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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Golf Course Road | Eastern Fiordland, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Without time to do the whole Keplar Track we opted for two long day hikes, one up to Mt Luxmore and one starting from Rainbow Reach and heading in the opposite direction. For the biggest bang for the buck in terms of views chose to...More

1  Thank Rosemary G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All in all a very nicely arranged hiking experience by Easyhike. Do think the food could have been better, but the equipment arranged was good and very easy to use. Saved us a lot of space in our luggage, if we had to arrange it...More

Thank 620mathiasp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

highly recommend if you enjoy walk up. amazing views we really enjoyed walk around the mountains. great walk for fitness level

Thank Sophieheremeh
Reviewed October 28, 2018

It was doable to complete the full track in 2D1N, though it was a little tiring walking long distances with a heavy pack. I started in Te Anau and went past Luxmore to Iris Burn on the first day, which is the more challenging part...More

2  Thank JanXZC
Reviewed September 17, 2018

It takes a few hours before you can get out of the bush but when you're above the tree line, views are really amazing. (5KM from the car park to Broad bay which tool me about an hour and then 8.4 KM up hill that...More

Thank ArashVajdi
Reviewed July 4, 2018

We visited Kepler track in June, which is winter in NZ, therefore due to limited time we wanted to do a day hike to see what this trail is like. We checked with local tourist info about the conditions and they said that there may...More

3  Thank diana s
Reviewed June 30, 2018

We did the walk in April and were faced with strong cross winds across the ridges, however as like other walks it added to the adventure. We were advised safety options and guidance at the Huts by very informative wardens before. The walking is challenging...More

Thank Nic L
Reviewed June 3, 2018

Left from the Te Anau control gates at 11am on a winter day, walked up to the limestone cliffs and back in time for a nice dinner in town. Once we hit the snow line the going was tougher, and we did not have the...More

1  Thank Elisabeth E
Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

4 days , 3 nights hike , stayed in huts very clean with cooking facilities and toilets , The first 2 days were hard with climbing, but very rewarding walk , beautiful scenery, nature , sunset , wildlife Enjoyed all of it , highly recommended...More

1  Thank FKer
Reviewed May 13, 2018

I could not do the multi day option due to physical problem. I did a walk from Rainbow reach to Te Anau. It took 4 hours to the control gate. The walk through the rainforest was very refreshing and beautiful. Prepare enough water and snack!...More

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penelopemckee
January 19, 2018|
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Response from Annamária V | Reviewed this property |
ps. not during winter. The prices that time also drop significantly.
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jujumay2017
December 23, 2017|
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Response from waynet134201 | Reviewed this property |
No sure there is a guided tour. Not needed anyway. A reasonable level of fitness is still required for this hike. But the tracks are superb. Head to the Luxmore hut for your first night, be prepared for 3-4 hour climb... More
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MattDan89
September 24, 2017|
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Response from Scott M | Reviewed this property |
Hi MattDan89, I cheated and flew by helicopter to and from Luxmore Hut but the lower sections of the track I walked were well maintained. You may need a hiking pole in the higher sections of the track but I really can't... More
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