Queenstown to Mount Cook Sightseeing Tour

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Queenstown to Mount Cook Sightseeing Tour
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Discover the splendour of the NZ Southern Alps on this one-way sightseeing tour from Queenstown to Mount Cook. Relax on board your air-conditioned coach and admire the scenery as you journey north; from the winding Kawarau River Gorge to rugged ranges and Mirror Lakes. Travel through the historical gold mining region of Central Otago and over the Lindis Pass towards your destination, Mount Cook Village.
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In Brief

Location:
Queenstown, New Zealand
Country:
New Zealand
Duration:
4 hours 30 minutes
Operates:
Daily
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Itinerary
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Stop At: GreatSights, Carpark 9-11 Athol Street, Queenstown 9300 New Zealand

Departing point

Duration: 1 minute

Pass By: Lake Pukaki, New Zealand

Lake Pukaki is the largest of three roughly parallel alpine lakes running north-south along the northern edge of the Mackenzie Basin on New Zealand's South Island. The others are Lakes Tekapo and Ohau.

Pass By: Central Otago, Alexandra, Cromwell New Zealand

Stop for snacks at the fruit shop

Stop At: Aoraki/Mt. Cook, Mt. Cook Road, Mt. Cook Village, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu) New Zealand

o We are now entering the Mt Cook National Park, one of 14 National Parks in New Zealand. The area of the park is 70,696 hectares and has the highest mountains and largest glaciers in New Zealand it was established as a National Park in 1953. The Maori name for Mt Cook is Aoraki which means ‘Sky Piercer’. It is a rugged land of ice and rock with 19 mountain peaks over 3,000 metres including Mt Cook which is 3,753 metres the highest mountain in New Zealand, however, Mt Cook used to be 3,763 metres.

Duration: 1 minute

Inclusions

  • Lunch (if option selected)
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pickup from Queenstown
  • Hotel drop-off at Mount Cook
  • Wifi where avalible

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities

Departure Time

7:30 AM

Departure Point

Athol Street, Athol St, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand

Traveler pickup is offered
Hotel pickups in most cases will be earlier. Please check with provider open til 8 pm

If you pick up location is not on the supplied list please contact our reservations team 24 hours prior

Returns To

Mount Cook (Aoraki), Canterbury 7999, New Zealand

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Hotel Pickup

When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:

What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.

What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.

What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 3.8 out of 5 based on the last 5 recent reviews

great
• Submitted 23 May 2012
A must when you are in the south.
• Submitted 02 Jan 2018
It was an experience I will never forget!
• Submitted 22 Jan 2013
Long journey by coach. Not actually much to do there. Food not great. A little interesting scenery on route.
• Submitted 01 Jun 2016
Hassle free travel we liked it
• Submitted 05 May 2015

In Brief

Location:
Queenstown, New Zealand
Country:
New Zealand
Duration:
4 hours 30 minutes
Operates:
Daily

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