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There are 3 ways to get from Mount Cook Village to Lake Pukaki by taxi, car or shuttle

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Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Mount Cook Village to Lake Pukaki 57.9 km

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Shuttle  •  1h 33m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Mt Cook Lodge and Motels to Twizel

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Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Mount Cook Village to Lake Pukaki 57.9 km
Mount Cook Village → Lake Pukaki
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lake Pukaki is 0800 358 5453.

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The social distance requirement in Lake Pukaki is 2 metres.

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The cost-effective way to get from Mount Cook Village to Lake Pukaki is to drive, which costs $12 - $19 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mount Cook Village to Lake Pukaki is to taxi which costs $230 - $280 and takes 39 min.

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The distance between Mount Cook Village and Lake Pukaki is 50 km. The road distance is 57.9 km.

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The best way to get from Mount Cook Village to Lake Pukaki without a car is to taxi which takes 39 min and costs $230 - $280.

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It takes approximately 39 min to drive 57.9 km from Mount Cook Village to Lake Pukaki.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mount Cook Village to Lake Pukaki is 58 km. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Mount Cook Village to Lake Pukaki.

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There are 17+ hotels available in Lake Pukaki. Prices start at $150 NZD per night.

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Map of how to get from Mount Cook Village to Lake Pukaki.
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  • Distance: 50 km
  • Duration: 39 min

What companies run services between Mount Cook Village, New Zealand and Lake Pukaki, New Zealand?

You can drive from Mount Cook Village to Lake Pukaki in around 39 min.

Bus operators
The Cook Connection
Phone
+64 21 583 211
Email
travel@cookconnect.co.nz
Website
cookconnect.co.nz
Shuttle from Mt Cook Lodge and Motels to Twizel
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $31
Schedules at
cookconnect.co.nz
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cookconnect.co.nz
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Taxi from Mount Cook Village to Lake Pukaki
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$230 - $280

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