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There are 3 ways to get from Mount Cook Village to Moeraki Boulders by car, bus or shuttle

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Drive, bus  •  7h 39m

  1. Drive from Mount Cook Village to Tekapo
  2. Take the bus from Tekapo to Ashburton
  3. Take the bus from Ashburton to Moeraki Boulders

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Shuttle, bus  •  9h 43m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Mt Cook Lodge and Motels to Tekapo
  2. Take the bus from Tekapo to Ashburton
  3. Take the bus from Ashburton to Moeraki Boulders

Drive  •  2h 53m

  1. Drive from Mount Cook Village to Moeraki Boulders 244.8 km
Mount Cook Village → Moeraki Boulders
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Moeraki Boulders is 0800 358 5453.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Moeraki Boulders is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Moeraki Boulders is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Mount Cook Village to Moeraki Boulders is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 2h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Mount Cook Village to Moeraki Boulders is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 2h 53m.

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The distance between Mount Cook Village and Moeraki Boulders is 189 km. The road distance is 244.8 km.

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The best way to get from Mount Cook Village to Moeraki Boulders without a car is to shuttle and bus which takes 9h 43m and costs $95 - $130.

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It takes approximately 7h 39m to get from Mount Cook Village to Moeraki Boulders, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mount Cook Village to Moeraki Boulders is 245 km. It takes approximately 2h 53m to drive from Mount Cook Village to Moeraki Boulders.

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There are one+ hotels available in Moeraki Boulders. Prices start at $175 NZD per night.

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Map of how to get from Mount Cook Village to Moeraki Boulders.
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  • Distance: 188.7 km
  • Duration: 7h 39m

What companies run services between Mount Cook Village, New Zealand and Moeraki Boulders, New Zealand?

There is no direct connection from Mount Cook Village to Moeraki Boulders. However, you can take the drive to Tekapo, take the bus to Ashburton, then take the bus to Moeraki Boulders. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Mount Cook Village to Moeraki Boulders via Tekapo, Tekapo, and Ashburton in around 9h 43m.

Bus operators
Atomic Travel
Email
info@atomictravel.co.nz
Website
atomictravel.co.nz
Bus from Ashburton to Moeraki Boulders
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
atomictravel.co.nz
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 Tekapo
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $40
Schedules at
cookconnect.co.nz
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cookconnect.co.nz

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