Mount Cook: 3-Hour Tasman Glacier Helicopter Ride and Hike

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Activity provider:Mt Cook Glacier Guiding

Mount Cook: 3-Hour Tasman Glacier Helicopter Ride and Hike

Activity provider:Mt Cook Glacier Guiding

From US$ 423.20 per person

Combine the excitement of walking on New Zealand’s biggest glacier with the thrill of a breathtaking scenic helicopter fly-by of the country’s largest mountain, Aoraki/Mount Cook.

About this activity

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 11 participants


  • Witness the splendor of Aoraki/Mount Cook
  • Discover the magnificent ice formations
  • Spend up to 2-hours on the stunning ice
  • Choose between 2 time slots 8:45 AM and 10:45 AM
Full description
Enjoy a tour that will acquaint you with New Zealand’s biggest glacier and provide you with spectacular helicopter views of the country’s largest mountain, Aoraki or Mount Cook. To start your tour you will fly to your drop-off point on a remote part of the glacier. During your tour, explore amazing ice formations, following your guide as they cut steps in the glacier. Complete your trip with another spectacular scenic flight back to the base of the mountain. Every journey is unique because the glacier is everchanging. Your experienced guides are always finding something new and interesting to show you. Spend up to 2 hours on the ice, weather permitting.
  • 2 scenic flights
  • Tour guide
  • Leather boots
  • Woolen socks
  • Crampons
  • Walking pole
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Inside the terminal of the Mount Cook Airport, look for the Mt Cook Glacier Guiding desk

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Important information

What to bring

  • Warm clothing
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat

Know before you go

  •  This trip is not recommended for people with limited mobility
  • This trip is weather dependent
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 3 reviews

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March 29, 2023

Would like to send my appreciation and big thank you to the tour guide Richard, his professional guide and caring behaviour make our trip wonderful

December 1, 2022

December 10, 2019

Product ID: 263042