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Hollyford Track

Te Anau-Milford Hwy, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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Second time on the Hollyford

Did this trip the first time five years ago. Saw a totally different, but always awesome Hollyford... read more

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Reviewed 12 November 2017
StayNostay
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Sydney, Australia
A great walk with knowledgeable guides

I did the guided walk, organised by the Hollyford Track group, in early November 2017. The weather... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
DavidFromak
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Te Anau-Milford Hwy, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Did this trip the first time five years ago. Saw a totally different, but always awesome Hollyford. Great guided and lodge hosts completed the wonderful experience.

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Thank StayNostay
Kate_NTT_Southern, Marketing Coordinator at Hollyford Track, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2017

Kia ora StayNostay, Thank you for your review. Welcome back after 5 years. We are so pleased you had another wonderful trip although different from your previous visit. We think the Hollyford Valley is awesome too. Safe travels. Nga Mihi (Kind Regards), Kate

Reviewed 10 November 2017

I did the guided walk, organised by the Hollyford Track group, in early November 2017. The weather wasn't promising and the first day was a 20km walk in steady rain. Having been to Fiordland before, I was prepared for wet and cold weather. The two...More

1  Thank DavidFromak
Kate_NTT_Southern, Marketing Coordinator at Hollyford Track, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2017

Kia ora David, Thank you for your review. We are so pleased that your preparation for carrying wet weather gear helped with enjoying the experience. Fiordland weather is never guaranteed! We pride ourselves on the knowledge and expertise of our guides. They have a wealth...More

Reviewed 26 October 2017

We did the 3 Day Hollyford Track Guided Walk the first for this season starting 21st October and it was one of the most amazing experiences I've ever done. I choose the Hollyford to celebrate my 50th birthday with my partner Damien and our two...More

2  Thank Pictonbear
Kate_NTT_Southern, Marketing Coordinator at Hollyford Track, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2017

Kia ora Pictonbear, Thank you for your review. What a wonderful way to celebrate your 50th birthday! We think it is a pretty special experience so we are so pleased you had the most amazing experience. The guys always know how to make a memorable...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017

My sister and I Tramped your special place the mountains to the sea in November 2016 and it sure lived up to its name as your beautiful velley feel very priveledged to have been guided by Justin and Miki and to experience the diversIty of...More

2  Thank Marie D
Kate_NTT_Southern, Marketing Coordinator at Hollyford Track, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Kia ora Marie, Thank you for your review. We are so pleased you had an amazing experience with the Hollyford Track team - Justin and Miki are fantastic guides don't you think. It is an incredible place to visit and we love being able to...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017

I did the 3 Day Hollyford Track Guided Walk and it was 1 of the most amazing experiences I've ever done. I took my parents who are 64-66 years old and it was great for them too as barely any steep terrain on the walk....More

6  Thank Brent P
Kate_NTT_Southern, Marketing Coordinator at Hollyford Track, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Kia ora Brent, Thank you for your review. It is wonderful to hear you had the most amazing experience through the Hollyford Valley. What a great trip to have with your parents. We hope you got some family photos to reminiscence about your trip when...More

Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Managed to include a trek (or tramp) into our 3 week trip around South Island. We're experienced walkers and wanted to experience one of the classic treks during our trip so the Hollyford Track ticked all the boxes. We were extremely lucky with the weather,...More

2  Thank Liz W
Kate_NTT_Southern, Marketing Coordinator at Hollyford Track, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2017

Kia ora Liz, Thank you for your review. We are so pleased that you were able to fit a Hollyford Trip into your busy 3 weeks around the South Island. Bard and Miki are amazing aren't they. You can't help be fully engaged when they...More

Reviewed 23 February 2017

If you are looking to do something with your teenagers then this 3 day hike is it! We set off with a group of about 16 other walkers, all of moderate fitness levels. Ours was the only family in the group. My teenage boys(14 and...More

1  Thank Leekayetee
Kate_NTT_Southern, Marketing Coordinator at Hollyford Track, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2017

Kia ora, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so pleased you had a wonderful memorable trip with your family through the Hollyford Track. Hope you got some great photos. It is quite a special place and we love sharing...More

Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Pouring rain, mud all over, wet up to the underwear. Nevertheless you could feel the magic power of nature. And rejoice. Great and passionate guide.

Thank AdriVitto
Kate_NTT_Southern, Marketing Coordinator at Hollyford Track, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2017

Kia ora, Thank you for your review. Fantastic to hear even though it was quite wet you enjoyed the trip. It definitely is a great place to rejoice. Safe travels. Kind Regards,Kate

Reviewed 11 February 2017

Hollyford Track has been on my bucket list for a few years, and I was excited to finally join up for the guided tour early Feb. I joined a group of 12 other hikers from across the globe, and have to say it exceeded all...More

3  Thank charmersnzl
Kate_NTT_Southern, Marketing Coordinator at Hollyford Track, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2017

Kia ora, Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so pleased that Justin and Cam, lodge hosts, jet boat and bus driver gave you a memorable trip full of learning and relaxation. It is defintielty a special place with many 'wow' moments. We hope...More

Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Spectacular and varied scenery. A lovely experience knowledgable and helpful guides. Rooms in the lodges are absolutely MINUTE accomodating two people in stacked bunks in a tiny room. I cannot understand why accomodation isn't improved, there is plenty of space to expand into. Food was...More

Thank JEHSAH
Kate_NTT_Southern, Marketing Coordinator at Hollyford Track, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2017

Kia ora, Thank you for your review. Your feedback is very helpful and we are currently looking into lodge improvements. Our guides are incredibly knowledge and love sharing their knowledge so we are pleased you enjoyed this part along with the food on your trip....More

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Pjm181
11 September 2017|
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Response from Liz W | Reviewed this property |
As a keen hiker (or tramper as they're called in NZ) a proper hiking boot will not just give ankle support but also prevent toes being bruised if the ankle is well supported & give better grip on slopes. You walk 19km on the... More
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Sue P
20 March 2017|
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Response from Kate_NTT_Southern | Property representative |
Kia ora Sue, It is an amazing experience and you will thoroughly enjoy it. Footwear with good support is recommended but you also don't want something too heavy. Insect repellents are dependent on whether you would like a... More
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