Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park Overview

Mount Cook National Park is home to New Zealand’s 8 of 12 largest glaciers. From helicopter rides, and scenic walks to dinner with a view, this national park is dotted with many amazing activities. Aoraki, New Zealand’s highest mountain peak, can also be found here. As far as national parks are considered, it has to be on top of New Zealand's famous places.

Home to iconic Mount Cook, New Zealand’s tallest mountain, the Aoraki National Park is a true alpine with towering peaks, largest glaciers and sprawling snowfields. Amongst the most scenic places to visit in New Zealand, it promises an offbeat adventure and thrilling experience making the visit enthralling and significant. 

It is a preferred destination for walkers and hikers that are spoilt for choice with trails extending from easy, moderate to challenging expeditions. New Zealand’s largest glacier, the Tasman Glacier is its star attraction and offers a perfect setting for skiing, heli-skiing and other adventures.

Enriched with a bright and clear sky, the stargazing experience here is magnificent and out of the world. Do add this stunning destination to the bucket list of places to see in New Zealand and collect several cherishable moments.


• Undertake the Hooker Valley track because your trip to the Mount Cook National Park would be incomplete without it.
• It is not only the most popular hike in Mount Cook National park but one of the easiest ones as well.
• Witness Mueller lake and the mountains in all their glory by undertaking the Mueller lake viewpoint which is another scenic track that you can undertake.
• Marvel at the night skies as they get lit up with millions of stars because Mount Cook National Park is also a part of a dark sky reserve that is protected from artificial light pollution.
• Enjoy the stargazing as well as take numerous astral photographs here.

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