Christchurch to Queenstown via Mount Cook One-Way Tour

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.

per adult from

$293

NZD

Duration

11 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • 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 excluded :
    • Scenic Flight
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Kiwi Country Visitor Centre, 38 Waihi Terrace, Geraldine 7930 New Zealand

    o Geraldine is a popular little town for arts and crafts and market days and has a reputation as a home for gifted artists and talented people such as Austen Deans and John Badcock who have their studios in the township. There are edible creations as well such as the local Geraldine cheese maker, chocolatier and the internationally recognised Barkers fruit products all have outlets in the town. We stop at the Kiwi Country Visitor centre for morning and afternoon tea breaks along with a comfort stop

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: The Church of the Good Shepherd, Pioneer Drive, Lake Tekapo 7999 New Zealand

    The majestic setting of the Church of the Good Shepherd attracts visitors from all over the world. We encourage you to take a few quiet minutes to enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the lake and mountains; in our opinion it is God's greatest cathedral.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Lake Tekapo 7945 New Zealand

    o Lake Tekapo the mountain ranges to the front are the Ben Ohau Ranges and the Southern Alps. Lake Tekapo is fed by the Godley Glacier and the Macauley River, which explains the turquoise colour of the lake from the glacial effect. Great stop for photos of the area.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park, Canterbury 7999, New Zealand

    We are now entering the Mt Cook National Park, one of 14 National Parks in New Zealand. The area of the park is 70,696 hectares and has the highest mountains and largest glaciers in New Zealand it was established as a National Park in 1953. The Maori name for Mt Cook is Aoraki which means ‘Sky Piercer’. It is a rugged land of ice and rock with 19 mountain peaks over 3,000 metres including Mt Cook which is 3,753 metres the highest mountain in New Zealand, however, Mt Cook used to be 3,763 metres.

    Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Lichfield Street, Lichfield St, Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Hotel pick ups in most cases will be earlier. Please check with provider open til 8pm - Toll free within NZ 0800744487If your pick up location is not on the supplied list please contact our reservations team 24 hours prior
    Departure Time :
    7:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Athol Street, Athol St, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Each traveler is allowed 2 Bags weighing no more than 20kg each and 1 carry-on bag. Oversized or excessive luggage (e.g. surfboards, golf clubs or bikes) may have certain restrictions, please inquire with the operator prior to travel to confirm if your excess luggage is acceptable
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

9

Organised by GreatSights

Activity ID: V-3910GS62

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