Best trails in Southland

place New Zealand

What to expect

Southland has 8 trails including easy difficulty trails. The trail with the highest elevation climb is Kepler Track and the one with the least climb is Pyke - Big Bay Route. The longest trail is Greenstone Caples Track at 57.7 km. To complete this hike you should budget at least 3 days. For a shorter adventure you can try Rakiura Track at 26.6 km. This could be done in as little as 2 days. Trails with the best offering of hostels include Greenstone Caples Track, Pyke - Big Bay Route, Kepler Track, Milford Track, and Rakiura Track.