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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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Mt Cook 360 From Mt Cook Airport - $199

Experience the best value flight in the Aoraki Mt Cook National Park. Get aboard the Mt Cook 360 and see for yourself the highest peaks and the longest glaciers that NZ has to offer.
30 mins Ski Plane Mount Cook Airport Price $199
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Mt Cook 360 From Mt Cook Airport - $199
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Mt Cook 360 From Mt Cook Airport - $199
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Mt Cook 360 From Mt Cook Airport - $199
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Mt Cook 360 From Mt Cook Airport - $199
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Mt Cook 360 From Mt Cook Airport - $199

A VERY special service CIRCUMNAVIGATING MT COOK.


This flight leaves from the Mt Cook Airport, a 5 minute drive from the Mt Cook village. If you are coming up to Mt Cook and are enjoying all that the surrounding area has to offer, then this flight is for you.

This is a 30 minute flight that encompasses all the main geographic features in the Aoraki Mt Cook National Park by circumnavigating Mt Cook, our highest peak at 12,349 ft.  Mt Cook is the centre of the national park and this circular flight takes in all the iconic geographic features that this region of NZ has to offer.  

You will see the longest glacier in NZ, the Tasman, on the eastern side of the main divide, we will then cross the main divide to the West Coast and take in the Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers.  We will circle back onto the eastern side of the southern alps into the Hooker Valley before returning back into the Tasman valley to land back where we started.  

This is a fantastic flight that condenses the best of NZ's scenery into an unforgettable experience. We look forward to showing you!

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30 mins Ski Plane Mount Cook Airport Price $199

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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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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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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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Picnic Amongst the Peaks - $999

With our Picnic on the Peak Tour you can enjoy a once in a lifetime experience. This flight option gives you the chance to land on the snow covered glacier aboard your private ski plane.
90 mins Ski Plane Mount Cook Airport Price $999
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Picnic Amongst the Peaks - $999
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Picnic Amongst the Peaks - $999
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Picnic Amongst the Peaks - $999
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Picnic Amongst the Peaks - $999

Highlights:

• Beautiful views right from take off
• Tasman Terminal Lake
• Mt Cook and Mt Tasman
• Hochstetter Icefall
• Grand Plateau and Plateau Hut
• Ski Plane landing in the snowfields
• Picnic on the glacier
• Snow/ice all year round

description:

Our scenic flights have just gotten better! Indulge in the silent serenity of the Southern Alps with a private exclusive ski plane flight with glacier landing and a private picnic. You will enjoy the scenic beauty of Mount Cook and the national park surrounding it from take-off to landing. The snow-capped mountains, the bright blue of the glacier lake and the lush greens of the vegetation are just a few of the magnificent sights you will experience as you fly through the Southern Alps.

After you enjoy the beauty of the park from the air we will land the aircraft on one of the many glaciers that can be found in the mountains. While landed on the glacier our pilot will set up a private picnic on the snow for you to enjoy while you take in the breath taking views around you. After you have had your fill of food and mountain air your private ski plane will fly you towards Mount Cook to enjoy a better view of the highest peak in New Zealand.  After this incredible 90 minute journey you will return to the Mount Cook airport.

We can't wait to share this experience with you.

90 mins Ski Plane Mount Cook Airport Price $999

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The Wigley: Tasman Glacier Snow Shoeing - $575

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.
3 hours approx Ski Plane Mount Cook Airport Price $575
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The Wigley: Tasman Glacier Snow Shoeing - $575
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The Wigley: Tasman Glacier Snow Shoeing - $575
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The Wigley: Tasman Glacier Snow Shoeing - $575
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The Wigley: Tasman Glacier Snow Shoeing - $575
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The Wigley: Tasman Glacier Snow Shoeing - $575

Highlights:

Your adventure starts with a scenic flight into the Tasman Glacier, with views of Aoraki Mount Cook, Mount Tasman and the surrounding snow-capped mountains that form the Southern Alps. Years of experience and exploration of the glacier by your guide has resulted in extensive local knowledge allowing you to explore the hidden gems of the Tasman Glacier.

Experience Counts

Leaders in aviation tourism, Mt Cook Ski Planes and Helicopters by INFLITE and glacier guiding professionals Fox Glacier Guiding have combined to deliver these fantastic experiences as Mt Cook Glacier Guiding.
 
Mt Cook Glacier Guiding offer you the highest level of safety and all of our guides are certified to guide you on the glacier through the internationally recognised New Zealand Mountain Guides Association.

Details:

Your Snow-Shoeing party will picked up from the glacier by Mount Cook Ski Planes and Helicopters for another captivating scenic flight and your safe return to the Mount Cook Airport.
Available :  all year round
Duration:  3 hours (approximately)
Cost includes: Two scenic flights, guide, quality leather boots, socks, gators, snow shoes, harness (if required), walking poles, jacket and over-trousers, gloves
Availability: All Year Round;

To book or make enquiries please visit our Mt Cook Guides partners at: www.mtcookguides.co.nz/book-now
3 hours approx Ski Plane Mount Cook Airport Price $575

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The Adventurer: Tasman Glacier Heli-Hiking - $575

Experience the adventure of Heli Hiking the Tasman Glacier. Fly in to your drop off point on a remote part of the glacier, exploring where nature’s forces create glaciated features, incredible ice formations and caverns of the Tasman Glacier.
3 hours approx Helicopter Mount Cook Airport Price $575
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The Adventurer: Tasman Glacier Heli-Hiking - $575
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The Adventurer: Tasman Glacier Heli-Hiking - $575
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The Adventurer: Tasman Glacier Heli-Hiking - $575
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The Adventurer: Tasman Glacier Heli-Hiking - $575
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The Adventurer: Tasman Glacier Heli-Hiking - $575
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The Adventurer: Tasman Glacier Heli-Hiking - $575

Highlights:

Your adventure starts with a scenic flight into the Tasman Glacier, with views of Aoraki Mount Cook, Mount Tasman and the surrounding snow-capped mountains that form the Southern Alps. Years of experience and exploration of the glacier by your guide has resulted in extensive local knowledge allowing you to explore the hidden gems of the Tasman Glacier.

Experience Counts

Leaders in aviation tourism, Mt Cook Ski Planes and Helicopters by INFLITE and glacier guiding professionals Fox Glacier Guiding have combined to deliver these fantastic experiences as Mt Cook Glacier Guiding.
 
Mt Cook Glacier Guiding offer you the highest level of safety and all of our guides are certified to guide you on the glacier through the internationally recognised New Zealand Mountain Guides Association.

Details:

Your hiking party will picked up from the glacier by Mount Cook Ski Planes and Helicopters for another captivating scenic flight and your safe return to the Mount Cook Airport.
Available :  all year round
Duration:  3 hours (approximately)
Cost includes: Two scenic flights, guide, quality leather boots, socks, gators, snow shoes, harness (if required), walking poles, jacket and over-trousers, gloves
Availability: Seasonal - 1 Sept - 31 May
 
To book or make enquiries please visit our Mt Cook Guides partners at: www.mtcookguides.co.nz/book-now

3 hours approx Helicopter Mount Cook Airport Price $575

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New Zealand's Largest Luxury Experiences

Luxury Scenic Flights & Tours

Live for the Journey, not just the destination.

What could be better this summer then escaping the everyday with one of our INFLITE Experiences?

Treat yourself and a special someone to a scenic flight up the stunning Tasman Valley, fly in and hike or climb on a glacier in New Zealand's big mountain country, or experience the ultimate in alpine adventures with our World Exclusive tour.

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.

Flight lengths range from a 10 minute overview to 90 minutes of witnessing all the hidden gems of Aoraki Mt Cook and Westland National Park featuring two glacier landings.

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.