Mt Cook & Lake Tekapo Day Tour(Private Tour)


Enjoy a private day tour to Aoraki/Mount Cook - the tallest mountain in New Zealand. Visit the picturesque town of Lake Tekapo, admire stunning alpine views from Lake Pukaki, and enjoy a delicious lunch at the Hermitage Hotel.

Tours Highlights:

• Enjoy a day trip from Christchurch to discover incredible glaciers, lakes and rivers.
•Sample award-winning cheese at a local cheese factory in Geraldine.
•Visit the iconic Church of Good Shepherd and Bronze Sheepdog Statue in Lake Tekapo.
•Admire Lake Pukaki, the largest lake in Mackenzie region, and stunning alpine scenery.
•Savor a delicious lunch with spectacular views of Mt Cook at the Hermitage Hotel cafe.
•Explore one of the many alpine walks or activities in Mount Cook National Park.

 

 

THIS IS A PRIVATE TOUR (i.e. ONLY FOR ONE PARTY)

Mt Cook & Lake Tekapo Day Tour Including lunch – Duration 12 hours (Tour Start Time: 8am)

$950 Tour/Transport Price For up to 5 people

$1250 Tour/Transport Price For 6 - 11 people

Optional Extra:

Lunch at Hermitage Hotel extra $35 adult & $20 children (upto 13 years)

Secnic Flight with snow Landing (25 min) $299 adult & $255 children (4 to 12 years) infant free (0 to 3 years)

Secnic Flight with snow Landing (35 min) $399 adult & $339 children (4 to 12 years) infant free (0 to 3 years)

TOUR DESCRIPTION & Stops

•Christchurch: Pick up from you accomodation or preffered location at 7am.

•Geraldine
Set at the heart of the Canterbury region at the foot of the Southern Alps, Geraldine is the gateway to the lakes in the central Mackenzie Basin and the beginning of the Starlight Highway to Tekapo's world renowned UNESCO Aoraki McKenzie International Dark Sky Reserve. Geraldine is the perfect place to stop for refreshments and break your journey.

•Lake Tekapo
Visit captivatingly turquoise Lake Tekapo.  

•The Church of the Good Shepherd
Situated on the shores of Lake Takapō amongst the natural beauty of the lake and the mountains, the Church of the Good Shepherd was built to the glory of God and as a memorial to the pioneers of the Mackenzie Country.  

•Lake Pukaki
Lake Pukaki is a shimmering blue jewel set into a grand alpine playground - an iconic New Zealand landscape of high mountain peaks, glacier fed alpine lakes and golden tussocks stretched beneath an endless sky. Sir Peter Jackson chose this part of the Southern Alps - the main divide stretching north-south the length of New Zealand's South Island - as the setting for ‘Lake-town’ in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.

•Aoraki/Mt. Cook
Arrive at Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park where you can savor a scrumptious lunch at Hermitage Hotel and explore Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre (Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes).

•Blue Lakes and Tasman Glacier walks
At around 27 km long, the Tasman Glacier is the longest glacier in New Zealand. This hike require moderate fitness and is approximately a 60 min return hike. There are good views of the Tasman Glacier, Terminal Lake, Icebergs and Aoraki Mt Cook from the lookout and the most popular hike in the national park (Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes). Instead of hike, if you would like to take a secnic flight that can be arranged.

Clients who wish to do different hike or activity that can be arranged. Please specify at the time of booking.

•Christchurch: Drop off at your accomodation or preffered location at 8pm.

KEEPING YOU SAFE DURING COVID-19

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Vaccination is strongly encouraged and remains the best protection against COVID-19. NZ COVID Tracer App is no longer required due to recent changes to self-isolation rules. 
  • Masks are required on tour coach and you must not travel if you're feeling unwell.
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

 

Price Includes:

  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transport in luxurious van (Late model Mercedes Benz)
  • Private Tour(i.e. only for one party)
  • Professional guide
  • Bottled Water
  • Lunch at Hermitage Hotel(if option selected or POA)

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