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Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre

Explorer Pass

Price from £11 per person

The Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre is situated at the Hermitage Hotel, Terrace Road, Aoraki Mount Cook Village, Mount Cook National Park. A tribute to the famous New Zealand mountaineer Sir Edmund Hillary, the centre showcases the Aoraki Mount Cook region, its people and its place in the universe. Designed to educate and entertain, it features a spectacular state-of-the-art 3D movie, New Zealand's first full dome digital planetarium and a museum which documents the pioneering heart of the region. It also features the impressive Hillary Gallery which depicts Sir Edmund's longstanding connection with the region and touches upon his achievements, expeditions and life's work. Tour concludes at clients’ discretion, at the Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre.


Months: Year Round  
Days: Daily  

Opens: 08:30  
Closes: 17:00 - 20:30 (depending on time of year)