Fiordland region

Giants Gate Falls, Milford Track. Photo: Graham Dainty.

Giants Gate Falls, Milford Track

Fiordland region map.

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'The finest walk in the world'

Experience the stunning grandeur of the Milford Track - a 53.5 km walk over 4 days in beautiful Fiordland National Park. 

You'll be awed by natural wonders while walking in a spectacular, wild and beautiful part of New Zealand. There are sheer ice-carved valleys from a mountain pass, refreshing mountain rivers, peaceful forests and cascading waterfalls.

This is a Great Walk and offers a high standard of track with very comfortable serviced huts. During the winter months (May to October) the Milford Track remains open, but with reduced facilities.

View the Milford Track brochure (PDF, 4,363K).

Alert/Important notice

 Winter tramping

  • Avalanche hazard exists
  • Winter facilities - no gas stoves, radio, hut rangers, running water, or flushing toilets
  • Snow and ice conditions exist in the alpine section - alpine equipment and skills required
  • Avalanche prone bridges are removed - potential for flooding exists and streams may be impassable
  • See Winter tramping for more details

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4 days


53.5 km

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Milford Track map and profile

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Check, Clean, Dry between waterways and stop the spread of didymo.

Didymo controls in Fiordland National Park


Follow the Outdoor Safety Code:
1. Plan your trip
2. Tell someone
3. Be aware of the weather
4. Know your limits
5. Take sufficient supplies

Alerts for Fiordland places


Te Rua-o-te-moko / Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:      +64 3 249 7924
Address:   Fiordland National Park
Visitor Centre
Lakefront Drive
Te Anau 9600
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