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Ultimate Hikes Guided Walks

The Station Building | Duke St Entrance, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
+64 3-450 1940
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The only operators of multiday guided walks on the famous Milford & Routeburn Tracks: operating in New Zealand's stunning World Heritage Area, providing range of all-inclusive guided walks from 1-8 days. Trek through rainforests, past mountain peaks and over remote alpine passes on a unique experience without sacrificing comfort or convenience. Accommodation on overnight walks is in luxury lodges, with meals, hot showers and snug beds. All walks include transport, food, equipment and expert guides. Single day excursions must be booked 24 hours in advance.
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The Station Building | Duke St Entrance, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
+64 3-450 1940

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Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I booked this trip after many years of coming to New Zealand and never seeing Milford Sound. Our trip dates were at the end of the season and we were in a group of about 40 other hikers. The guides, although we...More

Thank Val D
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We chose the all day hike, about 10 miles ,I think, the scenery was awesome, lunch was ok, but too little and a little weak on creativity. The hike is somewhat strenuous but they do not push so you can pause but it is taxing....More

1  Thank pkmcallen
Reviewed 20 May 2017

All the glowing reviews are true! We saw stunning scenery and a had great experience on the Milford Track guided hike. The guides and staff were knowledgeable and worked hard to make it the best possible experience for everyone. The weather is unpredictable, but the...More

Thank Tucson60950
Reviewed 16 May 2017

My wife and I went with another couple on the Milford Track hike, a five-day expedition from a large inland lake out to Milford Sound. The middle three days of the hike were the real challenge, amounting to 33 miles of moderate to difficult hiking...More

3  Thank Keith C
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Awesome scenery. The guides are FANTASTIC! Informative, caring, engaging, professional, can't say enough really! Facilities were superb. Perfect!

1  Thank bakerv
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We planned the trip with Ultimate Hikes on a very short horizon for a short 1 week trip. The experience exceeded all expectations! We did the 5 day Milford Track walk and would rate it as 1 of the top vacations trips ever.

1  Thank Anna M
Reviewed 29 April 2017

The Milford Tract may be the finest walk in the world or, perhaps, it is just one of the world's great walks. Either way, traveling with Ultimate Hikes is the manner to do it. The lodges are dry, warm, and comfortable. The food is excellent....More

Thank mlubinmd
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Our group of 4 did the 3-day Routeburn Track with 4 outstanding guides, Kate, Lilidh, Charlotte and Veronica. The girls were fun, caring and knowledgeable. The 2 nights' accommodation were spacious, warm and comfortable. The 3 course dinner was absolutely delicious. The organisation of Ultimate...More

1  Thank Pudding20142014
Reviewed 26 April 2017

When visiting NZ in April of 2017, we chose to join Ultimate Hikes for a hike on the Routeburn Track. I'd never joined a guided hike like this before, but mainly booked it so that we could take advantage of the lodges with private rooms...More

1  Thank JulesinAtl
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

To say this is a superbly supported hike is a gross understatement which doesn't do justice to the phenomenal experience that "Ultimate Hikers" have in walking the Greenstone and Routeburn tracks. My daughter-in-law and I booked the dormitory accommodation in lodges which escalated from perfectly...More

1  Thank bevrw1
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Sharon J
17 July 2017|
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Response from Sharon B | Reviewed this property |
So sorry, I dint know about the Routeburn hike. You could probably find it on their website.
2 May 2017|
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Response from Noel S | Property representative |
Hi, the generated power is turned off at 10pm and back on again at 7am so there is no heating in the rooms between those hours. Generally the weather is quite warm in the months of December and January and heating is not... More
23 January 2017|
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Response from susieg67 | Reviewed this property |
Tipping is not customary in NZ nor is it expected. The staff are generally paid very well. But if you are use to tipping I would suggest emailing ultimate hikes with your query as they were very helpful in our planning stage. More