Kea Point is approximately a 20-minute hike from the nearest parking lot, and only a couple of kilometers away from Mount Cook Village.
A twilight photo of Aoraki/Mt. Cook, New Zealand's tallest mountain, taken from Kea Point and overlooking Mueller Lake. The Southern Alps region of New Zealand is where Sir Edmund Hillary gained a great deal of his mountain climbing skills prior to his first ascent of Mt. Everest with Tensing Norgay.