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Hooker Valley Track

Hooker Valley Road, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
+64 3-435 1186
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Not too strenuous hike, with fantastic views

There were several trails in this area , all of which have great views of the Cook mountain range... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
James K
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Toronto, Canada
Best way to experience Mt Cook NP, the easy way

Having recently done the walks on the Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier tracks (western side), it... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
SW123L
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Auckland, New Zealand
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“easy walk” (48 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Hooker Valley Road, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
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+64 3-435 1186

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Reviewed 4 days ago

There were several trails in this area , all of which have great views of the Cook mountain range. The glacial waters of the lakes were stunning.

Thank James K
Reviewed 6 days ago

Having recently done the walks on the Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier tracks (western side), it won't be complete to not do the walks to the Hooker and Tasman Glaciers (eastern side). The walk is 3 hours return and crosses over 3 swing bridges....More

Thank SW123L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have done this walk before in warmer months and loved it. We came back to do and see it covered in snow. It took almost twice as long due to the path not marked for winter walks. As daylight time is less would start...More

Thank 5robs91
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm sure if you saw other photos of this walking track you would see better views of the place. We did however end up going at a day when there was thick fog blanketing the alpine mountains. There was even overcast daylight which was ruining...More

Thank LaidbackSeal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my parents on this track and loved it greatly! Definitely ideal for young and older ones :). there were 3 swing bridges so you don't have to walk all the way.

Thank ZackLow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second time done this walk. An amazing view to get to see the glacier lake. We did it few days ago, there is so much snow on the ground that make you difficult to walk as it's very slippery (we wore an normal walking shoes)....More

Thank AHTRAE
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a long walk of up to 4 to 5 hours from Hermitage hotel especially if you take time to observe the plants, animals and surroundings so do make sure that you keep an eye on the time as you wouldn't want to be...More

Thank scwong88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went on this walk in late June with my wife and two kids (3 and 5). This is one of the most beautiful walks I have been on. We were quite worried if our 3 year old could handle the walk but she fine....More

2  Thank George N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unfortunately, the day we visited here it was quite cloudy, so clouds hid the top of nearly all peaks, but it was still a wonderful walk. Everything here is very well maintained and the walk itself is quite easy. It was beautiful everywhere you look...More

Thank dr_j_now
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely include this trek in your itinerary.!!! We started our day at the Mt Cook visitor centre, checking out some quick facts about the area before starting our 3hr trek (We took about 3.5hr). We were blessed with an amazing weather and not much of...More

1  Thank yEeVoNy25
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sunnycraz888
14 May 2017|
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Response from CaravannersDandK | Reviewed this property |
In May the weather could do anything. It would be best to have a plan B in case the weather is not suitable Good luck
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Cherry55555
10 April 2017|
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Response from docgovtnz | Property representative |
From June to September it's possible there may be snow on the ground in the Aoraki/Mount Cook Village. We can't predict the weather this far in advance so it's best to contact the Visitor Centre in Aoraki/Mount Cook... More
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sunnycraz888
6 April 2017|
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Response from AMFAA | Reviewed this property |
Hello, No, but all the signs are very clear and the way is actually very easy and flat.
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