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Multi-Day Track Transport

George Sound Track

From $117/pp Book Now
  1. Boat Boat
  2. Plane Plane
  • Boat Transport Available

    From Te Anau Downs

  • Recommended for

    Experiences hikers only

  • Duration

    3+ Days

  • Availability

    All year round, weather dependant

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GEORGE SOUND TRACK TRANSPORT

Getting you there and back with ease

Catch the water taxi across Lake Te Anau and Lake Hankinson to access the wild and remote George Sound.

Your transport package to George Sound includes a return boat journey across Lake Te Anau and a return boat journey up Lake Hankinson. Alternatively, a popular option is to fly to George Sound by helicopter and hike back to Hankinson Hut to meet your water taxi transfer back to Te Anau Downs.

We run a charter service for drop-offs and pick-ups to Hankinson Hut. A standard charter rate applies for up to five people. For more than five people, a per person rate applies.

George Sound Track Transport Options

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Hike one way only  Fly to or from George Sound to Te Anau
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Choose to hike the track one way one, fly in or out of George Sound with the float plane or helicopter.

Hike the Track  George Sound Route
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Hike the George Sound route, a four-day point-to-point walk for experienced hikers finishing in George Sound.

Water Taxis Lake Te Anau + Lake Hankinson  Pick up or drop off Hankinson Hut
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With water taxis on both Lake Hankinson and Lake Te Anau, you can choose a drop off to Hankinson Hut or a pick up. Lake Te Anau water taxi departs and returns to Te Anau Downs where there is parking available.

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Head over to our Plan & Prepare section for more info on hiking the George Sound Track.

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Booking Options

  • Hike Hankinson Hut to George Sound and return

    OUTWARD

    Depart by water taxi from Te Anau Downs for Hankinson Hut, allow 2 hours travel time. Hike to George Sound and return to Hankinson Hut.

    RETURN

    Pick up by water taxi from Hankinson Hut and return to Te Anau Downs.

    • Boat Boat
    From $228 p/adult, based on 6 ppl
  • Fly to George Sound, water taxi from Hankinson Hut

    OUTWARD

    Choose to fly into George Sound with a float plane or helicopter. Hike over to Hankinson Hut.

    RETURN

    Pick up by water taxi from Hankinson Hut and return to Te Anau Downs.

    • Plane Plane
    • Helicopter Helicopter
    • Boat Boat
    From $250 p/adult, based on 6 ppl

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