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Routeburn Guided Walking Tour - Full Day

Queenstown
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NOM015
Adult
Ages 15+
$275
Child
Ages 4-14
$160

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Highlights

  • Full day guided walk through the beautiful Mount Aspiring National Park
  • Spot native bird species and enjoy spectacular views of the region
  • Experienced local guide

The Routeburn Track is voted one of the Top 10 Classic Hikes in the world, taking you into the heart of nature. Your guide will show you stunning deep blue lakes, rushing waterfalls, picturesque valleys and rugged mountains, showcasing the majestic beauty of this magical part of the South Island.

Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

  • Full day walk on the flat Routeburn Trail
  • Experienced guide and any equipment you need
  • Beautiful scenery and wildlife spotting
  • Return transfers from Queenstown to trail

This full day walking tour through Mount Aspiring National Park is the perfect way to experience the picture-perfect landscapes New Zealand is known for, walking at a relaxed pace. Getting out to the track is easy, with transfers directly from Queenstown. On your drive you will enjoy the picturesque scenery of Glenorchy and the idyllic Lake Wakatipu, arriving at the National Park, ready for your nature walk along Routeburn Trail.

The path is smooth and flat, meaning this tour is a great way for hiking beginners or families. The track follows the Routeburn River as it roars through a magnificent gorge before plunging beneath the rocks. The trail gradually ascends through a 130 million year old magical world of ferns, mosses, lichen and beech forest. On the way, learn about the historical significance of the Routeburn Track and how it was used by Maori and European pioneers. Photo opportunities abound, you will be astounded by the expanse of these natural landscapes and the charming native birds you'll be able to spot in their natural habitats.

On the Day

Session Length

  • Please allow 4 hours for this experience
  • The experience departs at 8:00am or 1:30pm
  • Booking time will be confirmed by the experience provider
  • Actual walking time is 2 hours

Numbers on the Day

A minimum of 2 participants are required for this experience to go ahead. Minimum 4 on NZ public holidays.

Weather

In the event of rain or inclement weather your experience will still go ahead unless contacted by the experience provider

Dress Code

Sensible, closed in footwear is required

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Guidelines

  • Adult: 15+ years
  • Child: 4-14 years
  • Children aged 0-3 years are free, please advise at the time of booking
  • Children under 14 must be accompanied by a participating adult

Cancellation

Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy:

Rescheduling

  • Within 24 hours of the experience date, No Shows and Late Arrivals: Participants forfeit their experience and therefore are not entitled to a refund or to re-book. Participants are advised to make their own insurance provisions in case of unforeseen circumstances