TE ARAROA HIKER

The Te Araroa is New Zealand’s long distance hiking trail that stretches 1850 miles (3000 km) across the country’s two main islands. The trail extends from Cape Reinga on the North Island and stretched to Bluff on the South Island passing through 9 distinct regions.

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FEATURES

Works in Airplane Mode

No mobile service or internet is required after initial setup. The app uses your device’s built-in GPS and downloaded topo maps.

Waypoints

Waypoints are plotted on the map, listed in a guide, and plotted on the elevation profile, including water sources, tenting sites, trail junctions, road crossings, landmarks, and town and resupply points of interest.

Are We There Yet?

The app knows where you are and calculates the trail distance to the next shelter and the next water source.

Water Information

Includes the most up-to-date water information gathered us and by other users of the app. The information is automatically updated in the comments section.

Route Creator Tool

Create your own route with the route creator tool. This is helpful for daily planning or to remember a completed day or section hike.

Elevation Profile

You won’t be surprised by a big climb if you use the elevation profile. Your current location and all waypoints are plotted on the profile.

Offline Maps

Offline map sets include Land Informaion New Zealand (LINZ) topo maps (in meters), and satellite imagery. Online maps include various styles of Google Maps (Android) or Apple Maps (iOS). Easily toggle among each type of map.

Comments

Stay up to date by reading other hikers’ waypoint comments and leave your own comments.

Share Your Location

Share your current location with friends and family via an e-mail or text message that includes a Google Maps link to your position. (Note: e-mail messages and text messages may be created while offline, but will be sent only when internet service is available.)

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HOW DO I GET IT?

The Te Araroa Hiker is a free download with in-app purchases

Try before you buy: The demo includes all features of the app.
Demo trail: 60 kilometers of trail near Auckland, New Zealand are provided for free.

iOS and Android

The Te Araroa Hiker is available for your iPhone or iPad from the iTunes App Store and for your Android mobile device or tablet from the Google Play Store.

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In App Purchases:

  • Thru Hiker Special, all 4 sections of the Te Araroa $39.99 U.S. (59.99 NZ)
  • New Zealand North Island (Section 1) $12.99 U.S. (18.99 NZ)
  • New Zealand North Island (Section 2) $12.99 U.S. (18.99 NZ)
  • New Zealand South Island (Section 3) $12.99 U.S. (18.99 NZ)
  • New Zealand South Island (Section 4) $12.99 U.S. (18.99 NZ)

ABOUT THE TE ARAROA

Location: New Zealand • Length: 1,850 miles/3,000 km

The Te Araroa is New Zealand’s long distance hiking trail that stretches 1850 miles (3000 km) across the country’s two main islands. The trail extends from Cape Reinga on the North Island and stretched to Bluff on the South Island passing through 9 distinct regions.

Te Araroa Hiker is in 4 sections:

  • New Zealand North Island PART 1
  • New Zealand North Island PART 2
  • New Zealand South Island PART 3
  • New Zealand South Island PART 4

For more information visit The Te Araroa Trust.