Introduction

This easy loop walking track skirts a swampy area close to Lake Hauroko in southern Fiordland.

Track overview

1.1 km loop

Walking and tramping

40 min return Easy: Walking track

Dog access

No dogs

About this track

Description

Access to the lake from the Hauroko Track. Image: Caren Shrubshall.
Access to the lake from the Hauroko Track

From the car park at Lake Hauroko, this easy loop walking track skirts a swampy area close to the lake.

Note how the trees change from mainly matai, totara and rimu in the wetter area, to mountain beech in the drier areas.

Getting there

This track starts and ends at Lake Hauroko in Fiordland, Southland.

To get to Lake Hauroko from Tuatapere, head north towards Clifden (12 km, 10 min), and turn west along the Lillburn Valley Road to Lake Hauroko (about 36 km to the carpark, 20 km of which is unsealed road).

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
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