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Hollyford Three Day Guided Walk

Duration:3.0 day(s)
Walk:Hollyford Track
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This Three Day Guided Walk on the Hollyford Track offers the chance to visit a stunning part of New Zealand for many who might not have otherwise experienced it.

Hollyford Three Day Guided Walk
  • Package Details

    This Three Day Guided Walk on the Hollyford Track is an all-inclusive wilderness experience with expert guides in a journey of discovery from the mountains to the sea. You’ll also enjoy wonderful cuisine prepared and served by friendly lodge hosts while relaxing in well-appointed and comfortable private lodges.

  • Itinerary

    Day 1 – Lower Hollyford Road to Pyke Lodge
    (Approx. 5-7 hours/19.5km)

    Travel from Queenstown or Te Anau to the Hollyford Valley then walk with your guide through native beech forest to Pyke Lodge. You'll re-trace the footsteps of Maori and early pioneers while walking in the shadow of the mighty Southern Alps, including Fiordland National Parks’ two highest peaks - Mt Tutoko (2746m) and Mt Madeline (2537m).

    Day 2 – Pyke Lodge to Martins Bay Lodge

    (Approx. 5 hours/15km)

    Soak in the morning light on Lake Alabaster before boarding a jet boat for the next part of your adventure. You may even encounter a family of Bottlenose Dolphins who are regular visitors to the lower river and lake. Walk through ancient forest giants such as native rimu, totara and kahikatea before arrival at your home for this evening, Martins Bay Lodge.

    Day 3 – Martins Bay Lodge to Te Anau/Queenstown

    Explore Martins Bay spit today and learn about the history of both its Māori and European settlements before flying by helicopter into Milford Sound where the coach awaits to return you to Te Anau and then Queenstown. Your scenic flight takes you along the rugged coast and into the truly spectacular and dramatic Milford Sound. An amazing finish to your journey . . .

  • Pricing

    Low Season Dates: 21st October to 22nd December 2018 and 8th to 24th April 2019

    Low Season Prices: $1990NZ per adult and $1570NZ per child

    High Season Dates: 25th December 2018 to 6th April 2019

    High Season Prices: $2199NZ per adult and $1780NZ per child

     

    Inclusions:

    • Pre-departure briefing
    • Return coach transport to Queenstown and Te Anau
    • 2 nights’ track accommodation in well-appointed private lodges with twin share rooms, hot showers and flush toilets
    • Well-informed guides
    • Wilderness jet boat trip down the Hollyford River and across Lake McKerrow
    • Helicopter flight into Milford Sound
    • Friendly professional lodge hosts
    • All bedding including duvets and hot water bottles, towels, soap, shampoo and hairdryers
    • All meals on the track
    • Use of backpacks and rain jackets if required 
    • Single Supplement Fee (all season) = NZ $995 for those who wish to guarantee a room to themselves

     

    Additional Details:

    • Adult age - 15 years of age and over; child age 10-14 years
    • Departing every second day from 21st October 2018 to 24th April 2019. Low and high season rates apply.
    • All April 2019 trips depart from Te Anau only

     

    2018/2019 Departure dates​​:

    October 2018              21, 25, 27, 29, 31               ï‚·

    November 2018          2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30 ï‚·

    December 2018          2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 25, 27, 29, 31 ï‚·

    January 2019              2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30             ï‚·

    February 2019             1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25, 27  ï‚·

    March 2019                 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25, 27, 29, 31 ï‚·

    April 2019                    2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24

     

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