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Ultimate Alpine Ski Plane and Helicopter Experience

Fly over the rugged mountain terrain of Aoraki Mount Cook National Park on these unforgettable ski plane and helicopter flights before landing on the snow and taking a stroll on the upper reaches of the Tasman glacier.

Your ski plane takes you on a magical voyage over New Zealand’s Southern Alps where you'll witness some of the world's greatest alpine scenery from an amazing perspective.

Fly in a skiplane and a helicopter on the same day for an unforgettable experience of Aoraki/Mount Cook. Enjoy a scenic adventure that includes a glacier snow landing. From take-off to landing, you will enjoy spectacular views!

Fly up the Tasman Valley over the breathtaking blue glacier lake.

See the Hochstetter Icefall and the cloud-piercing Aoraki/Mount Cook before landing on the upper snowfields of the Tasman Glacier.

Take time to enjoy this unique alpine environment before swapping aircraft and returning to Mount Cook Airport.

These mountains are covered in snow and ice all year round, and the aircraft fully shuts down on landing.

You'll also see Tasman Terminal Lake, Grand Plateau, Plateau Hut, as well as the full length of the Tasman Glacier.

Experience Includes

  • Stunning scenic flights over Aoraki Mount Cook National Park by ski plane and helicopter
  • Glacier landing
  • In-flight commentary from your pilot
  • Roundtrip transportation from Aoraki Mount Cook Village

Experience Excludes

  • Optional gratuities
  • Meals and refreshments

Departs

Daily, year round.

Departure location

Aoraki Mount Cook Airport

Start times

Hourly departures from 7.30am to 6.30pm. Pick-ups commence 30 minutes prior to tour departure.

Duration

45 minutes plus transfer/check-in time.

Additional information

Flights subject to weather conditions.

Terms & Conditions

  • Please follow the instructions on your voucher.
  • A minimum number of two adults are required for the flight to go ahead.
  • Infant: 0-2 years - free of charged if seated on a parents lap. Maximum 1 infant per adult.
  • Flight operation is subject to weather conditions. If your flight is postponed or cancelled due to weather you will not be charged a cancellation fee. The supplier will do their best to work with you to reschedule your flight to suit your travel plans.