Mt Cook Alpine Salmon

+64 3 435 0427| [email protected]| Lake Pukaki, New Zealand

The Mt Cook Alpine Salmon Shop is located on beautiful Lake Pukaki - the perfect resting spot on the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail, when on either the Alternative Route from Tekapo or Section 2 from Braemar Rd and Aoraki Mt Cook.

Stop by to enjoy the iconic views, picnic tables, ice cold drinks and range of salmon products on offer.

Our Freshwater King Salmon has been raised in nearby canals, which the Cycle Trial passes. The water in these canals flows straight from the Southern Alps above. This glacial, highly oxygenated water and the distinctive touch of the seasons, creates a very special salmon delicacy - a must try on on any travel ‘to do’ list!

Visit our shop for:

- Sashimi, fillets and whole salmon
- Hot smoked salmon
- Coffee and refreshments
- Picnic area and restrooms

As you head towards Twizel on the Cycle Trail, this will be your last opportunity to soak up the world famous views of Aoraki Mt Cook across the turquoise blue waters of Lake Pukaki.

Stop in to enjoy the moment and relax, refuel and recharge, before pressing on to your destination for the day.

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The Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail is a grade 2-3 (easy to intermediate) cycle trail. There are a variety of trail surfaces. Riders are advised to take certain essentials with them (e.g. first aid, repair kit, water, food). Parts of the trail pass through alpine environments, where conditions can change.

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Getting Here

Located in the South Island of New Zealand, halfway between Christchurch and Queenstown, is the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail. It is recommended that you start your ride from Aoraki/Mt Cook - though there are numerous access points along the trail from which to start or end your ride.

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Trail Details & Maps

Each of the 9 maps show the elevation, trail surfaces, fitness, skill, traffic, safety notes, and highlights. Please consult the maps to ensure you are prepared for what you'll encounter on each section. Some sections are easy, others more difficult.

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See & Do

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