DAY 3: Loch Maree Hut, Lake Roe Hut
Walk 6 to 8 hours
Cross the mighty Seaforth River by suspended wire bridge then climb steeply out of the Seaforth Valley on to the Pleasant Range. In some places assisted by a chain "handrail", you will be glad you are not walking down this part of the track!
Traversing along the tops of the Pleasant Range skirting a series of mountain lakes with spectacular views of Dusky Sound and the surrounding mountains arriving at Lake Roe Hut sited at the northern end of Lake Laffy on Furkert Pass.Set amongst massive granite outcrops Lake Roe is a short walk above the hut with stunning views of Mt Tamatea.
DAY 4: Lake Roe Hut
Spare day at Lake Roe Hut possibly climb Mt Tamatea
DAY 5: Lake Roe Hut, Halfway Hut
Walk 3 to 4 hours
Snow poles and mountain grasses guide us to the track entering the bushline, descending quite steeply at first then reasonably flat to Halfway Hut.
DAY 6: Halfway Hut, Hauroko Burn Hut, boat across Lake Hauroko, Te Anau.
Walk 4 to 5 hours
Steady descent through lush bush to Hauroko Burn Hut nestled on the shores of Lake Hauroko. Catch the boat across Lake Hauroko the deepest lake in New Zealand ( 462 m ) , passing the remains of a Maori princess called the Princess of the Lake resting in the cleft of a rock on Mary Island. Drive to Tuatapere and shuttle to Te Anau.