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Address: Eastern Fiordland, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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Fiordland Adventure Day Trip
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We walked the part of the track from the control gates car park, by the lake. It was a beautiful sunny day. The walk through the forest was full of interesting flora, lots of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Northants
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We walked the part of the track from the control gates car park, by the lake. It was a beautiful sunny day. The walk through the forest was full of interesting flora, lots of ferns, birdsong from tomtits, fantails and South Island robins, and some lovely orchids. There was a splendid picnic spot after an easy two-hour walk, after which... More 

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Kepler track is a classic not just because the trail covers a number of terrains from lakeside beech forest, tussock grass, mountain top to river side but the DOC huts with their rangers are the best of the spirit of New Zealand. The rangers are clearly so proud of their country and their environment and willing to share their... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great trails, AMAZING views, comfortable huts. This was a trek of a lifetime for my family. We were with our kids age 11 and 8. Be prepared for all sorts of weather. Bring flip flops or slip on shoes as boots are not allowed in the huts. Ear plugs too. Some of the most amazing scenery I have ever seen.... More 

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Thank ATWforfun
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We did the entire Kepler Track over three days, two nights. The first day is almost a constant climb after the initial hour or so of flat ground. Kids (11&9) were troopers and carried their packs all the way. We had a few breaks along the way. At the Luxmore Hut we saw a lot of Kea who land on... More 

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Tel Aviv District, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walk the 1 day till luxmore hut. The fierst 5.6 k.m are in rainforest. Then you have to climb 8.5 k.m till the hut(1100 m). Its not easy , but we did it. It was windy and rainy day. The 2 day , was beautifull , no rein and no wind. So we walk easy walk . The view... More 

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy walk with small inclines. Starts off at swing bridge at Rainbow Reach and path wends its way through the forest and vegetation to Control Gates. Occasional glimpses of the fast flowing river. Once you're a h Control Gates you walk along a hardcore path back into Te Anau. Stop off at the Fiordland National Park Information centre and watch... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked this track from Rainbow Reach to Iris Burn Hut being unable to complete the exposed section of the walk over Mt Luxmore due to very high winds. Similar to our experience on other DOC great walks there was a high level of walkers who are ignorant of walking in the Fiordland environment. Do not risk your life and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend doing the water Kepler taxi to the beach, walk for 2.5 up to lookout for lunch & 1.15 down. Pretty walk. Lovely beach. Take sand fly spray or cover up.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say... rain forest, beautiful mountains and lake, wildlife, quiet and pristine. Could have stayed here for days. One of my favorite tracks anywhere.

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Boulder, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the hike my husband and I were most looking forward to in New Zealand as it was supposed to be challenging but amazingly beautiful. When we picked up our tickets in Te Anau, the weather predictions were not great - wind, rain, thunder storms, freezing temperatures, and snow. Since we'd come all this way, we decided to at... More 

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