MENU

Visit our North Island destination hub for day by day itineraries, top things to do in North Island and more!

Aoraki / Mount Cook is the highest mountain in New Zealand. Its height, as of 2014, is listed as 3,724 metres . It sits in the Southern Alps, the mountain range that runs the length of the South Island. A popular tourist destination, it is also a favourite challenge for mountain climbers. Wikipedia

couples
friends
kids
solo

Key Highlights (Beta)

Things To Do (12)

5-Day South Island Tour from Christchurch

(58)
Mount Cook, North Island

See all the highlights of New Zealand's scenic South Island on this five-day guided sightseeing tour. Travel by coach from Christchurch to Queenstown, experience the majesty of Milford Sound, view the glacier at Franz Josef and travel aboard the famous TranzAlpine Express train. Highlights include Mount Cook, Queenstown, Milford Sound, Haast Past, Franz Joseph and the incredible TranzAlpine Rail Journey

Multi-day
from $1267
Buy Now

Explore Mount Cook from Christchurch

(30)
Mount Cook, North Island

Travel by road on a full day tour from Christchurch to Mount Cook, Australasia's highest mountain. Along the way you'll pass through the spectacular scenery of the Canterbury Plains, view MacKenzie Basin, Lakes Tekapo and Pukari and Tasman Glacier. Stop at Tekapo for some picture-esque photos and travel onwards to the Mt Cook Heritage Village. Enjoy a lunch at the Hermitage Hotel. Morning and afternoon snacks are also included on your guided tour.

from $254
Buy Now

Stray New Zealand: Morepork

(19)
Top Rated
Mount Cook, North Island

If you want to see all the Essential parts of New Zealand, and you've got 22+ days to explore, then the Essentials Freestyle Pass is for you! Starting from Auckland, you'll dig your own spa pool at Hot Water Beach, see bubbling mud and hobbits in Rotorua, hike NZ's best day walk at the Tongariro Crossing and explore the culture of the world's coolest little capital in Wellington. Heading to the South Island, you'll relax on the golden sand beaches of Abel Tasman National Park, before discovering the glaciers and rainforest of the wild West Coast. See the stunning views of Wanaka, before living out your wildest dreams in Queenstown. Heading up to Mount Cook, stay at the base of NZ's highest mountain. Go white water rafting or horse riding in Rangitata and explore street art in Christchurch. Check out the wildlife mecca of Kaikoura before heading back up to finish in Auckland! You can hop on and off the route anywhere you like for up to 12 months, so you can see more and do more!

Covid Safety Measures
Multi-day
from $2500
Buy Now

Mount Cook Lake Tekapo & Tasman Glacier Private Tour

(15)
Top Rated
Mount Cook, North Island

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 at the Hermitage Hotel • Explore one of the many alpine walks in Mount Cook National Park

Free Cancellation
Covid Safety Measures
from $330
Buy Now

8-Day Tour: South Island from Christchurch, Franz Josef, Wanaka and Queenstown

(14)
Top Rated
Mount Cook, North Island

See the best of New Zealand’s stunning South Island on this unforgettable 8-day tour! Traveling by private luxury vehicle you’ll visit all the highlights of this amazing destination on an counter-clockwise route from Christchurch. Explore Arthur’s Pass, see West Coast rainforests from Franz Josef Glacier, and visit Mount Cook and Queenstown. Customize your tour to your preference with a range of optional activities (own expense) including helicopter rides, mountain walks, bungee jumps and more! The service that we provide is a private luxury tour service, not a large group tour. Other than our friendly tour staff you will not be sharing your tour with anyone outside of your own party so you can rest assured that this is your tour and we’ll do exactly what you want to make it your perfect trip. With a round-trip transfer from Christchurch Airport or your local hotel plus seven nights of accommodation included, this adventure-laden tour enables you to see the South Island with ease.

Multi-day
from $5341
Buy Now

Travel Videos (20)

MT Cook NZ // Top 5 THINGS TO DO mount cook NZ

Mt cook new Zealand. This is my MT cook guide of what to do for your trip to mount cook national park, these are my top 5 things to ...

August 24, 2020

10 Top Things to Do on a North Island Road Trip, New Zealand | Travel Guide

Did you enjoy this video? Help us get more destinations on board by hitting the subscribe button! Thank you! ☆ Welcome to Top ...

June 2, 2020

10 Must-Do North Island Experiences! New Zealand Travel Tips [ Ep 02 ]

New Zealand Travel Tips Part 2 — Here's our Top 10 experiences, things to do and attractions to see in the North Island. ✪ Want ...

August 5, 2021

Top 10 Places + What To Do | North Island New Zealand

Hey guys today I'm sharing the top 10 places in the north island and what to do there! Auckland Eden park rainbows end Sky ...

January 23, 2021

New Zealand Holiday Itinerary — Travel Costs, Things To Do & Best Places To Visit

If you're thinking about a New Zealand holiday and want to know some of the top things to do and the best places to visit in New ...

December 8, 2020

14 Day Itinerary of North Island, New Zealand - With Motorhome

This is our 14 day itinerary of the North Island, New Zealand. Click here to view North Island Itineraries - https://hubs.ly/H0fV4vg0 ...

December 26, 2018

Winter Scenic Drive to Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand 4K

This was one of the best driving experiences I have had in this beautiful part of New Zealand. On 14 July 2022, I spent almost an ...

July 22, 2022

The amazing Tasman Valley, Mt. Cook | New Zealand | don't forget to subscribe #glacier #track #walk

Pemandangan di ujung Tasman Valley track, Mt. Cook, New Zealand. #Mt.cook #newzealand #glacier more info: ...

September 16, 2021

Travelling to the Cook Islands in 2022 - What It's Really Like! - Rarotonga, Cook Islands Part 1

We start our first international trip in over two years to the beautiful island of Rarotonga in the Cook Islands! #rarotonga ...

March 18, 2022

Places to visit in New Zealand - Mount Cook

Places to visit in New Zealand - Mount Cook - Amazing scenery captured in Mount Cook National Park. Stunning aerial footage ...

December 14, 2016

What Bloggers Are Saying (57)

Itineraries
Activities
Popular
Videos
Tweets
Articles