A gradual climb leads to a lookout point of Wakefield Ridge and Aoraki/Mount Cook. This popular walk offers birdlife, a great view of the mountains and a sheltered place to experience the outdoors in poor weather.
Aoraki/Mount Cook village is located within the national park. Twizel the nearest town.
From Twizel travel north on SH 8 for approximately 9 km. Turn left onto SH 80 (Mt Cook Road). Follow SH 80 for 55 km until you reach Aoraki/Mt Cook village.
Turn left into Bowen Drive and follow for approximately 550 m until you reach the Mt Cook public shelter.