Special deals

Walk with Ken Tustin – Fiordland’s ‘Moose Man’


Ken Tustin, wild animal ecology scientist and nature guide has been announced as the third ‘celebrity’ walker on the Hump Ridge Track themed Celebrity Walk Week in March 2011.

Ken has spent years in the Fiordland bush, many of them trying to confirm the existence of Moose. His passion for Fiordland, it’s landscape, history and wildlife has also had him nature guiding on Real Journeys “Discovery” cruises each winter.

Celebrity Walk Week is an annual fundraiser for the Tuatapere Hump Track Trust – the charitable trust that manages the track. All money raised goes into track and facility upgrading.

“I’m delighted my wife Marg and I are taking part in the 2011 Hump Ridge Celebrity walk!”

Celebrity Walk Week participants can have their packs flown between lodges, a hot shower when they arrive and a gourmet meal cooked for them each night.

The walk is priced at only $995pp (the best value, three-day guided walk in Fiordland) and places are expected to fill up fast as additional celebrity guides are announced.

For track information, package details or to book, go to http://www.humpridgetrack.co.nz or contact the Tuatapere Hump Ridge Track office on 03 226 6739.

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Celebrity photo tour with Clive Copeman

Clive Copeman, Dunedin photographer/guide has been announced as the second ‘celebrity’ walker on the Hump Ridge Track themed Celebrity Walk Week in March 2011.

Clive first realized the Hump Ridge’s photographic potential as part of a Jules Lund tour at the start of this year and has come back to help snap happy walkers make the most of their surroundings on the celebrity walk.

Celebrity Walk Week is an annual fundraiser for the Tuatapere Hump Track Trust – the charitable trust that manages the track.  All money raised goes into track and facility upgrading.

“The Hump Ridge Track offers some of the best visual variety of any of New Zealand’s walks with coastal, forest, heritage and alpine scenery to enjoy.”  said Clive.  “It’s a feast for photographers.”

Celebrity Walk Week participants can have their packs flown between lodges, a hot shower when they arrive and a gourmet meal cooked for them each night.

The walk is priced at only $995pp (the best value, three-day guided walk in Fiordland) and places are expected to fill up fast as additional celebrity guides are announced.

For track information, package details or to book, go to www.humpridgetrack.co.nz or contact the Tuatapere Hump Ridge Track office on 03 226 6739.


Come walking with Barbara Kendall in March ’11

Barbara Kendal is our first Celebrity guest, walking during 1 – 3 March 2011 for our annual fundraising guided walk.

Celebrity Walk 2011 flyer Barbara’s profile

“For many years Shayne and I  have had on our wish list to walk an iconic track in NZ,  I had heard from many people how awesome the Hump Ridge Track is and it should be one of the must do’s!!!  Now finally we have a chance – come and join us I know we will all have alot of fun!!!.” Barbara Kendall, August 2010

So what is the deal?

Guided Hump Ridge walk in Fiordland National Park
Coastal to alpine vistas
Great kiwi atmosphere
Heli packing  daily
Mouth watering cuisine
Hot showers/flush toilets
Awesome spot prizes
Pre walk B & B included
Private room options
Great value – Just $995!

Book now, spots are extremely limited and filling fast.

Contact us at walk@humpridge track or go to our website www.humpridgetrack.co.nz  for further details and to book.


Great Value Rent-a-Dent Hump Ridge Deal

Planning a trip to the track and still looking at transport options?

Seriously consider a Rent – a – Dent rental car from Queenstown, Te Anau or Invercargill – you can pick your car up from the airport – easy as.

They are offering our walkers a fantastic 40% off when you are coming down to walk the track

If you hire a car for five days, two of them will be for free – it’s a bargain!

Rent a dent - Queenstown, Te Anau or Invercargill

Driving times (these are direct times, with no hold ups or stops which are both common):

Invercargill – Tuatapere 1 hour

Te Anau – Tuatapere 1 hour 20 minutes

Queenstown – Tuatapere 2 hours

  • The Tuatapere Hump Ridge Track is a loop track and starts 20 minutes from Tuatapere itself and it’s really handy to have your own vehicle to get you to the carpark.   This also means you can take your time on the last day – no need to rush to meet our track transport at a particular time.
  • There is a donation box at the entrance of the carpark, and residents nearby who watch over the cars.  This system has worked really well over the years and there hasn’t been much trouble.
  • If you are heading down during the busy summer months – make sure you get in quick, they don’t have an endless supply of cars and with this awesome deal they are snapped up quickly.
  • If you don’t have your own vehicle, we offer a track transport service from Tuatapere to the Start/Finish for $40 return per person. Please book this when you book your walk.
  • Click on the city your are flying to, at www.rentadent.co.nz