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Aoraki/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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Franz Josef & Fox Glacier

Skydive Franz offers spectacular views whilst free-falling over the Franz Josef Glacier, Fox Glacier, Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park and the West Coast of New Zealand. This skydive boasts New Zealand's highest skydive at an epic 20,000ft.
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35 Min Helicopter Glacier Landing Experience

35 minute Tasman Taster 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 Helicopter Mount Cook Airport Price $359
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35 Min Helicopter Glacier Landing Experience

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
Experience duration is approximately 35 minutes

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

Glacier / Snow Landing Experience

The Southern Alps of New Zealand's South Island offers one of the most visually spectacular Glacier environments in the world. Explore the Tasman valley and fly past Mt Cook and Mt Tasman before making a glacier landing perfect for pictures. Experience the adventure of flying through the towering mountains of the Southern Alps. Exceptional views of Aoraki Mt Cook and the Hochstetter Icefall as you fly up the Tasman Valley. Explore the flawless and pristine Tasman Glacier and experience this unique alpine environment with 600 metres of glacier ice beneath your feet. 

Tasman Glacier

The Tasman Glacier is New Zealand's largest glacier and flows from the Southern Alps south-east to the Mackenzie Basin. It is an unforgettable experience to experience this glacier both from the air and on top of it especially when the aircraft shuts down its engine.

CHILDREN & INFANTS:

  • Infants 3 years old and under and free but must sit on a parents knee (seatbelt extension provided)
  • Children 4 years old and over are child price and must have their own seat
  • Ages 13 years and older require an adult priced ticket
35 Mins Helicopter Mount Cook Airport Price $359

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45 Min Helicopter & Ski Plane Glacier Landing Experience

Fly in a Helicopter & a Ski Plane for an unforgettable Ultimate Alpine Experience. See the Tasman Valley, glacier lake, the Hochstetter Icefall and the cloud-piercing Aoraki/Mount Cook before landing on the Tasman Glacier.
45 Minutes Helicopter & Ski Plane Mt Cook Airport Price $399
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45 Min Helicopter & Ski Plane Glacier Landing Experience
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45 Min Helicopter & Ski Plane Glacier Landing Experience
INFLITE Central Reservations
45 Min Helicopter & Ski Plane Glacier Landing Experience
INFLITE Central Reservations
45 Min Helicopter & Ski Plane Glacier Landing Experience
INFLITE Central Reservations

45 Min Helicopter & Ski Plane Glacier Landing Experience

Highlights

  • Experience spectacular views from above in a ski plane and helicopter
  • Land on New Zealand's longest glacier, the Tasman Glacier
  • Enjoy beautiful views of the Tasman Terminal Lake, Grand Plateau and Plateau Hut
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.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Subject to Availability
Child prices are for ages 4 - 12 years
CHILDREN & INFANTS:
Infants 3 years old and under and free but must sit on a parents knee (seatbelt extension provided)
Children 4 years old and over are child price and must have their own seat
Ages 13 years and older require an adult priced ticket
45 Minutes Helicopter & Ski Plane Mt Cook Airport Price $399

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Franz Josef Glacier Scenic Flight 45 min - Departs Franz Josef

Starting from our base in Franz Josef township fly over valleys blanketed in deep green rainforests before flying over Fox Glacier(Te Moeka-o-Tuawe). Climb high about the snow-laden Southern Alps (Ka Tiritiri o te Moana), crossing the main divide then fly past Aoraki Mount Cook and Mt Tasman.
45 Mins Helicopter Franz Josef Glacier Price $480
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Franz Josef Glacier Scenic Flight 45 min - Departs Franz Josef
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Franz Josef Glacier Scenic Flight 45 min - Departs Franz Josef
INFLITE Central Reservations
Franz Josef Glacier Scenic Flight 45 min - Departs Franz Josef
INFLITE Central Reservations
Franz Josef Glacier Scenic Flight 45 min - Departs Franz Josef
INFLITE Central Reservations

Franz Josef Glacier Scenic Flight 45 min - Departs Franz Josef

DESCRIPTION:

Starting from our base in Franz Josef township fly over valleys blanketed in deep green rainforests before flying over Fox Glacier(Te Moeka-o-Tuawe). Climb high about the snow-laden Southern Alps (Ka Tiritiri o te Moana), crossing the main divide then fly past Aoraki Mount Cook and Mt Tasman.

Capture the views past the Franz Josef Glacier(Ka Roimata-a-Hinehukatere) before a snow landing. A great photo opportunity awaits as you disembark onto the snow for approximately 10 minutes.

As you depart, the landscape transforms back into rainforest, with spectacular waterfalls descending from the mountains. Enjoy panoramic views of the Tasman Sea as you return to Franz Josef township.

Scenic Flight Variations
Flights may vary due to weather and at pilot’s discretion.

Child Rates
Children and infants aged 0 – 11 years are eligible for child rates. Child rates are calculated at 70% of the adult fare. 12 years and over are considered adults.

Minimum Numbers
On all scenic flights minimum numbers may apply. We carry a maximum of six passengers per aircraft within Civil Aviation Authority restrictions.

CHILDREN & INFANTS:

  • Infants 3 years old and under and free but must sit on a parents knee (seatbelt extension provided)
  • Children 4 years old and over are child price and must have their own seat
  • Ages 13 years and older require an adult priced ticket
45 Mins Helicopter Franz Josef Glacier Price $480

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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.