Full-Day Routeburn Track Key Summit Guided Walk from Te Anau

Experience a full-day guided walk on one of New Zealand's premier Great Walks - the Routeburn track, including Key Summit.  Tour departs from Te Anau, with a drive along the Milford Road to the track.  Ascend through lush forest and into a unique alpine herb field offering panoramic views, this walk offers an incredible day out in the heart of New Zealand’s Southern Alps.

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7 hours 30 minutes


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  • What's included :
    • Professional guide
    • Afternoon tea
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off from Te Anau accommodation
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Walking poles or rain jacket available if required, please let the operator know in advance if required.
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch - Please bring some with you.
    • Bottled water

  • Your trip departs from Te Anau and takes around 1.5 hours travelling in a vehicle to Fiordland’s mountain "divide" - between east and west. The walk begins at the Divide Shelter with a steady climb on a well maintained track. Gaining an elevation of 400 meters, the ascent takes approximately 2 hours at a leisurely pace. On a fine day lunch is had on Key Summit, and in unfavorable conditions in a nearby shelter. After lunch you will descend back to the Divide Shelter before returning to Te Anau. You will spend approximately 4 to 6 hours walking based on your ability but you should be prepared for at least 4 hours walking at a leisurely pace with some hill climbing. This walk is rated 'easy' but some fitness is required for the hill climb.

    Stop At:

    • Trips & Tramps, Caswell Road, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9640 New Zealand
    • Routeburn Track, Routeburn Road, Fiordland National Park New Zealand
    • Key Summit Track, Milford Road The Divide, State Highway 94 , Fiordland National Park, Milford, Auckland New Zealand
  • Departure Point :
    Fiordland Community Events Centre, 20-22 Luxmore Drive, Te Anau 9600, New Zealand
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Minimum age is 8 years
    • A moderate amount of walking is involved (approx 4 - 6 hours) with an ascent and descent. The fitter you are the more you will enjoy the trip. We recommend a moderate degree of fitness - minimum distance walked is 7km/4.6 milres,
    • Track is well maintained however can be uneven and rocky in places, this is not suitable for wheelchairs or those who have difficulty walking.
    • Operates in most weather conditions unless the operator deems it to be unsafe or potentially totally miserable. Please carry a good, waterproof rain jacket, drinking water any medication you might need and wear practical, sturdy shoes for walking in (heels, slip on shoes, jandals/flip flops/thongs are not suitable). The operator can provide a good rain coat and walking poles, please contact them in advance.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Trips & Tramps

Activity ID: V-10245P4

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