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Address: Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-249 7924
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Great Walks season is 27 October 2015 - 27 April 2016. Outside this period...

Great Walks season is 27 October 2015 - 27 April 2016. Outside this period facilities are greatly reduced and there are additional safety hazards to consider. See the DOC website for details.

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A great adventure, but be prepared to get wet

We did the independent walking on the Milford Track November 2016. I'm not the fittest of people but I was able to do this walk without many problems. On day one, the walk is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Long Beach, California
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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We did the independent walking on the Milford Track November 2016. I'm not the fittest of people but I was able to do this walk without many problems. On day one, the walk is really short, only about an hour, to the first hut. It's a good introduction to the track. Make sure you bring a book or something to... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome part of the world, amazing scenery and had 3 out of 4 days of great weather (unfortunately MacKinnons Pass was the wet weather day but still a great experience). Booked via DOCs and independently walked. Rangers and huts were fantastic. Huts were warm with fires, mattresses were comfortable enough and rangers spoke each night regarding the track and area.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the main reason for my visist to NZ, and it was so beautiful. We were blessed with stunning weather while on the track especially the climb to mackinnon pass. (That was a little tough) totally worth it. If you are doing it in the season you are quite safe as there are rangers living at the huts that... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I just completed the Milford Track Great Walk. It is a great adventure with wonderful scenery. Every day nature throws another challenge your way but the tracks are beautifully maintained by DOC. The huts are very well equipped with comfortable beds and amenities. This is the best experience I have had. If you are considering doing this... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is by far the best hike/trek in terms of beauty and amenities. I opted for the guided hike as it was Dec. 25th, 1999 and I was treating myself. The "cabins" contain double rooms and male and female dorms wit bunk beds, a washer, dryer, gourmet food with wine. They have game rooms and did I mention wine? Departure... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

we are a couple - aged 60 and 61. just completed Milford as independent walkers - yes - carrying packs. Had 3 days on and off rain and last day blue skies Want to recommend this way of walking - especially through using excellent equipment (packs and sleeping bags and car moving opportunity) presented by EASYHIKE, New Zealand. Their equipment... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

The first half of this track follows the river through woodland; it is easy walking and very beautiful. The second part involves a steep climb and descent into the Milford Sound. A day walk will show you the former,; the latter takes three days of hiking

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Not a surprise they call it the greatest walk in the world. Weather was tough at points, legs and back got tired but this should be a bucket list item for everyone. Stunning views the whole way. Would love to go back

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

If you're very lucky, this is what you will see and the view will be spectacular. However, this part of the world gets a great deal of rain. In fact, it's one of the wettest places on the planet. However, even on a cloudy and rainy day, it's well worth the trip. The views are still excellent.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

The most amazing walk in the most stunning location, it was simply the best holiday ever! The huts and facilities are fantastic and the rangers were knowledgeable and friendly. It's a bucket list item and I can't wait to do my next great walk in New Zealand.

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