Mt Cook Day Tour from Queenstown


    Experience the unique landscapes of the Southern Alps as you travel to Mt Cook on this scenic tour.

    Mt Cook Tour from Queenstown

    Mt Cook tours are limited to a maximum of 16 passengers, ensuring small groups so everyone can enjoy the best New Zealand hospitality that we have to offer, as well as enjoying lots of fun and informative commentary from your local guide and plenty of off-the-beaten-track visits away from the crowds.

    On this Mt Cook Day Tour from Queenstown, you will experience the unique alpine landscapes as you travel through Mackenzie Country and into Aoraki Mount Cook National Park. Enjoy approx. 3.5 hours of free time in Mt Cook Village to explore.

     

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      Mt Cook Day Tour

      On this Mt Cook Day Tour from Queenstown, you will experience the unique alpine landscapes of the Southern Alps as you travel with us from Queenstown through Mackenzie Country and into Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, home to snow-capped mountains, impressive glaciers and New Zealand’s highest peak, Aoraki Mt Cook (‘Cloud Piercer’).

      Departing from Queenstown at 7.30am, start the tour off with pick up from your Queenstown accommodation in one of our premium vehicles. Travel in comfort and style in a Mercedes van fully equipped with panoramic windows for superior viewing with complimentary wifi and bottled water so you can sit back, relax and enjoy the stunning scenery.

      Visit iconic central South Island locations such as Cromwell, Lindis Pass, Omarama, Twizel and the bright turquoise waters of Lake Pukaki before entering Aoraki Mount Cook National Park. Enjoy 3.5 hours (approx.) in Mt Cook Village. Take this time to enjoy one of the many optional activities or walk available in the area.

      The 12 hour Mt Cook tour departs Queenstown on Friday and Sundays at 7:30am and returns around approximately 7:30pm

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      • Unique day-tour allowing you to experience Mt Cook from Queenstown
      • Approximately 3.5 hours in Mt Cook Village to enjoy optional activities or local short walks
      How long is the Mt Cook tour?

      The full-day trip takes approximately 12 hours from Queenstown. This allows us to make plenty of stops enroute to ensure you enjoy the journey as well as getting to spend a few hours in Mt Cook doing sightseeing, walking or an activity of choice.

      Are there walking tracks on the Mt Cook tour?

      Yes! Two of the most popular walks are the Hooker Valley Track and the Tasman Glacier lookout, both great options for things to do on your Mt Cook day trip.

      How many people will be on this tour?

      Our minimum numbers are 4pax and maximum numbers are 14pax.

      What is the minimum age for this tour? Is this tour family friendly?

      There is no minimum age for this tour, it’s a great day out for kids seeing the beautiful scenery! It is of course a long day of travel which can be challenging for babies, and young children.

      What are the lunch options on this full day tour?

      Enroute we will stop at a cafe, and in Mt Cook there are some dining options at The Hermitage Hotel. If you’re hoping to do one of the walks you may like to bring your own lunch.

      What stops will we make along the tour?

      We don’t want to give too much away! The drive from Queenstown to Mt Cook is stunning and there are plenty of scenic stops enroute, your guide knows the best spots and will choose these on the day.

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