Routeburn Track, Te Anau
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Hike across a variety of landscapes by following Routeburn Track, a renowned rainforest route in New Zealand. Most visitors take two to four days to cover the 32 km (20 mi) track, but you can also tackle shorter sections of it before returning to the starting point on the Queenstown side of the Southern Alps. Classified as one of the country's "Great Walks," this hiking route includes several huts and campsites along the way. Prepare for the route's long-distance views by charging your camera, or bring binoculars to see ever farther. If you choose to visit in the winter, remember that the track's alpine sections may require advanced mountaineering skills. Plan to visit Routeburn Track during your Te Anau vacation using our convenient Te Anau travel itinerary planner.
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  • Another great Ultimate Hikes trek. Somewhat more difficult than previous treks this trek did not disappoint. From the initial briefing, coach transfers to and from, the lodges, the food and beverages ...  more »
  • I tramped this over the weekend and I fell in love. The scenery was unlike anything I'd ever seen in my life. The huts were extremely well kept. I met some incredibly amazing people, all were so frien...  more »
  • Walked as a family (16 yr old daughters first major tramp). Second visit for me .. but was totally different experience. Went against the flow as we walked from the Divide to the Routeburn Shelter (bu...  more »