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view of Mt Cook from Mt Cook Station


Make the most of our idyllic location

Whether you are looking for a relaxing walk, a hike or trek into the high-country or a quiet place to sit and enjoy the view, Mount Cook Station and the Mackenzie Region has it all.

Here's a selection of activities we recommend. If you are after more information check out

Historic stone monument on Mt Cook Station

Walking & Hiking

When it comes to trekking, walking, tramping and hiking, Mount Cook Station has something for everyone.

Tahr face looking straight ahead

Hunting & Guiding

Mt Cook Station offers some truly unique hunting, as it is the closest hunting safari park to the original Himaylan Tahr release.

road to Mount Cook with fenceline

Mount Cook Village

Aoraki/Mount Cook’s awesome presence leaves no doubt as to why it’s one of the most iconic natural New Zealand landmarks.

Cow on Mt Cook Station

Farm Tour

Mount Cook Station offers a customised farm tour with a member of the family.

helicopter flying over mountains and snow

Scenic Flights

Surrounded by endless mountain ranges, scenic flight tours of the Mount Cook region are an absolute must-do.

Church of the Good Shepherd in Lake tekapo

Lake Tekapo

Lake Tekapo Village is a must-see destination for every visit to the Mackenzie region. 

Alps 2 Ocean trail signage

Alps to Ocean

The Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail is one of New Zealand’s great rides and runs alongside to Mount Cook Station.

Mt Cook Hooker Valley with starsa

Dark Sky Reserve

Unique to the Mackenzie Region, the clear skies found at Mount Cook Station are like nothing else in New Zealand.

Lake Ruataniwha reflections of trees and mountains


Twizel is a popular base for those interested in outdoor activities, or simply relaxing in the town’s cafes.


The options are endless around the Mackenzie region. To find out more check out for more information.

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