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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  • Due to time constraints and equipment shortages we were unable to hike the entire length. This is amazing and the trail just beautiful. This is a must hike even just partially and in the rain:) 
  • Visit the home of Milford Sound. Large car park could climb right away. In a leafy location good breakfast choice. 3 hours round trip. The top of the mountain was weather changes.
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  • We only hiked to the Mackenzie hut and back, than from the Glenorchy side a little past Routeburn falls hut and back. The risk for avalanche was to great to risk going further. I loved this track! On ...  more »