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Mount Cook Day Tour: Christchurch to Queenstown

by GreatSights
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Highlights

  • Embark on a single ticket tour from Christchurch to Queenstown

  • Experience the expansive farmland of Canterbury Plains

  • Take in the Church of the Good Shepherd at Lake Tekapo

  • Glimpse New Zealand's tallest mountain, Mount Cook

  • Enjoy lively commentary from your expert driver guide

Highlights

  • Embark on a single ticket tour from Christchurch to Queenstown

  • Experience the expansive farmland of Canterbury Plains

  • Take in the Church of the Good Shepherd at Lake Tekapo

  • Glimpse New Zealand's tallest mountain, Mount Cook

  • Enjoy lively commentary from your expert driver guide

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Mount Cook Day Tour: Christchurch to Queenstown

Activity Location

Mount Cook, Hermitage

89 Terrace Road

Mount Cook National Park 7999

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Commodore Airport Hotel, Christchurch,

    449 Memorial Avenue

    Christchurch 8053

  • Outside Bus Interchange

    Colombo Street

    Christchurch 8011

  • Peppers Clearwater Resort,

    Clearwater Avenue

    Christchurch 8051

  • 3. Chateau on the Park -

    189 Deans Avenue

    Christchurch 8011

  • 4. Heartland Hotel Cotswold,

    88-98 Papanui Road

    Christchurch 8014

  • 5. Crowne Plaza Christchurch,

    764 Colombo Street

    Christchurch 8011

  • 6. Rydges Latimer Christchurch,

    30 Latimer Square

    Christchurch 8011

  • 7. Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch,

    166 Gloucester Street

    Christchurch 8011

  • 8. Distinction Christchurch Hotel,

    14 Cathedral Square

    Christchurch 8011

  • 9. Ramada Suites by Wyndham Christchurch City,

    264-266 Tuam Street

    Christchurch 8011

  • 10. BreakFree on Cashel,

    165 Cashel Street

    Christchurch 8011


Description

Soak up the dramatic landscape of the New Zealand Southern Alps as you embark on a single ticket sightseeing tour from Christchurch to Queenstown. See the pristine waters of Lake Tekapo, enjoy lunch beneath New Zealand's tallest mountain and visit a family-fun orchard in Cromwell… this is sure to be an unforgettable Mount Cook day tour. After pick-up from your centrally located hotel, depart Christchurch and wind through the fertile farmland which makes up the Canterbury Plains en route to the tranquil shores of Lake Tekapo. Visit the Church of the Good Shepherd which famously sits in solitude on the banks of its glacier-fed waters and take photos at your leisure. Journey onwards to UNESCO World Heritage Site and national park of Mount Cook where you can experience breath-taking views of New Zealand's largest mountain, walk the trails around Mount Cook Village and even tuck into a three-course lunch should you wish to (own expense). Rising 3,754m above sea level, the Maori name for Mount Cook translates fittingly to 'cloud piercer' and you’ll be able to see why! As your time in Mount Cook Village comes to an end, board your luxury coach again as your adventure continues to the adventure capital of New Zealand, Queenstown. En route, enjoy views of Lake Pukaki as you drive through Mackenzie Country and stop at the Jones Family Orchard in Cromwell (time permitting) where you'll have the opportunity to purchase farm-fresh jams and jams to take back home. Upon arrival in Queenstown, you'll be transferred to your hotel where you will be free to start exploring.


Inclusions

  • Guided tour to Mount Cook and the Southern Alps

  • Transport from your Christchurch hotel to your Queenstown hotel

  • Live tour commentary provided in English

  • Audio-guide headsets available in Japanese, Spanish and Mandarin


Know Before You Book

  • Children aged 3 and younger are complimentary provided they do not occupy their own seat.

  • This tour departs from Christchurch and concludes in Queenstown.

  • Audio-guide headsets are available in Japanese, Spanish and Manadrin. Please contact GreatSights at least 24 hours before your travel date to confirm your headset.

  • Japanese speaking guide is available to provide live tour commentary. Please contact GreatSights at least 24 hours before your travel date to confirm your Japanese speaking guide.

  • Hotel pick-up is available from most centrally located Christchurch hotels. Please arrange pick-up from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation. Please be ready and waiting in your hotel foyer 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.

  • If you do not require hotel pick up, this tour will depart from Outside Bus Interchange at 7:30 AM. Check in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


Mount Cook Day Tour: Christchurch to Queenstown ratings based on 4 Verified Reviews

Expedia Verified Reviews

4.2 out of 5

4/5 27 Dec. 2019

Driver was friendly and professional. He provided tidbits of information about NZ throughout the day. Scenery was beautiful.

4/5 17 Feb. 2018

Tom the bus driver did an excellent job providing details of each area that we traveled though. Very knowledgeable of the South Island and extremely entertaining.

2/5 15 Feb. 2018

The bus was late and had few problems along the way causing the stops to be in a rush like we only had 5 minutes in Lake Tekapo and only around 30-45 minutes in Mt Cook Village.