Trek New Zealand

A new long-distance trail to get lost in

Cape Reinga, the northernmost point of New Zealand, and the start of the Te Araroa trail. Via Shutterstock     Photo: Ralph Loesche

After ten years of trail building, New Zealand’s Te Araroa—the Long Pathway—is open. The 1,864-mile path starts at Cape Reinga, at the northern tip of the North Island, requires a ferry ride across the Cook Strait, and ends on the southernmost tip of the South Island. For routes and map notes, go to

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