Located in Fiordland National Park, the Milford Track stretches for 53.5km along valleys gouged out by glaciers, through temperate, ancient rainforests, across wetlands and over mountains. Starting at Glade Wharf, at the top of Lake Te Anau, it finishes in Milford Sound at Sandfly Point. With suspension bridges, board walks and a mountain pass, the terrain is as varied as the scenery along this well marked and signposted route.
There are three maintained huts along the track; reservation required, (please visit here
for more information) as well as some private lodges and four day shelters.
Best attempted during the summer months, the winter is cold and wet, with frequent snow, ice and shorter days. The hike takes around three days to complete, although caution is advised on trail times as this depends on multiple variables. For more info, click here
. Dogs are not permitted in the National Park. This trail has a total ascent of 1,755m and is rated as Difficult. For information on how we grade trails, please click here