1. New Zealand
  2. South Island
  3. Aoraki Mount Cook Village
  4. Mount Cook

Mount Cook: Scenic Helicopter Flight with Alpine Landing

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Enjoy a 25-minute helicopter flight including an alpine landing looking directly at Aoraki Mount Cook. Fly up the Tasman Valley, past Aoraki Mt Cook, and over the icebergs of Tasman Terminal Lake and the Tasman Glacier before landing on a mountain.
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Duration 25 minutes
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  • Experience spectacular views from above in your helicopter
  • Enjoy stunning views of the Tasman Valley and a glacier lake
  • Learn about the area from your experienced pilot
  • Enjoy a unique alpine landing amongst the majestic mountains
Full description
Experience Mount Cook National Park from the sky. Enjoy a 25-minute scenic adventure that includes an alpine landing amongst the mountains. Have exceptional views of Aoraki (Mt Cook) and the surrounding snow-capped mountain ranges right from take off. 

Be captivated throughout the entire flight. Explore the valleys and peaks of the national park. Journey through the Tasman Valley and over a breathtaking blue glacier lake. Experience an alpine landing on the stunning upper snowfields in the Southern Alps. 

Disembark the aircraft and enjoy the elevated alpine landscape before returning to the helicopter to fly back to Mount Cook Airport. Your expert pilot will offer informative and interesting commentary throughout the flight to ensure you receive the best possible experience.
  • 25-minute scenic flight with alpine landing
  • Pilot guide with commentary

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Meeting point

Mount Cook Aerodrome, Mount Cook Rd, Mount Cook 7999, New Zealand.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Sunglasses
  • Closed-toe shoes
Not allowed
  • Bags
Know before you go
• You will receive an email from the local partner to confirm your exact flight date and time after booking and this might be different from what you requested
• If the tour is canceled due to the weather conditions you will be offered a full refund or rescheduled tour
• Please note that weight and balance limits apply to all aircraft. Passenger weight limits are 116 kilograms (255 pounds)
• Your flight may be rescheduled in the rare case that the combined weights of all passengers reach the maximum safety limit
• Pickup and drop-off are available in Mount Cook Village (please contact the local partner directly to arrange)
• You can use your camera and phone during the flight
• Check-in closes 45 minutes prior to flight departure time

From US$ 212.82 per person

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