The Hermitage

Tasman Valley Tour

Join a group of 9 as you are expertly driven through the heart of the Tasman Valley and into the stunning scenery of the Mount Cook National Park.

A rugged back road 4WD adventure, accessing awe inspiring views over the Tasman Glacier and its gigantic moraine wall.  You will depart from the Hotel and make your way across the Valley through to Huskie Flat. Stopping along the way to take in the Fauna and Flora, your guide will point out interesting facts and take you to awe inspiring locations.

You will stop at several vantage points and have the opportunity to view NZ's largest Glacier Tasman Glacial Lake, its vast moraine wall and across to where the icebergs have sheared away from the mammoth icewall. The area showcases the ruggered beauty of the Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park. Surrounded by the Alps and Glacial Moraine, you will be treated to fresh brewed coffee and tea accompanied by home baked pastries as you take in the spectacular views.

Your professional guide has a wealth of knowledge of the Aoraki/Mt Cook area. Learn about it's unique geology, local flora and fauna and gain an entertaining insight into the rich pioneering history and stories of the past 150 years.

Please note this Tour is not available August and September 2019

The tour is avilable from 1st October onwards


Price from 48 to 68


What to bring



What is supplied

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Season & Departures

Tasman Valley 4WD Tours operates a minimum of two trips daily.

2 hour trip duration, departing from the Hermitage Hotel and returning to The Hermitage Hotel.

The tour can hold a maximum of 9 passengers on any tour

Adult (15+) Child (4-14)
$68.00 $48.00

All prices are in NZD and include GST (15%)  Prices valid April, May, August 2019 only.

Contact our reservations team for new pricig details after this date.

Due to Snowy Conditions, Tour is not available June or July.

What is supplied What to bring
Morning or Afternoon Tea (Tea, coffee and baked good) An extra warm layer of clothing
Wet weather gear (if required) Camera with plenty of memory
An unforgettable trip! Sunscreen & Sunglasses
Flat soled, enclosed walking shoes
Important Info
  • Check in required 20mins before scheduled departure.
  • Due to high demand, we recommend that you pre-book this activity to avoid disappointment.
  • This tour is not suitable for  those with back or neck problems
  • Weather Conditions: Tasman Valley 4WD Tours operates in a unique, alpine environment. If we are unable to operate due to weather or track conditions, an alternative trip time, similar value product or full refund will be offered.
  • Cancellation Policy: Within 48 hours before departure - loss of 50% of total price.  Within 24 hours before departure - loss of 100% of total price
**Please note all passengers must comply with NZ Law and meet the minimum height requirement of 148cms, this is to ensure they are safely restrained within the seatbelts.