Enjoy the alpine views on a scenic helicopter flight across Mount Cook National Park!
Explore the dominating peaks of the Southern Alps mountain range in New Zealand's South Island on this thrilling helicopter flight. Taking off from Glentanner Park in Mount Cook National Park, you can choose from a number of flight times that will take you across different parts of the towering mountains, remote snowfields and vast glaciers. On your flight your pilot will provide you with expert commentary about the area that you're flying over and bring you in for your alpine snow landing. Here you can take in the views and have your picture taken from on top of the mountains!
On the Alpine Vista 20 minute flight, sweep through the rugged high country landscape of the Ben Ohau Mountain Range to a landing site on the snowfield high in the mountains. Enjoy the fantastic vista from this alpine setting as you look out to the mountains and glaciers, and down the valleys that were carved out by glaciers centuries ago.
On the Alpine Explorer 35 minute flight soar above the Ben Ohau Mountain Range and the peaks of the Southern Alps. See New Zealand's highest mountain, Mount Cook, from a truly magnificent view point, before stepping outside to take in the views from your alpine snow landing.
Mountains High is a 40 minutes flight that will take you past the Hochstetter Icefall on Mount Cook and the upper Tasman Glacier before a thrilling alpine landing in the snow. You'll fly home through the remote Burnett Mountains with the expansive and arid Mackenzie Basin below you.
On your 50 minute Mount Cook and The Glaciers flight see the ancient waters of the Tasman Glacier lake before flying the length of the Tasman Glacier, New Zealand's longest glacier. Experience what it feels like to stand in snow amongst the mountains as you take in a spectacular view of New Zealand's highest peak, Mount Cook during your snow landing. Cross to the West Coast and view the formidable Franz Josef and Fox glaciers before completing your journey with uninterrupted views of the summit ridge of Mount Cook.
Enjoy your unforgettable helicopter adventure across Mount Cook National Park and book your flight today!
Meeting point: The Helicopter Line Base, Glentanner Park, Mount Cook National Park.
Child ticket: 4 - 14 years or an infant weighing over 15kgs
Infants aged 0 - 3 that weigh less than 15kg are free of charge (infants must sit on an adult's lap)
All children must be accompanied by a paying adult.
Snow landings are subject to weather conditions and are at the pilot's discretion. No refunds will be offered in this case.
Operating hours: 8:00 am - 5:35 pm
You need to cancel the booking first if you want to change to the flight departing from other locations.
What to bring:
Sunglasses and sun protection (including for your lips)
Enclosed covered shoes (sneakers or trainers are fine) or hiking boots
3-4 layers of warm upper body clothing
A warm hat and gloves
Plenty of room on your memory card and/or phone for photos
Please note that selfie sticks, especially extendable ones, are a safety hazard and are best left behind. We do not allow passengers to use iPads to take photos during flights as they can impede the view of the pilot and other passengers.
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.