Hike Routeburn Track in Central Otago: Position on map

Hike Routeburn Track

Routeburn Track


Min: 1519 ft
Max: 4249 ft
Uphill: 5210 ft
Downhill: 5610 ft
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last update on Sep 12, 2016
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Distance: 22.79 miles
Duration:3 days
Min: 1519 ft
Max: 4249 ft
Uphill: 5210 ft
Downhill: 5610 ft

Trail characteristics

Dirt road
Forest track
Hiking trail
Experts only

Interesting facts

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  • You're traveling a distance of 23 miles on this easy trail. This makes it a relatively long hike. Average length of all hikes in Otago is 27 miles.
  • Elevated between 1519 ft and 4249 ft, the hike is among the 3 highest elevated hikes in New Zealand. You're facing an uphill climb of 1588 vertical meters on this hike.
  • Make sure to bring sturdy footwear on this track. Hiking boots are highly recommended.


Te Rua-o-te-moko / Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre
Lakefront Drive
Te Anau 9600
Phone+64 3 249 7924
Fax+64 3 249 0257
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