Control Gates to Dock Bay

Control Gates to Dock Bay

Kepler Track


5 Rankers Reviews

4 Face-to-Face

2 Te Anau

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Time: 30 min - 10 hrs depending on section(s) of track taken


Feature Value Info


DOC Fiordland

Central government organisation


South IslandFiordlandTe Anau


  • Walking
  • Free


Timothy Davies's avatar

Timothy Davies

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

A lovely flat and simple walk. It’s out and back, so just go as far as you want and turn around. Nice views over the lake, and some points where you can access the lakefront beach if you want to paddle. If you have a couple of hours free in Te Anau this a pleasant way to spend them. (Also, stop at the small, but interesting bird sanctuary on the drive back into town)

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Viki Kent

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Lovely walk along the lakeside and through woodland. Lots of information and well signed. Lots of wildlife. Parking and toilets and information for other walks and the area.

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in October 2016

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Hans Bet


Ranking: 8/10

Great walk!!

Reviewed almost 10 years ago and experienced in March 2012

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Ranking: 7/10

Good walk, there is a bit of an uphill part through the woods which takes a bit long, but view of the valley makes it worth while.

Reviewed about 11 years ago and experienced in March 2011

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Madlen & Inna


Ranking: 9/10

Steep and long walk, no loop track, great view from the peak, early start = no other tourists. (11 hours from control gate)

Reviewed over 11 years ago