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The Routeburn Track

Great Walk track are of higher general than most different tracks so are properly shaped and convenient to follow. The track are commonly pretty extensive depending on the terrain – some in shape two people on foot side through aspect in flat areas.

The surface is typically gravel, rock or dirt, and like any music can get slippery in moist weather. Most rivers and waterways on these tracks have sturdy bridges. Occasionally there are additionally small streams that move the music however are normally easy adequate to step throughout safely. Be conscious that in moist climate rivers can upward shove very shortly and flood the tracks.

There are hill climbs where the song will become steeper, which is all higher for views.

Outside the Great Walks season ( May – October ):

Facilities are significantly reduced and there are extra safety risks to consider.

Walking the song all through this time solely be tried with the aid of fit, skilled and well equipped people. For more records see Walking the Routeburn Track backyard the Great Walks season.

Walking Options

Walk the full track. Most walkers take 3 days / 2 nights normally staying at Lake Mackenzie and Routeburn Falls huts. The time out can be extended with the aid of also staying at the other huts and made into a circuit by linking with the Greenstone and Caples tracks, which starts and finishes close to the Routeburn Shelter.

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There are 4 huts and 2 campsites along side the Routeburn Track, which should be booked in enhance at some point of the Great Walks season.

Be conscious that huts and campsites can q book out many months is advance. Booking for thee coming summer season generally open in February – actual opening dates will be counseled on our internet site nearer to the time.

Camping outdoor he precise campsites or staying overnight in the shelters, even when huts and campsites are utterly booked, is now not permitted. The song is patrolled by way of DOC rangers.

Hut Facilities

In the Great Walks season these include:

Campsite facilities

Great walk campsites are in scenic locations, and generally near huts. You cannot use the hut facilities, but at every campsite you will find:

The Routeburn Track has two starting  and ending points and may additionally be walked in both direction. One tune quit is at the Routeburn Shelter (near Glenorchy and 68 km from Queenstown). The different is at The Divide ( on the Mildford Road, 85 km from Te Anau).

Distance: 7.5 km

The tune starts at Routebeurn Shelter, gently winding alongside the crystal-clear Route Burn (river). After passing Sugarloaf Stream, You ‘ll climb to Bridal Veli Waterfall and Procedd above the gorge. A swing bridge leads to open grassed flats, and the Routeburn Flats Huts and Campsite.



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