Update as at 3.07.20 - We are pleased to announce the Hollyford Track 3 Day Wilderness Experience will be opening for a shorter season from 2 January to 29 March 2021!
Small groups, great hosts and diverse experiences
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Fiordland is a stunning corner of New Zealand, as unique as it is remote. Our small group sizes create the opportunity for a personal and social experience that is unrivaled as you journey through this region. Traversing by foot, jet boat and helicopter you travel further and see more than you would on your own. At the end of the day you'll be welcomed by our lodge hosts, a roaring fire and hot showers followed by a delicious three course meal. No need to carry your own food and bedding so your packs are lighter and your experience far more comfortable overall.
Our passionate and knowledgeabale guides live and breathe the Hollyford and love to share the incredible wealth of knowledge they have. Our guiding team are dedicated to New Zealand's environment, culture, history and heritage and are experts in their field. They are extremely knowledgeable about the flora, fauna, geology and geography as well as the rich Māori and pioneering history of this spectacular part of New Zealand. Your guides are natural leaders and story tellers, and with 2 guides to a maximum group size of 16, they are able to deliver an unrivalled level of individualised interpretation and guiding. Hollyford Track is a personalised experience and with your guide sharing their intimate knowledge of the area with you, it's a wonderful way to explore the very essence of New Zealand's wilderness.
Walking, jet boating and flying through some of the most inaccessible parts of Fiordland, rest assured that your safety and well-being is our first priority.
Hollyford Track is owned by Ngai Tahu Tourism, and as the original inhabitants of this part of New Zealand have a long term guiding vision that is about people.
Ngai Tahu's tourism roots extend back to when our ancestors were the guides for many of the first European explorers. Now tourism allows Ngai Tahu to extend to our visitors our manaakitanga (hospitality) and provide rich experiences within our natural environment, now and for generations to come. Mo Tatou, a, mo ka uri a muri ake nei - For us and our children after us.