Mount Cook Village

Mount Cook Village

The Mount Cook Village, located in the Aoraki Mount Cook National Park is the ultimate explorer’s playground and the official starting point to the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle 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