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Routeburn Track

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Address: Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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Routeburn Track Private Guided Walk from Queenstown
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Full-Day Milford Sound Hiking Tour with Cruise
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Lucky weather, stunning scenery

Walked as a family (16 yr old daughters first major tramp). Second visit for me .. but was totally different experience. Went against the flow as we walked from the Divide to the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Waihi, New Zealand
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Waihi, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Walked as a family (16 yr old daughters first major tramp). Second visit for me .. but was totally different experience. Went against the flow as we walked from the Divide to the Routeburn Shelter (but still think it's the better way to go!!). Busy track, so husband not used to seeing so many people when out in the hills,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just completed this walk and have high praise for everyone I booked with - Ultimate HIkes, DOCs, Trackhopper - all were fantastic. There are so many ways/different budgets to do this hike, ours was a mix of top end and basic..... Our group of 7 were split into 3 doing the luxury category (with Ultimate Hikes) with the other 4... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It was our first multi day hike and we didn't quite know what to pack, what to do with the car etc so we decided to go with the premium package offered by Easyhike. Easyhike made it possible for us to hike the track (we did it in three days, they booked the hut tickets, provided gear and food and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my first NZ great walk! I have chosen the bad weather but despite the rain I had seen the best of the track! I started at the Divide along Milford Road all the way up to the Shelter (Glenorchy side). It was a 32km walk one way. Highlights of my walk are (not in particular order) (1) Earland... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used Trackhoppers to let us day-hike the Routeburn. Michael and Kiyomi were very flexible and gave us lots of good tips on how to plan our hike. Getting the lockbox was easy, and our driver, Ron, was really pleasant when we met him in Glenrochy to drop it back off. If you want the flexibility to start and end... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I know I was looking for this info, so I want to put something out for people who may be interested. We did the routeburn track in one day, including a few side tracks along the way (e.g. key summit ) We did it in late April, the weather that day was wonderful, sunshine and the track was dry. Under... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On my way to Milford Sounds I did the Key Summit but the weather was not great so I cannot comment on that. When I was in Queenstown / Glenorchy I decided to start the track from the other side with expectations to only reach the Falls and come back. However, it took me less than 2hours! That is where... More 

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Toowoomba
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place to visit- great tramping with beautiful vistas on the track and near the campsites at Lake Mackenzie .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Routeburn trek was amazing - a definite highlight for us during our time in New Zealand. Absolutely beautiful scenery which included alpine environments, lakes, rainforest and stunning views all around. It was relatively accessible and would be doable with a moderate level of fitness though there are a few sections that are quite steep and some bits still had... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The half day walk to key summit is a must whilst in the area. It says 3 hours return but we did it in just over 2 and that was with a generous stop at the top. The first part of the track is sheltered with trees and shade, the second part is more exposed. The top is quite flat... More 

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