Christchurch to Queenstown via Mount Cook One-Way Tour

Day Trips & Excursions in Christchurch

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from$208.88
4.3 out of 5

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Venture out on a one-way sightseeing tour from Christchurch to Queenstown via Mt Cook and experience the splendour of the NZ Southern Alps. Enjoy the spectacular sights of the glacier-fed Lake Tekapo, farmland of the Canterbury Plains and New Zealand's tallest mountain Aoraki (Mt Cook), situated in a national park and UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Enjoy the scenic route from Christchurch to Queenstown via Mt Cook on this one-way sightseeing tour that'll allow you to experience the splendour of the NZ Southern Alps. Departing Christchurch in the morning, we travel through the fertile farmland of Canterbury Plains towards the shores glacier-fed Lake Tekapo. Stretch your legs and visit the solitary Church of the Good Shepherd before the journey continues to Mount Cook Village. Enjoy lunch at the Hermitage Hotel (optional extra) and soak up breathtaking views of Aoraki Mount Cook National Park. There's time to explore and even take a scenic flight (additional cost, weather permitting, can be booked by your driver on the day) on this Mount Cook day tour! As we drive out of Mount Cook National Park and enter Mackenzie country we stop for afternoon tea (own expense) and visit a local family orchard (time permitting). Your tour concludes in Queenstown, the adventure capital of New Zealand!

What’s included

  • Buffet lunch (if options selected at time of booking)
  • Local driver guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Modern air-conditioned coach with free WiFi

What’s not included

  • Scenic Flight
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
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