Auckland

More than just a cityscape. Fly over the sparkling harbour and islands, dramatic coastlines, golden beaches, and finish exclusive dining experiences.
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Waiheke

Visit Waiheke Island to discover vineyards abloom, restaurants, art galleries, beautiful walks, pristine beaches and so much more. Waiheke Island is a perfect day trip from Auckland and INFLITE are the only helicopter operators who can fly you there.
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Taupo

Indulge yourself in the rich culture, adventure and luxury offered by Taupo. Great Lake Taupo is located in the heart of the North Island. Taupo isn't called New Zealand's ultimate playground for no reason - this lakeside city packs a punch.
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Mt Cook

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.
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Fox Glacier

Flying by helicopter to New Zealand's two most famous glaciers is the arctic adventure you have always dreamed about. INFLITE Experience helicopter tours give you exclusive access to the dramatic terrain and spectacular views of one of New Zealand's natural wonders.
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Scenic Tours

Scenic Tours

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 arctic views New Zealand has to offer. 

Flight lengths range from a 10 minute overview to over an hour of witnessing all the hidden gems of Aoraki Mt Cook and Westland National Park. 

Aoraki Mount Cook crowns the Southern Alps, an icy stretch on the east coast of the South Island. Other popular tourist destinations in New Zealand's year-round winter wonderland include Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier.

Lower Tasman Loop - 10 min overflight - $99

Enjoy a 10 minute flight up the Tasman Valley, over the stunning ice and moraine formations of the lower Tasman Glacier in the iconic Ski Plane.
10 mins Ski Plane Mount Cook Airport Price $99
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Lower Tasman Loop - 10 min overflight - $99
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Lower Tasman Loop - 10 min overflight - $99
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Lower Tasman Loop - 10 min overflight - $99
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Lower Tasman Loop - 10 min overflight - $99

​Flight duration is approximately 10 minutes

Description:

Enjoy a quick ten minute flight up the Tasman Valley, over the stunning ice and moraine formations of the lower Tasman Glacier. View the spectacular Hochstetter Icefall, as well as the eastern face of Aoraki Mt Cook.

Terms and Conditions:

Minimum of 2 adults
10 mins Ski Plane Mount Cook Airport Price $99

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Tasman Taster - $299

Experience this 25 minute helicopter scenic through Aoraki Mt Cook National Park. Beautiful scenic flight up the Tasman Valley with an alpine landing amongst the peaks of the Southern Alps.
25 mins Helicopter Mount Cook Airport Price $299
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Tasman Taster - $299
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Tasman Taster - $299

Description:

Explore the valleys and peaks of Aoraki Mt Cook National Park. Fly over the Tasman Terminal Lake before landing on the beautiful blue ice of the Tasman Glacier. With exceptional views of Aoraki Mt Cook and the surrounding snow capped mountain ranges right from take off, you will be captivated throughout the entire flight.

Enjoy the comfort, safety and performance of our Squirrel Helicopters. Our pilots offer informative and interesting commentary throughout the flight to ensure you receive the best possible experience. 

Flight duration is approximately 25 minutes

25 mins Helicopter Mount Cook Airport Price $299

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The Ultimate Alpine Experience - $369

Can't decide between the Ski Plane and the Helicopter? Fly in both the Ski Plane and Helicopter in the same day.
This scenic option is an unforgettable experience!
Includes glacier / snow landing
45 min Ski Plane & Helicopter Mt Cook Airport Price $369
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The Ultimate Alpine Experience - $369
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The Ultimate Alpine Experience - $369
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The Ultimate Alpine Experience - $369
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The Ultimate Alpine Experience - $369
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The Ultimate Alpine Experience - $369

HIGHLIGHTS:
- Beautiful views right from take off
- Mt Cook and Mt Tasman
- Hochstetter Icefall
- Grand Plateau and Plateau Hut
- Full length of the Tasman Glacier
- Landing in the upper snow fields
- Snow/ice all year round
- Aircraft fully shuts down on landing
- Change between the Ski Plane and Helicopter
- Includes glacier / snow landing
Flight duration approximately 45 minutes Experience the flight of a lifetime. Departing from Mount Cook Airport

Highlights:


• Beautiful views right from take off
• Tasman Terminal Lake
• Mt Cook and Mt Tasman
• Hochstetter Icefall
• Grand Plateau and Plateau Hut
• Full length of the Tasman Glacier
• Landing in the upper snow fields
• Snow/ice all year round
• Aircraft fully shuts down on landing
• Change between the Ski Plane and Helicopter

Includes glacier / snow landing
​Flight duration approximately 45 minutes

Experience the flight of a lifetime. Departing from Mount Cook Airport

Terms and Conditions:

Subject to Availability
Child prices are for ages 4 - 12 years
45 min Ski Plane & Helicopter Mt Cook Airport Price $369

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Tasman Experience - 35 min scenic - $339

35 minute Ski Plane or Helicopter scenic experience through the Mt Cook National Park. Stunning scenic flight up the Tasman Valley, through the Hochstetter Icefall, with a landing on the mid snowfields of the Tasman Glacier.
35 Mins Ski Plane or Helicopter Mount Cook Airport Price $339
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Tasman Experience - 35 min scenic - $339
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Tasman Experience - 35 min scenic - $339
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Tasman Experience - 35 min scenic - $339
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Tasman Experience - 35 min scenic - $339

Highlights:

• Beautiful views right from take off
• Tasman Terminal Lake
• Mt Cook
• Mt Tasman
• Hochstetter Icefall
• Grand Plateau and Plateau Hut
• Landing in the mid Tasman Glacier snowfields
• Snow / ice all year round

Includes glacier / snow landing
​Flight duration is approximately 35 minutes

Experience the flight of a lifetime. Departing from Mount Cook Airport

Terms and Conditions:

Ski Plane – Minimum 2 adults
Helicopter – Minimum 4 adults
Child prices are for ages 4 - 12 years
35 Mins Ski Plane or Helicopter Mount Cook Airport Price $339

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Glacier Highlights - 45 min scenic - $449

Enjoy this 45 minute Ski Plane or Helicopter scenic experience through Aoraki Mt Cook National Park. Breathtaking views from the moment you’re airborne. Experience everything Mt Cook National Park has to offer.
45 mins approx Ski Plane or Helicopter Mount Cook Airport Price $449
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Glacier Highlights - 45 min scenic - $449
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Glacier Highlights - 45 min scenic - $449
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Glacier Highlights - 45 min scenic - $449
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Glacier Highlights - 45 min scenic - $449
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Glacier Highlights - 45 min scenic - $449

Description:

Experience everything Mt Cook National Park has to offer.  Be captivated by the rugged mountain terrain, and ever changing glacial landscape of the Southern Alps. Fly over the Tasman Terminal Lake and discover the stunning ice formations of the Hochstetter Icefall as you fly beneath the east face of Aoraki Mt Cook. Land in the upper reaches of the Tasman Glacier and enjoy the natural quiet of the magnificent Southern Alps.

Choose between flying in on either a Ski Plane or Helicopter.
Departs from Mt Cook Airport.

Flight duration is approximately 45 minutes
45 mins approx Ski Plane or Helicopter Mount Cook Airport Price $449

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The Grand Circle - $589

65 minute Ski Plane or Helicopter ride through the Aoraki Mt Cook and Westland National Parks. With snow landings on either the Fox, Franz Josef or Tasman Glaciers this is the ultimate South Island scenic experience.
55 mins Ski Plane or Helicopter Mount Cook Airport Price $589
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The Grand Circle - $589
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The Grand Circle - $589
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The Grand Circle - $589
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The Grand Circle - $589
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The Grand Circle - $589

Highlights:

• Beautiful views right from take off
• Tasman Terminal Lake
• Mt Cook, Mt Tasman and Mt Sefton
• Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers
• Stunning views of the West Coast of New Zealand
• Full length of the Tasman Glacier
• Hochstetter Icefall, Grand Plateau and Plateau Hut
• Snow/ice all year round

Description:

The ultimate way to see the Southern Alps. Traverse the Main Divide to the West Coast and view the breath-taking 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 Mt Cook National Park as you track south down the Tasman. Fly through the Grand Plateau and the Hochsteter Icefall as you pass under the east face of Aoraki Mt Cook before descending over the Tasman Terminal Lake.

Terms and Conditions:

Ski Plane – minimum 2 adults
Helicopter – minimum 4 adults
55 mins Ski Plane or Helicopter Mount Cook Airport Price $589

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Deposit and Cancellation Information
WHAT HAPPENS IF I CAN'T FLY DUE TO BAD WEATHER?
Rest assured that tours booked directly with us are fully refundable if there is a cancellation due to the weather. We will do our best to work with you to reschedule your flight to suit your travel plans.