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

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, tōtara 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
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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