Kea Point Track, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu)

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A walk along Kea Point Track yields excellent views of Mt. Cook (known in Māori as Aoraki) and Mueller Glacier. The well-maintained footpath starts at the Hooker Valley campground and parking lot and stretches out for 2.8 km (1.72 mi). The easy walk is suitable for all the family, including a baby in an all-terrain stroller. Note, however, that there is no shelter along the way, so walking here on particularly windy or rainy days may be unadvisable. To visit Kea Point Track and get the most from your holiday in Mt. Cook Village, create itinerary details personal to you using our Mt. Cook Village itinerary maker.
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  • The walk is pleasant, mostly on flat surface and only with some minor hill hiking. The scenery is amazing, and impactful as to how much the glaciers have retreated over the years, get there before the...  more »
  • A nice easy 2 hr walk that provides the exercise needed and the views to supplement it. although I did not go to the Kea Point lookout I included the Memorial .  more »
  • This was one of our favorite hikes at Mt Cook National Park. The trail was fairly level and gives you great views of the mountains (weather permitting!) We enjoyed not only the hike but being able to ...  more »