Travel Blogs from Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand

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Mount Cook, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Mount Cook

A travel blog entry by edandali

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... stop at the lookout point over Cromwell as the lake was like a mirror and had a perfect reflection of the village in it. When we eventually arrived at Mount Cook we were exhausted but were very pleased to hear that there was a free sauna at the hostel - ...

Kaikoura to Mount Cook, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Kaikoura to Mount Cook

A travel blog entry by grahamchristine

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... but it does. We have been looking forward to this trip for a long time and now we are here!!!!!!!!!!!!!! We both agree New Zealand is a stunning country and the 4.4 million people who live here are very lucky. On the downside my(Graham) cough and ...

Mount Cook & Rangitata, Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

Mount Cook & Rangitata

A travel blog entry by sascha.schmunk

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... hoch - Plattentektonik und Lawine aus Schnee, Eis und Geröll sei Dank! Unser Hostel, ein ehemaliges Hotel/Lodge lag in Mt. Cook National Park, der 700km^2 groß ist. Wie fast alle habe ich mich für keine der angebotenen Aktivitäten ...

Feb 28, 2010, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Feb 28, 2010

A travel blog entry by joseeetandre

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Aloha Aoraki - Night 109, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Aloha Aoraki - Night 109

A travel blog entry by andykrause

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... , after weeks of being around German tourists the language is starting to come back to me.  We pulled in the small Mt. Cook village slightly shy of the 10 O'clock hour.  Check-in wasn't open til noon, so I stashed my bags, grabbed a map and ...

Helicopter, Trek and 4WD, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Helicopter, Trek and 4WD

A travel blog entry by nomad82

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Mt Cook....beautiful place. Surrounded by mountains and blue glaciers...The hostel was like a little chalet. I felt like I was in Switzerland. Eventhough I come from a country with glaciers and mountains, no mountain or glacier is the same so I decided to ...

Von der Küste in die Berge, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Von der Küste in die Berge

A travel blog entry by newzealand2010

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Gletscher gesehen und gehört Wunderschön unten am Berg geschlafen Über wilde Landschaft und wacklige Hängebrücken gewandert ...

Last Day in Mt. Cook - Night 111, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Last Day in Mt. Cook - Night 111

A travel blog entry by andykrause

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... hour round trip, the hike was certainly worth it with two large swing bridges and an iceberg filled lake lying at the feet of New Zealand's highest peak.  The downfall of this trail is the volume of people on it.  Most small groups, couples and ...

Mt Cook and last few days of the South Island..., Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Mt Cook and last few days of the South Island...

A travel blog entry by adam_and_kim

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... head on our way. The drive is around two hours and takes in ever growing mountains. Soon the snow covered peaks of the mountains surrounding Mt Cook are visible and as we turn onto Lake Pukaki we are greeted with a lake the same colour as the sky and the ...

Up the Tasman Valley - Night 110, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Up the Tasman Valley - Night 110

A travel blog entry by andykrause

5

... that actually blow your mind.  For starters, little to no human sounds at all, save the occasional scenic airplane flight high above Mt. Cook (and the Irish couple who was also having lunch at the hut, but they were fairly quiet).  All the noise ...

Mt Cook, Mt Cook, New Zealand travel blog

Mt Cook

A travel blog entry by amirmortal

My legs still killing me from Ben Lonmand walk, I did the beautiful little 1:30hrs Hooker Valley. Beautiful reflections of Mt Cook in the lake at the end. The YHA at Mt Cook(not cheap at $28 a night) with its surrounds is amazing, and it is the best cup ...

Walking the Hooker Valley, Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

Walking the Hooker Valley

A travel blog entry by davidbaker

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... looked like being a glorious day, with bright blue sky and a few clouds meandering over the mountains. We headed into Mount Cook Village itself, collecting a map of some of the local walking routes and spending a rather morbid 10 minutes reading about all ...

Mt.Cook, Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

Mt.Cook

A travel blog entry by mandrela

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... . Nun gut.. Seagull hatte gestern ne lange Nacht in Queenstown; daher die Verspätung;-) Wir fuhren plus minus direkt zum Mt. Cook. Die Landschaft war unglaublich. Lake Pukaki weist eine soo unreale Farbe auf.. Verrückt! Angekommen in Mt. Cook, ...

1. Weihnachtsfeiertag, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

1. Weihnachtsfeiertag

A travel blog entry by steeven

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... gezittert als beim Bungy^^. Aber es war wieder einmal ein tolles Gefühl! Auf der Fahrt zu unserer heutigen Unterkunft in „Mt. Cook“ haben wir noch einen Stopp an einem See gemacht der komplett türkis war. An der Unterkunft angekommen haben ...

Feb 27, 2010, New Zealand South Island, New Zealand travel blog

Feb 27, 2010

A travel blog entry by robandjess

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Mount Cook, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Mount Cook

A travel blog entry by thetripofmylife

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Nicht nur der höchste Berg Neuseelands heißt Mount Cook, es gibt auch einen Ort der so heißt. Das war mein nächster Stopp.  Dort gab es eine kleine Wanderung zu einem Gletschersee. Zu zweit gingen wir dann noch weiter in Richtung Gletscher. Es ...

Tramping, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Tramping

A travel blog entry by joandcraig

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hiking again!, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

hiking again!

A travel blog entry by groteboze

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We had a long drive today. Mount Cook was one of the highlights (Apart from a water power station, we found at a dam, on the way). I took the opportunity for another ...

Pictures of New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand travel blog

Pictures of New Zealand

A travel blog entry by nially86

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Here are some photos of the New Zealand ...

Mount Cook, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Mount Cook

A travel blog entry by beckfish

... rock sediment it brings with it has some sort of special reflective qualities to make the unusual color.  It made a spectacular vision with Mt. Cook in the far background.  Since the sky was so clear and the clouds just right, we were able to ...

Mountains and Glaciers, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Mountains and Glaciers

A travel blog entry by cytravel

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... . We went out with Glacier Explorers, which involved a short bus ride followed by a short hike to Tasman Lake.  Tasman is New Zealand's largest glacier but it is impossible to see it all from one vantage point.  The milky color of the lake is ...

Our day at Mt Cook, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Our day at Mt Cook

A travel blog entry by herewegoagain

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... were outstanding. We really enjoyed it and truthfully, it was not much more than we'd paid at lesser restaurants. The food in New Zealand was really pretty darn good all around. What sets a place like the Panorama apart is the service and the elegance ...

Not more cars!, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Not more cars!

A travel blog entry by gerty581

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... ', eatery and shop in the town. Heading back to the coast we stopped at the end of the massive glacial lake, coming from Mt Cook and its glaciers, to admire the view and popped into the Salmon shop, strategically located in the car park. Peter looked at ...

Big Kids at Camp in Mt. Cook!!, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Big Kids at Camp in Mt. Cook!!

A travel blog entry by cedarposte

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... points.   Then a visit to the museum in which the History of Mountain climbing was displayed was in order.  Mt Cook is considered an extremely technical climb and to this date approx. 250 lives have been lost. Sir Edmond  Hillary ...

Day 8 Again, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Day 8 Again

A travel blog entry by nancywarren

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Here are more pictures. Nancy and Warren ...

Mehr Regen und Chaos, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Mehr Regen und Chaos

A travel blog entry by aniia

5

... Brücke Nummer 2 gezwungen umzukehren. Brücke vom schlechten Wetter beschädigt. Wundervoll!! Umkehren und zurück zum Mt. Cook Village. Die Flussüberquerung konnten wir umgehen, immerhin. Fazit Hooker Trek: Sicher echt schön, wenn man statt Wolken ...

Mar 07, 2012, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Mar 07, 2012

A travel blog entry by monzelli

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Tramping in the Hooker, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Tramping in the Hooker

A travel blog entry by heinlisenka

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... speeltuin, nog even een lekker ijsje gekocht, het is tenslotte zomer, nog een uurtje doorgereden en we waren op locatie: Mount Cook village. Snel de camper weer ingericht, kids gevoerd en de tentjes in geslingerd om te pitten. Nagenoeg geheel relaxt, ...

Magnificent Mountain, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Magnificent Mountain

A travel blog entry by tanglt

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We drove to  Mt Cook and saw an incredibly blue lake on the way.  We arrived at Mt Cook around 3:30pm, checked in at the Backpacker Lodge and went for a hike up the Hooker Valley while the weather is clear and we can actually see the peak.  ...

heading to Arrowtown, mt cook village, New Zealand travel blog

heading to Arrowtown

A travel blog entry by rozdrury

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The Mount Cook village was well worth a stop over. The area provides plenty of walks, joy flights, jet boating. etc. A great free thing to do is go into the beautiful Hermitage Center and veiw the artifacts, equipment and documentry of Edmund Hillary. the ...

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