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Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park is a rugged land of ice and rock, with 19 peaks over 3,000 metres including New Zealand's highest mountain, Aoraki/Mount Cook.


Weather forecasts, up-to-date track information and conservation merchandise, including publications and maps, are available at the DOC Visitor Centre.

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  • Climbing
  • Hunting
  • Walking and tramping
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      This  park is located in the central part of the South Island, deep in the heart of the Southern Alps. Aoraki/Mount Cook village lies within the park with Twizel the nearest town outside. 


      Aoraki / Mt Cook National Park Visitor Centre
      Phone:      +64 3 435 1186
      Address:   1 Larch Grove
      Aoraki/Mt Cook
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