Giants Gate Falls, Milford Track
Experience the stunning grandeur of the Milford Track - a 53.5 km walk over 4 days in beautiful Fiordland National Park.
You'll be awed by natural wonders while walking in a spectacular, wild and beautiful part of New Zealand. There are sheer ice-carved valleys from a mountain pass, refreshing mountain rivers, peaceful forests and cascading waterfalls.
This is a Great Walk and offers a high standard of track with very comfortable serviced huts. During the winter months (May to October) the Milford Track remains open, but with reduced facilities.
View the Milford Track brochure (PDF, 4,363K).
Winter tramping (May - October)
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Other alerts (Updated 01 October 2014)
Great Walk/Easier tramping track
The Milford Track offers spectacular, awe-inspiring views and more. Enjoy video sneak previews, hear of other visitors’ amazing experiences and read more about the track’s features.
Read a detailed description of the Milford Track, including distances and estimated walking times, features, optional side trips, a track map and hill profile.
Find out where to stay on the Milford Track, including three huts.
Find out about how to prepare for your Milford Track experience, including how to get there, transport options, costs and booking, what to take, weather and safety information.
During the winter season (May to October) the Milford Track remains open, but with reduced facilities. Weather, track and avalanche conditions need to be carefully considered. Make sure you are fully prepared before you go.
Find businesses that are DOC-approved to provide activities and services for the Milford Track.
Have you walked the Milford Track yet? Learn about the man who made sure you’ll enjoy the most stunning views in the world and the memorial to him you'll see today.
Get a picture of what it's like to walk the Milford Track, from the stunning scenery to the hut accommodation. Hear actual visitors share their impressions.
Weather and climate in Fiordland
Milford Track map and profile
DOC maps: Discover the outdoors - DOC's key places, campsites, tracks and huts, and visitor centres on a map
Check, Clean, Dry between waterways and stop the spread of didymo.
Didymo controls in Fiordland National Park
Follow the Outdoor Safety Code:1. Plan your trip2. Tell someone3. Be aware of the weather4. Know your limits5. Take sufficient supplies
Alerts for Fiordland places