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

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    Stop At: Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre, 89 Terrace Road, Mt. Cook Village, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7946 New Zealand

    3D theatre, Museum and digital dome Planetarium

    Duration: 2 hours

    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

    Duration: 10 hours

    Stop At: Tasman Glacier, New Zealand

    Fantastic scenery

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Aoraki Mount Cook National Park Visitor Centre, 1 Larch Grove, Mt. Cook Village, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7999 New Zealand

    Visitor information

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Mount Cook Alpine Memorial, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7999 New Zealand

    Incredible scenery, native flora and fauna

    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Mt. Cook Alpine Salmon Shop, Tekapo Pukaki Hydro Canal, Twizel New Zealand

    salmon and souveniers

    Duration: 10 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Canterbury Museum (Christchurch), Canterbury 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 Mercedes) will parked and waiting alongside Canterbury Museum, Rolleston Ave Central Christchurch, near the corner of Worcester Blvd. until the scheduled departure time.
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Duration
    11h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    • Lunch - Buffet lunch
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Afternoon tea
    • Beverages
    • Bottled water
    • Professional guide and live commentary on board
    • Driver/guide
    • 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 - Maossie Tours
    • Entry/Admission - Tasman Glacier
    Exclusions
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • 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
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Amazing trip with breathtaking views. The tour guides Gary and Nicole were absolutely fantastic - not only were they insightful and shared about the NZ culture, they made the trip enjoyable and feel like a second home away from home. Also, the itinerary was well-planned...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Amelia_91SG
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    From start to finish we were entertained, informed of all things NZ / the places we were visiting and thoroughly looked after. Gary and Nicole make a fantastic team and made all on the trip feel special. Picked up directly from our hotel on time...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank howellthomas316
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We had an incredible tour guide (I think his name is Gary) that was very knowledgeable in everything New Zealand. Extremely comfortable van for the long day we had. We drove to the Southern Alps and the sites were jaw-dropping. We also had the most...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Nickie A
    Maossietoursnz, Owner at Maossie Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Kia ora Nickie, Thanks so much for your review! Gary absolutely loves taking people on tour and has a lifetime of knowledge and experience to share so we are delighted you had such a good day travelling with us! We absolutely agree with you that...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We spent a most wonderful day with Nicole and Gary plus several other guests travelling to Mt Cook and surrounds. We were very pleasantly surprised with the fantastic care and attention given us all. It was more like a trip with long time friends rather...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Albert H
    Maossietoursnz, Owner at Maossie Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Kia ora Albert, Thank you so much for your kind words. It really is so encouraging to know our guests feel comfortable and cared for especially on such a long journey. We thoroughly enjoyed our day with you both as well and hope we get...More

    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    Although the day was long, the views and scenery were worth it. Words cannot explain the beauty of the area. There were only three of us on the tour that day and it was almost like a private tour. Nicole and Gary looked after us...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank andrewh84
    Maossietoursnz, Owner at Maossie Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Kia ora Andrew, Thank you so much for taking the time to post your feedback. We appreciate it so very much! We are so glad you had an enjoyable day and were moved by the beauty of the Aoraki Mt Cook National Park. It is...More

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    • Duration: 11h
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    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English
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