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On this full day Mt Cook Tour from Queenstown (12-hours) you’ll experience the unique alpine landscapes of the Southern Alps as you travel with Altitude Tours 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 a premium vehicle. 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.

The first stop is Cromwell, ‘Fruit Bowl of the South’ and its large fruit sculptures before heading through the dramatic Lindis Pass. After a brief stop in the quaint village of Omarama to get a snack or food to takeaway for lunch in Mt Cook, you’ll make your way along Lake Pukaki’s bright turquoise waters before entering Aoraki Mount Cook National Park between 11:30am – 12pm.

On arrival, take a walk to Lake Mueller for a close-up view of Mt Sefton’s glaciers or take the chance to experience one of the incredible activities Mt Cook has to offer. Choose to experience a Heli Hike on the Tasman Glacier, a scenic ski plane or helicopter flight, Glacier Explorer boat trip on the Tasman Glacier Lake or hike the Hooker Valley track for incredible views of Aoraki. You’ll then return to Queenstown stopping at High Country Salmon Farm in Twizel for fish feeding (if time allows) and a brief stop in Omarama to get afternoon tea or refreshments.

Why is this Chuffed Worthy? 

Altitude Tours are one of our favorite touring companies in Queenstown because they do things differently! A tour with Altitude is a small group experience, with a real focus on delivering a world class, personalized experience tailored as much as possible to the groups tastes & interests. Travel in luxurious vehicles, enjoy complimentary bottled water, Wi-Fi & fun Spotify playlists as you are whisked from one divine location to the next, what’s not to love! 


Full day tour from Queenstown to Mt Cook

12 Hours

$499 NZD

Embark from Queenstown in a luxury vehicle on a full day adventure through incredible landscapes to Mt Cook, NZ’s highest peak!

Experience provided by

Altitude Tours

Important Information
  • Please note activities are an additional cost and weather dependent.
  • Minimum numbers apply.
  • From time to time tour departs at 7:00 am instead of 7:30 am to connect with specific Mt Cook activities.
  • maximum group size for this activity is 18 passengers

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