Introduction

Learn about fees, bookings and conditions associated with booking the Kepler Track.

You need to pay fees to stay at the huts and campsites on this track. Fees vary depending on when you go.

Book Luxmore Hut winter stays online for 1 May to 28 October. Bookings open 9.30 am, 17 April 2024.

Bookings are not yet open for the 1 July 2024 to 30 June 2025 season. Check back here regularly for updates. We will give a minimum of two weeks' notice. 

  • Fees listed on this page apply until 30 June 2024.
  • Fees for 1 July 2024 to 30 June 2025 are changing – see Great Walks pricing for details.

Hut fees

In the Great Walks season (24 October 2023 – 30 April 2024)

New Zealand citizens and those ordinarily resident in New Zealand*:

  • Adult (18+ years): $68 per person, per night
  • Child (17 years and under): free but booking still required

International visitors:

  • Adult (18+ years): $102 per person, per night
  • Child (17 years and under): $51 per person, per night

Proof of eligibility is required for the New Zealand rate.

Outside the Great Walks season (1 May 2024 – 28 October 2024)

Luxmore Hut

  • Adult (18+ years): $25 per person, per night
  • Child (17 years and under): $12.50 per person, per night

Iris Burn Hut and Moturau Hut

  • Adult (18+ years): $25 per person, per night
  • Child (17 years and under): free 

These fees will change on 1 July 2024 - see Great Walks pricing for details.

Campsite fees

In the Great Walks season (24 October 2023 – 30 April 2024)

New Zealand citizens and those ordinarily resident in New Zealand*:

  • Adult (18+ years): $21 per night
  • Child (17 years and under): free but booking still required

International visitors:

  • Adult (18+ years): $32 per night
  • Child (17 years and under): $16 per night

Outside the Great Walks season (1 May 2024 – 28 October 2024)

For all visitors:

  • Adult (18+ years): $10 per person, per night
  • Child (17 years and under): free

These fees will change on 1 July 2024 - see Great Walks pricing for details.

Proof of eligibility is required for the New Zealand rate.

Bookings

In the Great Walks season (24 October 2023 – 30 April 2024)

Bookings are required for huts and campsites.

Book Kepler Track huts and campsites online.

If you don’t have a valid booking for your stay, you may be charged a penalty, or turned away if the hut/campsite is full.

You can book transport between Te Anau and the ends of the tracks, otherwise it's a 50 min walk.

Outside the Great Walks season (1 May 2024 – 28 October 2024)

Luxmore Hut

Bookings required. Book Luxmore Hut winter stays online.

Backcountry Hut Passes can be used as payment online. Hut Tickets are not valid, but may be redeemed for a booking at the Fiordland Visitor Centre,

Iris Burn Hut and Campsite, Moturau Hut and Brod Bay Campsite

Bookings not required.

Bunks are first come, first served.

Payment is with Backcountry Hut Tickets or a Backcountry Hut Pass. Buy Backcountry Hut Tickets from a DOC visitor centre before you go or buy a Backcountry Hut Pass online

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