Routeburn Track: Earland Falls Track
Located in Fiordland National Park and Milford Road/Milford Sound area in the Fiordland region
IntroductionThis is a fabulous, easy day walk on the Routeburn Track (a Great Walk), leading to the beautiful Earland Falls with plenty of mountain and valley views along the way.
7.5 km return via same track
This is part of the Routeburn Track (a Great Walk). For information about all sections of the track, see Routeburn Track description.
From The Divide carpark follow the Routeburn Track to Lake Howden (1.5 hours).
From here take the track to Mackenzie Hut – the falls are halfway between Howden and Mackenzie Huts. Clearings give excellent views of the Hollyford Valley.
The Earland Falls are 174 m high and originate from Lake Roberts.
Return the same way back to The Divide.
This walk begins at The Divide, about 85 km along the Milford Road from Te Anau (1.5 hours drive).
The walk follows and returns along the Routeburn Track.
Note that to stay on the Routeburn Track, hut bookings are required.
Stay safe in the outdoors
- Take the right gear for your trip: Walking and tramping gear lists.
- Tell a trusted person your plans and when to raise the alarm if you haven’t returned. Send them the information directly, or use the Outdoor Intentions form or Plan My Walk.
- Follow the five essential steps of the Land Safety Code.
|Te Rua-o-te-moko / Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre|
|Phone:||+64 3 249 7924|
|Fax:||+64 4 471 1117|
Fiordland National Park
Te Anau 9600
PO Box 29
Te Anau 9640
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