Fiordland region

The beautiful Hollyford Track. Photo copyright: Douglas Thorne. DOC USE ONLY.

Tramping adventure on the beautiful Hollyford Track

Fiordland region map.

A tramp from the mountains to the sea

The Hollyford Track is a fantastic tramping adventure for those who like to be a little off the beaten track, but still have a good track and huts to stay in. 

Beginning among the sheer rock walls of the Darran Mountains in Fiordland National Park, the track follows the Hollyford River/Whakatipu Kā Tuka on its journey to the sea at Martins Bay, on the wild West Coast.

With no alpine sections this track is rarely cut off by snow so you can tramp it in any season (depending on weather).

The first part of the track offers a great overnight option for families or those with limited time.

View the Hollyford Track brochure (PDF, 1,959K).

Alert/Important notice

 Pest control operation / Expect large number of tree falls and longer walking times

Pest control in the Lower Hollyford area

Aerial pest control operation from the Pyke/Hollyford junction to the coast ( lower Hollyford) is on standby and weather dependent. Expect track closure on the day of operation. This is part of our Battle for our Birds programme.

The treatment area is approximately 19,617 ha – encompassing the lower half of the Hollyford Valley (from the Pyke Junction to the Coast). It also includes the lowerpart of the Kaipo River and some private land in the Lake McKerrow/Martins Bay area. Get more information and a map.

Contact the Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre for more information.

Tramping trackTramping track

Time:  

4 - 5 days

Distance:  

56 km
 
 

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

Didymo controls in Fiordland National Park

Safety

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

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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