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Milford Track from Te Anau Downs

$138 ad / $70 ch Book Now
  1. Boat Boat
  2. Bus Bus
  • Leaves From

    Te Anau Downs

  • Return to

    Te Anau, Te Anau Downs, or Milford Sound

  • Price Match Promise

  • Highlight

    First boat to the track

  • Availability

    26 Oct 2021 – 30 April 2022

Milford Track Great Walk, Fiordland Outdoors Co.webp

TRANSPORT TO THE MILFORD TRACK

Milford Track from Te Anau Downs

An easy, all-in-one transport package to transfer you from Te Anau Downs to the Milford Track and back again. You decide how you want to get back from the track, and we make it happen. Options for bus, car relocation and water taxis. Simple, stress-free and done in one booking.

Contact us if you need help planning and booking your transport, are a group of 10+ and would like a different departure time, or would like to book now and pay later for your transport. We are here to help.

Milford Track from Te Anau Downs

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Step 1  Fast boat from Te Anau Downs to Glade Wharf
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Bus or self-drive 25 minutes to Te Anau Downs and meet the water taxi for a 50-minute boat journey up Lake Te Anau to Glade Wharf and the start of the Milford Track. You'll get there before the last boatload of hikers arrive and enjoy a quieter start to your hike and choose your bunk. The water taxi departs daily at 2.00 pm.

There is free parking at Te Anau Downs and the option to have your car relocated to Milford Sound so your car is waiting for you when you get off the boat at the end of the hike or book a bus.

Step 2  Milford Track Hike
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Hike the four-day Milford Track Great Walk.

Step 3  Water taxi from Sandfly Point to Milford Sound
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At the end of the Milford Track (Sandfly Point), meet your water taxi for a short boat journey across to Deepwater Basin at Milford Sound.

The boat runs back and forth from 1.00 pm-4.30 pm and can be taken at any time between then.

Step 4  Bus, self-drive or own arrangements back to Te Anau Downs
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Transport options include a bus transfer out of Milford Sound (1.5 hours back to Te Anau Downs), vehicle relocation, or make your own arrangements. Buses leave daily at 2.30pm from Deepwater Basin.

Book a car relocation service and we'll arrange to deliver your car from Te Anau Downs to Milford Sound. Your car will be a welcome sight, just a few minutes walk from where you get off the boat.

Need to know more?

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

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Booking Options

  • Milford Track from Te Anau Downs, return by bus

    OUTWARD

    2pm water taxi from Te Anau Downs to start of Milford Track, first boat to arrive at Glade Wharf.

    RETURN

    A water taxi picks you up from the end of the track and drops you off in Milford Sound to meet the bus back to Te Anau Downs at 2.30pm or 5pm

    • Boat Boat
    • Bus Bus
    $195 p/ad / $112 p/ch
  • Milford Track from Te Anau Downs, return by car

    OUTWARD

    2pm water taxi from Te Anau Downs to the start of the Milford Track, first boat to arrive at Glade Wharf.

    RETURN

    We drive your car from Te Anau Downs to Milford Sound. A water taxi picks you up from the end of the track and drop you off in Milford Sound where you can continue your journey in your own vehicle.

    • Boat Boat
    • Car Car
    $138 p/ad + $299 car relocation
  • Milford Track from Te Anau Downs, no return

    OUTWARD

    2pm water taxi from Te Anau Downs to the start of the Milford Track, first boat to arrive at Glade Wharf.

    RETURN

    A water taxi picks you up from the end of the track and drops you off in Milford Sound.

    • Boat Boat
    $138 p/ad / $70 p/ch

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