of people and landscapes makes it a great place to explore!

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An Unlikely Group Discover a Beautiful North Island Hike

Posted by Hilary Sheaff on 30 May 2011 | Comments

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Our senior guide 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 trekked in to the Central Whirinaki Hut in the North Island of New Zealand for an overnight meeting with a difference!

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