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Hollyford Track

Te Anau-Milford Hwy, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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An absolute winner!

Great guides/ mind blowing scenery/ comfortable, clean lodges with great bedding - Awesome meals... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2016
PoppyNZ102
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
Brilliant Walk

We did this at the end of the season and they had a special deal on which included a night on the... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2016
turtle63
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Blenheim, New Zealand
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Te Anau-Milford Hwy, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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Reviewed 22 May 2016

Great guides/ mind blowing scenery/ comfortable, clean lodges with great bedding - Awesome meals and great company - You could not ask for better! And its in NZ - so, don't leave home till you've seen the Country!More

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Kate_NTT_Southern, Marketing Coordinator at Hollyford Track, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2016

Kia ora Poppy, Thank you for your review. We definitely agree that this trip is a must while visiting this part of New Zealand. We are so pleased an had a wonderful experience. A sense of achievement while still enjoying the comforts of home. Safe...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2016

We did this at the end of the season and they had a special deal on which included a night on the Milford Mariner in Milford Sound. The trip was Fantastic, the Guides were the best, the info was amazing what they told us and...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2016

First and foremost this experience was made special by our guides Grahame and Justin. The information provided during the trek included information about the history, geology, and botany and they were experts about all. Both were very concerned about the safety of the participants and...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2016

Effective and informative guides, vg Lodges and facilities, excellent catering for food on track and breakfast and dinners at the 2 Lodges. Compelling and memorable helicopter flight from end Track to Milford Sound, a special highlight!

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Kate_NTT_Southern, Marketing Coordinator at Hollyford Track, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2016

Kia ora, Thank you for you review. We are so pleased you had memorable trip. Our guides are extremely knowledgeable and passionate. Hope you got some great photos. Safe travels. Kind Regards, Kate

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Reviewed 21 April 2016

Loved every part of the 3 day hike down the Hollyford track to Martins Bay. A very beautiful and remote part of NZ. Walking through a stunning rain Forrest on the first day, 19kms,a very long day with the last hour being the hardest -...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

We loved everything. We had friendly, knowledgeable guides and the hosts at Pyke river and Martins Bay provided warm, clean, comfortable cabins and excellent food. We could purchase wine if we wanted. The first day was a 20km trek after a 1-2 hr bus ride-and...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2016

This 3 day walk was amazing and our two guides and lodge hosts wonderful. If you like picturesque scenery, great history and good food, lodges and company then this trip is not to be missed!

Thank Julie S
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Reviewed 3 April 2016

I loved the whole experience of the Hollyford Track, it made me realise what a stunning country New Zealand is. The trip is well organised with experienced guides who take the time to share their knowledge and love of the area. The lodges, hosts and...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2016

We took our English friends for a three-day guided walk along the Hollyford Track in December 2015, just before Christmas. Kahu was our guide and he couldn't have been more awesome. The nature was incredible, everything was very well organised, and Kahu's local wisdom and...More

Thank Robert F
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Reviewed 29 March 2016

The track is easy and reapting itself. I hiked the first 20km and came back running. A nice day walk-run. If you do the whole track, take a boat back, beacuse it is the same view at the same altitude...More

1  Thank Tal S
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Kate_NTT_Southern, Marketing Coordinator at Hollyford Track, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2016

Kia ora Tal, I believe you did this track as a freedom walker, is this correct? As a guest doing the Hollyford Track Guided Walk, which is a 3 day and 2 night trip, you would have stayed at Pyke Lodge after your first day...More

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chvrche5
2 June 2018|
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Response from bbrichau | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late reply. That should be ok yes, if the weather is fine
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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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suntrace
28 August 2017|
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Response from Nzedfi |
Hi Guided Walks New Zealand, which is part of Ngai Tahu Tourism, run the Three day guided walk in the Hollyford. You can check their Hollyfordtrack website for more information and to book online.
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