**Updated : June 2023**
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Where is Mt. Cook National Park [and 4 ways to get there]
Located about 171 miles northeast of Queenstown, on the South Island of New Zealand, the drive to Mt. Cook National Park takes about 3 hours, that is - without any stops. If you plan to rent a car and make the drive yourself like we did, then of course we always recommend booking through Turo. If you plan to make the drive from Christchurch then it'll be about 2.5 hours. If you aren't able to get yourself a car or you aren't comfortable driving (they drive on the left), then you have a couple of options on how to get there :
Queenstown to Mt. Cook - BEST Stops
Christchurch to Mt. Cook - BEST Stops
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