Visiting New Zealand will always bring you adventure. If it doesn’t, then you’re probably doing something wrong. The country that sits “at the end of the world” is home to a collection of natural, breathtakingly beautiful terrain, with every pocket of the country having something nothing short of spectacular to offer.
And speaking of beautiful landscapes, we rounded up the best hiking trails in the North Island. Whether you go with a guide or head out on your own — you mostly don’t need any specific training or qualifications — pack up, put on your hiking boots and nestle into the natural world.