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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
| Routeburn Road, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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Spectacular scenes throughout a magnificent walk in one of NZs best parks. Walked it over 3 days and 2 nights in mid Nov. The track is very well maintained and easy to follow. DOC huts must be booked well in advance and host flush toilets,...More
We had a great time doing the hike from The Divide to Routeburn Shelter in 4 days. We were quite lucky with the weather and the landscapes were gorgeous! The huts are clean and the rangers are great. We had Murray at Lake Howden, Evan...More
We had driven to Milford Sound tour from Te Anau. On our way back we stopped at Routeburn Track and did the Divide to Howden track (3.4km one way). It was amazing. The track was mostly upward slope except towards the end when it was...More
After some dubious weather forecasts and route closures, we weren't sure if we were going to be able to tramp the Routeburn Track on our much awaited holiday. However, following the advice of the Department of Conservation in Queenstown, a last minute change to the...More
Easyhike delivered all they promised, along with ease and good cheer! We hiked the Routeburn Track and Easyhike supplied all of our core backpacking gear and food, as well as relocating our car. The equipment was quality and in excellent condition and the food was...More
Most of the tramp was completed in constant rainfall. This meant the grand vistas were absent, but this was an outstanding dramatic experience. If you have a decent level of fitness, you won’t find the tramp too taxing, much of the track turns into streams...More
We did the 3 day walk from Routeburn Shelter to The Divide in late October, first day of the season. It is reasonably challenging but fine for a fit and healthy person. Definitely need proper boots, rain gear, lots of layers. I was grateful for...More
With a friend did the 1 day hike, which is already a big recommendation! I wish we did the full track. From routeburn shelter it's a long way through the forest, next to the river, crossing bridges and waterfalls. The first hut is easy to...More
Have reviewed this walk in the Routeburn 1 Day Hike section of this category.
Sun & Snow. Made it to viewpoint of Lake Harris under snow conditions 3 days before. Then flew over same section and took images that some might find useful.
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
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 had been in January. Mid November to February , enjoyable journey. it is not always to achieve the mission also we want to make sure the journey is pleasant.