Fiordland region

Dusky Track, Fiordland. Photo: Sarah Murray.

Dusky Track, Fiordland

Fiordland region map.

A challenging adventure in the wilds

The Dusky Track is a difficult, but rewarding 84 km tramping track through Fiordland National Park.

It takes 8 -10 days to complete and links stunning Lake Hauroko with Lake Manapouri. It also offers a two day optional detour to Supper Cove in Dusky Sound.

For fit and experienced trampers only, this track offers a real backcountry adventure in a wild and beautiful place.

The track crosses three major valley systems and two mountain ranges, with fantastic views over a vast Fiordland landscape.

View the Dusky Track brochure (PDF, 4,714K).

Alert/Important notice

  Expect tree falls and storm damage. Snow conditions possible on high passes.

Tramping trackTramping track

Time:  

8- 10 days

Distance:  

84 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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