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Mt Cook Helicopter Flight and Tasman Glacier Walk
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Mount Cook and The Glaciers Helicopter Flight
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Tasman Valley Road, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu) New Zealand
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Mt Cook Small Group Tour from Queenstown
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Mt Cook Small Group Tour from Queenstown

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Take a break from the hectic Queenstown streets with this trip into the mighty Southern Alps. Spend the day at Mount Cook Village, nestled in the shadow of Aoraki Mount Cook, New Zealand’s tallest mountain. Enjoy free reign to set your own schedule, whether it’s hiking around the Alps, speeding around in jet boats or learning more about the mountains at Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Center.
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FyingKiwi wrote a review 15 Jan
Christchurch, New Zealand744 contributions284 helpful votes
If this were a fitness track for training mountain runners (which for at least one person appeared to tbe the case), then this track would be given an excellent rating. However, for the average visitor (like myself), who simply climbed the 300+ steps with an anticipation to see a beautiful lake containing icebergs (which is what all the literature provided indicates), then they are likely to meet with exhaustive disappointment. When you do reach the top. you see a large, not particularly attractive lake, with the face of the Tasman Glacier barely discernible a great distance away, and NO ice bergs. The climb may have been more endurable if there was more scenery, but essentially bareness was more the key feature. A forget it experience.
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Sue H wrote a review Nov 2020
Sydney, Aust3,831 contributions242 helpful votes
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Make sure you are wearing good shoes for the climb. I had to stop a few times to rest as I'm not very fit, but the walk is very do-able. Still well worth the walk up for the magnificent view.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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wmjowett wrote a review Oct 2020
Upper Hutt, New Zealand50 contributions6 helpful votes
This walk was well worth the view at the end. We had walked the Hooker Valley track and as we were were staying in Tekapo still had to drive back. But glad we made the effort. The steps are pretty hard (especially without fresh legs) but shouldn't be a problem for medium to good fitness level walkers. Weather wasn't great but my goodness the beautiful blue lake was stunning. The detour to the Blue lakes was disappointing. Just big puddles really. Great to visit without all the tourists, although the peace and tranquility at the lake was still spoilt by a large family group making a lot of noise. Another beautiful natural wonder. Interesting to read all about it as well.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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MarionK625 wrote a review Sep 2020
Wellington, New Zealand37 contributions2 helpful votes
we did this trip last weekend and we were not disappointed , it was a great experiemce. the guide was fun but orfessional and enhanced the trip.. Gentle walk to lake and safety precautions enforced. Fantastic views and stunning scenery, well worth doing. A great experience Cost also was reasonable as reduced with Covid
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Date of experience: September 2020
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flyingkiwis wrote a review Sep 2020
Christchurch, New Zealand396 contributions90 helpful votes
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A bit of a tough walk , but well worth it.be like a mountain goat over the rocks. Wear strong shoes.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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