3 Day Special Package September Only
- Duration: 3 Days (approx.)
- Location: Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand
- Product code: 3DSpecial
Available September 2023 the Three Day Special Package includes Picton accommodation transfers, daily luggage transfers from lodge to lodge, water taxi transfers to and from the track, packed lunches, private land track passes, an information kit and all accommodation.
The accommodation is Endeavour Heights and Portage Hotel. All rooms are twin share and have attached private en suites. Breakfast and evening meals are available at own cost.
A packed lunch is included each day and generally consists of a filled roll or sandwich, a muesli bar or muffin, a piece of cake or similar, some trail mix and a piece of fruit such as an apple or orange. If you think that you would like more than this you are able to bring a long your own snacks but please note that there is nowhere along the track during the day where you can purchase additional food items until you reach your accommodation for the night.
The lodges provide options for evening meals and breakfast at your own cost. The lodges accept cash and credit cards.
DAY 1 - Picton - Transfer to head of Endeavour Inlet
Approx walking time- 11.5Km's - 4.5 hours
8.30am Pick up from local accommodation.
Transfer by boat from Picton to Furneax Lodge/head of Endeavour Inlet and begin your walk to Endeavour Heights.
A full commentary is given as you make your way along the Queen Charlotte Sound and into Endeavour Inlet.
Discover the fascinating antimony mining history of this area.
The highlight of todays walk is the abundance of native bird life along this section of the track. You may even have the opportunity to meet one of New Zealand's cheekiest native birds, the Weka.
DAY 2 - Endeavour Heights - Portage Hotel
Approx walking time- 23Km's - 7-8 hours
The second days section of the track involves expansive ridge top walking with stunning views for the majority of the day. Considered the most challenging day of the trip yet extremely well rewarding.
DAY 3 - Portage Resort to Anakiwa - Picton
Approx walking time- 20Km's - 7 hours
Begin the day by walking up to the highest point of the track and one of the most scenic viewpoints.
A mixture of established native beech trees and regenerating forest makes up todays walk. In the afternoon it is an easy stroll down to Anakiwa where you water taxi will take you back to Picton returning about 4pm. We will meet you off the boat in Picton around 4pm and return you to your accommodation in town.
Picton accommodation transfers
All water taxi transport
Daily luggage transfers
Two night's accommodation - en suite bathrooms
Detailed information pack plus map
Daily packed lunches