Discover Mount Cook from the air! Explore the mountain ranges,
glaciers and more!
MT COOK AND THE GLACIERS- 50 minutes:
A premier flight over the Mt Cook National Park and its vast glaciers and snow fields. See the ancient waters of the Tasman Glacier Lake before flying the length of the Tasman Glacier, New Zealand's longest glacier. Experience what it feels like to stand in snow amongst the mountains as you take in a spectacular view of New Zealand's highest peak, Aoraki/Mount Cook during your snow landing. Cross to the West Coast and view the formidable Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers before completing your journey with views of the summit of Aoraki/Mt Cook.
MOUNTAINS HIGH - 40 minutes:
Fly past the rugged face of the Tasman Glacier reroute to the spectacular Hochstetter Icefall. Take in views of Aoraki/Mt Cook and the upper Tasman Glacier. Continue on to an alpine landing to enjoy your experience in the snow and take that photo of a lifetime. Fly home through the heart of the Burnett Mountains and marvel at the grandeur of the Mackenzie Basin.
ALPINE EXPLORER - 35 minutes:
Experience the magnificent alpine environment with a high alpine flight over the Ben Ohau Mountains. Fly close to the steep ridges and rise over a mountain pass which reveals superb views out to Aoraki/Mount Cook and its surrounding peaks. Prepare yourself for an amazing alpine landing where you will be able to step out of the helicopter and play in the snow.
ALPINE VISTA - 20 minutes:
This short scenic option is the ideal opportunity to touch snow and experience the thrill of a helicopter flight. Sweep through the ruggedest high-country landscape of the Ben Ohau Mountains, to a landing site on a snow field high in the mountains.
TASMAN GLACIER HIKE - 3 hours:
Hike on New Zealand's largest glacier at 27km long, 4km wide and 600m deep! Witness the beauty of the Tasman Glacier Lake and the stunning ice formations from the helicopter as you fly over the spectacular Tasman Glacier. Once you descend and step foot onto the ice your guide will introduce you to the world on the Glacier.