Enjoy the scenic route from Christchurch to Mount Cook; featuring rolling green valleys and breathtaking lakes you'll have the opportunity to soak up the scenery as your air-conditioned coach travels out of the city and into the wilderness. Stopping along the way, the journey from Christchurch to Mount Cook is broken up with morning tea (own expense) in Geraldine and multiple stops along the way to admire the natural landscape. Travel to spectacular Mount Cook on a half-day sightseeing tour from Christchurch and stay on in Mount Cook Village to soak up the view.
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Stop At: Kiwi Country Visitor Centre, 38 Waihi Terrace, Geraldine 7930 New Zealand
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: Lake Tekapo 7945 New Zealand
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: 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
Pass By: Lake Pukaki, New Zealand
Lake Pukaki is the largest of three roughly parallel alpine lakes running north-south along the northern edge of the Mackenzie Basin on New Zealand's South Island. The others are Lakes Tekapo and Ohau.
Stop At: Aoraki Mount Cook National Park Visitor Centre, 1 Larch Grove, Mt. Cook Village, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 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: 10 minutes
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- Transportation is wheelchair accessible
- Infants must sit on laps
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
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- Lunch (if option selected)
- Local driver guide
- Live commentary on board
- Modern air-conditioned coach with free WiFi
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Food and drinks, unless specified
Lichfield Street, Lichfield St, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
Traveler pickup is offered
Hotel pick ups need to be requested at least 24 hours prior.
Hotel pick ups in most cases will be earlier. Please check with provider open til 8pm - Toll free within NZ 0800744487
Mount Cook, Mt Cook, Canterbury 7999, New Zealand
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