Guided Walks

We have a range of guided walks that you can choose from and all are in the surrounding area. Our local guides make the experience one to remember sharing stories about the area and knowledge of the local fauna and wildlife.

 

Routeburn Full Day

 

Journey into the World Heritage area of the Mt Aspiring National Park and experience the peace and serenity of a forest created thousands of years ago and virtually untouched since the last ice age. Throughout the walk a variety of landscapes opens up: mountainous peaks; sheer rock faces; alpine basins; pristine lakes; cascading waterfalls; turquoise rivers and million dollar views around every corner.

If you are looking for the best way to experience some of New Zealand’s most stunning landscapes then join us for a walk of a lifetime!  Our knowledgeable local guide will walk at your pace and tell you all the stories about the place. With transportation included and legendary personal service every hike is enjoyable and achievable.

This walk offers the option to go as far as Routeburn Flats for those looking for a moderate walk, or on to the Routeburn Falls for those who are keen for a more challenging and longer hike. This walk will take you through enchanting ancient beech forest and impressive river gorge dotted with jade-green pools. The landscape consists of mountains peaks, alpine basins, pristine lakes, cascading waterfalls, luxuriant forest and turquoise rivers. This is a great walk and will tick the box for magical views. The walk takes between 4 to 5.5 hours and includes a picnic lunch.

For more information and to book, contact us on [email protected] or 03 409 0401

 

Routeburn Nature Walk (Half Day) 

 

Journey into the World Heritage area of the Mt Aspiring National Park and experience the peace and serenity of a forest created thousands of years ago and virtually untouched since the last ice age. Throughout the walk a variety of landscapes opens up: mountainous peaks; sheer rock faces; alpine basins; pristine lakes; cascading waterfalls; turquoise rivers and million dollar views around every corner.

If you are looking for the best way to experience some of New Zealand’s most stunning landscapes then join us for a walk of a lifetime!  Our knowledgeable local guide will walk at your pace and tell you all the stories about the place. With transportation included and legendary personal service every hike is enjoyable and achievable.

This walk will take you through ancient beech forest beside an impressive river gorge which is dotted with breathtaking jade-green pools. The area is a haven of native bird life - the bush robin, tui, bellbird and yellowhead. The landscape consists of mountains peaks, alpine basins, cascading waterfalls, luxuriant forest and turquoise rivers. The Routeburn half day walk is a lovely short experience suitable for all fitness levels, and takes approximately 2 hours walking.

 

For more information and to book, contact us on [email protected]ampglenorchy.co.nz or 03 409 0401

 

 

Lake Sylvan (Half Day)

 

The walk starts with the swing bridge crossing of the Routeburn River and then leads through stunning native red beech forest all the way up to Lake Sylvan. This gentle track leads through old moraine river terraces and very tall red beech forest to the picturesque perched alpine lake, home to brown trout and numerous small native fish. We return via the 1920s tramline loop, which passes through regenerating beech forest, where relics of the early logging days can be viewed. Approximately 2 hours walking. Suitable for all fitness levels

 

For more information and to book, contact us on [email protected] or 03 409 0401

 

Invincible Gold Mine

 

Built by miners in the 1880s, the Invincible Gold Mine Track is an uphill walk that offers wonderful views of the Rees Valley and Mt Earnslaw. Part of the Otago Goldfields park, the walk starts from the Rees Road on a well-formed historic walking track.

Remains of the water wheel and a unique set of seven berdans - large, revolving cast iron bowls in which the ore was ground - are also visible. Miners built the track in the early 1880s. 

Suitable for people with moderate fitness and abilities, this walk is approximately 3 hours return.

 

For more information and to book, contact us on [email protected] or 03 409 0401

Our Reviews

Our family stayed at Camp Glenorchy in one of the cabins at the end of December. A spectacular location and impeccable attention to detail makes this an amazing place. Our rooms were beyond comfortable (and good value for the $$), the staff was outgoing and helpful and the entire facility is...

Tom N, Portland, Oregan

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