MOUNT COOK NATIONAL PARK

Mt Cook National Park is known for its exquisite alpine beauty and is home to the highest mountain in New Zealand, Mt Cook. Its Maori name, ‘Aoraki’ means ‘cloud piercer’ and at 12,016ft (3,755m) it towers above the surrounding snow-covered peaks in the park. A third of the park is covered in permanent ice and snow and the mighty Tasman Glacier is the longest glacier outside of the polar regions. This is the very heart and soul of a World Heritage and National Park wilderness playground. Ice, snow, hidden valleys, lakes and glaciers offer golden opportunities for discovery, relaxation and adventure.

SOCIAL
  • img
  • img
  • img

Other destinations you may be interested in

Ormiston Gorge
Alice Springs (NT)

ALICE SPRINGS Alice Springs – It’s Australia’s Oasis, the capital of t...

Read more
Sydney
Sydney (NSW)

SYDNEY A city of iconic attractions and brilliant beaches, Sydne...

Read more
Denmark Western Australia
Denmark

Picture a place of turquoise waters and white sandy beaches, where granite headlands curve gracef...

Read more

Curious about travel?

Inspiring travel itineraries and expert advice delivered to your inbox.

START PLANNING
img