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Travel Advisory

Your well-being is our first priority

At Great Walks of New Zealand, your safety is our main concern. 

We frequently review all aspects of our walks to ensure we are providing you with the safest possible travel experience. With respect to COVID-19, our experienced staff, in conjunction with our medical advisor Dr Ross Anderson, will continually evolve our operating protocols to build in additional measures that add to our existing safety and risk mitigation strategies. 

Learn more about our COVID-19 safety measures.


30 March 2021

All of New Zealand is currently at alert Level 1, which means business as usual for the whole country, observing border closures to international travellers and Covid-19 safety measures per the Ministry of Health. It is a legal requirement to wear a face mask on all public transport and flights throughout New Zealand.

Great Walks of New Zealand and our local partners are fully operational at Alert Level 1. 

05 October 2020

From midnight on Wednesday 7th October, Auckland will join the rest of the country at alert Level 1.  Under alert Level 1 & 2, we are fully operational.

22nd September 2020

From midnight on Wednesday 23rd September, Auckland will be at alert Level 2.  The rest of New Zealand is now at alert Level 1.  Under Level 1 & 2, we are fully operational.

14th September 2020

Auckland is now at alert level 2.5 and the rest of New Zealand is at alert level 2. Under Levels 1 and 2, we are fully operational.

Should you be in a region where there is a known alert Level 3 or 4 in place when your trip is due to commence, please get in touch with us ASAP prior to your travel commencement to discuss your options.  

Please direct any questions to our team at or call 0800 496 369. They will be happy to assist.

In most instances, should you be confirmed to travel and unable to do so due to government restrictions or trips being made inoperable, we will be able to transfer you to a new departure, or offer you a credit towards future travel (less any non-recoverable deposits/payments/expenses incurred). 


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