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Tasman Glacier is located within the Mount Cook National Park and can be seen from a couple treks that start at the end of the Tasman Valley Road.
The Blue Pools Trek ascends above the Tasman Lake to a viewpoint where you have decent views...More
This place is unbelievable! After weather prevented us doing the Hooker Valley Track, we headed to the Glacier instead and we are so pleased we did. A great path, good signage and those views!!! Absolutely breathtaking.
Your visit to Mt Cook would not be complete without driving up the Tasman valley to the sealed carpark and climbing the very well prepared steps (estimate around 300) to the viewing point. The view of Tasman lake and the surrounding mountains is awesome. The...More
It's a long drive off the main road to visit Mt Cook so take the time for a walk to get a view of the Tasman Glacier. It's a further drive up the Tasman Valley. But the road is good and has some interesting bridges....More
Imagine a place like Jökulsárlón (Iceland), but you had it to yourself. First time winter visit to Tasman Lake/ Glacier. Majestic. Spent hours viewing and climbing around. No other people unlike that place in Iceland). Magnificent views. Great icebergs. Did I say no people. No...More
I came here with a boat tour. The weather was so nice and clear. I could see Mt Cook very clearly. The problem was the glacier. It was covered by dirt so it was basically black and gray. Not blue and emerald.
Went with Glacier Explorers hiked to glacier, not too bad. Boats to get up close to glacier and ice "bergs" in the water spectacular. Must see. You can hike to the glacier also but this trip was amazing, were on the lake for an hour....More
Must see if you're already at the Mt. Cook area. Use suitable shoes. Going up the prepared steps may be challenging for some - my iphone showed we had gone up 27 floors :). You can stop along the way up to catch your breath,...More