Kepler Track, Te Anau

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#2 of 15 in Trails in Southland Region
Hiking Trail · Nature / Park
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Kepler Track allows visitors to trek from the beech-forest shores of lakes Te Anau and Manapouri to the very top of Mt. Luxmore. Traverse rocky mountain ridges, wander through tall mossy forests, and cross deep gorges and fast-flowing rivers on swinging suspension bridges. Explore the region's caves, featuring finger-like stalactites and stalagmites, or take a brisk dip in an icy waterfall. Well-constructed bridges, boardwalks, and steps make for a moderately difficult 60 km (37 mi) walk, usually done in two to four days. Each night, enjoy the comfort of running water and a roof over your head at the trail-side huts. Visit during the optimal season between October and April, and book your hut accommodations in advance. Make Kepler Track a centerpiece of your Te Anau vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Te Anau trip planner.
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  • Such a stunning track, two nights and three days was plenty with the car relocation to save an extra 10km in the forest. Amazing service from EasyHike to be able to have the car ready for us as the... 
    Such a stunning track, two nights and three days was plenty with the car relocation to save an extra 10km in the forest. Amazing service from EasyHike to be able to have the car ready for us as the...  more »
  • We started at Te Anau and walked anti clockwise ( the best direction) which is up( steep after leaving the lakeside at Brod Bay) through pristine bush in switch backs past the tree line to Luxmore... 
    We started at Te Anau and walked anti clockwise ( the best direction) which is up( steep after leaving the lakeside at Brod Bay) through pristine bush in switch backs past the tree line to Luxmore...  more »

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