Based in Lake Tekapo, Alpine Recreation organises high-altitude guided treks, as well as mountaineering courses and ski touring. Also on...
From Glentanner Park, the Helicopter Line does 20-minute Alpine Vista flights ($215), an exhilarating 30-minute flight over the Ben Ohau...
Chamois Bar & Grill
Chamois Bar & Grill is upstairs in Mt Cook Backpackers, 500m from the YHA, where it entertains with a pool table, big-screen TV and...
Lonely Planet review
Has half-day and three-hour kayaking trips negotiating icebergs across glacial bays in the Hooker Valley. Choose from the Tasman Glacier Lake or the pristine Mueller Glacier Lake (recommended for beginner kayakers). Book at the Old Mountaineers Cafe.