The Chasm Walk

Track category

Easy access short walk

Time:  

15 min return

Distance:  

400 m

Description

The Chasm walkway offers dramatic river scenes. Photo: Pat Wall.
The Chasm walkway offers dramatic river scenes

Two foot bridges over the Cleddau River offer dramatic views of a series of powerful waterfalls.

Thousands of years of swirling water have sculpted shapes and basins in the rock. The sheer velocity of water gives an appreciation of how much rainfall the Milford Sound area receives per annum.

Getting there

This walk is off the Milford Road, about halfway between Milford Sound and the Homer Tunnel.

The large, well signposted carpark is about 109 km along the Milford Road from Te Anau.

 

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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

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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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