Mount Cook & Lake Tekapo Day Tour from Christchurch

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Enjoy a small-group day tour to Aoraki Mount Cook. Visit the picturesque Church of Good Shepherd on the shores of the stunning turquoise Lake Tekapo, and enjoy a scenic walk to see the Tasman Glacier.

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  • Enjoy a day trip from Christchurch to Mount Cook National Park
  • Take a hike to Discover New Zealand's longest glacier and icebergs
  • Visit the stunning Lake Tekapo and discover the Church of Good Shepherd
  • Visit Lake Pukaki, the largest lake in Mackenzie region, and its alpine scenery


Experience dramatic glacier lakes, snow-capped mountains, and beautiful alpine walks on a small-group day trip from Christchurch. After pick-up from your hotel, journey to Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park, located a 4 hours' drive through spectacular and breathtaking landscapes. Visit the historic town of Geraldine. Then discover the heart of Mackenzie Country, the captivatingly turquoise Lake Tekapo, the iconic Church of Good Shepherd, and the well-recognized statue of Sheepdog. Travel through Lake Pukaki and admire stunning views of Mt. Cook from a distance. Enjoy a short scenic hike in the National Park to view the 23.5kms long Tasman Glacier which is the longest glacier in New Zealand before returning to Christchurch.


Pickup and drop-off from selected central Christchurch hotels Transport by air-conditioned minibus Bottled water Guided tour (except for walks in Mount Cook National Park)

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  • Tour operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately The tour is fully guided except for the walks in Mount Cook National Park A small amount of walking is involved Pickup time may be earlier than the tour start time You will have approximately 2.5 hours of free time in Mount Cook to savor lunch and enjoy a scenic walk in the national park This tour is 13 hours plus with pickup and drop-off

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