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Great Walks season is October - April. Outside this period facilities are greatly reduced and there are additional safety hazards to consider. Always check the website for changes that might affect your trip. See website for the price of...more
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Glade Wharf | Fiordland National Park, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Wow! Milford track was stunning! Loved every part of it! The first day -5km - was a bit too easy and I feel like you could definitely do longer on this day!! There was bad weather when we did it and an avalanche closed mackinnon...More

2  Thank Twowools
Reviewed 1 May 2018

What a stunningly beautiful place. And definitely must be seen in the rain to appreciate it fully---it is wall-to-wall waterfalls then. The self-catered huts are very well-kept and comfortable. So nice not to have to pack a tent, mattress, or cook stove. Tip for hikers:...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

Expect a challenge unless you are experienced waking in nz alpine areas a reasonable level of fitness required, will be on varied track surfaces from smooth to rough boulders. Birds , bush , waterfalls , alpine scenery this track has it all. My party of...More

1  Thank atholea68
Reviewed 25 April 2018

As a solo traveler and hiker, there was no way this outing could have been improved. The staff were helpful. The organization has been in place long enough to get all the bugs worked out. Fjordland is a magnificent work of nature. If the weather...More

1  Thank otherguy
Reviewed 24 April 2018

As the list of reviews will attest the Track is brilliant, but it does come with two caveats. One is the weather. We were lucky and had 3.5 days of sun out of 4; and thus we had a brilliant time. However that is not...More

1  Thank Douglas_Dow
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Loved it. Beautiful scenery, and a great sense of achievement on completion. Day 1 was easy, day 2 more challenging but still fun, and day 3 and 4 were tough - in our case, relentless rain and strong wind over the pass made it tougher...More

2  Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Ultimate Hikes couldn't be better. The guides are competent, cheerful, knowledgeable and patient. I remember Mark, Willem, Jules, Lilidh and Veronica among others. The lodges are welcoming at night, super comfortable with everything amenity and the scenery is breathtaking, the camaraderie of the group enjoyable....More

1  Thank CarolMelbourne
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Before I went on this trip I was concerned that I wasn't fit enough. I am in my 50's and am moderately fit. I walk, play tennis, workout at the gym most days but I don't consider myself an avid hiker. We did the Ultimate...More

1  Thank Stowecrazy
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

After 11 months from booking to completion I can say that the Milford track is worth waiting for. The 2 of us did the individual track and it is fair to say it was one of the better things we have done together (other then...More

2  Thank Avi_Shaul
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

This truck was stunning! We went at the end of March. Key thing- layer!!! You will add and you will peel off. We went from cold and rainy, to warmer, to really cold, windy, and snow, then to very warm. We got lucky though- no...More

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MattDan89
3 August 2018|
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There is a link in your Confirmation E-mail to allow on-line booking. You can't book transport without first having booked the huts. Unless you're travelling in the "off-season' ?
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MattDan89
10 July 2018|
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Response from NZerGuy |
There is a link in your Confirmation E-mail to allow on-line booking. You can't book transport without first having booked the huts.
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Quieaing
15 April 2018|
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Response from jennagenio | Reviewed this property |
We enjoyed it. The last day is the most monotonous (flat but very long and rather boring) and we were on robot mode the entire time to Sandfly Point in torrential rains.
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