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Walking Legends

Rotorua, New Zealand
+64 7-312 5297
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Lake Waikaremoana 4 day walk

Fantastic 4 day hike. Awesome part of NZ made even better by Walking Legends. First class guides... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Auckland Central, New Zealand
via mobile
A great way to experience Lake Waikaremoana

Our family have just returned from a 4 day tramp around Lake Waikaremoana. What an experience! Sam... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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Hike the Tongariro Crossing, Lake Waikaremoana & Coromandel Peninsula. Walking Legends provide all-inclusive guided walk packages on the North Island's Great Walks. Small groups led by an experienced, friendly guide. Includes accommodation, transport from Rotorua, hiking equipment, and great NZ-style meals and wine. Our guided hiking tours make it easy and rewarding to experience some of New Zealand's best walks, and to explore the remote and dramatic wilderness areas of the North Island.
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  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Rotorua, New Zealand
+64 7-312 5297

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic 4 day hike. Awesome part of NZ made even better by Walking Legends. First class guides really put us first putting themselves out to maximise our experience. The food was unbelievable.

Thank NZFamilyO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family have just returned from a 4 day tramp around Lake Waikaremoana. What an experience! Sam, Paula, and Gil were the perfect hosts. Nothing was too much trouble. The food and snacks were excellent. Despite the heavy rain on the second day, and almost...More

Thank SkinnyLaVeal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just completed the walk and I must say the guides, Paula, Sam and Gill were fantastic and deserve a decent bonus!! The conditions were a bit difficult, with a bit of a storm, but the scenery was spectacular. The food was great and the huts...More

Thank BrentS123
Reviewed 28 November 2017

My husband and I did the 3:5 day Tongariro Trip with Walking Legends. It was a fantastic experience and we thoroughly enjoyed our time with them. Our guide was Andrea and she was a great guide, organised, friendly, informative and looked after our group wonderfully...More

Thank Sarkule
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

The friendly enthusiastic guides on these walking tours really do take care of you! However, be aware that though trips are classed as moderate hiking, you need to be in good shape to get the best enjoyment from them. This company is highly recommended. I...More

Thank JJawandering
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Did Walking Legends 4 day Coromandel hike. The accommodations at Hush Lodge were very nice. The guides were personable. But on 2 out of 4 days, they dropped our group of 13 at the starting point and left us to hike on our own. In...More

Thank araonward
Hilda011, Owner at Walking Legends, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2017

Thanks so much for your feedback on this trip. We're really sorry your trip did not meet your expectations on this one aspect. We shuttle the vehicles to the other end of the coastal walkway to enable our guests to walk the track in its...More

Reviewed 26 October 2017

I recently was on the Coromandel Explorer four day hike, our guide was Brad and the walks were awesome. There were only six of us on the tour all together and as we all got along really well it was such a positive and friendly...More

Thank Lucy B
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We were on a private tour of New Zealand and had finished the Milford and Routeburn tracks and wanted to walk the Tongariro Crossing. Our tour company booked us with Walking Legends and our guide decided to join us as she had never finished the...More

Thank Ethel C
Hilda011, Owner at Walking Legends, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Thanks so much for your review Ethel. I am so sorry for the lateness of the guide in the morning, this has never happened before and we place a lot of importance on our guides and drivers being on time! I am really glad to...More

Reviewed 6 April 2017

I did this bush walk Mar 14 to 18th 2017. Excellent bush walk and a great time with a group of 10 guests and two guides. Walking Legends logistics, guides, meals and overall professionalism were tops in all respects. I would go with Walking Legends...More

Thank takapuna14
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We had two young guides Andrea and Zeb on the Tongariro Crossing. They were well organised and professional and we felt very comfortable about going into a special alpine hike around and through an active volcanic area. The two guides were great company, knowledgeable in...More

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