Kea Point Walk

Kea Point Walk

Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook Village

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428 Walking

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Kea Point Walkway
View from Kea Point
Mt Cook as seen from Kea Point Walk

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Time: 2 hr return from the Mt Cook village

Start from the Hermitage lawn and cross the road to the track sign (or leave from the public shelter at the campground). This walk gently winds its way through sub-alpine grasslands and scrub to the Mueller Glacier moraine wall. The track passes through landscape that was formed in 1913 when a stream cut through from the glacier to the original Hermitage site, damaging the building. The walk ends at a viewing deck that gives stunning views of Mt Sefton and Footstool, the Hooker Valley, Mueller Glacier Lake and Aoraki/Mount Cook.

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South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzieMount Cook

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  • Walking
  • Free

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David Horley

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Nice, easy walk from the information centre at Mt Cook to Kea Point lookout. Great views of the Mt Cook on a clear day, although it clouded over quickly.

Reviewed about 2 years ago and experienced in January 2017

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Verena Konetzhi

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Nice, easy and short walk to the Kea Point. From there you have a really nice view of the Glacier.

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Clotilde Graziani

France

Ranking: 8/10

Fantastic!

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Horitz

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Great view of the Alps and Mt Cook. Really beautiful area.

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Sandrine

Ranking: 7/10

Nice quick walk which you can admire the majesty of the Mt Cook.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Peter Hodgson

United States

Ranking: 9/10

Short hike in Mt Cook. Another beautiful view of the glacier. Easy on the legs.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Jesse Farrell

Ireland

Ranking: 8/10

Beautiful views of mountains.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in December 2013

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Soizic

France

Ranking: 9/10

Not very good weather but good!!

Reviewed about 6 years ago

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Glenn Surzur

France

Ranking: 7/10

Free but it is not very beautiful during the summer because the glacier looks like a lake.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in March 2013

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Loesje

Belgium

Ranking: 7/10

Good looks on Mister Cook.
Wasn't very impressed with the grey lake :)
Better walks in the area, but it's a nice shorter one

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in January 2013

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Oliver Kalmbach

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Wonderful, amazing area.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Matthias Angela

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Short track, great view of Mt Cook and glaciers.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in March 2012

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Robin Smith

Ireland

Ranking: 10/10

Well gravelled, sign posted and suitable for the likes of us!

Reviewed about 8 years ago and experienced in March 2011

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Nick Morrison

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