Lake Hauroko Tours

Transport across Lake Hauroko

If you would like to participate in our conservation efforts there are many different ways to participate.

LAKE HAUROKO TOURS HAVE BEEN OPERATING COMMERCIAL TRANSPORT TO THE DUSKY TRACK & TOURS ON LAKE HAUROKO SINCE 1980.

We are keen to share with you our vast knowledge & experience of the Southwest corner of New Zealand.

TRIPS & TRAMPS DUSKY TRACK TRANSPORT

Transport connection to the Dusky Track from Te Anau and Manapouri. This 84 km tramp is one of New Zealand’s more challenging and remote tramps, for experienced groups only. Trips & Tramps offers the complete Dusky Track Transport Package to access this track, working in conjunction with Lake Hauroko Tours and West Arm boats to co-ordinate the transport logistics – so you can focus on surviving the trail!

Dates for 2022-2023 Season

Departures in summer every Thursday from 03 November 2022 to 27 April 2023, plus Mondays between 12 December 2022 and 09 January 2023.

Dec 20th 2022 to Jan 16th 2023 our Monday and Thursday service will run. (peak season)

19th Jan 2023 – 20th April 2023 back to Thursday only.

Timetable:
Operates every Thursday (and Monday in peak season) – Bookings essential.

Alternate Dates: 
Thursday 26th December 2022 service will run on Friday 27th December 2022.

Monday 2nd Jan 2023 service will run on Tuesday 3rd January 2023.

Pickup:
6:50am from your Te Anau Accommodation or 7:10am from View Street Carpark in Manapouri.

Transport:
You will be transported over land to Clifden corner to connect with Lake Hauroko Tours where we will take you across the lake on our vessel Miro.

Estimated Arrival:
Dusky Track (South End) at Lake Hauroko Burn around 10am.

For Monday & Thursday transport to the Dusky Track from Te Anau and Manapouri please book through Trip & Tramps.

For transport on days other than Mondays & Thursdays submit a Booking Request and we’ll get you sorted.

Wairaurahiri Jet

ULTIMATE ADVENTURE

THE BIG THREE!

For large Groups of 20 or more.
A snapshot of our awesome adventures.

Jet boat the wild Wairaurahiri River.
Cruise the mysterious Lake Hauroko.
Scenic Helicopter flight.

Includes complimentary nibbles and lunch.

Adult: $349 | Child: $349

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HALF DAY TOUR

Departing Lake Hauroko boat ramp, you drive through lush river flat farmland into the Lilburn Valley. Forest plantations, beef and deer farms and dense native forest bring us to the shores of Lake Hauroko .

Board the vessel ‘Miro' and cruise the mysterious Lake Hauroko, to Hauroko Burn. Lake Hauroko is nestled deep in the wilderness of Southwest Fiordland. Lake Hauroko is steeped in early Maori History & Legend and its remoteness will take you back to the unspoiled beginnings of New Zealand .

Along the way several stops are made to admire the magnificent scenery of this unique region.

HALF DAY TOUR
Minimum 4 People

What to bring: 
Good, warm clothing, Gloves, hat, wet weather gear, Camera, insect repellent.

We provide:
Lifejackets, all safety and survival gear

Adult: $200 | Child: $200

OTHER OPTIONS

Interested in arranging other trips or charters?

Lake Hauroko Tours is extremely flexible and no doubt we can accommodate your needs in Southern Fiordland.

Everything from helicopter, jet boat and launch charters to hunting adventures.

We can also arrange charter fishing trips into Dusky Sound by boat and helicopter with the option of staying in Dusky Sound.