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Explore the slopes of Aoraki/Mt. Cook, New Zealand's tallest mountain and home to alpine forests and glacial lakes. Soaring to a height of 3,724 m (12,218 ft), this mountain offers numerous trails, ranging from easy half-hour walks to alpine hikes lasting days at a time. Seasoned adventurers can try ascending the peak, conquered by Sir Edmund Hillary while training for Everest. Learn about this great explorer and the natural history of the region at the alpine center, located in Mt. Cook Village and featuring a theater with 3D screens and a digital dome planetarium. Take a look at our Mt. Cook Village day trip planning tool to schedule your visit to Aoraki/Mt. Cook and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
Tours to Aoraki/Mt. Cook
Queenstown to Christchurch via Mount Cook Full-Day Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $190
Duration: 12 hours
Fox Glacier and Mount Cook Helicopter Flight BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $236
Duration: 30 minutes
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We went in October stayed 3 nights as a wind down from our 4 week trip driving around NZ and wanted to see snow capped mountains and it did not disappoint . Great walking treks to do for all walks of ... more »
Este parque nacional es un paraíso para los amantes de las actividades al aire libre. Tiene varias caminatas interesantes de diferentes niveles de dificultad, paseos en helicóptero por glaciares, etc.... more »This national park is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts. It has several interesting hikes of different difficulty levels, helicopter rides on glaciers, etc. And on the side of the rest, it is advisable to stay at least 2 nights here and enjoy the small village and its great tranquility at night surrounded by stars. A dream place.
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