Milford Track Guided Walk from Te Anau
- Duration: 5 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Te Anau, New Zealand
- Product code: MTexTNU
Includes accommodation pick up and drop off at Te Anau and return transport to Milford Sound along the scenic Milford Highway.
Travel by small coach to Milford Sound, the departure point for our guided walk. Here we begin with a short boat ride to Sandfly Point to access the Milford Track.
Enjoy an easy 5.5 km (11 km return) walk alongside the cascading Arthur River and moody Lake Ada, on a well-maintained track. From the ancient canopy trees towering above to the emerald-green ferns below and the birdsong that echoes through the trees, it is a unique World Heritage Area best explored by foot. Our destination is the impressive Giant Gate This spectacular waterfall is best viewed from the large swing bridge spanning the river.
We then return at a leisurely pace, taking the time to enjoy this incredible forest. The small group of 12 walkers to 1 Trips & Tramps guide provides an excellent opportunity to learn about the fascinating human heritage of the track. On completion of the walk an opportunity is made for photos at the sign marking the end the track. Walkers then re-join the boat for the transfer back to Milford.
On completion of the walk enjoy a lunch break at Milford Sound before traveling back to Te Anau.