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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  • Mount Cook is a very beautiful and majestic mountain. What more is there to say. Go see for yourself.  more »
  • Coming down from Tekapo and seeing this mountain range is just breathtaking! Beautiful drive and well worth coming to look!  more »
  • We are from Colorado, which has beautiful mountains. Mt. Cook and the Southern Alps are even more impressive. More vertical and very active glaciation. Absolutely stunning. Visitor Center is also very...  more »