Best trails in Bay of Plenty Region

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What to expect

Bay of Plenty Region has 17 trails including medium, difficult, and extra difficult difficulty trails. The trail with the highest elevation climb is Mount Ngongotaha Track and the one with the least climb is Matatā Lagoon Track. The longest trail is the Eastern Okataina Walkway at 18.5 km. To complete this hike you should budget at least 2 days. For a shorter adventure you can try the Matatā Lagoon Track at 1.16 km. This could be done in as little as 1 days. Trails with the best offering of hostels include Orakei Korako Geyser Field, Orokawa Bay Track, Tautarangi Coastal Walkway, Wright Falls via Orokawa Bay Track, and Blue Lake Track.