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Introduction

Walk the gentle, beech-forested shores of lakes Te Anau and Manapouri to the summit of Mt Luxmore for spectacular alpine views.

Highlights

  • Explore Luxmore caves, an amazing limestone cave with stalactites and stalagmites.
  • Walk across swing bridges and cool off in the icy Iris Burn Falls.
  • Book an overnight stay in Moturau Hut beside a beautiful beach with stunning views of Lake Manapouri.
  • A loop track that starts and finishes in Te Anau makes for easy access and planning.

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Bookings for the period 27 October 2015 – 27 April 2016 are now open.

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Track overview

60 km loop

Walking and tramping

3-4 days Intermediate: Great Walk/Easier tramping track

Seasonal restrictions

In the Great Walks season (27 October 2015 - 27 April 2016):

  • Bookings are required for huts and campsites
  • Huts have gas cooking stoves and resident wardens

Outside the Great Walks season (30 April 2015 - 26 October 2015):

  • Facilities are greatly reduced
  • Avalanche risk exists
  • Experience is required
  • Bookings are not required - huts and campsites are first come, first served

Dog access

No dogs

Brochures

About this track

Contacts

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
Email:   fiordlandvc@doc.govt.nz
Full office details
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
Email:   fiordlandvc@doc.govt.nz
Full office details
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