Twizel, South Island, NZ

The Cook Connection

Pickup Points

Pickup Points

The Cook Connection buses will pick-up passengers only from the stated bus stops in the towns we visit. These locations are; 

Lake Tekapo

  • Tavern Car Park most commonly used
  • Tekapo Holiday Park and Lakefront Lodge (outside reception)


  • Twizel – Market Place (outside the Info centre) most commonly used
  • Twizel - Cycle Journeys (3 Benmore Place) if you have a bike


  • Glentanner Park Centre

Mount Cook

  • The Hermitage Hotel (outside reception) most commonly used
  • Mt Cook YHA
  • Mt Cook Lodge and Motels
  • Unwin Lodge (NZ Alpine Club) 3kms from the village


  • Cycle Journeys Depot - Harbour Tourist Park (5 Esplanade, South Hill)

When making a booking select your pick up spot from the available options.

Be at pick up point 10 minutes before bus departure time to allow for loading. Bus has a scheduled timetable to connect with other transport services.


While enjoying your stay in the local area we especially recommend the following affordable, quality accommodation places:


Pick-up is only available at Tavern Car Park or the Lakefront Backpackers Lodge in the Holiday Park


Pick-up is only available at Twizel Market Place (outside the Info centre)

Mt Cook

Pick-up is only available at the locations listed in the Mt Cook Pick up points at the top of the page.


Pick-up is at Glentanner Park Centre

Nationwide Accommodation

2A Wairepo Road, Twizel, South Canterbury