South Island Tramping Tracks

All walking tracks and hiking or tramping tracks we walked in South Island, New Zealand.


Mt Alfred Track in Glenorchy Queenstown

Trails:  Mt Alfred Track and return. Unfortunately we couldn’t get to the Mt Alfred Summit due to the gale and showers. Caution: Experienced trampers only! There is no marks beyond bush line (Private land, Call landholder first) and route becomes very steep and exposed to the elements. Car Park: Yes. About […]


Ben Lomond Walkway and Tramping Track in Queenstown

Trails:  Car park – One Mile Creek Walk or One Mile Track – Junction of One Mile Track and Fernhill Loop Track and Ben Lomond Walkway – Ben Lomond Track – Junction to Arthurs Point via Moonlight Track – Ben Lomond summit – retrace back to car park. Caution: Ben Lomond […]


Travers Sabine Circuit plus Blue Lake in Nelson Lakes National Park – day 7

Trails: Lake Angelus and Angelus Hut – Robert Ridge Track or Robert Ridge Route – Junction of Robert Ridge Track and Cascade Track – Junction of Robert Ridge Route and Speargrass Creek Route – Junction of Robert Ridge Track and Paddys Track and Pinchgut Track – Pinchgut Track – Mt […]


Travers Sabine Circuit plus Blue Lake in Nelson Lakes National Park – day 6

Trails: Sabine Hut – Cedric Track or Cedric Route – Mt Cedric – Angelus Hut. Day six of seven days Travers – Sabine Circuit plus Blue Lake in Nelson Lakes National Park. Note: Experienced trampers only! No water sources before Angelus Hut. Not recommended in bad weather! Swarms in the […]


Travers Sabine Circuit plus Blue Lake in Nelson Lakes National Park – day 5

Trails: Blue Lake Hut – Blue Lake Track – West Sabine Hut – Sabine Track – Junction to Sabine D’Urville Track – Sabine Hut. Day five of seven days Travers – Sabine Circuit plus Blue Lake in Nelson Lakes National Park. Note: Experienced trampers only! River water is drinkable. Some […]


Travers – Sabine Circuit plus Blue Lake in Nelson Lakes National Park – day 4

Trails: Upper Travers Hut – Travers Saddle Track – Travers Saddle – West Sabine Hut – Blue Lake Track – Blue Lake Hut – Waiau Pass Route – Lake Constance – retrace back to Blue Lake Hut. Day three was raining raining and raining … Day four of seven days […]


Travers – Sabine Circuit plus Blue Lake in Nelson Lakes National Park – day 2

Trails: Coldwater Hut – Travers Vally Track or Lower Travers Valley Track – Junction of Cascade Track to Angelus Hut – Junction of Lakehead Track to Lakehead Hut – Travers Track or Upper Travers Track – Junction of Hopeless Track to Hopeless Hut – John Tait Hut – Junction of […]


Travers – Sabine Circuit plus Blue Lake in Nelson Lakes National Park – day 1

Trails: Mt Robert carpark – Paddys Track or Paddy’s Track – Lakeside Track – Whisky Falls – Lakeside Track – Coldwater Hut (standard 12 bunks with lots sandflies!) Day one of seven days Travers – Sabine Circuit plus Blue Lake in Nelson Lakes National Park. (Auckland depart 8:25 am 29th Dec. […]


Abel Tasman Coast Track – Day Three 1

Trails: Bark Bay campsite – Torrent Bay – Torrent Bay to Anchorage via low tide crossing or via high tide track – Anchorage – Marahau end of Abel Tasman Coast Track – Further 1.5km to Marahau Abel Tasman Centre if you park your car there. Car Park: Yes on both […]


Abel Tasman Coast Track – Day Two 1

Trails: Take water taxi from Marahau to Totaranui Beach – Totaranui Beach campsite – Abel Tasman Coast Track south access to Goat Bay and Awaroa – Awaroa Inlet low tide cross – Awaroa Hut and Camp site – Onetahuti Beach – Bark Bay campsite. Car Park: Yes on Totaranui Camp […]