Best trails in New Plymouth

place New Zealand

What to expect

New Plymouth has 3 trails including difficult difficulty trails. The trail with the highest elevation climb is Around the Mountain Circuit and the one with the least climb is Lake Mangamahoe Lower Lakeside Trail. The longest trail is the Around the Mountain Circuit at 46.5 km. To complete this hike you should budget at least 5 days. For a shorter adventure you can try the Lake Mangamahoe Lower Lakeside Trail at 4.91 km. This could be done in as little as 1 days. Trails with the best offering of hostels include Pouakai Circuit, Around the Mountain Circuit, and Lake Mangamahoe Lower Lakeside Trail.