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Can I do a day walk on the Milford Track?

Can I do a day walk on the Milford Track?

Yes you can enjoy an independent day walk on the Milford Track. However, as has been mentioned, it will still cost you over NZ$100 per person, return, for the launch trip up Lake Te Anau. You first drive 20 minutes or so to Te Anau Downs to catch the launch up the lake. The boat ride takes over 1 hour.

Can I walk Milford Track without a guide?

Independent (or ‘freedom’) walkers will hike the Milford Track without a guide and will need to book well in advance, prepare adequately and carry their own gear for the duration of the hike.

How much does it cost to walk Milford Track?

Check availability

1st – 20th Dec 2021
Adult $2,230 $2,395
Child $1,680 $1,800
Additional Child $1,115 $1,200

How steep is the Milford Track?

The track is well-formed Almost everyone could walk days 1, 2 and even 4 of the track – it’s never steep, it’s fairly wide, and it’s not too rocky or uneven.

Is Milford Sound in Otago?

Milford Sound Travel Guide | Milford Sound Attractions, Otago, New Zealand.

Where is the most gold found in New Zealand?

It is most widely distributed in Otago and the West Coast, including West Coast beaches such as Gillespies Beach, and at Orepuki in Southland. Offshore gold deposits exist off the West Coast and Otago, although prospecting has been limited by the difficulty of sampling the sea floor.

Where to go on Milford Track day hike?

Our Milford Track guided day hike options begin the trail from the Milford Sound end, at a place called Sandfly Point. Easygoing and enjoyable, it’s a fantastic way to get a feel for the beauty of the track. We offer small group or private Milford Track day walk experiences.

How long is the walk from Queenstown to Milford Sound?

A 5 day / 4 night all-inclusive guided walk through the heart of Fiordland National Park to Milford Sound. Watch our video! Transport ex Queenstown or Te Anau.

Where does giant gate falls in Milford go?

The Giant Gate Falls are part of a tributary river which flows into Lake Ada, which you’ll have walked alongside for some of our journey. This thundering white water is destined for the Tasman Sea.

Why is Milford Sound important to marine life?

This thundering white water is destined for the Tasman Sea. These tributaries are brought to life by the high rainfall of the area, and contribute to the sizeable layer of fresh water on the surface of Milford Sound, and it is that freshwater layer which allows the abundance of marine life in the fiord to flourish.