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Aoraki-Mt Cook Tasman Glacier & Alpine Centre scenic day tour from Christchurch

Christchurch, New Zealand
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11 to 12 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

Enjoy travelling to your destination from Christchurch in our luxurious 4x6 AWD Mercedes bus.  On your journey take in the truly breath-taking scenery: the southern alps and the Ben Ohau Range, Lake Tekapo, Lake Pukaki, and even multiple sites from the film Lord of the Rings "middle earth" before arriving at the famous Hermitage Hotel for a delicious lunch. Get ready to explore the Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre 3D theatre, Museum and digital dome Planetarium where you can discover the history of the region through spectacular 3D experiences.  Jump on board the included afternoon side trip to the Tasman Glacier - or relax back at Mt Cook Village (there's plenty to do at the Alpine Centre, Hermitage’s Retail Centre, or Department of Conservation’s Visitor Centre). Fully inclusive price also includes pick up from major Christchurch city hotels, meals and refreshments, admission to the Alpine Centre, glacier side trip, and a lively & entertaining tour guide!

What's Included

  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Lunch - Wide selection of meals available
  • Morning & Afternoon tea, coffee, snack
  • Beverages
  • Professional guide and live commentary on board
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre
  • Entry/Admission - Tasman Glacier
  • Gratuities

What To Expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Maossie Tours, Rolleston Avenue near intersection of Worcester Blvd, Christchurch 8013 New Zealand

Luxury mini-coach travel with complimentary WiFi, USB Charging, tour guide, refreshments. This is the starting point for those not being picked up from their hotel

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Geraldine, Geraldine, Canterbury Region, South Island

We stop at the quaint rural township of Geraldine for morning tea before proceeding to our

The Location

Where To Go

Canterbury Museum (Christchurch), Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand

Traveler pickup is offered
Pickup from any centrally located Christchurch hotel / motel. After hotel pick-ups, the distinctive Maossie Tours bus (black

Departure time

8:30 AM


Christchurch, New Zealand

Return details

Returns to original departure point


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Written Reviews (8)

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Seeing these icons of New...

Helen B | Feb 2021

Seeing these icons of New Zealand made for a very memorable day. The scenery was spectacular. Gary was a fabulous host, taking care of our every need. The day was well managed and we didn't feel rushed. We highly recommend this trip.

This was the best tour...

maggie207op | Mar 2020

This was the best tour that I have taken with Viator so far - Christchurch to Mt Cook and back with Maossie Tours. Our guides/drivers/and first of all our hosts Nicole and Gary were incredible: very warm, friendly, knowledgeable, accommodating,

Our guide remembered each guest’s...

Yutaka K | Mar 2020

Our guide remembered each guest’s name, and I had a good impression on him. I never get bored in the tour and the guide was knowledgeable.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately especially if you intend going on the Tasman Glacier side trip.
  • Stroller accessible

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Aoraki-Mt Cook Tasman Glacier & Alpine Centre scenic day tour from Christchurch

From $307.86
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