Mt Cook and the MacKenzie Country are located to the east of the Southern Alps, in New Zealand's South Island. Mount Cook National Park was gazetted in October 1953 and was established to protect the area's landscape, flora and fauna. At 3,754 metres, Mt Cook (Aoraki) is New Zealand's highest mountain. Tekapo and Twizel, the two closest towns to Mt Cook, are also popular tourist destinations and holiday hot spots.
Air Milford proudly operates the only Cessna Caravan aircraft based in Queenstown. This aircraft offers leather seating, quiet air conditioned comfort and great viewing for all passengers. It is one of the safest aircraft flying today. Eco-tours, aircraft charters, fishing, hunting and personalised tours. Flights to Milford Sound, Doubtful Sound, the Southern Alps and Glaciers.
Scenic flights over the South Island’s spectacular Southern Alps. Our high wing Cessna seats five and provides fantastic viewing and photo opportunities. Enjoy unimpeded views as you fly through a landscape of unbelievable grandeur and beauty. Scenic routes include Mt Cook & West Coast Glaciers and the Rangitata Headwaters. Airport transfers from Christchurch to Queenstown or anywhere in between.
Spectacular and unforgettable Grand Traverse scenic flights of the Mount Cook and Westland World Heritage Parks. Explore the alpine wonderland of New Zealand's highest mountains and largest glaciers on this incredible flightseeing experience. Depart hourly from Lake Tekapo, Glentanner Park and Franz Josef on modern, well equipped aircraft. All window seats.
The Southern Alp foothills undergo magical transformation in winter. A covering of snow creates an extensive playground for trampers on snowshoes. Hike 3 hours to our cosy mountain-hut at the snowline(1280m). A base to explore a winter wonderland of ice-covered streams, curving ridges, snowy valleys and relax with warmth of a pot-belly stove. We operate over winter months, July-September inclusive.
You'll be inspired by the magic light of the Mackenzie Country across golden tussock, snow-capped peaks and turquoise of Lake Tekapo, when you trek with the team at Alpine Recreation. Hike above the foothills of the Southern Alps and climb a 2070m peak, returning to a cosy mountain hut. Enjoy a star-studded evening sky on this ideal introduction to hiking.
Amazing New Zealand is a New Zealand based consultancy (specialising solely on New Zealand tours) creating innovative and imaginative self-drive itineraries tailored to your own requirements. We can offer you great diversity to take you off the beaten track and away from the mass tourism wherever possible to see and experience the REAL New Zealand.
Style and comfort at an affordable price, this sparkling new affordable self-catering lodge offers 16 rooms with en suite bathrooms. Doubles, twins and family rooms—most with king-size beds and awesome views. Guests will be treated to modern appointments, warmth, comfort, friendly personalised service and spectacular views of Mt Cook and the Southern Alps. Located midway between Queenstown and Christchurch.
Aoraki Mount Cook National Park contains over 20 mountain peaks over 3,000 metres tall including the counties highest mountain - Aoraki Mount Cook (made famous by Sir Edmond Hillary). Many walking, tramping and climbing options start in the Mt Cook village. Stargazing is one of the highlights.
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Anneke and Aaron Stewart Welcome you. Superb accommodation in the heart of the Mackenzie Country in Twizel. Just 40 minutes away from Aoraki/Mount Cook Heritage Park. The units are very spacious, clean, quiet and affordable. Containing king-size beds, double spa-unit, SkyTV, guest laundry and central heating. Simply a wonderful place to explore Mount Cook and the Mackenzie Country.
14 comfortable warm self-contained units in peaceful, high country setting. Motel accommodation in Omarama, on Aoraki/Mt Cook to Queenstown Highway. Offering the peace of a quiet country setting, walking distance to village shops/restaurants. On-site tackle shop, carrying good range of tackle and equipment, especially flies and lures for local waters. On Alps-to-Ocean Cycle Trail. Guest Select-50 Sky channels, Free Wi-fi.
Bike It Now! offers a great range of tour packages that will get you out there and cycling the trails in Central Otago and beyond. Otago Central Rail Trail, Roxburgh Gorge and Clutha Gold, Alps2Ocean, Queenstown Trail and Wanaka Trails.
Here at Christchurch Touring Company, we specialise in small group tours, luxury charter services, cruise ship excursions and exclusive airport transfers. Our range includes Christchurch City, Canterbury and the surrounding regions – including Kaikoura, Akaroa and Banks Peninsula, Hanmer Springs and further afield.
This beautiful little iceberg-studded lake lies in the heart of Mt Aspiring National Park, in the south-west of New Zealand's South Island. It can be accessed during a 3-4 day hike by experienced hikers only – a truly off the beaten track destination surrounded by some of the most beautiful and most dramatic scenery in the country.
Looking for the experience of a lifetime? Then come and enjoy the amazing South Island with us, catch a salmon, sample local wine, have lunch and enjoy the High Country at New Zealand’s highest and most remote winery Ladybird Hill. We'll treat you like royalty from start to finish.
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This event will have a duration of 1 hour 30 minutes in the Planetarium and will consist of a 1-hour ‘live’ show with a presenter free flying through the universe and a 30-minute movie. As there will be two items, it ...
Where: The Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre, Aoraki Mt Cook
Address: Bowen Drive, Aoraki Mount Cook Village, Aoraki Mt Cook
From: 2:30pm on Friday 9th October 2015
To: 5:15pm on Saturday 10th October 2015