Aoraki/Mt. Cook, Mt. Cook Village

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Explore the slopes of Aoraki/Mt. Cook, New Zealand's tallest mountain and home to alpine forests and glacial lakes. Soaring to a height of 3,724 m (12,218 ft), this mountain offers numerous trails, ranging from easy half-hour walks to alpine hikes lasting days at a time. Seasoned adventurers can try ascending the peak, conquered by Sir Edmund Hillary while training for Everest. Learn about this great explorer and the natural history of the region at the alpine center, located in Mt. Cook Village and featuring a theater with 3D screens and a digital dome planetarium. Take a look at our Mt. Cook Village day trip planning tool to schedule your visit to Aoraki/Mt. Cook and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Stayed very nr mt cook village in campsite which was surrounded by mountains and great views, was lucky to spot mt cook with no clouds around it to grab some photos  more »
  • Aoraki Mount Cook is amazing, and easily one of my favourite places. The scenery is amazing, and it is worth staying in Mount Cook Village for a couple of nights so you can do some of the walks, and j...  more »
  • And the staff becomes very much painting from a distance and is seen from the foot of surprised by its greatness. Cloudy in cloudy weather it's gone up to the top, but also the extraordinary in its size.
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