Make it a Christmas to remember in the heart of Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park 

Join us for Christmas Day in the Hermitage Hotel, relax as we look after all the cooking so you can take time to spend time with your loved ones. Make memories to last a lifetime as you spend Christmas Day exploring all the park has to offer and then dine with a stunning view of Aoraki/Mount Cook in Alpine Restaurant.

Christmas Package Includes:

  • Two nights accommodation at the Hermitage Hotel or the Mt Cook Lodge & Motels 
  • Daily Buffet Breakfast in Alpine Restaurant
  • Festive Christmas Day Buffet Dinner in Alpine Restaurant

You can view our sample Christmas Buffet menu here.

Our packages are suitable for individuals, couples, friends, and family groups.

To make a booking please click on the tile below or for more information call our reservations team on 0800 68 68 00 or email

We will also be serving a 7 course degustation menu in the Panorama Room on Christmas Eve. This can be added to your Christmas Package after you have booked by emailing our reservations team. You can view more information here along with the menu.

The Hermitage welcomes Christmas Eve and Day dinner bookings at Alpine Restaurant and the Panorama Room for those visiting the National Park for the day. Please email our team in advance to avoid disappointment.

  • Christmas Day Alpine Buffet Dinner Adults $149 | Child (4-14 years) $75
  • Panorama Room 7 course degustation $135 (not available for children under 14 years)

*Reservations are essential