Lake Marian Track, Fiordland National Park

4.9
#6 of 10 in Trails in Fiordland National Park
Hiking Trail · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • No mucking around you need to be fit or at least resilient for this 3 hour return walk. The altitude gain on the climb is ~350 metres. The car park 90 km from Te Anau or 30 km from Milford has...  more »
  • This was damaged and seems to be almost fully opened. Walked up to the waterfall and you can see all the damage from the feb 2020 storm with huge trees washed down stream. Beautiful walk with great....  more »
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  • Tough but manageable. Views are definitely worth the hike. We took 4 hours 45 minutes for the return hike, which includes short breaks and an hour enjoying the lake. The hike roughly breaks up into three equal sections in duration. The first has moderate difficulty. The second is tough. And the third is also moderate. Bring enough water! Hiking poles and good shoes recommended. Snack are also a good addition. Can consider swimming at the lake but it is very cold. One negative is that the toilet at the carpark is very smelly. (There’s a toilet at the lake but we didn’t use it.)
  • Words and photos can't describe how good this place is on a foggy day. The hike is quite easy with some uphill bits at times. A must do it you're in fjordland!
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