Mt Cook village has a full DOC Visitor Center, which is worth visiting to better understand the area or for more information on local hikes.
- Blue Lakes and Tasman Glacier View Walk || 40 minute return walk from the Blue Lakes shelter car park, located at the end of the Tasman Valley road.
- Governors Bush Walk || 1 hour loop walk, starting at the shelter near the petrol station, leading through silver beach forest to a lookout point.
- Glacier Explorers is an optional a 2.5 hour boat tour of the Tasman Glacier.
- There are also numerous scenic flight operators in the area, for both fixed-wing and helicopter flights over the Tasman glacier and around Mt Cook.