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8 DAY THE CLASSIC GUIDED WALK For those that want to do it all, combine New Zealand’s two finest walks: the Milford and the Routeburn Tracks.

Sometimes it’s hard to fit everything in on your holiday wish list, so the Encounter Guided Day Walks have been specifically designed for people with limited time. All you need is sturdy shoes, warm clothes and a bottle of water, Ultimate Hikes will take care of the rest, including rain jackets, day packs, pick up and drop off service, a scrumptious lunch and fantastic guides.

Day Prior:

Pre-track briefing. Check-in at 4.45pm

Day 1-4

As per Milford Track itinerary

Day 5

Morning cruise on the breathtaking Milford Sound then coach to Te Anau. Remainder of day free, overnight Te Anau Hotel included (room only)

Day 6-8

As per the Routeburn Track itinerary. Meeting at the Ultimate Hikes Office, Te Anau.

The Classic Walk Per Adult ex Te Anau / Queenstown Departs Mon, Wed, Fri and Sat 01-30 Nov 19 01 Dec 19 - 31 Mar 20 01-22 Apr 20

Multi Share Bunk Room

Private Ensuite Queen or Twin#

$3,294 $3,775 $3,294

$4,316 $4,803 $4,316

Inclusions: All transport from and to Queenstown, 7 nights Lodge accommodation, all meals from lunch day 1 to lunch day 8 (excluding dinner day 5 and breakfast day 6), use of quality backpacks and PVC raincoats (if required), the service of expert guides. #Private single person rates on application

Mackay Falls


Sutherland Falls

Queenstown - Routeburn Track Encounter - Experience the renowned Routeburn Track departing from Queenstown. Enter a spectacular beech forest – the track is smooth and wide, allowing you to look for birds as they flit through the trees. It follows the Routeburn River as it roars through a magnficent gorge. At Lunch your guides will find a tranquil spot to picnic before you return along the same track. Distance walked varies but is approximately 15km. Operates 01 Nov – 19 Apr.

Te Anau - Milford Track Encounter - Experience the world-famous Milford Track in a relaxed and nonchallenging way on an 11km day walk, departing from Lake Te Anau. After driving along the shores of the lake, you will take a 1hr boat trip to the start of the track. From here it is a short walk to the historic Glade House for a fabulous lunch. Continue along the Clinton River through rich Beech Forest, then up the Glade Burn Track for a fantastic view of Lake Te Anau before descending down a dry river bed to the return boat. Operates 1st Nov -18 Apr. Note: Available ex Queenstown for an additional $89pp

Fully Guided One Day Walks 01 Nov 19 - 23 Apr 20

Routeburn Track Adult




Milford Track Adult




Routeburn Flats

Some examples of the accommodation provided:

Quintin Lodge

Milford Ensuite

Lounge / Dining Room

Milford Private Room

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