The Te Araroa in Oceania is estimated to be 1850 miles (2979 kilometers) long, and takes 124 days* to complete when hiking at an average of 15 miles (25 kilometers) per day.
This trail is also referred to as the TA.
It is a linear trail, which means that to do a thru hike, you will have to start and end your hike in different places.
The Te Araroa has 2 terminuses. Most thruhikers choose to start their hike at the Northern Terminus in Cape Regina, North Island, New Zealand and end their hike at the Stirling Point Trailhead in Bluff, South Island, New Zealand.
A good day of the year to start this hike from the Northern Terminus is November 15.
The Te Araroa Trust takes on the task of maintaining, improving, and advocating for the Te Araroa as its trail association.
|Length||1850 miles (2979 kilometers)|
|Far Out Guide||Te Araroa Map|
|Trail Association||Te Araroa Trust|
|Terminus A||Northern Terminus, Cape Regina, North Island, New Zealand|
|Terminus B||Stirling Point Trailhead, Bluff, South Island, New Zealand|
Estimated Total Budget (USD): $6,340.00