HIGHLIGHTS

  • Beautiful Views
  • Incredible Location
  • Mount Aspiring National Park
  • Valleys, Mountains, Waterfalls, Lakes
  • Native New Zealand Bush

OVERVIEW

The Routeburn Track is one of New Zealand's nine 'Great Walks', which have been set apart from others due to their incredible scenery. The track winds its way through Fiordland National Park and Mount Aspiring National Park, offering views of amazing Humboldt mountains, Bridal Veil falls, and native New Zealand bush. 

This walk begins at the Routeburn Shelter just outside the historic town of Glenorchy, and follow the trail up the Route Burn Valley.  The track winds up the gentle slope of the valley through native beech forests and grassy flats, crossing the river over a few swing bridges and providing spectacular views of classic New Zealand landscape.  Keep an eye out for the many birds that call this area home, including the kaka and kea parrots.

We'll stop at the Routeburn Flats Hut for some amazing photo opportunities of the mountains and valleys around us. Those who would like to sit and take in the view are welcome to hang out and eat some lunch.

If there's time, anyone interested in pushing another 2.3 km up a steeper section of the track can continue on to the Routeburn Falls Hut. The extra effort is worth it - it's a great spot to enjoy the impressive waterfalls and even more stunning views of Mount Aspiring National Park.

 

NEXT TRIP

 

27th March - 9th April Routeburn Track Day Hike $25 BOOK NOW
17th April - 30th April Routeburn Track Day Hike $25 BOOK NOW
8th May - 20th May Routeburn Track Day Hike $25 BOOK NOW

 

DETAILS 

Start/Finish

Departs: 8:00am from Station Building (25 Shotover St)

Returns: 5:00pm to Station Building

Meals

Bring your own lunch and snacks.

Bring

  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Waterbottle
  • Warm Jacket
  • Rain Jacket
  • Sturdy shoes for walking
  • Gloves and hat if cold
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Swimsuit and towel (optional)
  • Insect repellent

Group size

5-8

Difficulty

A leisurely exploration and tour - suitable for all.