Grand Traverse Pricing and Departures

Book now from $1,810NZD
6 days 5 nights
66 km 41 miles
Difficulty Moderate
Nov - Apr

Departs every Thursday and Saturday between 1st November – 18th April

There are no minimum numbers required for the trip to depart and we can cater for a maximum of 24 people on the Greenstone Track and 40 people on the Routeburn Track per departure.

2019/20 Season now open - prices are staying the same!

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  Low Season High Season
Quad Rooms - 4 beds to a room with shared bathroom facilities
Adult $1,810 $2,049
Child $1,355 $1,535
Additional Child $905 $1,025


Private Queen Room - two people in a room with two single or one queen sized bed and ensuite bathroom
  Low season High Season
Private Twin/Queen  $2,235 $2,479
Single Private Queen $2,660 $2,909
Private Twin/Queen Child $2,125 $2,349
Private Twin/Queen Add. Child $2,019 $2,215



Prices are per person, in NZD and include GST
The full amount must be paid at time of booking.  Please see below for the cancellation policy.

Low Season: 
1st  - 30th November  and 1st - 18th April 
High Season: 
1st December - 31st March 

Child price applies to those aged 10-15 years inclusive at the date of departure. We do not take children under 10 years of age on our guided walks.

Quad Room & Dormitory Rooms

Towels provided.  Sleep sheet to be carried - we can provide.

This room type is shared accommodation.

At Steele Creek Lodge the rooms are dormitory style with partitioning.
At McKellar Lodge there are 4 beds to a room. The beds are single bunks. Bathroom facilities (hot showers and flush toilets) are shared.

While we try to allocate beds based on gender, it is not always possible, and we cannot guarantee unisex quad rooms.

Private Rooms

All linen and towels are provided  

Private rooms are available on the Routeburn Section only (last two nights).

  • Queen room – One queen-sized bed with an ensuite bathroom. 
  • Twin Room – two single beds with an ensuite bathroom.


Cancellations & Refunds

Full payment is taken at time of booking so please read the cancellation policy carefully.

All cancellations must be made in writing and sent to or Ultimate Hikes Reservations, PO Box 259 Queenstown NZ, 9348.

Cancellation fees for all multi-day walks are charged on the following basis per person:

  • Outside 90 days from the date of walk departure: NZ$100 per person;
  • Between 89-60 days from the date of walk departure: NZ$200 per person;
  • Between 59-21 days from the date of walk departure: 50% of full fare; or
  • Within 21 days of the date of walk departure: 100% of full fare

The date and customer name, for which the walk has been booked, once confirmed by the Operator providing the services and activities described, is non-transferable.

These cancellation fees are not negotiable, therefore we strongly recommend that you purchase travel insurance.