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Kepler Track

Kepler Track

Kepler Track

view from the first day of the track, after leaving the bushline behind   More ▶︎
Mt Luxmoore trig

Mt Luxmoore trig

View over Lake Wanaka from Mt Luxmoore trig - a short detour on the Kepler Track. Sometimes what you don't ...   More ▶︎
Luxmore Hut

Luxmore Hut

Luxmore hut... isn't it beautiful. Really cosy and toasty warm inside... best place in the world on a cold, damp ...   More ▶︎
'Down in the Valley Below..."

'Down in the Valley Below..."

Hanging Valley from the switchbacks above. (Kepler Track)   More ▶︎
Beech Forest

Beech Forest

Ancient, mossy, soaking wet Beech trees on the descent into the Iris Burn valley. My camera lens were wet(... yeah ...   More ▶︎
Swingbridge on the Kepler Track

Swingbridge on the Kepler Track

The swingbridge crossed on the last day of the Kepler Track.   More ▶︎
Motorau Hut

Motorau Hut

A view of Motorau hut (on Lake Manapouri) as you leave it to finish the Kepler Track.   More ▶︎
Waiau River

Waiau River

A view up the Waiau River, to what I believe is Cone Peak.   More ▶︎
The Iris Burn Valley Pt.2

The Iris Burn Valley Pt.2

View up the Iris Burn valley, towards Iris Burn Waterfall.   More ▶︎
The Iris Burn Valley Pt.1

The Iris Burn Valley Pt.1

View up the valley, Spire Peak on the right, 1112m unnamed peak at extreme left.   More ▶︎
Iris Burn Valley

Iris Burn Valley

A pretty little snow-fed stream in the Iris Burn valley   More ▶︎
Luxmoore saddle

Luxmoore saddle

The ridgeline that the Kepler track hugs before it plunges to the Iris Burn valley below. It was pretty cold ...   More ▶︎
Murchison Mountains

Murchison Mountains

A view up the valley seperating Mt. Owen and Black Cone, from a point perhaps 30 minutes out of Luxmoore ...   More ▶︎
The track is booked out? Try TrekWatch.net

The track is booked out? Try TrekWatch.net

SMS texts directly to your cellphone when a place becomes available. Free of charge!   More ▶︎
Kepler Track

Kepler Track

Popular loop track providing access to the mountains around Lake Te Anau.   More ▶︎
Great Walks Information

Great Walks Information

The DOC Great Walks are a set of premium tramping tracks throughout New Zealand.   More ▶︎
Mt Luxmore in August

Mt Luxmore in August

Taken from Point 1402, good snow conditions made for an easy crossing from Luxmores summit to here via the Eastern ...   More ▶︎
Kepler Track

Kepler Track

Kepler Track between the Hanging Valley & Forest Burn Shelters, Sept 16, 2006   More ▶︎
Murchison Mountains

Murchison Mountains

A late August shot of the snow covered mountains across South Fiord from near the Mt Luxmore hut.   More ▶︎
DoC Humour

DoC Humour

Found at the Luxmore Hut, the tanks at the end of the hut are part of the sewage system...   More ▶︎
Mt Luxmore Hut

Mt Luxmore Hut

On the Kepler track.   More ▶︎

Brod Bay campsite

Campsite in beech forest on the shoreline of Lake Te Anau.   More ▶︎

Shallow Bay

Short and easy day or overnight walk to a hut just off the Kepler Track.   More ▶︎
Shallow Bay Hut

Shallow Bay Hut

A prime spot in winter when the mountain backdrop is covered in snow, reflected in Lake Manapouri. This was our ...   More ▶︎
Shallow Bay Hut

Shallow Bay Hut

Basically a big shed on the sandy shores of misty Manapouri. Situated beneath tall trees, it would be idyllic except ...   More ▶︎
Lakeview Holiday Park, Te Anau

Lakeview Holiday Park, Te Anau

I know it's commercial, but this little beaut is well worth staying in. It's about 5 min walk out of ...   More ▶︎

Te Anau

A town on the banks of Lake Te Anau, the South Island's largest lake. The town is close to Fiordland ...   More ▶︎
Moturau Hut

Moturau Hut

Moturau Hut

Moturau Hut

Moturau Hut is an ugly big barn in a clearing by Lake Manapouri built to house smelly tourists on the ...   More ▶︎
Walking, hiking, tramping in fjordland

Walking, hiking, tramping in fjordland

“Done”(tick) the Kepler? Tackling the Dusky? . . . . . . . . . . . . also @: http://members.virtualtourist.com/m/tt/75f31/#TL http://www.panoramio.com/user/171036   More ▶︎
Bushline

Bushline

November on the Kepler. Forced to return to Control Gates due to snow conditions between Luxmore and Iris Burn Huts.   More ▶︎
Kepler Track

Kepler Track

First of the possible trailends for the Kepler Track, at Rainbow Reach.   More ▶︎

Hidden Lakes

Short walk past a series of lakes. Water access only.   More ▶︎
Hanging Valley Shelter September 18, 2011

Hanging Valley Shelter September 18, 2011

Kinda difficult to use the shelter. Good access to the loo though   More ▶︎
Iris Burn Hut

Iris Burn Hut

Tucked between lakes Manapouri and Te Anau, this Great Walks hut is part of the Kepler Track. Bookings required during ...   More ▶︎

Hanging Valley Shelter

Iris Burn

Iris Burn

This is just down from the waterfall, and basically the first time you see the river, as it descends into ...   More ▶︎
Iris Burn Waterfall

Iris Burn Waterfall

About 15 minutes walk from Iris Burn Hut... and WELL worth it! Spectacular, especially when it has just been snowing ...   More ▶︎
Manapouri sunset

Manapouri sunset

Beautiful sunset at the shore of Lake Manapouri after coming out of the Dusky track   More ▶︎
Misty Morning Reflections at Lake Te Anau

Misty Morning Reflections at Lake Te Anau

Its possible to walk from downtown Te Anau to the start of the Kepler track where along the way you ...   More ▶︎
beach at Manapouri Lake

beach at Manapouri Lake

there are several sandy beaches on the last part of the Circle Track   More ▶︎
Manapouri Circle Track

Manapouri Circle Track

I walked the track clockwise in November. Along the beach my GPS did some jumps, but the track is very ...   More ▶︎
Manapouri Circle Track

Manapouri Circle Track

Track goes through beech forest and along the Manapouri Lake and Waiau River. The track is well marked and cleared ...   More ▶︎
beech forest on Manapouri Circle Track

beech forest on Manapouri Circle Track

Photo taken on the climb to the top of the ridge   More ▶︎
Lake Manapouri

Lake Manapouri

A cold, wet day with snowing above about 900m. Made it to Motorau Hut, had a quick swim in the lake ...   More ▶︎