Mount Cook Full-Day Tour: Queenstown to Christchurch

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Encounter breathtaking sights on this full-day guided tour from Christchurch. Journey through the dramatic landscapes in the Mount Cook National Park, visit Lake Tekap, and see the Southern Alps.

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Highlights

  • Marvel at the awe-inspiring vastness of the Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park
  • Admire the turquoise blue waters of Lake Tekapo, a stunning glacial-fed lake
  • See the Church of the Good Shepherd and admire its views
  • Take in the diverse sights of the Canterbury Plains and Mackenzie Country
  • Discover early-settler cottages in the small town of Geraldine

Description

Discover the natural wonders of New Zealand’s dramatic landscapes and experience the best sights of this unique environment on this full-day tour. Sit back and take in the views as you are transported from Queenstown to Christchurch, through the rugged yet beautiful landscapes and over the Lindis Pass. Appreciate the distinctive geography of Mackenzie Country as you journey to Mount Cook National Park. Be amazed at the majesty of New Zealand’s highest peak, Mount Cook, also known by its Maori name, Aoraki (Cloud Piercer). The park boasts a truly awe-inspiring landscape with more than thirty 3,000 meter high peaks and five of New Zealand’s largest glaciers. Take the opportunity to absorb the unforgettable views of Mount Cook in the village where you will have time to enjoy lunch at your own expense. Visit Lake Tekapo and marvel at its bluer than blue glacial water. Then encounter the solitary and quaint Church of the Good Shepherd, nestled just meters from the lake. Continue your journey and take in the sights of the spectacular Southern Alps and the rich farmlands of the Canterbury Plains as we transport you to Christchurch, where your day concludes.

Includes

Full-day sightseeing tour Pick-up and drop-off at selected hotels in Queenstown and Christchurch Knowledgeable local driver guide

Important Information

  • A comprehensive English commentary is provided by the driver guide while headsets are provided in Spanish, Mandarin (Chinese) and Japanese. Please contact the tour operator at the time of booking if you require one of these headsets.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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