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Routeburn Track

| Routeburn Road, Fiordland National Park, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
+64 3-249 7924
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Routeburn Track Private Guided Walk from Queenstown
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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 website for the price of accommodation on this track.
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“conical hill” (45 reviews)
“harris saddle” (58 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
| Routeburn Road, Fiordland National Park, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
+64 3-249 7924
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have done the Tongariro, Milford, and now the Routeburn during our time in New Zealand and so far the Routeburn was our favorite! If you're on a budget I'd definitely recommend tent camping. It is much more affordable than staying in a hut. We...More

Thank Rwc142014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are going to NZ for 2+ weeks, you must consider 3 days on the Routeburn. Whether you do it guided or on your own, this is one of the most spectacular and accessible hikes in the world. Eye-popping scenery and a great backcountry...More

Thank mark g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are doing the Milford Track and have a good level of fitness, you could do the Routeburn track straight afterwards.

Thank LiselAuckland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only did one day, not the whole track. This meant only going to the first hut. But man, what a beautiful walk. Gorgeous blue rivers, rain forests, open plain flats like something out of Jurassic park. So many differing landscapes. The return journey to...More

Thank Melanie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'd highly recommend Trackhoppers, first class service, local knowledge and Michael and Kiyomi are lovely to deal with.

1  Thank wardy_power
Reviewed 5 November 2017

The trail is one of my favorite memories in New Zealand. It is a beautiful and well-organised track and I would highly recommend to anyone. I used a car relocation service "EasyHike" and started Routeburn Track from West to East (Divide to Routeburn Shelter). I...More

Thank Hiroverine
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We only had time to do this as a day hike, so we just did the portion up to routeburn falls. The river and bridges are nice but at the start there are long parts where you are just walking on a flat gravel path...More

Thank cassandra123530
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

I completed the Routeburn with my fiancé a few days ago. We got so lucky— it rained and snow the day before our hike but we had sunny skies and not a drop of rain. It took us 11.5 hrs, starting at the Routeburn Shelter...More

3  Thank NiB621
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Stopped on our way back from Milford Sound to travel on the hike for a couple of hours. The track is very well maintained and is passing through beautiful countryside with outstanding views - highly recommended

1  Thank STEPDI
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Routeburn Track is located round 1h 30min drive from Queenstown and offers some stunning views! If you are not that fit, or have limited time, you can still have a great day wondering in the nature and seeing some amazing scenery. The place is accessible...More

Thank Vil T
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Patrick L
23 October 2017|
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Response from Vil T | Reviewed this property |
Glenorchy would be a good place to start, as the town, the drive there, and the part of the track from Glenorchy's side are gorgeous! I would recommend using Google Maps as the signs pointing to the road end aren't that... More
29 July 2017|
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Response from Kelvin A | Reviewed this property |
I didn't take my DSLR but did take my Sony Cyber Shot 20.2 mega pixel and glad I did it this way. The Sony takes good shots and has numerous functions and a good zoom. We also went in December and out of our 8 days walking... More
Emily C
10 January 2017|
Response from rubyafighter | Reviewed this property |
Hi Emily, I just posted a review of our Routeburn trip with our kids 10 and 11. We didnt find the track too strenuous but I would worry about young kids walking on the edge of cliffs with life changing drops. I worried about... More