Routeburn Track Great Walk

Private Routeburn Track Guided Walk

  • 1-3 people
    NZ$895

Take a hike with a knowledgeable, local guide

Enjoy a day walk with your own private guide on the stunning Routeburn Track. Hike at your own pace and discover the incredible alpine environment on your terms.  With a private guide you will get exactly what you want out of the day.

Your guide will collect you from your Te Anau accommodation and transport you along the scenic Milford Road.  Short scenic stops can be made as requested for photographs and to enjoy the dramatic landscape.

On the trail hike against a dramatic backdrop of Fiordland’s vast mountains and valleys and discover the unique native plants and birds. Your local, knowledgeable Trips & Tramps guide can answer all your questions, while sharing the best views and hidden wonders. 

Immerse yourself in this spectacular environment for an unforgettable Great Walk experience.  Let us take care of all the day’s logistics, including transport and lunch with a private excursion on the Routeburn Track. 

We had an awesome day!

We had an awesome day today walking the Routeburn Track with your guide Michelle who was absolutely delightful and her knowledge was fascinating. Weather was perfect which just added to our amazing day.

Jean and Mark
  • Divide
  • Earland Falls
  • Fiordland Lodge
  • Greenstone Valley
  • Howden Hut
  • Key Summit, Routeburn Track
  • Routeburn Track
  • Te Anau
  • Queenstown

Meals

A picnic lunch and refreshments are provided. If you have any dietary requirements please let us know prior to the day of travel so we can cater for these. 

Schedule

9.00 am Te Anau accommodation pick up

10.30 am Arrive Divide, Routeburn Car park

Walk on the Routeburn Track to Key Summit, Howden Hut and possibly beyond.

3.30 pm Return to Divide

4.30 pm Te Anau accommodation

Option to modify the day to hike only to Key Summit (approx 3 hours), then include short walks and scenic stops in Fiordland National Park as requested.

What to bring

We recommend you bring comfortable walking shoes, day pack containing warm sweater/fleece jacket, waterproof jacket, water bottle, and camera on your guided walk. Walking poles are optional. We can provide a jacket and walking poles, please advise in advance if either of these are required. Note you will be required to carry your lunch in your bag.

We Provide

A professional private hiking guide, all transport from Te Anau on a private basis, safety gear, hot drinks, picnic lunch and snacks.

Difficulty

A reasonable level of fitness and waling ability is required due to the 400-metre ascent and descent.  The walk is 7-10 km, with a walking time of 3 to 5 hours.  The track is well graded and wide, with no drop offs.  On occasion, wet weather and cold conditions in the alpine area may make conditions more challenging.  We operate in most weather conditions, but when traveling on a private trip we can modify the day to meet your motivations.

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