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Small Group Guided Tour of Mt Cook & Lake Tekapo from Christchurch

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  • Transfers included
  • Hotel pickup

Join a small group on a full-day guided tour starting from the picturesque Christchurch, and view the splendid sights of Mt Cook, Lake Tekapo, Tasman Glacier, and more. Choose between a round-trip to Christchurch and a one-way trip to Queenstown at your convenience!


  • Take a guided round-trip from the town of Christchurch with a small group and admire the views of Mt Cook, Lake Tekapo, and Tasman Glacier or travel to Queenstown on a one-way trip.
  • Get a glimpse of the Canterbury Plains as you head to Geraldine for morning tea and travel to Lake Tekapo to witness the magical sight of the teal waters.
  • Admire the quaint Church of the Good Shepherd and head to Lake Pukaki for a view of the Southern Alps and Mt Cook surrounding the turquoise lake.
  • Take a walk and soak in the scenery of the Tasman Glacier at the Mt Cook National Park and view the glorious peak of Mt Cook at the Mt Cook Village.
  • Round up your journey with a trip back to Christchurch or head to Queenstown to visit more places of interest like the picturesque Lindis Pass and Kawarau Suspension Bridge.
  • On your one-way trip to Queenstown, enjoy local delicacies like fresh salmon at High Country Salmon and fresh fruits at the Mrs. Jones Fruit Stall.


  • Small group guided tour
  • Hotel transfers
  • Transportation
  • Bottled water and snacks


  • Scenic flights with Glacier landings (optional)
  • Sir Edmond Hillary Alpine Centre (optional)
  • Ski Dive Mt Cook (optional)

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Board a minibus with a small group and start your guided tour from the town of Christchurch to discover the magnificent sights of New Zealand.

Spellbinding Lakes and a View of the Alps

Start from Christchurch and drive through the picturesque greenery of Canterbury Plains to arrive at Geraldine, where you can relax with a cup of tea as you bask in the morning sunshine. Head over to the mesmerizing Lake Tekapo, which will leave you speechless with the sight of gleaming waters surrounded by the Alps. The purple and pink Lupins swaying ashore, complementing the cyanic hues of the water, will make you feel like you’re in a painting. Explore the township of Tekapo and visit the Church of the Good Shepherd, which stands serenely against the backdrop of a striking sky. Catch sight of the famous sculpture of the Mackenzie Dog and click plenty of pictures before you head to Lake Pukaki.

Mt Cook, the Tallest Peak in New Zealand

As you reach Mt Cook National Park, the dazzling waters of Lake Pukaki make an appearance. The aquamarine lake reflecting the snow-capped Southern Alps and the mighty Mt Cook will leave you stunned. At Mt Cook National Park, take your time to enjoy the marvelous scenery of the snow-covered mountains and the Tasman Glacier. Take a pleasant walk or choose an optional activity like a ski dive or a scenic flight to add to your experience. Click gorgeous pictures of the tallest peak in New Zealand at Mt Cook Village, standing in its beauty and awe.

As you bid goodbye to the scenic Mt Cook, you can choose to drive back to Christchurch or carry on for some more adventures on a one-way trip to Queenstown. Relish the flavor of fresh salmon at High Country Salmon and visit the Lindis Pass, one of the only three accessible roads in the Southern Alps. Enjoy the view of the pristine valley and stop at Mrs. Jones Fruit Stall to dig into some fresh fruits and fruity ice creams. Marvel at the splendid views from vantage points of the Roaring Meg Lookout and Kawarau Suspension Bridge as you mark the end of your journey.

Important Information

  • It is required for children aged 7 and under to be in a child safety car seat.
  • It is recommended to wear comfortable clothing and shoes as the tour involves a fair amount of walking.


  • Tue - Sun: 6am
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.
  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID during the pick-up.

Hotel Transfers

  • This ticket includes hotel pickups and drop-offs.
  • While booking, please provide the name of your hotel.
  • If your hotel is not in the pickup zone, you will be provided with the nearest pickup location.
  • On the day of your tour, please arrive at your hotel lobby 10-15 minutes prior to the scheduled pickup time.
  • If your hotel does not have a lobby, please wait at the entrance of your hotel.


  • This ticket is valid for the date and time selected during checkout.
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