Best trails in New Zealand

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New Zealand has 1377 trails including difficult, medium, extra difficult, and easy trails. The trail with the highest elevation climb is the Ruapehu Crater Lake and the one with the least climb is the Okiwi Bay Lookout Walk. The longest trail is Te Araroa Trail at 3300 km. To complete this hike you should budget at least 180 days. For a shorter adventure, you can try the Roaring Billy Falls Walk a t 1 km. This could be done in as little as 1 days. Trails with the best offering of hostels include Travers-Sabine Circuit, Lake Waikaremoana Great Walk, Rakiura Track, Aotea Track, and Queen Charlotte Track.