Te Araroa Te Araroa is New Zealand's long distance tramping route, stretching 3000 kilometers along the length of the country's two main islands from Cape Reinga to Bluff. It is made up of a mixture of older tracks and walkways, new tracks and link sections alongside roads.

Summary

trail name

Te Araroa

departure

CAPE REINGA

arrival

BLUFF

continent

Oceania

country

New Zealand

region

New Zealand

distance

3000 km

duration

120 days

elevation gain

98.702 m

highest peak

1.929 m

lowest point

-2 m

permit

No

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