Aoraki/Mt Cook and Lake Tekapo Small Group Tour


Enjoy a small group 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:

  • Small Group, this tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers.
  • 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 in Mount Cook National Park


 

THIS IS A SMALL GROUP TOUR  (Maximun 10 people)

Mt Cook & Lake Tekapo Day Tour – Duration 12 hours (Tour Start Time: 7am)

ADULT: $340 With Lunch & $300 Without Lunch 

Child: $100 With Lunch & $130 Without Lunch (3 to 14 years)

No charge for infant under 3 years old.

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

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

Itinerary Stop At:

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 (Duration: 20 minutes).

Lake Tekapo

Visit captivatingly turquoise Lake Tekapo (Duration: 20 minutes).  

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 (Duration: 20 minutes).  

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 (Duration: 20 minutes).

Aoraki/Mt. Cook

Arrive at your final destination of Mount Cook where you'll savor a scrumptious lunch at Hermitage Hotel (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. Please specify at the time of booking.

Keeping you safe during COVID-19

What you can expect during your visit:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff

Price Includes:

  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transport in luxurious van (2017 or late model Mercedes Benz)
  • Private tour
  • Professional guide
  • Lunch at Hermitage Hotel (If option selected)

COMPLIMENTARY HOTSPOT WIFI & LIGHT REFRESHMENTS PROVIDED

 

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