Travel Blogs from Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand

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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 ...

Fairlie, Lake Takapo zum Lake Pukaki (Mt. Cook), Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

Fairlie, Lake Takapo zum Lake Pukaki (Mt. Cook)

A travel blog entry by uschoene

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... uns ein schön geräuchertes Stück Lachs fürs Abendbrot mitgenommen. Bevor es aber zum Mt. Cook Village hinauf ging haben wir einen kurzen Abstecher ins nahegelegene Örtchen "Twitzel" gemacht. Laut Beschreibung sollten sie einen ...

Mt cook tracking, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Mt cook tracking

A travel blog entry by fiesta365

Mt cook tracking for 3 hr... The course was hookers valley.. there were glaciers and fantastic ...

Aoraki/Mt. Cook - The mighty mountain, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Aoraki/Mt. Cook - The mighty mountain

A travel blog entry by supergrobi

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When I drove into Mt. Cook valley, the weather turned better and better. After I had arrived in Mt. Cook village and had checked-in in my room, I hiked up to Hooker Glacier and enjoyed the nice views at Hooker Lake towards the glacier and Mt. Cook. In the ...

Kiwi Kapers by Keith ( a kiwi wanna be), Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Kiwi Kapers by Keith ( a kiwi wanna be)

A travel blog entry by krgentzler

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... as far as we've come  to date. Even the weather has cooperated, rainig only on travel days. I do love New Zealand --natural beauty everywhere, friendly people, an unhurried life-style, everything so clean and pleasant.  Except of missing family ...

The Last Blog, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

The Last Blog

A travel blog entry by lineandterry

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... few stops included seeing rare penguins from hidden trenches in Dunedin.  We also spent a night at Mt. Cook, the tallest mountain in New Zealand. That included going out on a glacier lake with icebergs floating around and visiting the Edmund Hillary ...

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

Mt Cook

A travel blog entry by julia.reichhart

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Mountain Views from a Cosy Bed, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Mountain Views from a Cosy Bed

A travel blog entry by theevans

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... ;The drive up from Cromwell was stunning and got more and more so as we got closer to the National Park. The tiny village of Mt. Cook is really only tourist accommodation and food for tourists, and residences for people who work to accommodate and feed us ...

Christchurch-Mt Cook-Lake Ohau, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Christchurch-Mt Cook-Lake Ohau

A travel blog entry by extremetraveler

... there was no clouds in sight to obscure our view. From here, it was only a short drive to our lunch stop in Mt. Cook Village. We spent part of the afternoon walking around in the national park and simply sitting back enjoying the stunning scenery. We then ...

Birds, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Birds

A travel blog entry by nancywarren

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... our son Dustin, are bird watchers.  When ever we are out and about we try to take pictures of birds we have seen.  New Zealand is no different and the birds are not the same as California.  We have see and taken so many we decided to put ...

From one mountain to another, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

From one mountain to another

A travel blog entry by martinastravels

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... bestigning här i Mt. Cook. (Ja, han är kiwi.) Nya Zeelands längsta glacier, Tasman Glacier, ligger också här. I Mt. Cook Village stannade vi på White Horse Hill campsite över natten. Betsy fick tillbaka gamla minnen, då det var här hon gick ...

Hiking Aoraki/Mount Cook, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Hiking Aoraki/Mount Cook

A travel blog entry by cjgs1430

... them today. We had a four-hour drive through the New Zealand countryside on our way to Aoraki/Mount Cook. The Maori, the indigenous people of New Zealand, named a vast majority of the natural landmarks, and the names have not been changed. For example, ...

More Birds, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

More Birds

A travel blog entry by nancywarren

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Here is another five ...

Mt Cook, zeig mir deinen Gletscher!, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Mt Cook, zeig mir deinen Gletscher!

A travel blog entry by juliateister

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Ihr Lieben! Nach den Pinguinen sind wir wieder ins Landesinnere gefahren um zum Mt. Cook zu gelangen. Uebernachtet haben wir bei Tony, einem Farmer, der uns wahnsinnig interessante Dinge ueber die neuseelaendische Regierung und die globale Klimaerwaermung ...

frühmorgens bis spätabends, Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

frühmorgens bis spätabends

A travel blog entry by dreamcatching

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... diese Nacht schlafen wollten, damit wir schon mal wussten, wie der aussieht. Die Aussicht dort war super! Beste Sicht auf den Mt. Cook und die darumliegenden Berge, davor das türkisblaue Wasser.. traumhaft. Wir genossen die Sonne und gegen 18:00 ...

Kea Point Wanderung, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Kea Point Wanderung

A travel blog entry by gerd_vicky_2012

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Mt. Cook/Aoraki, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Mt. Cook/Aoraki

A travel blog entry by abcanares

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... either side of the valley growing increasingly rugged and snow capped. The glacier cut valley narrows until the road ends at the Mt. Cook Village/ National Park and if skies are clear, an unforgettable view (just like the book says) of Mt. Cook / ...

Mt Cook in the wind and rain, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Mt Cook in the wind and rain

A travel blog entry by adampalmer87

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... and also you couldn't really see Mt. Cook which was the main reason we had made the trip there. Also, the day we left, by the time we were about 30km from Mt Cook we looked back to see that the weather had cleared and Mt Cook was clearly visible ...

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

Day 8

A travel blog entry by nancywarren

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... memorial to all the sheep dogs that help New Zealand raise their sheep (again see pictures).  We are now at Mt. Cook Village at the base of the New Zealand Alps.  Mt. Cook is the highest mountain in New Zealand at 12,025 feet and is beautiful. ...

Mt Cook & Tasman Glacier, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Mt Cook & Tasman Glacier

A travel blog entry by rainha

Waked up at 6:30am, thinking to watch the sun rise but too late. We drove to Aoraki Mt Cook, at 3754 metres, NZ highest mountain. It took 1.5 hours, the weather became worse. We went to Kea Point and the Tasman Glacier, NZ longest glacier. The view is ...

Stargazing, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Stargazing

A travel blog entry by jasonandgaryn

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... we could follow through with our plan to check out the historic town of Oamaru. We learned that Oarmaru was named as New Zealand's third official municipality after Dunedin and Queenstown. Many of the buildings in this town are the original ones from the ...

Gold Franckincense and Beer, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Gold Franckincense and Beer

A travel blog entry by jandjsgrandtour

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... . Anyway, its all done very politely and with some repressed humour  and we get our shoes cleaned in the bargain.  "Here you are sir, welcome to New Zealand".  "Thanks very much officer, we're delighted to be here" ......and we are.   ...

Get's Crazy later today--!, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Get's Crazy later today--!

A travel blog entry by creneafly1on

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... that already!).  After the hike we visited the gift shop for post cards and trinkets.  On the road out of the Mt. Cook village, we stopped to see the Mt. Cook Airstrip.  Very nice facility where they do a ton of tour flights and glacier ...

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

Beautiful New Zealand

A travel blog entry by speckles

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Hello again my friends, I have some free time today because the Mueller Hut Hike we were planning on attacking today was full and we weren't able to go.... BUT we get to go tomorrow! So, since I have so much time I have uploaded scenic pictures ...

Lake Tekapo, Mt. John Observatory, Tasman Glacier, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Lake Tekapo, Mt. John Observatory, Tasman Glacier

A travel blog entry by creneafly1on

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Today we are headed towards Mt. Cook. We stopped at Lake Tekapo and Mt. John Observatory on the way. Near Mt. Cook, we also visited the Tasman Glacier. There was a glacier lake at the bottom which was very white in color from the minerals in the ...

Dream jobs!!, Mt Dobson , New Zealand travel blog

Dream jobs!!

A travel blog entry by rachandsean

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... us!.  We are now living in a small town called Fairly with a  few hundred people.  We can walk to the grocery store a (Rachel dream).  There are two other houses with Dobson and Instructor workers which are our new best friends. ...

Mt John Summit Walk and Mt. Cook, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Mt John Summit Walk and Mt. Cook

A travel blog entry by andrewalice

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... .  Little did we know that our accomodations was in the heart of it all.  We arrived in Mt. Cook around 4pm.  The village reminded me of Canada's Blue Mountain resort.  They village had various chalets and various restaurants all ...

MUELLER HUT, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

MUELLER HUT

A travel blog entry by martinastravels

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... isflaken i sjön. Sjön har ändrats rejält på bara några år! Ett väl värt stopp. Bara att köra genom dalen till Mt.Cook är en upplevelse. Vi såg många som stannade vid vägkanten för att ta bilder. Vi gjorde likadant när vi körde dit, men ...

Mount cook/glentanners, Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

Mount cook/glentanners

A travel blog entry by jennymccarthy84

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Today we drove from wanaka to mount cook to do some walking. We walked for about 3.5 hours along hooker valley which lead us to the terminal face of hooker glacier and terminal lake. Ashleigh forgot her water and after about two hours of walking decided ...

South Island Road Trip cont, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

South Island Road Trip cont

A travel blog entry by rerwin

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... were pretty crazy & fun to take pictures on. After hanging out there for a while, we made the very VERY long dive to Mt. Cook. We arrived at night, and could see HUNDREDS of stars. It was amazing. You could also see the snow covered shadows of the ...

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