Worth A Detour South Island

Worth A Detour South Island

A New Zealander's guide to Touring Natural New Zealand

A New Zealander's guide to Touring Natural New Zealand

Greater Auckland Walks

Over 200 scenic, historic and hidden walks across the Auckland region


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By Peter Janssen
Format Paperback / softback
Page Extent 220
Book Size 210 x 150
Imprint New Holland Publishers
Release Date 1/12/2020

Prolific New Zealand travel writer Pater Janssen describes his favourite walks throughout Auckland and the Greater Auckland Region. From Mahurangi to Waiuku and the Waitakere Ranges to Waiheke Island, Peter describes family friendly walks which includes memorable highlights, whether it's a spectacular landscape feature, a historic site, a great view or a special story about the city or area.
With an influx of New Zealanders travelling around New Zealand, this makes the perfect gift for families planning their school holidays, Christmas holidays or just a relaxing break. Jam packed with over 200 beautiful walks, including:

  • Travel directions, walking times, track and nature notes
  • All walks are categorised geographically making it Very Easy to plan
  • Totally updated with closed walks deleted and new walks included
  • Family friendly



Peter Janssen

Award-winning travel writer Peter Janssen is the best-selling author of many travel guides. He is a keen outdoorsman who has traveled the country extensively over the years, both enjoying the popular spots and finding those hidden-away places.

Some of his more recent books include: A Walk a Day, Excellent Walks in the North Island, Excellent Walks in the South Island, Exploring Aotearoa, Best Short Nature Walks, Wild Auckland, Outstanding Scenic Walks of New Zealand, Pubs, and Best selling Worth a Detour North Island and Worth a Detour South Island.