Kepler Track

New Zealand New Zealand

Worth knowing

The Kepler Track runs for a length of 58 kilometers through New Zealand.

The difficulty of the trail is rated as demanding and it usually takes 3 days to walk the Kepler Track.
Of course, how long it really takes for the trail depends on the experience and fitness of the hikers.

The drinking water supply is on the way no problem, since there are numerous possibilities to fill up the water supplies.
This can be done, for example, at streams, springs, but also at wells or public facilities. However, the water may have to be filtered before drinking!

On the trail you are completely self-sufficient..
There are no grocery stores along the way, so you have to take all the food you need with you for the entire trail.

You can stay overnight in unmanaged huts and on campsites.

Wild camping is not allowed As always, leave behind no traces . Rubbish has to be taken away and nature has to be respected and protected!

Campfires are currently prohibited. However, this can change at any time.
Therefore, please be sure to pay attention to public notices and a possible risk of forest fires..
In addition, new fireplaces should never be built, but existing ones should be used.

Facts about Kepler Track

58 km
Elevation gain
2.000 m
Elevation loss
2.000 m
Highest Point
1.400 m
Lowest Point
Wiaui River / 208 m
Round Trip?
Walk in both directions?
58 km
2.000 m
2.000 m
1.400 m
Wiaui River
208 m
You have the following accommodation options on the Kepler Track
  • in unmanaged huts
  • on campsites
Solitude on the Kepler Track
Moderate contact with other people and only occasionally with settlements

The best time to hike the Kepler Track is:


Arrival to the Kepler Track

You will arrive via Queenstown International Airport.

You can get to Starting point via Bus / Mietwagen. Duration approx. 3 hours.

Departure from the Kepler Track

Departure is via Queenstown International Airport.

You can get to the airport per Bus / Mietwagen. Takes about 3 hours.

Map and elevation profile of the Kepler Track

What else you should know about the Kepler Track

Here we have summarized some important information for you

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