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Milford Track New Zealand - Hiking Fiordland National Park - Manapouri Holiday House Accommodation


Milford Track, Fiordland NZ


Milford Track New Zealand

Milford Track
54 kms, 4 days hike. The Milford Track can only be accessed by boat via Lake Te Anau, advance booking required. The Department of Conservation
(DOC) booking office is where you make hut reservations, located on the lakefront in Te Anau, 15 minute drive from Manapouri.
..Map, Bookings

In addition to the 4 day hike there's the option to do just a 1 day walk, returning by boat the same day. ..Guided Walk

Track Details

  • The track is closed May through September.
  • Not recommended for children under 10 years of age.
  • 4 day hike, you are required to pick up tickets before departing on the track. Tickets can be collected from the Fiordland National
    Park Visitor Centre (DOC) Office in Te Anau.
  • October and November. Late snow falls and/or Spring thaw can make parts of the track impassable or cause avalanche danger.
    If a helicopter trip over the hazard area is necessary, the cost will be passed onto walkers. Check track conditions before departure.

Getting There
Departure point for the Milford Track is at Te Anau Downs Marina, located 40 minutes drive north of Te Anau via the the Milford Road.
Independent hikers can park their vehicle at Te Anau Downs. The Guided Day Walk includes coach transport and picnic lunches.

Guided Walk
Small groups, usually 12 people. Includes lunch and coach transport. 4 to 5 hours of leisurely walking.
20 minute coach trip to Te Anau Downs. From there, it's a 1 hour scenic lake cruise to the start of the Milford Track.
The track begins with a 1 km stroll to historic Glade House for lunch. Then, across a swing bridge over the Clinton River.
The 4 km walk beings after the swing bridge - all level ground. Turn around at any point to return in time to catch the boat.

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Manager: Sallie Allen, 96 Hillside Road, Te Anau, New Zealand. Ph + 64 3 249 6987. Mobile 027 316 0459 . . Email