Aoraki-Mt Cook Private Day Tour From Christchurch for Upto 5 People & RETURN

Kid Friendly in Fairlie

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This is a private tour where you can sit back, relax and not worry about driving in the mountains; and in winter, on snow covered roads. This is your tour. Unlike a bus tour your knowledgable and professional driver/guide will do everything he can to make this tour a 'memeory you will never forget'. He will stop at all the best vantage points and share the interesting history and fact of this beautiful region.**** Proud Member: ProGuidesNZ
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Christchurch Cathedral, Christchurch, Canterbury Region, South IslandLet us meet you at your accommodation - departure time 8:30 amStop At: Geraldine Cinema, Geraldine, Canterbury Region, South IslandShopping and Rest Room stopDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Fairlie Heritage Museum, Fairlie, Mackenzie District, Canterbury Region, South IslandA chance for a coffee and maybe sample the award winning pies from the Fairlie Bakehouse - Yum++Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Three Creeks, Burkes Pass, Mackenzie District, Canterbury Region, South IslandBe amazed at the craftsmanship of this hand made outdoor furniture. Three Creeks in Burkes Pass offers an interesting shopping experience in the heart of the MacKenzie Country.Housed in a General Store, 1950s Service Station, Blacksmith Shop and Trading Store, the shops at Three Creeks provide a wealth of art works, crafts, giftware, retro collectibles, wooden furniture, and much more. Plus there’s a Retro Coffee Caravan. A must do!Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Lake Tekapo, Lake Tekapo, Mackenzie District, Canterbury Region, South IslandA most stunning lake - an integral part of the hydro power scheme so famous in this area. Visit the iconic Church of the Good Shepherd and McKenzie Dog StatueSee the Tekapo Military Camp where it can get down to -15 deg during winter.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Lake Pukaki, Canterbury Region, South IslandWonder at the pristine colours of Lake Pukaki - a-maze-ing!Visit a Salomon Farm maybe.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Aoraki Mount Cook Adventure Centre, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu), Mackenzie District, Canterbury Region, South IslandHome of The Hermitage Hotel and the Sir Edmond Hillary Alpine Centre.Discover the history of this iconic region. A tribute to Sir Edmund Hillary, humanitarian, ambassador and one of the world's greatest explorers, the centre showcases the Aoraki Mount Cook region, its people and its place in the universe.The Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre's 126-seat custom-designed theatre is the world's only theatre with 2D, 3D and a Digital Dome Planetarium, contained within the same space. Cutting edge technology allows the 2D screen to raise up for storage while the 3D screen is in use and the Digital Dome Planetarium to lower into place when required.In the foyer of the theatre you'll find our museum showcasing the history of the Mount Cook region through transport, climbing, The Hermitage Hotel and pioneer extraordinaire, Sir Edmund Hillary himself.Duration: 2 hoursPass By: Christchurch Cathedral, Christchurch, Canterbury Region, South IslandReturn you to your Christchurch accommodation stopping as necessary, one last time, at all those amazing photo spots

What’s included

  • Lunch
  • Light frefreshments provided complimentary enroute.
  • Entry/Admission - Geraldine Cinema
  • Entry/Admission - Fairlie Heritage Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Three Creeks
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Tekapo
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Pukaki
  • Entry/Admission - Aoraki Mount Cook Adventure Centre

What’s not included