Mt Cook, New Zealand offers the perfect terrain for adventurous 4WD and off road tours through breathtaking scenery. Our experienced and professional guide will take you on a unique and unforgettable four wheel drive mountain adventure to view New Zealand’s longest glacier – The Tasman Glacier and the surrounding world heritage park.
A unique 4WD & Argo adventure with magnificent views of the Tasman Glacier and its gigantic moraine walls.
A short walk to a vantage point overlooking the Tasman Glacier and its terminal lake provides one of the most spectacular photographic opportunities in the Aoraki Mount Cook National Park.
Your friendly guide is a real Mount Cook character, learn about the area and be entertained by their wealth of knowledge and local stories. As you travel up the Tasman Valley on a 4WD track you will be amazed at the awesome mountain scenery!
During the Spring and Summer months you can see an abundance of Mount Cook Lilies, Celmesia Daisies, Golden Spaniard Spear Grass and many delicate mountain flowers. You may even catch a glimpse of the world’s only ‘mountain parrot’ – New Zealand’s cheeky Kea.
ARGOs are 8 wheel all terrain vehicles (ATV’s) capable of conquering virtually anything in their path, including water, ice and even steep mountain terrain in the toughest of conditions making them ideal for your exploration of the rugged and beautiful Aoraki Mount Cook National Park.
Your safety is our first and foremost consideration. Our guides are extensively trained and we operate to the highest safety standards at all times. Trips do not operate if deemed to be of no scenic value or unsafe to operate. Some trips may therefore not operate due to prevailing weather, road or avalanche danger.
9am, 10:30am, 12:30pm, 2.30pm and 4.00pm.
This guided tour starts at the Hermitage Hotel, we then travel up to view the Tasman Glacier and return approximately 1 1/2 hours later.