Aoraki/Mt. Cook, Mt. Cook Village

Categories: Outdoor Activities
Inspirock Rating:
5/5 based on 300+ reviews on the web
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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  • Such a beautiful area with stunning scenery. Easy drive along the highway towards the hermitage. Constantly changing views of Aoraki. 
  • Absolutely stunning. Must see. Great walks. Beautiful scenery. You must not miss this place. Food expensive and ordinary. Stay at Aoraki Court motel and cook for yourselves. 
  • Great location, very close to all the walks we wanted to do. Clean and comfortable room with a terrific view up the Hooker Valley. Breakfast in the sun on the deck outside an expansive Kitchen/Lounge ...  read more »
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