We are often asked to create walking itineraries that cover the diverse spectrum of New Zealand's unique and natural environments, within a manageable time frame. Experience the magical Hollyford Valley and the beautiful Queen Charlotte Sound – Both considered 'A'-list New Zealand hiking experiences.
This is a moderate to easy 9-day walking and/or kayaking adventure (you have option) with the best accommodation available in these remote regions. Enjoy spectacular scenery & wildlife and the well groomed coastal tracks of the beautiful Abel Tasman National Park and the magnificent Queen Charlotte Sound.
Heralded as one of the countries premier walking trails The Queen Charlotte Track is one of New Zealand's most relaxing coastal walks. On the 5 day trip, you walk the entire track, but take a rest day on the fourth day at Portage Resort. You may chose to just sit around the pool, have a massage, rest and relax in the peaceful surroundings of the resort or you may like to take out a sea kayak with your guide for an afternoon paddle.
Located at the top of the South Island, in the Marlborough Sounds, The Queen Charlotte Track is quickly becoming one of New Zealand’s classic walks and a “must do” on every international or domestic visitors itinerary. This itinerary allows the independent walker to walk the track in comfort and with ease.
Experience the ultimate in luxury while walking the Queen Charlotte Track. Rest each night in comfortable boutique lodges and enjoy a meal matched with local fine Marlborough wines. Enjoy the splendour of walking the Queen Charlotte Track with a friendly knowledgeable guide.
The Queen Charlette Track was rated as one of the best new trips in the world by National Geographic Adventure in 2008.