Walk1200km

Furhana Ahmad of Ruggedy Range Wilderness Experience says it will be more difficult to plan and run her business if DOC won't allow pre-booking of Great Walks. Photo: David Hill

Welcome to Walk 1200km!

To celebrate Wilderness’s 30th anniversary, we wanted to do something special. Not just for you to read, but for you to do.

Walk1200km is a unique challenge that we hope as many Kiwis as possible will take up. Put simply, for the next 12 months, and beyond, the goal is for you to walk far as you can – whether that be 500km, 1200km or even more.

Register below to receive weekly inspoiration and motiviation to keep you on track. By signing up, you’ll receive all he help, motivaiton and wisdom to keep you on track as well as have loads of opportunities to win gear from our partners.

Register below to receive weekly inspoiration and motiviation to keep you on track. By signing up, you’ll have loads of opportunities to win gear from our partners.

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Why will you Walk1200km?

There are lots of reasons to Walk1200km over the next 12 months. We’ve listed a few reasons below. Are these good enough reasons for you? Let us know why you’ll be walking 1200km.

Walk1200km for physical health

While many modes of exercise are beneficial, walking is considered the most accessible and cheapest way to get your daily dose. Learn more

Walk1200km for mental welbeing

Walking 40 minutes every day can have significant benefits for your mental health and brain power. Learn more

Walk1200km for a purpose

Walking for a cause can help you stay motivated and increase the reward of cracking 1200km in 12 months. Here are four ways to walk 1200km with a purpose. Learn more