Lake Harris
Image: Keri Moyle ©

Introduction

This is the ultimate alpine adventure, weaving through meadows, reflective tarns and alpine gardens. You'll be rewarded with spectacular vistas over vast mountain ranges and valleys.

Highlights

All drone use must be authorised by DOC

A concession is required to fly a drone on any public conservation land - apply to fly recreationally or commercially.

  • Wind through the Routeburn gorge along the crystal-clear Route Burn (river).

  • Follow the cascade of Routeburn Falls.

  • Take in spectacular views of the Hollyford valley and Darren Mountains.

  • Walk right past Earland Falls (174 m).

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2018/2019 bookings

Bookings for the 2018/2019 season will open on Wednesday 20 June at 9:30 am.

Create a user account on our new booking system so you’re ready to make a booking when bookings open. If you’ve had an account before, you’ll need to create a new account on our system.

International visitors - check new prices.

 

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Track overview

32 km one way

Walking and tramping

2-4 days Intermediate: Great Walk/Easier tramping track

Seasonal restrictions

In the Great Walks season (23 October 2018 - 30 April 2019):

  • Bookings are required for huts and campsites
  • Huts have gas cooking stoves and resident wardens

Outside the Great Walks season (1 May 2018 - 22 October 2018):

  • Facilities, including bridges, are greatly reduced
  • Flood and avalanche risks exist
  • Experience is required
  • Bookings are not required - huts and campsites are first come, first served

Dog access

No dogs

Brochures

Contacts

Te Rua-o-te-moko / Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 249 7924
Email:   fiordlandvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   Fiordland National Park
Visitor Centre
Lakefront Drive
Te Anau 9600
Full office details
Whakatipu-wai-Māori / Queenstown Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 442 7935
Email:   queenstownvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   50 Stanley Street
Queenstown
9300
Full office details
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