The Helicopter Line Mount Cook

The Helicopter Line is New Zealand’s leading helicopter company operating with a fleet of modern jet helicopters based at Mount Cook, Twizel, Franz Josef, Fox Glacier and Queenstown. At Mount Cook, The Helicopter Line operates from Glentanner Park at the foot of the mountains at Mount Cook village. We offer the most incredible close-up views on a scenic flight to explore and discover the heart of the Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park. Our experienced and professional helicopter pilots share their knowledge with you in an informative commentary. View hanging glaciers and rivers of moving ice before a snow landing in this inaccessible alpine region. All flights feature a snow landing. Proudly a Qualmark endorsed Visitor Activity.

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Opening Hours

Business hours
    8am-5pm, 7 days.
Months of operation
    All Year
  • Proximity to town:
    The Mount Cook Heli base is located at Glentanner Park. The nearest townships are Twizel and Lake Tekapo.

Pricing & Conditions

All flights require a minimum number of passengers for departures. Bookings will be accepted for numbers less than the required minimum number on the basis that bookings will be co-ordinated to achieve minimum numbers. All flights operate subject to suitable weather conditions. The Helicopter Line reserves the right to alter prices, departure times and flight routes or arrange alternative helicopter services.