Mount Cook Village

Mount Cook Village

The Aoraki Mount Cook National Park is the ultimate explorer’s playground and the official starting point to the Alps 2 Ocean Trail

Mt Cook Village is surrounded by snow capped peaks in every direction. Alpine walks, scenic flights, Tasman Glacier tours, boat trips and star gazing are a great way to make the most of the epic surroundings before your Alps 2 Ocean Cycle trip.

Craig’s Pick

Hooker Valley Walk

A must-do, the Hooker Valley track is a spectacular walk that follows the mountain stream up towards the Hooker Glacier Lake – approx 3hrs return.


Walking and Tramping

There are plenty of alpine walks near Mt Cook village offering stunning views of Aoraki Mt Cook and native bush.

  • Governors Bush Walk – 1hr Return
  • Bowen Bush Walk – 10min Return
  • Glencoe Walk – 30min Return
  • Kea Point Walk – 1.5 hrs Return
  • Red Tarns Track – 2hrs Return

Glacial Sea Kayaking

Get up close and paddle below the sky scraping Southern Alps. A whole new way to experience the icebergs, glaciers and summits. With several tour options available, don’t miss out!

Scenic Heli Flight to the Tasman Glacier

Choose from a number of local tour operators for the ultimate way to view the Southern Alps and the Tasman Glacier.

Food & Drink

Old Mountaineers Cafe

Mt Cook Village

The Hermitage Coffee Shop

Mt Cook Village