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Routeburn Track Guided Walk and Southern Highlights

This 12 day tour starts in Queenstown and finishes in Queenstown.


Starting and finishing in Queenstown this tour begins with the stunning beauty of the Routeburn Track. Your fully guided and supported 4 day hike is with Ultimate Hikes and you spend the evenings in the wonderfully equipped lodges before returning to Queenstown. From Queenstown you'll drive north to the West Coast and the glacier region before heading to Christchurch on board the Tranz Alpine Scenic Train.  After visiting the evolving city of Christchurch there is time to self explore the tracks and trails of Mt. Cook National Park before venturing back to Queenstown.


Accommodation type on this tour is: Hotel 4 star.

Rental car insurance included

Rental car inclusions: Unlimited kilometres,airport/ferry terminal fees, additional drivers.

Tour pack: Includes detailed driving instructions, maps, guide books and much more.

This tour can be customised to suit you precisely - just request here.


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Itinerary summary for: Routeburn Track Guided Walk and Southern Highlights

Day 1: Welcome to Queenstown
Accommodation: Millennium Hotel Queenstown

Day 2: Explore Queenstown today and this afternoon attend your Routeburn Track briefing
Accommodation: Millennium Hotel Queenstown

Day 3: Travel from Queenstown to the start of the Routeburn Track, then hike to Lake Mackenzie
Accommodation: Routeburn Track Lodges

Day 4: Fantastic mountain views today and tonight you stay at the Routeburn Falls Lodge
Accommodation: Routeburn Track Lodges

Day 5: Descend to the forested lowlands, before you return by coach to Queenstown
Accommodation: Millennium Hotel Queenstown

Day 6: Your rental car is delivered and then you'll drive over the Crown Range and through Haast Pass to the West Coast
Accommodation: Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier

Day 7: Explore the wilderness and glaciers of Westland National Park
Accommodation: Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier

Day 8: Drive north along the stunning West Coast Road and take the TranzAlpine train to Christchurch
Accommodation: The George Hotel

Day 9: Today you'll enjoy a scenic drive through Canterbury and the MacKenzie Country to Mt Cook National Park
Accommodation: Hermitage Hotel, Aoraki Wing Premium

Day 10: Try one of the many short walks within Mt Cook National Park or the fantastic Glacier Explorers Tour
Accommodation: Hermitage Hotel, Aoraki Wing Premium

Day 11: Follow the dry lands to Lindis Pass which leads into Central Otago, then through the Kawerau Gorge to Queenstown
Accommodation: Millennium Hotel Queenstown

Day 12: Depart Queenstown today