Experience the mighty heights of Mount Cook from a different perspective as you fly around New Zealand’s highest mountain. This 45-minute helicopter ride takes in the highlights of the Mount Cook National Park, soaring over the Tasman Terminal Lake, swooping past the Hochstetter Icefall, and touching down on the Tasman Glacier. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
45-minute Tasman Glacier and Mount Cook helicopter tour
Enjoy spectacular aerial views of the Mount Cook National Park
Soar over the Tasman Valley and Hochstetter Icefall
Touchdown to experience the snowfalls of the Tasman Glacier
Your tour begins with pickup from your hotel in Aoraki Mount Cook Village and a short transfer to Aoraki Mount Cook Airport to begin your aerial adventure. After meeting your pilot and listening to the safety briefing, jump aboard an A355 Twin Engine Helicopter and take off over the Mount Cook National Park. Marvel at the spectacular scenery as you soar over the Tasman Terminal Lake and the jagged ice formations of the Hochstetter Icefall, then fly around the dramatic east face of Mount Cook. During your 45-minute flight, touch down to experience the Tasman Glacier up close and step outside to walk along the snowfields. On return to the airport, a driver will be waiting to take you back to your hotel.