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How To Pack For Your Lake Waikaremoana Guided Walk

Posted by Cathy Taylor on 4 December 2019 | Comments

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Packing for a multi-day, hut-to-hut Great Walk comes with its own challenges. Unlike a lodge-based tour, the logistics of moving gear in remote areas in a simple and efficient way takes planning! Luckily, we’ve been doing this for 17 years and we have it down to a fine art.

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23 Must-See Things on Great Barrier Island!

Posted by Cathy Taylor on 21 November 2019 | Comments

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Huge hiking potential on abundant little island near Auckland!

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Lake Waikaremoana: Which Walk Is Right For Me?

Posted by Cathy Taylor on 14 November 2019 | Comments

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We offer two guided hiking tours in the Te Urewera area - but which one is right for you? 

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The Tongariro Alpine Crossing - Walking Legends style!

Posted by on 1 October 2015 | Comments

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The Tongariro Alpine Crossing is one of the world's best day hikes, but at 19km over an alpine pass through an active volcanic zone it's not an easy undertaking! This is an extremely changeable environment and taking a guided hike is the smartest option! Walking Legends provide everything you need to enjoy this life-changing hike in maximum comfort and safety.

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The Big 5: Our top 5 feathered sights to see in New Zealand!

Posted by Cathy Taylor on 15 November 2013 | Comments

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Forget Africas' "Big 5", it’s been done! Here are the “big 5” feathered sights in New Zealand and which Walking Legends tour you should take in order to see them!

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Tongariro National Park: Walking in a Winter Wonderland!

Posted by Cathy Taylor on 7 September 2013 | Comments

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There’s a brilliant German saying “There is no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing.” I was reminded of such recently on a weekend away in the Tongariro National Park.

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The Great Coromandel Give-Back!

Posted by Cathy Taylor on 19 August 2013 | Comments

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Whoops! Why can't you see me?!

Walking Legends, Cathy Taylor, and Sarni Hart of Coromandel Adventures welcome the newest addition to the block.

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US Triathlon Team Blogs about their post-race hiking adventure!

Posted by Hilary Sheaff on 2 November 2012 | Comments

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The US Triathlon team joined Walking Legends last week on a 3 day Tongariro Hiking Trip. What a blast! Amazing weather, awesome walks, fun characters!

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