Dusky Track
Image: Sarah Murray | DOC



This difficult tramping track between Lake Hauroko and Lake Manapouri offers huge lakes, gushing rivers, vast forested valleys and lots of mud for experienced and well equipped trampers.
  • It crosses three major valley systems and two mountain ranges.
  • Offers fantastic views over a vast Fiordland landscape.
  • Is difficult but rewarding.

84 km one way

Walking and tramping

8- 10 days Advanced: Tramping track

Seasonal restrictions

During winter, the track is often impassable and dangerous due to snow, ice and avalanches 

Dog access

No dogs

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Te Rua-o-te-moko / Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 249 7924
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   fiordlandvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   Fiordland National Park
Visitor Centre
Lakefront Drive
Te Anau 9600
Postal Address:   PO Box 29
Te Anau 9640
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