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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.
Aoraki/Mt. Cook Tours
Fox Glacier and Mount Cook Helicopter Flight BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $236
Duration: 30 minutes
Queenstown to Mount Cook Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $104
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
45-Minute Mount Cook Ski Plane and Helicopter Combo Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $269
Duration: 45 minutes
Aoraki/Mt. Cook Reviews
前者是適合平日有做有氧運動的人，挑戰度高，因為他全布是階梯，等於一口氣爬上1700米高的山，共約2170個階梯，但山頭與雲等高的風景非常值得。另外hook valley 較多人走，他比較平坦好走～終點是個冰河湖，距離適中。兩者都要記得擦防曬和帶野餐食物喔！ more »The former is suitable for the usual aerobic movement of people, high degree of battle, because he is a full cloth ladder, waiting for a breath to climb 1700 meters high mountain, a total of about 2,170 ladder, but the mountain and cloud and other high wind scene is well worth it. In addition, Hook Valley more people go, he is relatively flat good walk ~ The final point is an ice lake, away from the right. Both of them have to remember to wipe the sunbathing and bring the picnic food Oh!
We had planned to spend the entire afternoon exploring this area but arrived later than planned into Twizel so weren’t sure if we should bother heading out to Mount Cook National Park so late in the d... more »
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