Mt. Cook Alpine Salmon Farm, Twizel

Categories: Farms, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
3.9/5 based on 95+ reviews on the web
Sushi and sashimi lovers won't want to miss a trip to Mt. Cook Alpine Salmon Farm, a fascinating tale of aquaculture. The farm breeds freshwater king salmon, hatched and raised in the glacier waters of New Zealand's Southern Alps. The alpine environment provides a unique, fast-flowing habitat for the salmon, enhanced by the change in seasons. These unique conditions yield extremely fit salmon with a low fat content and dense texture. Striving to achieve sustainable aquaculture, the farm encourages breeding by providing plenty of space for the fish to grow with as little human interference as possible. Visit the shop and enjoy the flavor from the comfort of their picturesque patio overlooking the lake, or simply pick some up to go. Make Mt. Cook Alpine Salmon Farm part of your personalized Twizel itinerary using our Twizel vacation builder.
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  • Before leaving Mount Cook, do make sure you visit Mt Cook Alpine Salmon. Mount Cook Alpine Salmon situated right beside the amazing Lake Pukaki, with a few picnic tables outdoor. We ordered a box of s...  read more »
  • First time seeing life salmon fish . We fed them too! Whoa! Fun seeing the fishes rushing for feed. Most exciting part is eating salmon sashimi. Very fresh and very delicious! Must visit! 
  • On the beautiful shores of Lake Tekapo (Cook, was not seen in the clouds) malekij House with a hardware shop from salmon farm, located straight on the road. The freshest salmon and divine-Bon apeti!
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