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Hollyford Track

Te Anau-Milford Hwy, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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“jet boat” (36 reviews)
“martins bay” (27 reviews)
“guided walk” (39 reviews)
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Te Anau-Milford Hwy, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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"jet boat"
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"every aspect"
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Booked through Hiking NZ, this was a wonderful trek. The first day was quite long, and although it was listed as an easy trek, probably due to the lovely overnight accommodation, a reasonable level of fitness is required. The scenery was spectacular along the entire...More

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Lucy L, Marketing Manager at Hollyford Track, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Kia ora GenevieveMaria Many thanks for your review of your Hollyford experience, it's great to hear you enjoyed your time with us. The scenery is pretty special in the valley and we are very proud to be able to guide through this incredible part of...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

A 3 day hike in rainforest on the beautiful West Coast of the South Island of NZ. Must be reasonably fit.

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Lucy L, Marketing Manager at Hollyford Track, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Kia ora takapuna14 Many thanks for taking the time to place a review on your Hollyford experience. It's great to hear you found it enjoyable and the scenery to be beautiful. Ngā mihi Lucy

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

The Hollyford hiking trail can be done guided or going by yourselves; we decided that we would opt for the second option. Trips and Tramps transported us to Milford Sound and then we were flown into Martins Bay airstrip. The short walk to Martins Bay...More

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Lucy L, Marketing Manager at Hollyford Track, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Kia ora 8623PaulineS Thanks for your review and glad you enjoyed your time on the Hollyford Track. Ngā mihi Lucy

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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We were very lucky with the weather, the group and the guide. Not cheap but you get what you pay for. Special thanks to Graham Scott, our guide. His story telling and knowledge of fauna and flora is inspiring.More

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Lucy L, Marketing Manager at Hollyford Track, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Kia ora bbrichau Many thanks for taking the time to place a review on your Hollyford 3 Day experience. We're so glad that you enjoyed your time in the valley with Graham, we are lucky to have a bunch of very passionate and experienced guides...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Wow - this is a truly fantastic Guided 3 day walk that included jet boating and a scenic helicopter flight! We are Kiwis and have done other walks in the area the "hard way" (Milford, Routeburn, Keplar) so this was a first for us. Having...More

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Lucy L, Marketing Manager at Hollyford Track, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Kia ora KB0007 Thanks so much for taking the time to place a review on Trip Advisor. We're so pleased to hear you thoroughly enjoyed your trip and learned some stories along the way from Graeme. The Hollyford is certainly a very special place and...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Excellent adventure guided by Mark and Cameron. We enjoyed the informative and fun approach of the guides, as well as amazing food (supplying Gluten free diet was no problem at all), stunning scenery, great lodges and awesome bunch of fellow travellers. Jetboating and Helicopter were...More

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Lucy L, Marketing Manager at Hollyford Track, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Kia ora Jayare63 Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your Hollyford experience. We're so pleased you enjoyed your adventure with Mark and Cam. The Hollyford Valley is a very special place and it's always rewarding to share it with guests...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Inspiring scenery, an exhilarating walk and wonderful food and rest at the end of the day. We learnt much of the nature and history of the area through the informative and engaging guides and always felt safe and well cared for. Not much to fault...More

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Lucy L, Marketing Manager at Hollyford Track, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Kia ora wllittle Thanks very much for taking the time to review your Hollyford Track experience, we're so glad that enjoyed your time with us there. It's certainly a very unique part of the world with some incredible history attached to it. Yes, insect repellent...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

This is a unique experience that has a very personalised approach due to maximum size of 16 per trip. With two guides and further lodge staff to provide for every need makes for an exceptional experience. I initially thought that the cost was 'up there'...More

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Kate_NTT_Southern, Marketing Coordinator at Hollyford Track, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Kia ora Janice, Thank you for your review. It sounds like your trip exceeded your expectations which is what we strive to do for our guests. We pride ourselves on giving our guests a memorable experience in this beautiful part of New Zealand that many...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Where do I begin to describe this amazing experience? There were 11 people in our (guided) group including my girlfriend and I. Our two guides, Mark and Cam, were absolutely outstanding. Nothing was too much trouble for them and their knowledge, humour and incredible customer...More

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Kate_NTT_Southern, Marketing Coordinator at Hollyford Track, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Kia ora g_flinkerberg, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so pleased you had an incredible trip. Mark and Cam are great aren't they. Lots of humour I am sure. There are so many elements to this trip and our...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Impressive Guided Walk from Ngai Tahu Tourism. An excellent way to see the Track and get to know the valley, its nature and its history.More

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Kate_NTT_Southern, Marketing Coordinator at Hollyford Track, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Kia ora John, Thank you for your review. We are so pleased you were impressed with your trip. It truly is a beautiful part of New Zealand and we love sharing this with our guests. Hopefully you came away with some great stories and photos...More

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chvrche5
2 June 2018|
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Response from bbrichau | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late reply. That should be ok yes, if the weather is fine
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Pjm181
11 September 2017|
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Response from Liz W | Reviewed this property |
As a keen hiker (or tramper as they're called in NZ) a proper hiking boot will not just give ankle support but also prevent toes being bruised if the ankle is well supported & give better grip on slopes. You walk 19km on the... More
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suntrace
28 August 2017|
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Response from Nzedfi |
Hi Guided Walks New Zealand, which is part of Ngai Tahu Tourism, run the Three day guided walk in the Hollyford. You can check their Hollyfordtrack website for more information and to book online.
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