Tales from the Trails
If you're like me and love to travel, explore and adventure then maybe you've had the same experience when planning your travels - "I just don't get how it all works!". I've always found blogs helpful in my planning and so hopefully these will help you too - they've been written from our own experiences and from some of the interest areas and frustrations that other travellers have expressed to us in the past. Grab a cuppa and take a look!
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Our latest tales
What is so special about Milford Sound and is it worth visiting?
For many travellers to New Zealand Piopiotahi, Milford Sound, will be a highlight of their travel itinerary.
Routeburn Track in different seasons: What to Expect
The Routeburn Track is a favourite hike and world renowned for its spectacular alpine scenery.
Get Inspired to Hike the Kepler Track with these Five Stunning photos!
The Kepler Track is one of New Zealand Great Walks and offers some incredible, diverse landscapes.
Essential packing list for a Milford Sound Cruise
There is no doubt, the best way to see Piopiotahi, Milford Sound, is by getting out on the water and cruising by boat.
Clothing to wear (and not) for hiking in Fiordland
These are the 2 best tips for what to wear, from someone in the know!‘Tramping’ is the New Zealand word for hiking or long walks in the hills – in…
What to do when the Great Walks are booked out
So, you have decided to include one of New Zealand’s Great Walks during your holiday, but closer investigation reveals there is no space available.
How to survive Fiordland!
Guest Blog - Madeleine PeacockThe top 3 most important things to consider when visiting Fiordland…by someone who has lived here for 40+ years! I have worked for Trips & Tramps for…
What is the best trip for me at Milford Sound?
Milford Track Guided Day Walk or Milford Sound Coach Cruise and Walk Visiting Milford Sound is a must-do activity when traveling in NZ.
Visitor Experience Award Winners!
CELEBRATION TIMELong-time local guiding company, Fiordland Trips & Tramps this week won the Innovation for Visitor Experience award at the Tourism Export Council NZ Achievement Awards held in Nelson.
Hiking through the seasons – Experience Fiordland Year round
Fiordland is lucky to have some incredible hiking opportunities available, from alpine ridgelines to bush covered valleys.