Join us for Christmas Day or Boxing Day lunch in the Alpine Restaurant, which is located in the heart of the Hermitage Hotel. Get in the festive spirit and enjoy a delicious Christmas themed buffet lunch as part of your package.

Suitable for individuals, couples, small families and larger groups, our extensive buffet offerings (which cater to a wide range of dietary requirements) are sure to delight your taste buds!

The Christmas Package includes:

  • Two night's stay at the Hermitage Hotel, Aoraki/Mount Cook
  • Daily breakfast
  • Christmas or Boxing Day buffet lunch

In addition, guests will enjoy:

  • Bubbles on arrival to lunch
  • A drinks package which includes tap beer, house redĀ & white wine or soft drinks which will be served to you throughout lunch
  • Entertainment. Enjoy a live band, a visit from Santa Claus for the little ones, a festive photo booth and mini carousel on the lawn.

Packages for two adults start from $1080

If you'd like to find out more, or book in, please reach out to our Reservations Team on 0800 68 68 00 or by emailingĀ

We welcome Christmas Day or Boxing Day lunch bookings for day visitors to the Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park. However, a reservation in advance will be required in advance to avoid disappointment.

Christmas Day or Boxing Day lunch buffet, drinks package and entertainment only: $150 per adult & $65 per child

Please note that children are aged 4 - 14 years inclusive. Our Reservations Agents will be able to assist you with making additional restaurant & activity bookings for you to enjoy during your stay. Dinner options for both Christmas Day & Boxing Day include a buffet in the Alpine Restaurant or 3 course set menu in the Panorama Room. There will also be platter options at the Snowline Bar for those who have enjoyed Christmas or Boxing Day lunch and are looking for a light bite.