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Routeburn Track

| Routeburn Road, Fiordland National Park, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
+64 3-249 7924
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Great Walks season is October - April (see website for exact dates). Outside this period facilities are greatly reduced and there are additional safety hazards to consider. Always check the website for changes that might affect your trip. See website for the price of accommodation on this track.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
| Routeburn Road, Fiordland National Park, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
+64 3-249 7924
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped on our way back from Milford Sound to travel on the hike for a couple of hours. The track is very well maintained and is passing through beautiful countryside with outstanding views - highly recommended

1  Thank STEPDI
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Routeburn Track is located round 1h 30min drive from Queenstown and offers some stunning views! If you are not that fit, or have limited time, you can still have a great day wondering in the nature and seeing some amazing scenery. The place is accessible...More

Thank Viljami T
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Starting from Milford road, you walk over to Lake Wakatipu (Paradise End) in 3 days where you can stay in pretty remote lodges. You will need a permit as for all the other great treks, of course. Once a year, the Routeburn race takes place...More

Thank Onlineli
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We loved our time on the Routeburn Track. We were a little nervous about attempting it in 2 days instead of the recommended 3, but finished easily. The trail is well maintained, amazing views and so many friendly people out there doing the same thing....More

3  Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

If you are a part of some trip in this area; you will find it easy to go. There is s lot to see that is really picture perfect.

Thank Krish C
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

On my many trips over the routeburn track I see great views that can change from day to day This track has a bit of everything from rain forests to waterfalls and Alphine landscapes Can be very busy at times and all sorts of weather...More

1  Thank kiwimartinnz
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Just had the time for a short walk on this track. So well maintained but still old forest full of stories! Huge mossy trees, logs with their sap frozen over, the sound of birds and one delightful tame South Island Robin. Just glorious. Cold once...More

Thank Deborah J
Reviewed 2 July 2017

The Routeburn Track is the most beautiful trek we have done. If anyone thinks they would like to give trekking a go but not sure if they would like it, well do the Routeburn Track. If you don't like this trek which is 3 days/2...More

2  Thank Arlene H
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We were lucky to have great weather for ou hike here. Be sure to take water and a snack. And a camera - the vistas are so scenic. We would do this again!

Thank ebcdvm
Reviewed 24 June 2017

I am going to write a very different review to the ones most travellers have written. My experience of the Routeburn Track was absolutely nightmarish. My husband and I did the track from the Routeburn Falls side to the Divide over three days. On the...More

13  Thank Lubna H
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29 July 2017|
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Response from Kelvin A | Reviewed this property |
I didn't take my DSLR but did take my Sony Cyber Shot 20.2 mega pixel and glad I did it this way. The Sony takes good shots and has numerous functions and a good zoom. We also went in December and out of our 8 days walking... More
Emily C
10 January 2017|
Response from rubyafighter | Reviewed this property |
Hi Emily, I just posted a review of our Routeburn trip with our kids 10 and 11. We didnt find the track too strenuous but I would worry about young kids walking on the edge of cliffs with life changing drops. I worried about... More
5 January 2017|
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Response from Estelle M | Reviewed this property |
We recently did the Routeburn, and on the second day tramped from the Falls hut to the Howden hut. It took us about 7 hours and was reasonably tough, we even asked the warden at the Mackenzie hut if we could use our tickets... More