Christchurch to Queenstown via Mt Cook - Full Day Tour

Enjoy the scenic drive to Queenstown and stop at New Zealand's tallest peak, Mt. Cook, for lunch

Pack your bags and head out from Christchurch along Lake Tekapo, over Lindis Pass, and through McKenzie Country.
Stop for lunch (own expense) at Mount Cook Village, located at the foot of New Zealand´s highest peak, Aorangi (Mount Cook). Approximately one hour will be spent at Mount Cook, leaving you time to explore some of the trails in and around the village. Alternatively, your tour director can help you schedule flight seeing which is highly recommended (at own cost) enabling you experience some of the most dramatic alpine and glacier scenery in the world.
Afterwards, your tour continues to Queenstown via the fruit growing area of Cromwell. Arrive in Queenstown in the late afternoon for transfer to your hotel.

This tour runs from approximately 7:30am to 6:30pm.


  • Transport from Christchurch to Queenstown via Mount Cook
  • Listed Hotel/Motel pick ups and drop-offs
  • Full tour commentary in English
  • Japanese Speaking guide if requested
  • Multilingual headsets available in Mandarin, Spanish
  • Free Wifi on board coach


  • Meals (optional)
  • Mount Cook panoramic flight (optional)

Please note

  • Tour operated with commentary in English, Spanish, Japanese, and Mandarin
  • Hotel drop-offs will be either directly at the hotel or at the closest stop near the hotel

Full itinerary

06:30-07:20am Christchurch hotel/motel pick ups
07:30am Depart Outside Bus Interchange on Lichfield Street, near Colombo Street
11:00-6:30pm Tekapo/Mount Cook/Merino Country Crafts/Tarras/Cromwell
6:30pm Queenstown Athol Street arrival - hotel/motel drop offs

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