Aoraki / Mount Cook is the highest mountain in New Zealand. Its height is listed as 3,724 metres. It sits in the Southern Alps, the mountain range that runs the length of the South Island. A popular tourist destination, it is also a favourite challenge for mountain climbers. The mountain is in the Aoraki / Mount Cook National Park, in the Canterbury Region. The park was established in 1953 and along with Westland National Park, Mount Aspiring National Park and Fiordland National Park forms one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. 

Overlook Mount Cook from the Lake Pukaki.

The sunrise in Mount Cook National Park

The first visit in 2016

No.80 Highway, the only way to Mount Cook

Middle-Earth World.

The Hermitage Hotel, the best hotel in the park

Kea Point

The peak of Mount Cook

A family hike to the mountain

Mueller Lake, the gate to the mountain

On the road to Mount Cook National Park

On the map

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