Mount Cook: 50-Minute Aoraki Scenic Helicopter Flight

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Activity provider: Southern Lakes Helicopters

Mount Cook: 50-Minute Aoraki Scenic Helicopter Flight

Activity provider: Southern Lakes Helicopters

From US$ 395.78 per person

Enjoy the ultimate helicopter flight over Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park. Experience a snow landing on Tasman Glacier.

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Duration 50 minutes
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Wheelchair accessible


  • Experience views from coast to coast
  • Admire views of 3 glaciers and Lake Pukaki
  • Enjoy a snow landing on the Tasman Glacier
Full description
This helicopter tour is the ultimate way to view the summit of New Zealand’s highest peak, Aoraki/Mt Cook, and the spectacular scenery in the surrounding national park. Experience a snow landing high up on on the Tasman Glacier and stand amongst the natural silence of this very special place. View hanging glaciers, spectacular rivers of ice and the otherwordly blue of deep ice crevasses. On a clear day you will also be able to admire the views of the incredible West Coast and wild Tasman Sea from your seat. The helicopter will provide a “birds eye” view of both sides of the South Island.
  • 50-minute scenic helicopter flight
  • Tasman Glacier snow landing
  • Professional and experienced pilot
  • In-flight commentary

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    Meeting point

    When entering the building through the sliding doors, turn left. This is where you will find Southern Lakes Helicopters.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes
    • Camera
    • Weather-appropriate clothing
    • Charged Smartphone

    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

    4.5 /5

    based on 2 reviews

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    Although cloud cover precluded us from our Ultimate Experience the pilot did his best to make the flight as exciting as possible.

    December 11, 2022

    Vraiment une expérience magnifique.

    December 14, 2022

    Product ID: 393127