• 1 Hr Duration
  • English
  • Free Cancellation 4 Days Before Use
  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Certain City Hotels Pick Up
  • No Meals Included

Mt Cook and Glaciers - Grand Traverse Scenic Flight - Departing Lake Tekapo

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Experience the Grand Traverse to explore the Mount Cook and Westland National Parks departure from the skies! 

The Grand Traverse is recognized as the premier Aoraki Mount Cook flight-seeing experience and New Zealand's "must do" scenic flight; this magnificent flight encompasses two World Heritage National Parks and 200 km of New Zealand's most memorable and breathtaking scenery. Taking off from Lake Tekapo, you'll see beautiful turquoise glacial lakes, golden tussock lands, and the braided river systems of the Mackenzie basin, you'll be surprised by the magical world of permanent ice and snow, creating a winter wonderland for The Aoraki Mount Cook National Park! Your flight will soar across Aoraki Mount Cook, New Zealand's highest mountains, and above the country's largest glaciers including the Tasman. From your window seat with unobstructed views, you'll also see High Country Sheep Stations, glacial valleys, and unique landforms. Your friendly pilot will provide an informative and enjoyable commentary to accompany your multi-language flight-guide.

The Grand Traverse scenic flight is a spectacular way to see the highlights of New Zealand, book this flight with us today!

Assembling arrangement:
  • Address: Air Safaris, State Highway 8, Tekapo Aerodrome, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand

  • Please check-in at the meeting point at least 15 minutes in advance of your scheduled departure time.

  • Hotel transfers are available for certain Tekapo hotels (with limited places). Self-drive is recommended, free parking is available at the airport.

  • Child ticket: Ages 3 - 13 years

  • Infants under the age of 3 can take part in this activity for free, provided they sit on the lap of a parent or caregiver.

  • A minimum of 2 people are required to book this tour for it to proceed.

  • Departure time: Flight departs every hour from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (summer), 9:00 am - 4:00 pm (winter)

  • The aircraft has a capacity for 2 - 7 passengers per flight.
How to Use
Booking information:
  • Upon booking this product, you will receive confirmation in the form of a tour voucher.
  • Please present the voucher on your mobile device on the day of the tour.
  • The supplier's contact details are included on the tour voucher.

Cancellation rules:
  • Full refunds will be issued for cancellation or revision made at least 4 days before use.
  • 50% payment fee will be charged for cancellation or revision made at 3 days before use.
  • If you do not show up at the required time, you will be considered to have forfeited your booking and will not be entitled to a refund.
  • This activity is subject to favourable weather conditions; if cancelled due to poor weather, you will have the option of an alternative date or a full refund.
  • Q:Is it cold in the aircraft?
    A:Hi there, thank you for your question. All aircraft are fitted with heaters which the pilot will use during the colder days. Fresh air vents are available above all seats for your use as required. If you have any other questions, please feel free to send an email to service@kootrip.com. Kind regards, Hilary
  • Q:What is the best time of the day to fly?
    A:Hi there, thank you for your question. As the weather can be so changeable, we advise that you fly at the first available opportunity so as not to be disappointed if the weather changes while you are here. The lighting at different times of the day can have different effects allowing for some great photo opportunities. However, as the flights encompass a large area and the flight will make lots of gentle turns, great photo opportunities will present themselves to everyone who flies at any time of the day. If you have any other questions, please send us an email at service@kootrip.com. Kind regards, June.

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