Milford Track - guided or non guided which is best?

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Milford Track - guided or non guided which is best?

Postby owena » Sat Feb 06, 2010 9:10 am

I am planning on doing the Milford Track early next year with some friends all of us in our mid fifties. I would appreciate any advice from travellers who have done this track about which option they prefer. At the moment we are thinking of doing the non guided walk but do have some concerns about being able to dry our clothes given the inevitability of rain

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Re: Milford Track - guided or non guided which is best?

Postby emblem » Wed Feb 24, 2010 3:06 am

owena wrote:I am planning on doing the Milford Track early next year with some friends all of us in our mid fifties. I would appreciate any advice from travellers who have done this track about which option they prefer. At the moment we are thinking of doing the non guided walk but do have some concerns about being able to dry our clothes given the inevitability of rain

All advice gratefull received


If you are ready to go Milford track my suggestion is for you go with guided because you need lot of stuff including with you and need warm cloth such as woollen socks and blankets and raincoats and some ankle shoes therefore you all people be care full don’t suck think with out non guide you are all new comers you need guidelines for your safety like you said mid fifty so my advice is you need guide with you to make your Milford track to New Zealand memorable.
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Re: Milford Track - guided or non guided which is best?

Postby jimshu » Wed Feb 24, 2010 4:47 am

Sorry I missed your post Owena.
I would think that if you are going with a group, splitting the extra cost of a guide between you all, would be affordable.Not only that, but they'll be very informed of all the flora and fauna you see, and probably make your trip much more enjoyable.
As for clothing, and weather, this thread may help, with the mentioned link .
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Re: Milford Track - guided or non guided which is best?

Postby owena » Sat Feb 27, 2010 2:02 pm

Thanks for the help - will let you all know how we get along
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