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Mt. Cook Alpine Salmon Shop

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Tekapo Pukaki Hydro Canal, Twizel, New Zealand
+64 3-435 0018
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Great sashimi, but smoked product $$$

Went to roadside salmon shop great sashimi available thought this was delicious and pretty well... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
via mobile
Fresh salmon

We visited both this shop and the other salmon shop (High Country Salmon). Didn't buy the salmon... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
Diana G
Singapore, Singapore
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Located on the edge of Mt Cook National Park our shop is stocked with Freshwater King Salmon -raised in the cool glacial water of New Zealand's Southern Alps. We have a great selection of sashimi, fillets, hot smoked and whole salmon for you to enjoy, as well as a picnic area with the world famous view of Lake Pukaki and Mt Cook. Visit our shop for: - Sashimi - Fillets and whole Salmon - Hot Smoked Salmon - Picnic Area with view of Mt Cook Open 7 days a week
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Tekapo Pukaki Hydro Canal, Twizel, New Zealand
+64 3-435 0018
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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Went to roadside salmon shop great sashimi available thought this was delicious and pretty well priced. Also purchased some hot smoked salmon and the happy lady gave us an ice pack to go with it, which was handy considering it was quite hot that day,...More

Thank mtbgrlmelb
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We visited both this shop and the other salmon shop (High Country Salmon). Didn't buy the salmon here, bought it at the other shop. Just some comparison: 1. Shopkeeper here is unfriendly, shopkeeper at the other shop is friendly 2. Salmon sashimi here is $10...More

3  Thank Diana G
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Salmon sashimi was very tasty! You should try to eat sashimi with amazing view!! It will be sweet and melts in your mouth I guess.

Thank 美穂 柴
Reviewed 8 October 2017

The salmon farm has a little restaurant where they sell fresh salmon sashimi at an affordable price. It was absolutely delicious and I definitely recommend stopping here if you happen to be in the area (though probably not worth going out of your way just...More

Thank Stephanie2743
Reviewed 6 October 2017

This little store is strategically located off the highway just outside of Twizel at the Lake Pukaki visitor centre. We stopped over on our way from Lake Tekapo. The King Salmon that it sells is very popular. We bought some freshly smoked salmon to try...More

1  Thank moonlotus18
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

The price is reasonable and the salmon is awesome! The scenic lake and mountains add the taste to it. Don’t miss the ginger lemon honey drink which is surprisingly nice as well!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Salmon sashimi of 500g pack is worth to try. Fresh and delicious. Outdoor seats are good options for eating sashimi and watching Mt. Cook.

Thank Luis T
Reviewed 17 September 2017

This place is nice for a stopover before/after Mt Cook. Get a pack or two of sashimi and sit outside by Lake Pukaki.

Thank dincytea
MtCookAlpineSalmon, Public Relations Manager at Mt. Cook Alpine Salmon Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thanks for the review! We're pretty fond of the view too.

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We were pretty excited to visit this place after hearing so many good reviews but after traveling such a Long way, we were pretty disappointed at the quality of the sashimi. Although prices were reasonable at $30 for 500g, we felt that the salmon was...More

Thank chosheryl
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

......Anyway, if you like it the Japanese way, you can eat it raw outside at the lake. Nice picnic spot.But we was looking for some spiced or peppered smoked Salmon for our evening feast .....

Thank India2012
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Iva I
1 January 2017|
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Response from 229ceca | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The salmon shop (where there are also pens so you can feed the fish at no cost) are just across the road from where the fish are farmed in pens. There's not a lot to see at the pens as there is no access. However I... More
4 November 2016|
Response from 447connie |
Can anybody help to answer? Really wanted to go there.
20 September 2016|
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Response from LCWW | Reviewed this property |
Pretty much like any other salmon fillet. Start with the salmon fillet at room temperature (about 15 minutes out of the fridge). For fillet about half an inch thick, cook for about 4 minutes with the skin down until the... More