New Zealand Great Walk
The Milford Track
|Start:||Queenstown 9.00am rear of 'The Station' on morning of departure. There is no hotel/motel pickup.|
|Finish:||Queenstown 4.15pm (approx.) at 'The Station' building.|
Medium (some alpine hiking and uneven terrain)
|Departs:||Daily (1st Nov - 18 April) - see see departures|
Day 1: Drive to Lake Te Anau. Launch trip to the end of this impressive lake. Short walk to Glade House. 20 min hiking
Day 2: Walk up the Clinton Valley through beech forest and open meadows to Pompalona Lodge. 5-7 hours hiking
Day 3: Climb to Mackinnon Pass for breath-taking mountain views then descend to Quintin Lodge. 6-8 hours hiking
Day 4: Walk through lush forest in Arthur Valley to Milford Sound. Launch trip to Mitre Peak Lodge. 6-8 hours hiking
Day 5: Launch cruise on the spectacular Milford Sound. Scenic coach trip back to Te Anau and Queenstown.
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The Milford Track was an outstanding experience. As this trip was recommended to us by NZ friends, so we shall recommend it to all our friends.
V&P Grigg, UKMore Reviews