Mount Cook: Tasman Glacier & National Park Scenic Flight

Mount Cook: Tasman Glacier & National Park Scenic Flight

Activity provider: Southern Lakes Helicopters

From US$ 301.90 per person

Hop on a 5* rated Mt Cook scenic helicopter flight. See the highlights of the Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park and fly along the whole length of the Tasman Glacier.

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Duration 40 minutes
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  • View the hidden treasures of Aoraki/Mt Cook
  • Soar high above the National Park
  • Experience some of the most incredible mountain huts
  • Enjoy magnificent views of Murchison and Tasman Glacier
Full description

Discover the real highlights of the Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park on this helicopter tour. Soar high above, get breathtaking views and fly the full length of the Tasman Glacier. Fly close to the mountain peaks, and view this incredible alpine region. You will also get amazing views of New Zealand’s highest peak - Aoraki /Mt Cook. Admire hanging glaciers, blue ice, and rocky mountain peaks, with photo opportunities in every direction. Hover over the Tasman Glacier to appreciate the size and scale of New Zealand’s longest “river of ice”, before snow landing on the magnificent Tasman Glacier. Your pilot may shut off the helicopter so you can experience the "sound of silence”.

  • 40 Minute flight
  • Professional Pilot
  • Inflight commentary
  • Full safety briefing
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Meeting point

Meet at the Heliworks Mt Cook. When entering through the sliding doors turn left (this is where you will find Heliworks). Please arrive 15 minutes before the activity starts.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
  • Charged Smartphone
  • Closed-toe shoes

Not allowed

  • Drones
  • Selfie sticks
  • Bags

Know before you go

  • All flights are weather dependent
  • Minimum numbers apply
  • Please provide all passengers' weights for the purpose of aircraft weight and balance
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

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Easy to find. Great staff. Great pilot. Amazing views!

December 15, 2022

October 11, 2022

Brilliant trip. Loved the close up of all the glaciers including Tasman, Hooker, Fox and Franz Josef. Hight light landing on the snow and enjoying great company and fantastic pilot. To see Mt Cook up close and to view Sir Edmund Hillarys conquering route was amazing. Just do it.

August 16, 2022

Product ID: 393126