Best trails in Far North

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What to expect

Far North has 8 trails including medium, difficult, and extra difficult difficulty trails. The trail with the highest elevation climb is Te Araroa Trail and the one with the least climb is Kapowairua - Spirits Bay to Pandora. The longest trail is the Te Araroa Trail at 3010 km. To complete this hike you should budget at least 180 days. For a shorter adventure you can try the Cape Reinga Lighthouse Trail at 1.66 km. This could be done in as little as 1 days. Trails with the best offering of hostels include Cape Reinga Lighthouse Trail, Herangi Hill via Cape Reinga Coastal Walkway, Kapowairua - Spirits Bay to Pandora, Te Araroa Trail, and Te Araroa North Island.