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Guided Walk on the Routeburn Track Starting from Te Anau

94 Te Anau Terrace, Te Anau 9600, New Zealand

Activity provided by Fiordland Trips and Tramps

8 hours (approx.) - English

Fiordland Trips and Tramps

Enjoy a guided day walk from Te Anau on the renowned Routeburn Track, a New Zealand Great Walk. This guided walk offers an incredible day out in the heart of New Zealand South Island main mountain divide.

Highlights
  • Travel in a small group to Fiordland’s mountain divide by vehicle
  • 8km return Routeburn Track guided walk
  • Ascend through lush, temperate rain forest on a well-maintained track
  • Gain an elevation of 400 meters and emerge into the alpine environment
  • On a fine day lunch is on the summit amidst the alpine tarns
Description
Experience the beauty of Fiordland with Trips Tramps! Take a small group journey from Te Anau to the mountain divide, and embark on an 8km return guided walk along the Routeburn Track. With a maximum of 12 walkers and a knowledgeable guide, you will have the opportunity to learn about the natural and human heritage of the area. The steady climb will take around 2 hours, and you will ascend 400 meters, emerging from the lush temperate rainforest into an alpine environment with stunning views of snowy peaks, alpine lakes, and deep valleys. On a clear day, enjoy a picnic lunch on the summit, or in the shelter of a nearby tramping shelter in unfavorable conditions. After lunch, retrace your steps to the Divide Shelter before returning to Te Anau.
Itinerary

-Travel in a small group to Fiordland’s mountain divide by vehicle
-8km return Routeburn Track guided walk
-Maximum of 12 walkers with a Trips & Tramps guide
-Ascend through lush, temperate rain forest on a well-maintained track
-Gain an elevation of 400 meters
-Panoramic views of high snowy peaks, alpine lakes, and deep bush clad valleys
-Lunch on the summit amidst the alpine tarns
-Retrace steps to the Divide Shelter
-Return to Te Anau

Starting Location
94 Te Anau Terrace, Te Anau 9600, New Zealand.
Itineraries are subject to change.
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