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Mt. Cook Alpine Salmon Shop

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Tekapo Pukaki Hydro Canal, Twizel, New Zealand
+64 3-435 0018
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Best Salmon Chowder

If your on your way to Mt Cook Aoraki stop at Twizel for some chowder it is the best, only $10 for... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
Newcastle, Australia
via mobile
Best Salmon Sashimi I've Ever Had

This place has the best salmon sashimi I've ever had (and I've had a lot of sashimi in a lot of... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Jack E
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Located on the edge of Mt Cook National Park our shop is stocked with Freshwater King Salmon -raised in the cool glacial water of New Zealand's Southern Alps. We have a great selection of sashimi, fillets, hot smoked and whole salmon for you to enjoy, as well as a picnic area with the world famous view of Lake Pukaki and Mt Cook. Visit our shop for: - Sashimi - Fillets and whole Salmon - Hot Smoked Salmon - Picnic Area with view of Mt Cook Open 7 days a week
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Tekapo Pukaki Hydro Canal, Twizel, New Zealand
+64 3-435 0018
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Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

If your on your way to Mt Cook Aoraki stop at Twizel for some chowder it is the best, only $10 for a big bowl and some bread. There is loads of salmon in the chowder. For some fun throw some(free) salmon food in the...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

This place has the best salmon sashimi I've ever had (and I've had a lot of sashimi in a lot of different and expensive restaurants). Even my five-year-old loved it! I'd buy the $30 plate and share. It's definitely worth it.

Thank Jack E
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Looking for very fresh salmon this is the place to get it eat fresh or they will wrap in ice for you to cook later

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

En-route from Queenstown to Lake Tekapo, be sure to stop by for some delicious and fresh salmon sashimi. Do note that there isn't a physical farm around. There are tables outdoor where you can indulge in the sashimi and enjoy amazing view of Lake Pukaki...More

Thank cookielove_23
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Ok, so besides the view being incredible the sashimi salmon is out of this world good. Its well worth the $10 to buy one or more. Its fresh and the soy sauce is lovely. I went back for seconds.

Thank Cliff D
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Stopped here on our way out of Mt Cook. Was expecting more description on how salmon is farmed etc Got a box of sashimi since we were already here - it was very fresh and of good value too!

1  Thank IceCreamme
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I was looking to explore a salmon farm but this is not is. It is at best, a shop selling salmon with excellent service. Makes a good stop for a break from driving. Plus that the salmon tasted great. But if you're like me, seeking...More

1  Thank BlackCoookie
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

There is a nice view but the salmon farm is just a salmon sales point with nothing interesting and no living Salmons.

1  Thank STCarlsen
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Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

A small shop selling very tasty oak roasted salmon and salmon pate and other salmon products by helpful and friendly staff

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We stopped for a look and to feed the salmon and buy some fish for dinner. There was only one salmon pen that you had access to see and feeding the salmon gave you a fleeting view of fish fairly deep in the water. The...More

Thank ChessHiker
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Iva I
31 December 2016|
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Response from 229ceca | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The salmon shop (where there are also pens so you can feed the fish at no cost) are just across the road from where the fish are farmed in pens. There's not a lot to see at the pens as there is no access. However I... More
3 November 2016|
Response from 447connie |
Can anybody help to answer? Really wanted to go there.
19 September 2016|
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Response from LCWW | Reviewed this property |
Pretty much like any other salmon fillet. Start with the salmon fillet at room temperature (about 15 minutes out of the fridge). For fillet about half an inch thick, cook for about 4 minutes with the skin down until the... More