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Best trails in South Taranaki

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What to expect

Check out some of the best hiking, walking and backpacking routes in South Taranaki, New Zealand. The Pouakai Circuit is the most popular trail. The trails have 3 user reviews with great photos and information. There are trails of various difficulty levels including medium, difficult, and extra difficult. The trail with the highest elevation climb is the Taranaki Summit and Pouakai Loop and the trail with the least amount of climbing is the Cape Egmont Lighthouse Coastal Walk. The longest trail is the Taranaki Summit and Pouakai Loop at 30 km. For a shorter adventure you can try the Ōpunakē Lake Trail at 1 km. Get off line access to Viewpoint, Water, Peak, and Shelter locations and much more with a Hiiker subscription.


Trail difficulty calculations

To understand how we calculate a trail's difficulty please check out our blog post on the subject: https://blog.hiiker.app/2020/07/08/measuring-the-difficulty-of-a-hiking-trail-on-hiiker