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Address: Fiordland National Park, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-442 3000
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Description: Located in the spectacular Fiordland National Park the dramatic Hollyford...
Located in the spectacular Fiordland National Park the dramatic Hollyford Track is one of the greatest guided walks in New Zealand. Three Day Hollyford Track Guided Nature Walk In this 3 Day / 2 Night all inclusive guided wilderness experience you will be transported from the wilderness to the sea. Traversing the Hollyford Valley by foot, jetboat and finally helicopter. Your expert and passionate guides will bring to life the diversity of landscape, vegetation and wildlife, sharing captivating stories of early Maori and Pioneering families. Our small intimate group size ensures a more personal service, in our comfortable private lodges where first rate cuisine and fine wines are served. The trip concludes with a helicopter flight into Milford Sound before returning you to Queenstown.
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3-Day Hollyford Track Guided Walk with Scenic Helicopter Flight

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Hollyford and Pyke tracks together.

I completed the Hollyford track and the Pyke track can be completed together to make a complete circuit of the peninsular, possible in an 8 day loop. Pyke track should only be... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 4, 2015
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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I completed the Hollyford track and the Pyke track can be completed together to make a complete circuit of the peninsular, possible in an 8 day loop. Pyke track should only be completed by the adventure crowd, attracted by pain more than glory! Following the pristine Hollyford river through virgin native bush, the Hollyford track guides you towards Lake Alabaster,... More 

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Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We were with a group of 12 travelers with New Zealand Trails. Great tour company which I recommend to all, but let me focus on the lodge. It was spectacular! The lodge is very remote. It can be reached by boat, helicopter, light plane or hiking in. The views and local scenery are unmatched and unforgetable. I can still hear... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We have been traveling a lot for leisure. Hollyford Track trip certainly brought us an amazing experience. It was interesting, informative and awesome. Two tour guides, Tex and Kahu, made our trip unforgettable. They were friendly, enthusiastic and full of passion to share their knowledge with us. Their broad knowledge bases were impressive. Their capability to handle the unexpected situation... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Just finished a fantastic 3 day guided walk on the Hollyford. Guides were awesome. Mush with great yarns and intelligent commentary. Kahu with an infectious sense of humour and a deep understanding of our culture traditions and history. Sam & Dave at Pike lodge were fantastic hosts so personable and nothing was too much trouble. The food everywhere was five... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Seven members of our whanau (family) walked this track from 6 to 8 March guided and well looked after by Ngai Tahu Tourism. The beauty of the Hollyford is stunning. The experience was enhanced by the knowledge and passion for this area of our guides Kahu and Crystal. They made sure that we had time to be fully immersed in... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We did this last weekend, I have been meaning to do it for years so my wife brought me it for my B day :) Well I would have to say it is one of the best things I have done ever and I have done some pretty cool stuff!! The guides, accommodation, Jet Boat, helicopter, meals etc etc were... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I did this guided walk travelling solo in February 2015. Words can't describe the incredible feeling of hiking through one of the world's most pristine rainforests following the Hollyford River, crossing swing bridges, lakes, snow capped mountain views, waterfalls, brooks, beaches and finally an extraordinary helicopter ride through and into Milford Sound. The hike is not difficult and you can... More 

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La Canada Flintridge, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This is an interesting trip and a great way for people to see the New Zealand fiords up close. Hollyford is the northern most of the fiords, just north of Milford. It has been filled in for some time and now has a river and lake combination with a sand dune bar on the Tasman Sea, so it is not... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The Hollyford Track Guided Walk is a 'must do' if you can. The landscape is spectacular, the track itself is easy walking. We were lucky with three days of perfect weather - apparently quite rare - and no doubt that was a bonus. The lodges are warm and comfortable, hosted by friendly couples who provide good food, hot showers and... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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15 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Our 3-day hike with our group of 8 was one of the best experiences in nature we could ever dream about! The beauty of the south island of New Zealand is spectacular and this trek goes through the forest and to the ocean. We had two incredible guides, Graeme and Crystal. Two folks in our group have been on 6... More 

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