Pearl Harbour to Back Valley Hut Track
Image: Lauren Schaer | ©



A tramping track leading through beech forest to Back Valley Hut near Manapouri, with a side trip option to peaceful Lake Rakatu.

7.8 km (approx.)

Walking and tramping

4-5 hr return to hut Advanced: Tramping track

Stay safe in the outdoors

  1. Choose the right trip for you. Learn about the route and make sure you have the skills for it.
  2. Understand the weather. Check weather forecasts
  3. Pack warm clothes and extra food. Check gear lists
  4. Share your plans and take ways to get help. Share directly or use the Outdoor Intentions form or Plan My Walk. Take a distress beacon. 
  5. Take care of yourself and each other.


Te Rua-o-te-moko/Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre
Phone +64 3 249 7924
Address Lakefront Drive
Te Anau 9600
Hours See visitor centre hours


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