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

Product ID: 263042
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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.
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Duration: 3 hours
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  • 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
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

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

From US$ 405.26 per person

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Mt Cook Glacier Guiding

Product ID: 263042