Aoraki / Mt Cook all-day scenic tour: mountains, lakes, glaciers & Alpine Centre
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Special, all-inclusive pricing!
Experience New Zealand's spectacular southern alps and mountain lakes as you enter World Heritage Aoraki / Mount Cook National Park. Activities at Hermitage Hotel, Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre (3D theatre, Museum, Hillary Gallery, and digital dome Planetarium), and side-trip to the Tasman Glacier
Be dazzled by breath-taking scenery including ancient glaciers, towering mountains, high country mountain lakes and braided rivers. This tour is simply amazing with its incredible variety of landscapes as you travel into the southern alps of New Zealand and enjoy the sites of the Ben Ohau Range, Lake Tekapo, Lake Pukaki, and the Aoraki / Mount Cook National Park (part of Te Wāhipounamu UNESCO World Heritage Area) containing New Zealand’s highest mountain. Your expedition even traverses multiple sites from "Lord of the Rings" Middle Earth - and much more.
Your all-day journey is fully inclusive with a buffet lunch at the renowned Hermitage Hotel mountain retreat, admission to Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre and the 3D theatre, Museum and digital dome Planetarium, morning and afternoon tea, and a lively and entertaining tour guide!
For those a little more adventurous, there’s even a special included side trip to the Tasman Glacier – or just choose to relax for a few hours back at the Mt Cook Village, do a little walking or hiking on the many trails in the area, spend more time enjoying the visual extravagances at the Alpine Centre, or maybe stroll across to the DOC Visitor Centre - before being picked up for return journey back to Christchurch in the early evening and drop off to your hotel or departure point. This is a truly unforgettable experience!