Best trails in Waikato

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What to expect

Waikato has 10 trails including difficult, medium, and extra difficult difficulty trails. The trail with the highest elevation climb is Blue Lake and Red Crater Trail and the one with the least climb is Lake Puketirini Walk. The longest trail is the Karioi Mountain Loop at 42.7 km. To complete this hike you should budget at least 0 days. For a shorter adventure you can try the Mount Taupiri Track at 2.7 km. This could be done in as little as 1 days. Trails with the best offering of hostels include Pahautea Hut via Tahuanui Track, Mount Taupiri Track, Mt Urchin Track, Muriwai Walk, and Blue Lake and Red Crater Trail.