Pre Departure Briefing
At Te Anau and Queenstown the afternoon before departure at
Te Anau (Queenstown), Pyke River Lodge
Walk 4 - 5 hours / 17kms ( 12 m )
Queenstown by 7am for Te Anau. Those starting in Te Anau join
the trip at 9 am. Travel through the Eglington Valley to the
start of the Track in the Hollyford Valley visiting Gunn's
Camp museum on the way.
the Hollyford River to Pyke River Lodge.
Pyke River Lodge, Martins Bay Lodge
Walk 3 - 4 hours / 12km ( 7 m )
day with a short walk to Lake Alabaster. Cross Fiordland's
longest swing bridge and then enjoy a captivating jet boat
journey down the Hollyford River and across Lake McKerrow
to the historic site of Jamestown.
through the ancient Podocarp forest with huge Rimu, Totara
and Kahikatea trees wrapped in massive Rata vines. Then visit
the fur seal colony at Long Reef on the wild West Coast with
the chance to see the rare Fiordland Crested Penguin. Spend
the night at Martins Bay Lodge.