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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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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| Routeburn Road, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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My wife and I recently hiked the Routeburn Track and were overwhelmed by outstanding views at every turn, from beech forests to glacial landscapes. The walk is end-to-end, so you need a lift to the start of the track and from the finish. After weighing...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank richardcrighton
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What an Amazing walk with fantastic huts and easy to follow trails I highly recommend this walk even just a day trip

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Zoran1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service and a thorough process made pur car relocation after the Routeburne Track seamless. It gave us more time and help our plans enormously.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank bruces2126
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Routeburn Track is great, but since it’s a one-way track, it would’ve costed us an additional day of driving plus the cost of a shuttle if it wasn’t for Trackhopper in Glenorchy. Mike, the owner, was extremely nice and helpful. We rented a camper...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank danielzW7961TL
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked the Greenstone and Routeburn tracks with Ultimate Hikes, and absolutely loved it (though my knees may never be the same again!) Absolutely stunning scenery, but do your training beforehand - and train with steep steps up and down, and uneven surfaces.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank kayleedestiny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you haven’t discovered the Routeburn Track yet, you should definitely add it to your bucket list and plan accordingly. My husband and I knew that we wanted to visit New Zealand and go back packing, but we did not know what would be in...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank aznmaxietaxi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Easyhike car relocation service was awesome - whole process was very easy. Would definitely recommend!! It was significantly easier than all the uphill walking on the track... 😳😳😳😂😂😂

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LouF86
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wasn't too sure what to expect as I'm not a big hiker, more of a city girl! I was totally blown away with the total experience! We booked with Easyhike as they provide a full package including car transfer, camping gear, quality packs, food,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Katvandijk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I completed this hike in early Feb. and it was one of our highlights from New Zealand. It is a great 3 day 2 night hike, but could be done in 2 days pretty easily. We used EasyHikes to organize the trip...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Meredith L
Reviewed 11 February 2019

The Routeburn really is as amazing as everyone says it is. Well maintained track, incredible views, plenty of birds, good huts. We booked our tickets on the first day that bookings opened because we wanted to walk on specific dates, but you don't have to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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sofiag608
26 December 2018|
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Response from LMGranby | Reviewed this property |
For two of us it seemed worth it to pay for car relocation... not that much more than the bus and much more convenient. We used EasyHike and they were great!
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1 August 2018|
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Response from LouiseTheKiwi | Reviewed this property |
When we did the track there were a few fit people that were doing it in a day, looked like a long day but as you say you are fit it is very do-able. The track itself is wide and well marked.
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Fasanotto
13 May 2018|
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Response from eureca2000 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I did not receive this notice earlier in my email. just noticed while I logged in TA. Had you been already? If not, then I wold recommend not to approach in Jun July unless you are very serious and skilled trekker. We... More
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