Our Location

We are located within the Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park which forms a part of the 2.6 million hectare UNESCO Te Wāhipounamu – South West New Zealand World Heritage Area.  

airportUnit 2, Aoraki Mt Cook Airport
Aoraki Mt Cook National Park
State Highway 80, 7999

Latitude 43° 45’59.50” S
Longitude 170° 7’57.77” E
GPS goo.gl/maps/GE8aQWDvkNT2

Phone:  0800-MT-COOK  (0800-68-2665)
Within NZ: +64 (03) 435 1001 

How to find us

locationThe turn off to Aoraki/Mt Cook is on SH8 by Lake Pukaki.  Driving east this can be found 8kms from Twizel and driving west, 50kms from Lake Tekapo.

Turn onto SH80, which leads you to the Mt Cook Village.  6kms from the Village, follow signs to the Mt Cook airport.  This is where our operating base is situated with ample free vehicle parking available.


Please be aware of the following travel times to our base, this will ensure that you allow sufficient time to travel safely.  We are unable to delay a trip departure if you are running late. 

These times are based on travel during summer and do not include any stopping along the way.    

Please allow extra time if you are travelling in winter:


Mt Cook Village      10 minutes      

Twizel:                      50 minutes        

Tekapo:                     1.5 hours

Wanaka:                   2.75 hours

We want to keep you safe while on our roads so if you are not familiar with driving in New Zealand, please read the very useful information found in multiple languages here:  http://www.drivesafe.org.nz/