Auckland walks, hikes and tramping tracks

Auckland walks

A region of incredibly diverse landscapes, Auckland has thousands of walking tracks for people who love discovering a place’s natural beauty on foot, from multi-day hikes to short walks.

​Explore a world of contrasts. Rocky coastlines and sheltered bays. Lush native forest and wide open countryside. Pounding surf and trickling streams. Remote wildlife sanctuaries and bustling city streets.

Whatever your age, ability and experience, there are so many options in Auckland – here are just a few to get you started.

Outdoor Safety Code

  1. Plan your trip
  2. Tell someone
  3. Be aware of the weather
  4. Know your limits
  5. Take sufficient supplies

Contact the nearest DOC visitor centre for the latest information about facilities and conditions. For more information, please click here.

Learn how to minimise your environmental impact while enjoying natural and cultural heritage areas.

  1. Plan ahead and prepare
  2. Travel and walk on marked tracks
  3. Dispose of waste properly
  4. Leave what you find
  5. Eliminate the risk of fire
  6. Respect wildlife and farm animals
  7. Be considerate of others

For more information, please click here.

The Water Safety Code

  1. Be prepared
  2. Watch out for yourself and others
  3. Be aware of the dangers
  4. Know your limits

For further safety information you can take when enjoying yourself in, on and under the water please click here.