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  1. New Zealand
  2. South Island
  3. Mount Cook

Mount Cook Ultimate Alpine Skiplane and Heli Experience

Product ID: 147603
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Take on the ultimate alpine experience combining both a skiplane and a helicopter flight! See Tasman Valley, a glacier lake, the Hochstetter Icefall and the cloud-piercing Aoraki/Mount Cook before landing on the Tasman Glacier.
About this activity
Duration 45 minutes
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Audio guide/headphones
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Experience spectacular views from above in a skiplane and helicopter
  • Land on New Zealand's longest glacier, the Tasman Glacier
  • Enjoy beautiful views of the Tasman Terminal Lake, Grand Plateau and Plateau Hut
Full description
Fly in a skiplane and a helicopter on the same day for an unforgettable experience of Aoraki/Mount Cook. Enjoy a scenic adventure that includes a glacier snow landing.

From take-off to landing, you will enjoy spectacular views! Fly up the Tasman Valley over the breathtaking blue glacier lake. See the Hochstetter Icefall and the cloud-piercing Aoraki/Mount Cook before landing on the upper snowfields of the Tasman Glacier.  Take time to enjoy this unique alpine environment before swapping aircraft and returning to Mount Cook Airport. 

These mountains are covered in snow and ice all year round, and the aircraft fully shuts down on landing. You'll also see Tasman Terminal Lake, Grand Plateau, Plateau Hut, as well as the full length of the Tasman Glacier.
  • Skiplane flight
  • Helicopter flight
  • All taxes and fees

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Meeting point

Mount Cook Aerodrome, Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand

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Important information
What to bring
  • Closed-toe shoes
Not allowed
  • Selfie sticks
Know before you go
• Please provide all passengers' full names and weights when booking
• Note that weight and balance limits apply to all aircraft
• Camera(s) and or phone(s) can be used for the duration of your flights
• Tours are refundable if there is a cancellation due to the weather, and the local operator will do their best to work with you to reschedule your flight to suit your travel plans
• In the rare case that the combined weights of all passengers reach the maximum safety limit, please be aware that your flight time may be rescheduled
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