Mt Cook Tour: Finish at Christchurch, Queenstown or Dunedin

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Embark on a day trip from Christchurch to Aoraki Mt Cook in a private hired car, exploring stunning landscapes and landmarks along the way. Choose to finish to Christchurch, Dunedin or Queenstown

Highlights

  • Choose to finish at Christchurch, Dunedin, Queenstown, or stay at Mount Cook
  • Immerse yourself in the majestic scenery of Mount Cook, Lake Tekapo & Pukaki
  • Enjoy complimentary bottled water, light packaged snacks and wi-fi on board
  • Enjoy the scenic beauty, alpine flora and fauna, and glacial waters
  • A private car experience with an experienced guide exclusively for your group

Description

Embark on a beautiful journey from Christchurch to Aoraki Mount Cook with us. Your day starts with a morning pick-up from your hotel or accommodation anywhere within Christchurch city. As we drive towards Mount Cook, enjoy the flexibility to briefly stop for washroom breaks or food or photos. Passing through the charming towns of Geraldine and Fairlie, take a brunch stop at the famous Fairlie bakehouse. You'll not only enjoy the scenic views but also soak in the history of these locations. Our first major stop is the renowned 'Church of the Good Shepherd' in Lake Tekapo. Take a brief leisurely walk along the picturesque Lake Tekapo. As we approach Lake Pukaki, enjoy a stop at panoramic lookout points and a scenic drive parallel to the tranquil blue waters, allowing you to soak in the serenity and capture breathtaking moments. The drive towards Mount Cook offers awe-inspiring views. Upon reaching Mount Cook, immerse yourself in the mesmerizing scenery. Opt for the Hooker Valley Track, featuring famous swing bridges, and catch a glimpse of ice at Hooker Lake as time permits. Look out for kea, the world's only alpine parrot. Alternatively, engage in other activities like a helicopter ride, depending on weather conditions. Make a brief stop at Mount Cook Visitor Centre and learn more about the history and place or opt for Tasman Glacier Walks if time permits. You have the option to either return to Christchurch or conclude your journey at Mount Cook to embark on a new adventure. You can also choose to be dropped off at either Dunedin or Queenstown. Please select the preferred option during the booking process. Regrettably, our enchanting journey concludes as we drop you off at your preferred location. Cherish the memories of time filled with spectacular landscapes and the essence of New Zealand's natural beauty.

Includes

Pickup and drop-off Private car experience with a guide/driver Water bottles Packaged snacks WiFi in the vehicle Commentary Use of charging cables

Important Information

  • This trip operates in all weather conditions unless there is a road closure. Please provide pickup location searchable on google maps.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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