Wherever you are in the South Island you are sure to be within reach of a short walk with an excellent destination.

In this updated edition, Peter Janssen has picked more than 400 walks that take less than two hours. These walks will suit those who enjoy walking but do not want a long tramp with a heavy pack, travellers who are short on time and those with young families.

Each Entry features a focal point: – whether this is a historical landmark, a natural wonder or a spectacular view.

Every Walk Includes:

Highlight of the walk

Details on how to get there

Grade and duration