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Multi-Day Track Transport

Milford Track from Te Anau

From $166ad / $91ch Book Now
  1. Car Car
  2. Boat Boat
  3. Bus Bus
  • Leave From

    Te Anau

  • 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

Water taxi pulling up on Lake Te Anau, Fiordland Outdoors Co

TRANSPORT TO THE MILFORD TRACK

Milford Track from Te Anau

An easy, all-in-one transport package to transfer you from Te Anau to the Milford Track and back again. You decide how you want to get to 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

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Step 1  Bus or self-drive from Te Anau to Te Anau Downs
Milford Te Anau step 1

A 25-minute bus journey or drive your own vehicle from Te Anau to Te Anau Downs. Bus departs daily at 1.25 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  Fast boat from Te Anau Downs to Glade Wharf
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A 50-minute boat journey across 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.

Step 3  Milford Track Hike
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Hike the four-day Milford Track Great Walk.

Step 4  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 5  Bus or self-drive back to Te Anau
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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 Milford Track.

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Booking Options

  • Milford Track from Te Anau, Return by Bus

    OUTWARD

    1.25pm Bus from Te Anau and 2pm water taxi from Te Anau Downs to the start of the Milford Track, first boat to arrive at Glade Wharf.

    RETURN

    Sandfly Point water taxi running from 1pm - 4.30pm, and 2.30pm or 5pm bus back to Te Anau

    • Bus Bus
    • Boat Boat
    $221 p/ad, $132 p/ch
  • Milford Track from Te Anau, 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

    Your vehicle is driven from Te Anau Downs to Milford Sound. A water taxi picks you up from the end of the track and drops 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, no return

    OUTWARD

    1.25pm Bus from Te Anau and 2pm water taxi from Te Anau Downs to the start of the Milford Track, first boat to arrive at Glade Wharf.

    RETURN

    1-4.30pm Water taxi from Sandfly Point, the end of the track to Milford Sound

    • Boat Boat
    $166 p/ad, $91 p/ch

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