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  1. Air Safaris Tekapo and Mt Cook

    Air Safaris Tekapo and Mt Cook

    Explore New Zealand's highest mountains, ice and snow fields, see twelve major glaciers and fly over 200 kilometres of breathtaking alpine scenery. From the beautiful, turquoise glacier-fed lakes in the East, to the great ice fields spilling down through the West Coast rainforests into the Tasman Sea below. Our aircraft especially selected for flightseeing ensures that every passenger has a window seat and wings-above to ensure optimum viewing below. Pilots provide a full and informative commentary with multi language commentary brochures supplied. Flights depart from Lake Tekapo, Glentanner Park, Mt Cook or Franz Josef. Very popular inter-airport flightseeing options between Lake Tekapo, Mt Cook and Twizel/Pukaki for coach tours.
  2. Mt Cook Photography Tour - 3 days

    Mt Cook Photography Tour - 3 days

    Stay in the awe-inspiring location of Mt Cook National Park and capture some of the amazing alpine scenery around New Zealand’s highest peak. You will have the chance to shoot from sunrise to sunset, in a variety of locations in and around the park, from views of Mt Cook and the Hooker and Tasman Valleys to the iceberg formations in the Tasman Lake. Mt Cook has world renowned clear skies with no light pollution, offering the chance to photograph the Milky Way above the Southern Alps. This 3-day private Mt Cook tour allows for a flexible itinerary. It is designed around your photographic objectives, time of the year and your travel itinerary. The tour price is for 1 or 2 people based on a twin share/double room at the Hermitage Hotel.
  3. Tasman Valley 4WD Tours

    Tasman Valley 4WD Tours

    A unique 4WD adventure with incredible views of the Tasman Glacier and its gigantic moraine walls. A rugged back road 4wd adventure accessing awe inspiring views over the Tasman Glacier and its gigantic moraine wall. Your professional guide has a wealth of knowledge of the Aoraki/Mt Cook area, learn about the area, its unique geology, local flora & fauna and get an entertaining insight into the rich pioneering history and stories of the past 150 years. During the spring and summer months you can see an abundance of Mount Cook Lilies, Celmesia Daisies, Golden Spaniard Spear Grass and many delicate mountain flowers.You may even catch a glimpse of the world's only 'mountain parrot' - Kea!
  4. Heliworks Mt Cook

    Heliworks Mt Cook

    Based at Mt Cook airport Heliworks offer spectacular scenic flights throughout the Aoraki Mt Cook National Park. Heliworks is privileged to be able to land at a number of locations on the Tasman glacier and throughout the National Park. Join us on a trip of a lifetime! All of our flights are designed to provide the best experience for the customer, rather than direct flights we really show you around this stunning region, going further afield and for longer! We take pride in delivering a quality product, safe procedures and personalised service, tailored to your specific requirements and exceeding your expectations.
  5. Mt Cook Glacier Guiding

    Mt Cook Glacier Guiding

    Combine the excitement of walking on a remote part of New Zealand's biggest glacier with the thrill of breathtaking scenic helicopter fly-bys of New Zealand's highest mountain, Aoraki/Mt Cook. Fly in either by helicoper or ski plane past Aoraki/Mt Cook. Go high alpine showshoeing in a snowy white wilderness at over 2100m with your professional guide. Try an adrenaline-pumping ice climb in the heart of the Tasman Glacier. After a thrilling helicopter flight to the best ice climbing location, our expert guides will quickly teach you how to master basic crampon and ice axe techniques. All of our guides are certified through the internationally recognised New Zealand Mountain Guides Association. Come on an adventure you will never forget!
  6. The Adventurer - Haupapa/Tasman Glacier Heli-hike Mount Cook

    The Adventurer - Haupapa/Tasman Glacier Heli-hike Mount Cook

    You fly in to your drop off point on a remote part of the glacier. Your guide will outfit you with special ice spikes for your feet, called crampons, which are designed for glacier conditions. Then you’ll explore ice formations, following your guide as s/he cuts steps in the glacier, using skills handed down from NZ’s mountain pioneers. Your trip finishes with another spectacular scenic flight back to our Aoraki/Mt. Cook base. Time on the ice is up to 2 hours, weather permitting. Cost includes Two scenic flights, guide, quality leather boots, socks, gators, snow shoes, harness (if required), walking poles, jacket & over-trousers, gloves.
  7. The Cool Climber - Tasman Glacier Ice Climbing Mount Cook

    The Cool Climber - Tasman Glacier Ice Climbing Mount Cook

    Take in awe-inspiring views of New Zealand’s alpine scenery on your stunning helicopter flight. Watch for the Tasman Glacier lake and marvel at the spectacular Hochstetter Icefall. On this trip you receive personalized ice climbing instruction. Using ice tools and the front points of your crampons, you climb vertical and at times overhanging ice walls and pinnacles always safely secured by a top rope attached to your harness. A good fitness level is required. Cost includes two scenic flights, guide, specialised mountaineering boots, climbing boots, socks, gators, crampons, ice axes, technical gear, walking poles, jacket and over-trousers, gloves, special backpacks.
  8. The Wigley: Top of the Tasman Glacier Hike

    The Wigley: Top of the Tasman Glacier Hike

    Your snow shoeing adventure starts with a scenic flight to 2200 metres (7200 ft) onboard your ski plane. Marvel as the rock and ice debris transforms to glistening white. You may even see an iceberg in the glacier lake. Equipped with snowshoes, walking poles, harness and other equipment, you are ready to explore ice formations in this ever-changing environment; you’re in the heart and birthplace of New Zealand mountaineering. Your flight home tracks down the eastern side of New Zealand’s highest mountain, Aoraki/Mt Cook and the stunning Hochstetter icefall. Cost includes two scenic flights, guide, quality leather boots, socks, gators, snow shoes, harness (if required), walking poles, jacket and over-trousers, gloves and backpack.
  9. Mt Cook & Tasman glacier Helicopter experience

    Mt Cook & Tasman glacier Helicopter experience

    No trip to New Zealand is complete without seeing Aoraki/ Mt Cook up close by helicopter. This popular scenic flight will show you the highlights of the National Park and it’s many spectacular features. View hanging glaciers, blue ice and deep crevasses. Then, enjoy an unforgettable glacier landing on the mighty Tasman Glacier. You will truly experience this alpine environment when you have 600 metres of glacier ice beneath your feet. In addition you will have time on the glacier to take photographs and even throw some snowballs. This is a Mt Cook helicopter experience you will never forget. Highlights: View Aoraki/Mt Cook – the highest mountain in New Zealand Experience a snow landing on the Tasman Glacier
  10. 4 Day 3 Night Christchurch to Mount Cook / Aoraki Journey

    4 Day 3 Night Christchurch to Mount Cook / Aoraki Journey

    Your curated Mount Cook journey includes: - Exclusive private guided tour of Christchurch City and its surrounds including Rapaki Bay, Lyttleton Harbour, White Chair Memorial, Cardboard Cathedral, Governors Bay, Sign of the Takahe, Deans Bush and more - Chauffeured to boutique B&B overnight accommodation in the heart of Christchurch - Hire car dropped off on second morning for self-drive to Mount Cook - Curated self-drive itinerary through the Rakaia Gorge, Fairlie, Burkes Pass, Lake Tekapo and Lake Pukaki - Tasman Glacier explorer trip - Stargazing experience - Half day private local tour of Twizel - Two nights accommodation at the Hermitage Hotel with breakfasts and dinners included
  11. INFLITE Experiences Mt Cook - Alpine and Glacier Landings

    INFLITE Experiences Mt Cook - Alpine and Glacier Landings

    These scenic tours sweep you over the best alpine views New Zealand has to offer. Choose from a range of Glacier Guiding experiences with INFLITE Experiences Mt Cook. These include: Blue Ice Adventure – 25 Min Scenic, The Ultimate Alpine Experience, Tasman – 35 Min Scenic, Glacier Highlights – 45 Min Scenic, and The Grand Circle. Our experiences are updated regularly so be sure to check out our website, for the most up-to-date options available.
  12. INFLITE Experiences Mt Cook - Glacier Guiding

    INFLITE Experiences Mt Cook - Glacier Guiding

    Enjoy the expansive icelands and breath-taking clean glaciers from the comfort of your luxurious helicopter or ski plane. Choose from a range of Glacier Guiding experiences with INFLITE Experiences Mt Cook. These include: The Wigley: Tasman Glacier Snow Shoeing, The Adventurer: Tasman Glacier Heli-Hiking, and The Cool Climber: Tasman Glacier Ice Climbing. Our experiences are updated regularly so be sure to check out our website, for the most up-to-date options available.
  13. INFLITE Experiences Mt Cook - Overview

    INFLITE Experiences Mt Cook - Overview

    Aoraki Mount Cook crowns the Southern Alps, an icy stretch on the east coast of the South Island, the best mountain and glacial scenery in New Zealand. Enjoy the expansive icelands and breath-taking clean glaciers from the comfort of your luxurious helicopter or ski plane. These scenic tours sweep you over the best alpine views New Zealand has to offer. Fly in and hike or climb on a glacier in NZ's big mountain country, or experience the ultimate in alpine adventures with our World Exclusive tour. Discover the stunning ice formations of the Hochstetter Icefall as you fly beneath the east face of Aoraki Mount Cook and along the Tasman Glacier. Experience the unique thrill of landing on either the Tasman, Fox or Franz Josef Glaciers.
  14. INFLITE Experiences Mt Cook - Scenic Tours

    INFLITE Experiences Mt Cook - Scenic Tours

    These scenic tours sweep you over the best alpine views New Zealand has to offer. Choose from a range of Scenic Tours with INFLITE Experiences Mt Cook. These include: Blue Ice Adventure - 25 Minute Scenic, Lower Tasman Loop - 10 Min Overflight, The Ultimate Alpine Experience, Tasman Experience - 35 Min Scenic, Glacier Highlights - 45 Min Scenic, and The Grand Circle. Our experiences are updated regularly so be sure to check out our website, for the most up-to-date options available.
  15. INFLITE Mt Cook - The Ultimate Alpine Experience

    INFLITE Mt Cook - The Ultimate Alpine Experience

    Choose from a range of Ultimate Experiences with INFLITE Experiences Mt Cook. These include: The Ultimate Alpine Experience, Picnic Amongst The Peaks, The Wigley: Tasman Glacier Snow Shoeing, Blue Ice Adventure - 25 Minute Scenic, The Ultimate Alpine Experience, Tasman Experience - 35 Min Scenic, Glacier Highlights - 45 Min Scenic, and The Grand Circle. Our experiences are updated regularly so be sure to check out our website, for the most up-to-date options available.
  16. Mt Cook Ski Planes and Helicopters (Glacier Landing Flights)

    Mt Cook Ski Planes and Helicopters (Glacier Landing Flights)

    Aoraki Mount Cook National Park offers the best mountain and glacial scenery in New Zealand. Fly alongside the Southern Alps and view the breathtaking landscape of the Tasman Valley. Discover the stunning ice formations of the Hochstetter Icefall as you fly beneath the east face of Aoraki Mount Cook and along the length of the Tasman Glacier. Experience the unique thrill of landing on either the Tasman, Fox or Franz Josef Glaciers. Flights available in 25 minute, 35 minute, 45 minute or 55 minute options. Helicopter or Ski Plane Glacier Landing Flights available. Minimum numbers apply. Combined Helicopter and Ski Plane Options available for group bookings of 8 or more at no additional cost.
  17. Ski plane 55 minute flight The Grand Circle

    Ski plane 55 minute flight The Grand Circle

    This Mount Cook ski plane adventure is the ultimate way to see the Southern Alps. Traverse the Main Divide to the West Coast and view the magnificent landscape of the Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers. Track north along the Tasman Sea before recrossing the snow-capped peaks of the Southern Alps to the Tasman Glacier. Enjoy the stunning views of the Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park as you track south down the Tasman. Fly through the Grand Plateau and the Hochstetter Icefall as you pass under the east face of Aoraki Mt Cook before descending over the Tasman Terminal Lake. Reserve your choice of helicopter or ski plane online for an unforgettable aerial experience.
  18. Ultimate Alpine Combo (a World exclusive)

    Ultimate Alpine Combo (a World exclusive)

    From takeoff 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 so you can enjoy the peace and quiet of nature. You’ll also see Tasman Terminal Lake, Grand Plateau, Plateau Hut, as well as the full length of the Tasman Glacier.
  19. Alpine Ski Touring - Glaciers

    Alpine Ski Touring - Glaciers

    Alpine Recreation provides wilderness skiing at its best. Alpine and Telemark Ski Touring amongst the glaciers of the Mount Cook and Westland National Parks with professional mountain and ski guides. From huts based at the top of the Tasman, Franz Josef or Fox Glaciers, undertake spectacular ski ascents and descents of adjacent peaks. For less advanced skiers and those new to ski touring we also provide backcountry touring from our comfortable private hut high above Lake Tekapo. From here you undertake day tours in the rolling basins of the Two Thumb Range with wide-sweeping views across the Mackenzie Basin and to the Southern Alps. This terrain is great for cruising and enjoying the landscape.
  20. Glacier Explorers

    Glacier Explorers

    The only tour of its kind in New Zealand and one of the only accessible glacial lakes containing icebergs in the world. An amazing encounter with New Zealand's largest glacier, the Tasman Glacier. Explore and learn about the ever-changing glacial landscape as you journey across the terminal lake in our custom-built MAC Boats with your experienced guides. Icebergs of every shape and size periodically tear away from the face of the glacier into the rapidly growing lake. Lateral moraines rear up almost 200m to remind us of the scale and greatness that the glacier has reached in previous times.