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Mt. Cook Alpine Salmon Farm

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Address: Tekapo Pukaki Hydro Canal, Twizel, New Zealand
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+64 3-435 0018
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08:30 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 17:30
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Located on the edge of Mt Cook National Park our shop is stocked with...

Located on the edge of Mt Cook National Park our shop is stocked with Freshwater King Salmon -raised in the cool glacial water of New Zealand's Southern Alps. We have a great selection of sashimi, fillets, hot smoked and whole salmon for you to enjoy, as well as a picnic area with the world famous view of Lake Pukaki and Mt Cook. Visit our shop for: - Sashimi - Fillets and whole Salmon - Hot Smoked Salmon - Picnic Area with view of Mt Cook Open 7 days a week

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They sell top quality salmon with reasonable price. There are tables outside the shop where we ate sashimi with wonderful lake view. It's great that they are not commercialised... read more

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Auckland, New Zealand
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40 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

They sell top quality salmon with reasonable price. There are tables outside the shop where we ate sashimi with wonderful lake view. It's great that they are not commercialised yet even they have lots of tourists.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Awesome that they let you feed the fish for free. Kids enjoyed themselves. We didn't stay for food or drink but this place makes for a nice place to briefly stop on the journey.

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Newcastle, Australia
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If your on your way to Mt Cook Aoraki stop at Twizel for some chowder it is the best, only $10 for a big bowl and some bread. There is loads of salmon in the chowder. For some fun throw some(free) salmon food in the water and watch them splash...good fun for young and old

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Thank Da_Dutchy_64
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has the best salmon sashimi I've ever had (and I've had a lot of sashimi in a lot of different and expensive restaurants). Even my five-year-old loved it! I'd buy the $30 plate and share. It's definitely worth it.

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Thank Jack E
Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking for very fresh salmon this is the place to get it eat fresh or they will wrap in ice for you to cook later

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Thank Richard G
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

En-route from Queenstown to Lake Tekapo, be sure to stop by for some delicious and fresh salmon sashimi. Do note that there isn't a physical farm around. There are tables outdoor where you can indulge in the sashimi and enjoy amazing view of Lake Pukaki and Mount Cook.

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Thank cookielove_23
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Ok, so besides the view being incredible the sashimi salmon is out of this world good. Its well worth the $10 to buy one or more. Its fresh and the soy sauce is lovely. I went back for seconds.

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Thank Cliff D
New South Wales, Australia
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Stopped here on our way out of Mt Cook. Was expecting more description on how salmon is farmed etc Got a box of sashimi since we were already here - it was very fresh and of good value too!

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

I was looking to explore a salmon farm but this is not is. It is at best, a shop selling salmon with excellent service. Makes a good stop for a break from driving. Plus that the salmon tasted great. But if you're like me, seeking a farm to explore and learn, this is not is. I must at least commend... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

There is a nice view but the salmon farm is just a salmon sales point with nothing interesting and no living Salmons.

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