Routeburn Valley Walk

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Tour Info

  • 8 am pick up from accommodation Queenstown
  • Photo stop Bennett’s bluff
  • Glenorchy village, jetty walk, refreshments.
  • Routeburn Shelter start of trail
  • Picnic lunch at Routeburn Flats
  • 4-7 hours walking depending on enthusiasm
  • Drop of Queenstown 4.30 – 5 pm

What to Bring

  • Practical sturdy footwear, closed toe.
  • Warm clothing, waterproof /windproof jacket
  • Hat, sun cream, insect repellant
  • Small day pack
  • A reasonable level of fitness
  • Camera

Price

Adult: NZ $330
Private rate: NZ $430
Child: NZ $180

Additional Costs: Your picnic lunch, bread roll, wrap or sandwich is a selection you can purchase at a bakery we take you to before leaving Queenstown.

Note: Min 2 adults required to confirm a booking. Max 11 people per group.

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Routeburn Valley Walk

Ferns New Growth
Ferns New Growth

From Queenstown we take one of the most beautiful road journeys in New Zealand to the Western end of Lake Wakatipu where the stunning backdrop of Mt Aspiring National Park surrounded by snow capped mountains lies before you to explore.

The world acclaimed Routeburn Track provides stunning variation in vegetation, birdlife and topography as it climbs 6.5 kms one way, on a moderate fitness trail through gorges and valleys.

Walking through ancient Red Beech forest amidst lush ferns lichens and mosses, we follow the turquoise Routeburn River reaching the Flats hut located within a mountain amphitheatre. Time to rest up, soak in the natural beauty and enjoy your picnic lunch listening for native birdsong.

This trail is well formed, we cater to your level of fitness and there will be no more than 11 people to a group. The duration of the walk, altitude and alpine conditions will determine the distance and time we will walk.

Enchanting Routeburn Rifleman

This walk enables you to experience the diversity of natural beauty, lakes, river valleys, waterfalls, mountains views and birdlife with numerous photography opportunities.

Additional Costs: Your picnic lunch, bread roll, wrap or sandwich is a selection you can purchase at a bakery we take you to before leaving Queenstown.

Inclusions:

  • Pick up from Queenstown accommodation
  • Bottled water tea/ coffee, fresh fruit, cookies.
  • Friendly, local knowledgeable Kiwi guide
  • Walking poles.
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