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. Put Kea Point Track at the forefront of your travel plans using our Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu) online holiday planner.
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  • Kea Point overlooks the Mueller glacier lake and lateral moraine with splendid views above to Mt.Sefton and the Footstool. It is generally a well formed track with a steady uphill gradient that will.....  more »
  • A well-formed track which is easily negotiated although the final (very small) climb appeared to dampen enthusiasm for some who were very clearly unfit. It does take around forty minutes or...  more »
  • What an amazing view of the lake and Mt Cook. If you have one hour to do this short return walk you will not be dissappointed by the views and landscape at Kea Point.  more »

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