Great Barrier Island really gets under your skin. Once you’ve been, you won’t be able to imagine a holiday spent anywhere else. Bali? Ruined. Rarotonga? No thanks.
If you’re anything like me, you’ll be busting a gut to get out there and travel again, but you want to be safe. Your safety is our top priority. So, here’s what we plan to do to make your experience on our guided walks and hiking tours is the cleanest and safest it can be so you can book your next guided walk with confidence.
Cut through the fluff and get clear answers to when to walk the Tongariro Alpine Crossing and what to wear while you’re doing it.
One look at the legs on Brad Taylor and it’s clear that here is a man who spends a lot of time walking. A proud wilderness enthusiast, Brad holds the prestigious self-awarded title of ‘Most Completed Tours of the Lake Waikaremoana Great Walk.’ He stopped counting at 100.
Travel insurance seems like such a gamble sometimes. If you’re travelling on a budget, the cost of travel insurance can feel like a burden. But if something happens to you or your stuff in our great Kiwi outdoors, you want to make sure you can recover quickly and get back to enjoying your hard-earned holiday time!
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.
Huge hiking potential on abundant little island near Auckland!
We offer two guided hiking tours in the Te Urewera area - but which one is right for you?
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.
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!