This is a challenging tramping route. From the Tutoko River bridge carpark on the Milford Road, follow the marked track up the true right of the river to a swamp and open clearings that may be reached in about 2 hours. Return the same way.
This valley sits just below some very impressive mountains, in particular Mt Tūtoko (2745 m).
The route begins from the Milford Road, Fiordland.
The Tutoko River bridge carpark is only a few minutes drive from Milford Sound, and about 114 km along the Milford Road from Te Anau.
This is a route so you will need above average fitness and high level backcountry (remote areas) skills and experience, including navigation and survival skills.
|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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Auckland and parts of the Waikato are at Level 3. DOC huts and campsites are closed in these regions. The rest of New Zealand is at Level 2.