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Address: Fiordland National Park, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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Full-Day Milford Sound Hiking Tour with Cruise
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Best day walk

This is a fun stroll for an experienced hiker, with easy access up into the alpine environment. For a more casual hiker this will absolutely blow your mind. Be prepared and don't... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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shidonee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a fun stroll for an experienced hiker, with easy access up into the alpine environment. For a more casual hiker this will absolutely blow your mind. Be prepared and don't be like the countless backpackers wandering up well into the afternoon, leave early and take warm/waterproof clothing. We went on a crystal clear day and it was a... More 

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Fredericia, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Gertruds sattle is one of the most rewarding hikes we I have ever done... It is not the easiest though. If you decide to do it, please make sure the weather looks stabil for the day.... and bring enough food and water, as you will be exposed to the sun on the entire hike up and down. A MUST-DO HIKE,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Gertrude saddle is a medium hike but its really worth it, there is an amazing view from the saddle, you can see 360 degrees view into the fiord and back to the mountains,

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Thank Aviv S
Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

Incredible breathtaking views from the saddle. We had a guide who added to our experience with great knowledge and pointing out things we might have missed.

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Tel Aviv District, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

East few hours return, this track offers the best view, even in a cloudy day. Did it twice: one in a rainy day and one in a clear day. The views are amazing!

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Thank Tal S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

The views were fantastic up there. It is a bit hard, but for us it took only 2 hours to get up in to the saddle. Do this only with a good weather.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

I never thought it would be so stunning. Very beautiful and stunning view in the nature, You should take a cruise it's very is a once in a lifetime experience.

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Thank Rattanakorn R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

Wonderful hike in the Fjordlands. Park near Homer Hut and start hiking - up the valley and then up the mountain. The hike goes off the trail quickly (though there are tracks you can follow in the summer). Above Black Lake, steel cables provide some protection but aren't necessary if the Rock is dry. The views at the top are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

If you only have one day to hike in Fiordland, A) That's really a shame, and B) You should do Gertrude Saddle. The views from the top rival or even surpass those of the Routeburn and Kepler Tracks (I haven't done the Milford or Dusky, so I can't say about those), but unlike those Great Walks, you can do Gertrude... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2015

Nice views just off the road, clouds hanging from cliffs--great for photo-buffs...not too hard to get off the trail--look for the trail-marking posts, don't just follow what looks like a trail--I made that mistake and ended up doing some bushwhacking (not appreciated by my wife)

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