Manaaki Trails

Discover the Manaaki Trails

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Manaaki Trails

Discover the Manaaki Trails – guided walking adventures in some of New Zealand’s most special places.

About Manaaki Trails

Manaaki Trails logo colour taglineA Manaaki Trail is a hosted journey that provides hospitality for visitors in a way that is easy to access, comfortable, fun and safe. It gives them a unique and special experience in the outdoors.
Manaaki Trails are -
  • 2-4 day guided walks on some of New Zealand's most special tracks
  • Hosted by guides with expert local knowledge
  • Located within easy access of transport hubs and tourist routes
  • Require no navigation skills, tramping experience or specialist equipment
  • Easy to book and pay for
  • Have conservation legacies so you know you're helping our environment
  • Operated by Qualmark licence holders - New Zealand tourism's official mark of quality
Manaaki is a core Māori value that means to support, give hospitality to, protect, look out for and take care of our manuhiri (visitors). It is this value that underpins Manaaki Trails.
Let local experts guide you through stunning scenery and treasured environments, sharing their expertise and knowledge along the way. At the end of the day, you’ll experience the comforts of home with hot showers, delicious food and cozy accommodation.
Perfect for inexperienced hikers, Manaaki Trails require no navigation skills or specialist equipment and little hiking experience.”
There are 4 Manaaki Trails of which the Hollyford Track is one.  There are also
Rangitoto Motutapu Haeranga - in the Hauraki Gulf
Queen Charlotte Track - In the Marlborough Sounds
Hump Ridge Track - in Southern Fiordland
To see a map and link to the locations MAP