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. Make Aoraki/Mt. Cook part of your personalized Mt. Cook Village itinerary using our Mt. Cook Village tourist route planner.
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  • This is one of the most picturesque places in NZ ! Highly recommend to spend at least 3 hours so you have enough time to enjoy the scenery. Not just the glacier itself, the sheep, suspension bridges, ...  more »
  • Aoraki/Mt Cook is a true gem for mountaineers and tourists alike. Do yourself a favour - don't leave NZ without a visit and a walk in the park.... even in the rain! 
  • This was a truly wonderful experience. It's a bit pricey, but it's worth every cent. A very experienced pilot will fly you to the glacier, travelling through breathtaking scenery, which he describes a...  more »