Aoraki/Mt Cook from Sealy Tarns

Image: Michael Hamilton | Creative Commons

Introduction

Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park is a rugged land of ice and rock, with 19 peaks over 3,000 metres including New Zealand's highest mountain, Aoraki/Mount Cook.

Highlights


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Weather forecasts, up-to-date track information and conservation merchandise, including publications and maps, are available at the DOC Visitor Centre.

Place overview

Activities

  • Climbing
  • Hunting
  • Walking and tramping

In this section

Find things to do and places to stay Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park

About this place

Getting there

This  park is located in the central part of the South Island, deep in the heart of the Southern Alps. Aoraki/Mount Cook village lies within the park with Twizel the nearest town outside. 

Contacts

Aoraki / Mt Cook National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 435 1186
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   mtcookvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   1 Larch Grove
Aoraki/Mt Cook
Postal Address:   PO Box 5
Aoraki/Mt Cook 7946
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