Journey to Mount Cook through dramatic landscapes, discovering awe-inspiring mountains, rugged river gorges, and quaint, traditional towns along the way. Encounter breathtaking sights and take away treasured memories that will last a lifetime.
About this activity
Duration 1 day
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Marvel at the breathtaking views at Mount Cook National Park
Take in diverse sights of the rugged landscape of the Mackenzie Basin and the fruit growing region of Cromwell
Relax with morning tea in the quaint town of Omarama
Experience a bird's eye view with a scenic flight by helicopter or ski plane (own expense and weather permitting)
A Japanese speaking guide is available on request at no additional cost. Please advise at the time of booking.
Enjoy a delicious lunch at the world-famous Hermitage Hotel in Mount Cook Village (available to purchase as an optional extra)
Surf the net to your heart's content with free wifi on the coach
Discover the natural wonders of New Zealand’s dramatic landscapes during this tour. In just one day you will experience the best sights of this unique environment. Sit back and take in the views from your coach with free wifi as you are transported from Queenstown, through the historic gold mining region, alongside the rugged Kawarau River Gorge, and past the famous fruit-growing region of Cromwell.
After passing the shores of Lake Dunstan and crossing the Lindis Pass, you will enjoy a relaxing stop in the quaint town of Omarama for morning tea.
Appreciate the rugged geography of Mackenzie Country as you journey to the Mount Cook National Park. Be amazed at the magnificence of New Zealand’s highest peak, Mount Cook. The Park boasts more than thirty 3,000 metre high peaks and five of New Zealand's largest glaciers – a truly awe-inspiring landscape.
Absorb the unforgettable views as you enjoy a freshly prepared lunch at the famous Hermitage Hotel (not included). Choose to take a scenic helicopter or ski plane flight to get a real bird's eye view of the rugged yet beautiful terrain (not included, weather permitting).
Following lunch you will depart from Mount Cook Village and return to Queenstown, retracing the morning’s journey and arriving early evening. Take away lifelong memories that you will treasure forever, as well as photographs to show your friends and family back home.
Full-day sightseeing tour
Hotel pick-up and drop-off from selected hotels in Queenstown
Knowledgeable local driver guide
Free wifi onboard the coach
What’s Not Included
Food and beverages
Scenic helicopter or ski plane flight (own expense and weather permitting)