Best trails in Southland

place New Zealand

What to expect

Check out some of the best hiking, walking and backpacking routes in Southland, New Zealand. The Milford Track is the most popular trail. The trails have 57 user reviews with great photos and information. There are trails of various difficulty levels including easy, medium, difficult, and extra difficult. The trail with the highest elevation climb is the Dore Pass Route and the trail with the least amount of climbing is the Waituna Lagoon Track. The longest trail is the North West Circuit Stewart Island - Rakiura at 127 km. For a shorter adventure you can try the Helena Falls Track at 1 km. Get off line access to Campsite, Shelter, Water, and Peak locations and much more with a Hiiker subscription.

Trail difficulty calculations

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