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Enjoyable easy climb up

You will need a modicum of fitness to climb up to Kea Point. There you will overlook a huge... read more

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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Easy day hike with gorgeous views

It’s a short and easy hike (1 hr return) but you get pretty views along the way. The best view is... read more

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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
| Terrace Road, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
+64 3-435 1186
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You will need a modicum of fitness to climb up to Kea Point. There you will overlook a huge moraine and lake with splendid mountain views. Allow 90 minutes unless you really hike fast and don't stop for pictures. Can be windy so take a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jules060617
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a short and easy hike (1 hr return) but you get pretty views along the way. The best view is at the end where you get to see Mt Sefton, Mueller glacier and Mt Cook at the moraine wall. It got very windy when...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank andrea2359
Reviewed 14 December 2018

An easy walk to a pleasant viewpoint with good views of glaciers and moraines, particularly Mueller Lake.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MadalynH7
Reviewed 13 December 2018

We stayed at Mount Cook Alpine resort and it took us one hour to complete the walk to the kea point. We walked at constant pace and think that the fastest one can complete this track is 45 minutes one way, unless one jog to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ChristopherTraveller
Reviewed 23 November 2018

Lovely gentle up hill walk to the best view of mt cook and wall of ice! Frozen waterfalls just amazing!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MamaDee68
Reviewed 30 October 2018

It is much more shorter than Hooker Valley track and should takes you less than an hour for a round trip. Nothing much along the way but there's a view point at the end of the track. I would say it is just the same...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank AshtonLL
Reviewed 23 October 2018

The Kea Point Track is a short and relatively easy hike that you can take from Village or at the White Horse Hill campground and carpark 1 km away. The trail winds its way through subalpine grass and open scrub. There is a gradual ascent...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank BradJill
Reviewed 24 August 2018

1hour or so walk to the fron of a glacier. Easy walk. The tracks are very good and solid. In summer it was very nice. Take water.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank AiseaR
Reviewed 14 August 2018

It says an hour return - and it's pretty accurate if you're a little bit limited with mobility. Would be much less if completely able-bodied. The track starts very well graded and levelled and does get a bit rougher near the end - but its...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JnKnz
Reviewed 23 July 2018

No words to discribe this incredible moment, when you look up and see that huge mount, complete of snow.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Belitornezi
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Response from atirp90 | Reviewed this property |
there is bench at the end of the track. you can sit there while enjoy the view. don't worry. it's an easy track.