Three Day Classic Package

Our three day classic package includes two night in standard accommodation (en suite, private rooms) daily luggage transfers, all water taxi transfers, a visit to a bird sanctuary island, daily packed lunches and a full information kit. We will even pick you up from you accommodation in Picton and take you back there when you finish your walk.
The accommodation is Furneaux Lodge and Punga Cove Resort in private rooms with attached en suites.


DAY 1 - Picton - Ships Cove to Furneaux Lodge
Approx walking time- 16Km's - 5.5 hours
Pick up from local accommodation.
Boat cruise from Picton- A full commentary is given as you make your way along the Queen Charlotte Sound, before stopping to visit a protected, predator free island to see rare saddleback birds.
Begin the walk at Ships Cove and learn about the historical and natural aspects of this area.
Fabulous 360 degree vistas as you walk amongst tree ferns and Nikau palms to your accommodation for this evening at Furneaux Lodge, an historic lodge that has been greeting guests for many years.


DAY 2 - Furneaux Lodge to Punga Cove Resort
Approx walking time- 11Km's - 4.5 hours
After a relaxed breakfast you make your way around the bay to Punga Cove Resort.
Discover the fascinating antimony mining history of this area.
The highlight of this afternoons 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.
Overnight accommodation at Punga Cove Resort. A choice of dining either in their boatshed bar and cafe or in the restuarant with fabulous views of Endeavour Inlet.

DAY 3 - Punga Cove Resort to Picton
Approx walking time- 23Km's - 7.5 hours

Today you have two options. Either transfer back to Picton by morning water taxi arriving around lunchtime or walk to Torea Bay and get a boat back to Picton at 5pm.

Both options require a minimum of two guests.
The third 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..

Includes:

Picton accommodation transfers
Visit a bird sanctuary Island
All water taxi transport
Daily luggage transfers
All accommodation
- en suite bathrooms
Information pack plus map

Daily packed lunches