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The Best Hiking in Fiordland National Park

Looking for the best hiking in Fiordland National Park? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Fiordland National Park. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Fiordland National Park

  • Te Anau, New Zealand

    Backpack the Kepler Track

    4.3
    37.3 mi
    Important: In the Great Walks season (October till late April) bookings are required for campsites and huts - huts have gas cooking stoves and resident wardens. Check with local DOC before you go. Outside the Great Walks season facilities are greatly reduced and there are additional safety hazard...
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  • Fiordland National Park, New Zealand

    Climb to the Top of Eldrig Peak

    The track to the Eldrig Peak tops begins from a small parking area on the Borland Road a few kilometers above Borland Lodge. The Borland Road is normally open in summer but it is best to call the Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre to confirm - 03 249 7924. The road is dirt and gravel but a tw...
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  • Fiordland National Park, New Zealand

    Backpack the Dusky Track

    52.2 mi / 4265.1 ft gain
    The Dusky Track is a tough and extraordinarily beautiful multi-day hike in central Fiordland. The trail is a one-way hike, with both the northern and southern terminal usually being accessed by boat.  The southern terminal is situated on the northern shore of the large and deep Lake Hauroko. The ...
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  • Rowallan, New Zealand

    Backpack the Hump Ridge Track

    37.3 mi / 3280.8 ft gain
    This loop track is intended to be walked over 3 days (2 nights) and is just over 60km long with nearly 1,000 meters elevation gain. For those of you uber fit people with an appetite for a more intense adventure, it's also possible to tackle the whole thing in a single day, but be prepared for a c...
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