Mount Cook Mackenzie Regional Overview

Aoraki / Mount Cook Mackenzie is situated in the center of New Zealand’s majestic South Island. The region is renowned for its incredibly clear starry nights, brilliant sunny days, remarkable turquoise blue lakes, valleys of emerald green, and snow-capped mountains.

Shaped by extreme forces of nature, massive glaciers have scoured the land leaving a trail of lakes and rivers across the landscape. Today you will see awesome mountain ranges – the snow-capped Southern Alps stretching across the western horizon. Aoraki / Mount Cook, New Zealand’s highest mountain at 3,724 meters above sea level, towers over the expansive countryside.