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…
Museum in Aoraki (Mt Cook) National Park

Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre

This multimedia museum opened just three weeks before the January 2008 death of the man widely regarded as the greatest New Zealander of all time. Sir Ed's commentary tracks were recorded only a few months before he…
Glacier in Aoraki (Mt Cook) National Park

Tasman Glacier

At 29km long and up to 4km wide, the Tasman is the largest of NZ's glaciers, but it's melting fast, losing hundreds of metres from its length each year. It is also melting from the surface down, shrinking around 150…