Imagine walking through a World Heritage area surrounded by glacier-shaped fiords, towering cliffs, sweeping valleys, mountain peaks, rocky coasts, crystal lakes and breathtaking waterfalls. Throw in snug beds, hot showers, fantastic cuisine and expert guides...all at your own pace. Sounds like a dream, right?
Ultimate Hikes makes this experience a reality for thousands of vistors from all over the world each year. We have something for everyone with a range of all inclusive guided walks including the 5 day/4 night Milford Track guided walk, 3 day/2 night Routeburn Track guided walk, 6 day/5 night Grand Traverse, 8 day/7 night Classic and the Encounter guided day walks on the Milford and Routeburn tracks.
Each trip offers a truly unique experience in New Zealand's wilderness without sacrificing comfort or convenience. Accommodation on our multi-day walks is provided in our wilderness lodges, with three course meals, hot showers, drying rooms, flush toilets and snug beds. All of our walks include transport, food, backpacks and rain jackets and walkers are led by our expert guides.
Follow the footsteps of early pioneers along 'the finest walk in the world' to the grand finale; Milford Sound.
An epic alpine walk with stunning vistas of sweeping valleys below and majestic peaks above.
For those with adventurous spirits; combine the peaceful Greenstone Valley with the Routeburn for an unforgettable journey.
Want to do it all? The ‘Classic’ combines the Milford & Routeburn walks together with an overnight stay in Te Anau.
Taste the magic of the world-famous Milford Track with our Encounter guided day walk.
You'll be ready for a good night sleep after this one but you'll love every minute of it!