An Australian hiker has been named as the man who died while on the Routeburn Track on Friday.
Police today named him as 70-year-old Rex James Wright.
Emergency services were called to the scene, between Lake McKenzie Hut and Routeburn Falls Hut, about 12.45pm on Friday.
Mr Wright was seriously injured from a fall and a rescue helicopter was dispatched.
A paramedic on-board the helicopter later confirmed he had died.
The man was part of a guided walking tour.
His death will be referred to the Coroner and Worksafe has been notified.