Soak up the magnificent scenery of the Milford Track, often described as one of the finest walks in the world. On this day trip from Te Anau, you'll walk the first section of the Milford Track. Your naturalist guide will lead you on a leisurely walk through ancient beech forest and grassy flats. The walk is suitable for walkers of all ages and fitness levels, perfect for those with limited time who want to get a taste of the world famous Milford Track.
- Get a taste of the world famous Milford Track
- A naturalist guide will share the history and natural features of the track
- A leisurely 4-5 hour walk with time for photos and to take in the view of the native plant and bird life
- Maximum of 12 walkers per guide, allowing for a unique and intimate experience
- A delicious picnic lunch
- Suitable for walkers of all fitness levels and ages
Once you've made your way down to the Real Journeys Visitor Centre at Te Anau, cruise by catamaran to the head of beautiful Lake Te Anau and the start of the track. On your walk you will follow the Clinton River for a short way, cross a swing bridge and then on through ancient beech forest to the Clinton Hikers Hut. A delicious picnic lunch and hot drinks will be served beside a mountain stream or at the Hut.
Your naturalist guide will point out the interesting human and natural history of the track along the way and there is plenty of time for you to relax, take photos and view the bird life. Traveling with a small group, a maximum of 12 people per guide, allows for an intimate and unique experience.
Walking is easy and unhurried and there are no big hills.
Return to Te Anau by catamaran and coach.
Reviewed by HUGH H, United Kingdom, January 2013
Although it rained (as apparantly it does most days) the tour was great. Very professionally run tour. Great lunch and wonderful surroundings. Who could ask for anything more.
Reviewed by Lorraine V, January 2013
Great day out. Will the guide was very knowledgeable about all the fauna and flora on the track.
Very amiable and likeable.
Whole trip was excellent.