Walking trails in Reefton, West Coast NZ

Reefton Walks & Hikes

Whether you would like to enjoy a casual bush walk or take on a multi-day hike, there are lots of options in and around Reefton on the wild West Coast of New Zealand.

Explore regenerated forest, historic mining relics, and untouched landscapes with stunning river, lake or mountain views. There are also many ecological areas and wildlife corridors.

Walks in and around Reefton can take just a few minutes to several days.

Weather on the beautiful West Coast can be wild and unpredictable, so you should always ensure you are wearing suitable footwear and carrying weather-proof clothing.

If you are going to enjoy a longer walks or multi-day tramp, please ensure you are carrying to appropriate equipment and provisions for it.

As with anywhere in the West Coast, tracks can be affected by weather – which changes rapidly – so it is a good idea to check with the Reefton Visitor Centre on the latest track conditions before setting out. You can also let our staff know before you leave where you are going and when you expect to be returning.

Walking tracks in Reefton, NZ
Buller Gorge Swingbridge and Zip Line