Mt. Cook Alpine Salmon Shop

Mt. Cook Alpine Salmon Shop

Mt. Cook Alpine Salmon Shop
4.5
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
Located on the edge of Mt Cook National Park our shop is stocked with Freshwater King Salmon -raised in the cool glacial water of New Zealand's Southern Alps. We have a great selection of sashimi, fillets, whole salmon and smoked salmon for you to enjoy, as well as a picnic area with the world famous view of Lake Pukaki and Mt Cook. Currently open 7 days a week from 9am-5pm. Weather permitting.
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Avi
Sydney, Australia47 contributions
Jan 2024 • Family
We don’t have time to stop on the way into Aoraki/Mt Cook but so glad we did on our way out. The sashimi was so incredibly tasty and fresh and potentially some of the best I’ve ever had !! We feasted on it on our drive down to Queenstown and the only regret was we didn’t get more: Also tried the salmon spread which was delicious but maybe more cream cheese than I prefer (aware that’s how most people make it though). Still went down a treat with some crackers and a gorgeous lakeside view.

Food aside it’s also a picture perfect postcard setting there on the lake with a snow covered Aoraki/Mt Cook in background.

Definitely recommend!
Written 12 January 2024
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Northern_Traveler00
California74,903 contributions
Oct 2023 • Couples
Stopped here on our way to Mt. Cook, didn't look like much from the outside, but the salmon options were plentiful and delicious! Do stop in and try some!
Written 11 November 2023
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Hi there. Thank you for stopping by. Glad you enjoyed your visit. Enjoy the rest of your travels!
Written 4 December 2023
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Malibu55
Shanghai, China55 contributions
Apr 2023
This would be a must stop if you are traveler that enjoys Salmon.

The shop is unassuming, considering it’s the home of best Salmon in the world (according to NYT), the views from the picnic table are very nice.

Prices for the sashimi pieces of Salomon were reasonable.

If you’re in the Mt. Cook area take a 20 to 30 min stop for some great salmon and views.
Written 5 July 2023
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Hi, Thanks for stopping by. We're glad you enjoyed your visit.
Written 4 December 2023
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Christine L
Sydney, Australia3 contributions
Apr 2023 • Couples
We had the best salmon sashimi we've ever tasted, and it was wonderful eating it outside enjoying the beautiful view over Lake Pukaki.
Written 8 April 2023
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TheTouringWineLover
Melbourne, Australia146 contributions
Jan 2023 • Friends
Dropped in to enjoy refreshments on stage one of the Alps to Ocean ride.
Salmon Sashimi was delicious.
Great range of other salmon products, and assortment of other food also available.

Outdoor benches just outside with lovely views overlooking Lake Pukaki.
Written 18 February 2023
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Mumma&Co
Timaru, New Zealand6,200 contributions
Jan 2023 • Solo
Stunning spot which is really underutilized. Ended up just getting a drink & walking around outside admiring the view.
Written 1 January 2023
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rememr
Singapore, Singapore951 contributions
Nov 2022
Recommend to drop by along the way to Mt Cook.

Salmon sashimi is served Japanese style with wasabi and soy sauce.
Various hot and cold drinks as well as souvenir items also on sale.

Enjoyed the sashimi with the awesome view of the lake!
Written 4 December 2022
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Angelkitana
Singapore, Singapore240 contributions
Nov 2022 • Couples
Stopping by a salmon shop for fresh salmon sashimi by Lake Pukaki feels like such a stereotypically “Asian tourist” thing to do, but we did it anyway.

There is something about the experience of ordering as much fresh salmon sashimi as you want (100g is $12.50 and 500g is $42), and then eating it on the spot with the views of a gorgeous blue lake. An order of salmon sashimi comes with chopsticks, wasabi and soy sauce, and you can also order certain hot drinks including green tea to go with your sashimi.
Written 9 November 2022
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Naina-Damani
London, UK1,032 contributions
Mar 2020
Mt Cook Alpine Salmon shop is located on fabulous Lake Pukaki, which is a perfect spot to explore the scenery.
Written 26 February 2021
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Siobhan K
1 contribution
Oct 2020 • Family
Great views and spot for lunch, terrible customer service with a very grumpy lady! Unfortunately will not be back.
Written 11 October 2020
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We are so sorry to hear about your experience; it's not feedback we often get as our team is known for their great customer service. Your feedback has been passed to the manager. If you could possibly let us know the date you visited, they will look into it. We do apologise and hope you come back so we can set things right!
Written 12 October 2020
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MT. COOK ALPINE SALMON SHOP: All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go (with Photos)

Frequently Asked Questions about Mt. Cook Alpine Salmon Shop

Mt. Cook Alpine Salmon Shop is open:
  • Sun - Sat 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM