Guided tour

Queenstown: Mount Cook Premium Guided Day Tour

Queenstown: Mount Cook Premium Guided Day Tour

From £117.84 per person

Discover the wonders of Mount Cook on this full-day tour from Queenstown. Admire breathtaking scenery from start to finish, and enjoy 3.5 hours to explore Mount Cook Village and take in views of New Zealand’s highest peak.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 12 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Pickup is available from select hotels in Queenstown. Please provide your hotel name and address to arrange pickup. Pickup is not available for AirBnbs or private addresses, unless agreed with the local partner. If your hotel is not included in the pickup zone, please contact the local partner for a meeting point. Pickup times vary depending on your location, but the approximate departure time from Queenstown is 7:30 AM.


  • Travel through the heart of the South Island to the impressive Mount Cook
  • Visit iconic locations including the Cromwell Fruit Bowl, Lindis Pass, and Lake Pukaki
  • Spend 3.5 hours exploring Mount Cook Village and soaking up epic views
  • Enjoy hassle-free pickup and drop-off to your accommodation in Queenstown
Full description
The day begins with early morning pickup from your accommodation in Queenstown and heads through the heart of the South Island towards New Zealand’s tallest peak, Aoraki Mount Cook. Along the way, soak up unforgettable scenic views and stop at the Cromwell Fruit Bowl, Lindis Pass, Omarama, and Lake Pukaki. As you travel, listen to your guide’s fascinating commentary about the local scenery, history, and culture. Arrive at Mount Cook Village and spend 3.5 hours exploring. Choose to take a walk to the impressive Lake Mueller for a close-up look at Mount Sefton’s glaciers, or experience the incredible activities on offer at Mount Cook. On the return journey to Queenstown, enjoy a stop at the Twizel Salmon Farm, before arriving back to the city in the early evening.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Queenstown
  • Transportation in a premium van
  • Full-day guided tour
  • Local guide
  • Bottled water and onboard Wi-Fi
  • Food
  • Multilingual commentary
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Prepare for the activity

Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Snacks
  • Hiking shoes
  • Jacket
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  • Please note, this tour requires a minimum of 4 participants to operate. If the minimum is not met, you will be offered an alternative date or a full refund
  • Please be aware this is a full-day tour lasting up to 12 hours
  •  Although food is not included, there are stops along the way where you can purchase food
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