Wilderness Travel

Te Araroa: New Zealand From Top to Bottom, Part 1 – On the Te Araroa, a trail that spans the entire length of New Zealand and in its entirety would take five months to complete, Wilderness Travel takes hikers along the best portions of the route over 14 days in Part 1 of the trip covering the North Island. The hike passes through Cape Reinga where ancient peoples believed the spirits of their ancestors departed for the realm of the dead, along coastal cliffs and remote villages, past the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, experiencing local foods, wine and craft beers. Unique to Wilderness Travel, the trip is an opportunity to explore the highlights of New Zealand’s famous trail.