Mount Cook Day Tour ex Queenstown to Christchurch
What you need to know
Mount Cook is a truly awe-inspiring sight and an exploration of the Mt Cook National Park is a must-experience when travelling the south island. On this full day Mount Cook tour, explore not only the park, but also travel through spectacular scenery and visit Lake Pukaki, Lake Tekapo and other highlights.
Travelling from Queenstown, you drive through the impressive rugged landscapes over the Lindis Pass into the beautiful Mackenzie Country. From there, you enter the Aoraki/ Mt Cook National Park, home to over thirty 3,000 metre high peaks, five of New Zealand’s largest glaciers and its highest mountain, Mount Cook, standing at 3,751 metre. Enjoy lunch (own expense) in the midst of this amazing alpine landscape.
In the afternoon, pass Lake Pukaki on the way to Lake Tepake, a stunning glacial-fed lake, where you enjoy views of the solitary Church of the Good Shepherd and the Southern Alps mountain range. Finally, continuing through the Canterbury Plains to Christchurch, where your full day tour concludes.
- Lindis Pass
- Mackenzie Country scenery
- Aoraki / Mount Cook National Park
- Lake Pukaki
- Lake Tekapo - a stunning glacial-fed lake
- Church of the Good Shepherd
- Canterbury Plains
Hotel Pick Up
- A complimentary hotel-pick up is included in this day tour. At the time of booking, please select your designated accommodation property to book this in and obtain your pick-up time. Please ensure you are waiting 10 minutes prior at your designated pick-up location
If you have booked a hotel
- Select your hotel name and pick up time from the location drop down list provided. If your hotel is not listed, select an alternative hotel in close proximity and make your way to that hotel on the day of the tour. Alternatively, choose Athol Street in the middle of the car park from the location drop down list and make your way to that location on the day of the tour, as this is the main departure point
If you have not yet booked a hotel
- Select Athol Street in the middle of the car park from the location drop down list provided as this is the main departure point for the tour. Once your hotel arrangements have been finalised, you can contact the local tour operator to change your pick up details. Local tour operator's contact details will appear on your tour voucher
If your hotel is not listed or you do not require a hotel pick up
- Select Athol Street in the middle of the car park from the location drop down list provided as this is the main departure point for the tour. Make your way to this location at least 10 minutes prior to the tour departure time
Tour Time and Location
- This tour departs at 7.45am from Athol Street in the middle of the car park or hotel pickups and drop offs can be arranged. This tour returns at 6.55pm to 118 Bealey Ave (between Colombo St intersections).
Terms and Conditions
- No refund will be made against customer failure to report prior to departure. Claims for refunds due to circumstances beyond the control of tour operators, service supplier or customer should be submitted in writing, but no later than 30 days after the date of tour departure. Refunds must be claimed within 30 days of cancellation. It is recommended that customers adequately insure themselves against cancellation charges and the possible loss of money or personal belongings.
- 3 - 12 years inclusive. Infants under 3 years old no charge when not occupying a seat, however please advise sales staff when an infant is travelling. This applies to all tours except for GS9NW, GS9RNW, GS9ENW, GS9DN, CRW, KBA & KBP where child fares are 5 - 14 years inclusive and infants under 5 years. On GSOB1 child fares are 2-14 inclusive.
- Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
- Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience.
- Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction.
- For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
Mount Cook Day Tour ex Queenstown to ChristchurchAthol St, Auckland, NZ 1141