Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Aoraki (Mt Cook) National Park

Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park Visitor Centre

Arguably the best DOC visitor centre in NZ. It not only dispatches all necessary information and advice on tramping routes and weather conditions, it also houses excellent displays on the park's natural and human hi…
Glacier in Aoraki (Mt Cook) National Park

Tasman Glacier

At 27km long and up to 4km wide, the Tasman is the largest of NZ's glaciers, but it's melting fast, losing hundreds of metres of length each year. It is also melting from the surface, shrinking around 150m in depth …
Museum in Aoraki (Mt Cook) National Park

Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre

This multimedia museum opened just three weeks before the 2008 death of the man regarded by many as the greatest New Zealander of all time. The main attraction is a cinema and domed digital planetarium that screens …