Price From

Day Tour NZ$250

Add Ons:

Polaroid Photo Experience NZ$20
Tasman Glacier Boat Cruise NZ$179
45 Min Ski Plane & Helicopter Scenic Flight NZ$479

Departure Time

7:30AM (12 hours)



Door To Door PICK UP

WiFi & Water


Embark on a scenic journey through Kawarau Gorge, enjoying ever-changing landscapes. Witness the turquoise beauty of Lake Pukaki before reaching Aoraki/Mount Cook, New Zealand’s highest peak at 3,724 meters. 

On arrival Consider a hike into Hooker Valley for breathtaking views of Aoraki/Mount Cook or pending availability take a helicopter to get a birds eye view of this stunning landscape. Explore an eco-sustainable salmon farm in Twizel before returning to Queenstown.

Our local guides customise each tour for a truly remarkable Queenstown adventure.

*No pickups from Glenorchy, Arthurs Point or Arrowtown


With 3.5 hours explore the breathtaking beauty of Mount Cook Village with invigorating walks amidst snow-capped peaks and alpine meadows.

Embark on a serene boat journey (subject to availability) across Tasman Glacier Lake, surrounded by towering glaciers and pristine landscapes.

Elevate your adventure with a thrilling scenic helicopter ride (subject to availability), offering unparalleled panoramic views of the Southern Alps and turquoise glacial waters. Marvel at the grandeur of New Zealand’s highest peak, Aoraki/Mount Cook, as you soar above rugged terrain and majestic ice formations.

– Lindis Pass

– Lake Pukaki

– Aorkai Mount Cook Village


From Queenstown please allow approximately 12 hours.

Our first Queenstown pick up starts at 7:00AM.

We offer pickups from select Queenstown hotels and various stops in the town center and along Frankton Road. During booking, enter your accommodation, and we’ll suggest the closest stop.

  • While a direct drive would take about 3.5 hours, we choose to make the journey to Mount Cook village more enjoyable by incorporating multiple stops for breaks and to savor the breathtaking scenery.

Our vans can accommodate a maximum of 11 people, ensuring a personalised and intimate group experience.

We will stop in Omarama where you can purchase lunch, this is highly recommended if you are doing the scenic flight or Tasman lake boat ride. Otherwise there are food options at Mount Cook Village.

There is no age restriction for this tour, and it’s a wonderful opportunity for children to enjoy the stunning scenery and wildlife. However, please consider that the extended travel duration may pose challenges for babies and young children.

We travel in modern Mercedes vans accommodating up to 11 passengers, ensuring a true small-group experience.

What others are saying

"Our group of 7 (including 5 kids) used DNA Tours to get to The Remarkables and back for 4 days straight. The service was excellent. We were picked up from our accommodation each morning at the front door and enjoyed a very pleasant drive to the snow each day. Our driver Aaron was very friendly, always on time and a safe driver. It was a very clean and comfortable Mercedes van and we would recommend DNA Tours to anyone looking for a better way to get the mountain !"

Rob - Sydney, Australia

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