People who are considering going on New Zealand trekking holidays should keep their safety in mind at all times. It is important for travelers to be aware that New Zealand has a lot of greenery and rough terrain. Many forest and woodland areas are not used for hiking on a regular basis. Because of this it is not wise for travelers to go into a bush or follow a random path in a woodland area without telling somebody where they are going. Those who get lost in the woods will often spend days in the forest before helicopters are able to find them. Due to this it is wise to book and pay for an organized trekking tour as opposed to going out trekking without a guide.
A great website to book New Zealand trekking holidays on is Newzealand.com. This website sells trekking tours from as little as $10 NZ a trip. The more expensive tours last a few days and may have some form of accommodation included.
Travelers should make sure that they are fully prepared before they go out trekking. This means that they will need to have a backpack, a first aid kit and plenty of of water. These supplies can be purchased at the website Kathmandu.co.nz. The store also sells tents, blankets and a range of outdoor clothing. As it may be hours before travelers leave the woodland area they are trekking in, they should make sure that they have what they need to survive out in the woods for a few hours.