Mount Cook Lodge

Ultimate Hikes Aoraki/Mt Cook Day Walks

The Ultimate Hikes Aoraki/Mt Cook Day Walk is a guided tour of the Hooker Valley, providing breathtaking views of some of New Zealand's highest and most enthralling peaks. Our knowledgeable and enthusiastic guides will tell you all about the unique flora and fauna of the region and the local history as you trek through this amazing landscape.

From The Hermitage Hotel we head to the White Horse Hill camping ground. Enjoy a stunning 13.5 km return trek along the well-maintained track to the terminal lake of the Hooker Glacier. The journey takes in the poignant Alpine Memorial and passes over the turbulent Hooker River by swingbridge to unsurpassed vistas of Aoraki Mount Cook's south face and the surrounding glaciers and mountains.

Departs Returns
Full Day 9.00am 4.00pm
Half Day 1.30pm 5.00pm

Adult Child (4-14 years)
Full Day (Lunch included) $155 inc GST NZD $105 inc GST NZD
Half Day (Lunch NOT included) $93 inc GST NZD $63 inc GST NZD
Prices valid from 01 Oct 2018 - 30 Sept 2019


What is supplied What to bring
Friendly informative guide A small day pack
Packed lunch (FULL DAY ONLY) Sturdy walking boots or shoes

Important Information:

  • Please ensure that you are dressed appropriately and have appropriate footwear to undertake the walk.
  • A minimum of 2 walkers are required for the tour to operate.

Weather Conditions:
Ultimate Hikes Aoraki/Mt Cook Day Walks operate in almost all weather conditions. However, the safety and enjoyment of our customers and staff are paramount and should we need to cancel due to extreme weather a full refund will be offered.

Cancellation Policy:
Within 48 hours of departure - 50% of the total price
Within 24 hours of departure - 100% of the total price