One of the most popular walks in the park, the track leads up the Hooker valley towards Aoraki/Mount Cook. It passes close to the Alpine Memorial (a great viewpoint) and Freda’s Rock before coming to the viewing point of the Mueller Glacier and the first swing bridge.

Nearby Places to Stay

Mt Cook

Driving Time: 8 mins (4.1km/2.5mi)

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Lake Tekapo

Driving Time: 1 hour 18 mins (105km/65mi)

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Franz Josef

Driving Time: 6 hours 0 mins (480km/298mi)

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Nearby Places to Stay

Mt Cook

Driving Time: 8 mins (4.1km/2.5mi)

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Lake Tekapo

Driving Time: 1 hour 18 mins (105km/65mi)

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Franz Josef

Driving Time: 6 hours 0 mins (480km/298mi)

See Franz Josef deals