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The Best Hiking in Ward

Looking for the best hiking in Ward? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Ward. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Ward

  • Ward, New Zealand

    Hike through Sawcut Gorge

    2.5 mi / 328.1 ft gain
    Driving on Hwy 1, just south of a little town called Ward, roughly 48km south of Blenheim, there is the turn off onto Ure road. This is the only turn you have to make in order to find the entrance to Sawcut Gorge. Follow this gravel road through private land and farm land to reach the car park 12...
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  • Half Moon Bay, New Zealand

    Explore Ohau Waterfall

    5.0
    0.2 mi / 0 ft gain
    Prepare yourself for the cutest walk you will ever go on! This short trail follows a stream filled with playful, furry, seal babies! Over a hundred seal pups come to Ohau Stream and Waterfall every winter. They come here to hone the skills they will need on their own in the wild while their mothe...
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  • Picton, New Zealand

    Mountain Bike Punga Cove to Anakiwa

    27.7 mi / 1476.4 ft gain
    The easiest way to get to Punga Cove to start this ride is parking in Picton and getting a water taxi for you and your bike out to Punga Cove. From there you will be able to pick up the track and start riding. At the end of the trip, after you reach Anakiwa, there is a water taxi there that can g...
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  • Picton, New Zealand

    Hike The Snout Track

    5.0
    7.5 mi / 423.2 ft gain
    This great track is located just outside of downtown Picton, offering very easy accessibility and a great place to get a little hike. Heading east out of Picton, turn left on Sussex road, and follow the steep hill up to the crest, keep driving until you come to a gate, this is the car park for Th...
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  • North Bank, New Zealand

    Hike Mt. Fishtail

    11.2 mi / 5383.9 ft gain
    This is a brutal ascent and decent. I am not going to sugar coat this one. You do get the reward at the top, but you are working for it.Highway 6 between Blenheim and Nelson is the main road to reach this location. Just north of the Wairau river on hwy 6 is a road called Northbank road, take it! ...
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  • Kaikoura Flat, New Zealand

    Hike to the Summit of Mt. Fyffe

    5.0
    10.6 mi / 2952.8 ft gain
    From the car park follow the old road grade which eventually narrows into a hiking path. At about the halfway point you will pass the Mt. Fyffe hut, a popular overnight destination. Track continues ever upward in a north-easterly fashion until you arrive at the broad summit where views to east fa...
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  • Kaikoura, New Zealand

    Hike the Kaikoura Peninsula

    5.0
    4.3 mi / 196.9 ft gain
    From the Point Kean carpark head south up the paved walkway until you reach the Clifftop Walk. This trail will take you past East Head and Atia Point before it becomes the South Bay Lookout Walk. When you reach car park at trail's end turn back the way you came and descend the stairs near East He...
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