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Mount Cook Ski Planes & Helicopters

Your Aoraki/Mt Cook Adventure Awaits

We are New Zealand’s premier provider of scenic flights and charters, offering both ski plane and helicopter tours with glacier landings!

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Award-winning, Qualmark Gold, Carbonzero certified aviation operator

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Mount Cook Ski Planes and Helicopters are an official trial guardian, responsible for maintaining the section of the trail that passes by our doorstep at Aoraki/Mt Cook Airport.

Our sustainability initiatives are a driving force behind our brand. The INFLITE group is committed to reducing our impact on the environment and making the business a more sustainable one. Here at Mount Cook Ski & Helicopters we do a number of things to help with this, customers can donate online for the Kea Trust when making an online booking, trying to stay as paperless as we can.

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Double Deluxe Scenic Flights for two

Enjoy a scenic flight for two in our Tasman Experience package from only $799
This package is available for our Tasman Experience and Glacier Highlights.


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Alps 2 Ocean

Alps to Ocean Bike transfer from the Aoraki Mt Cook Airport Over the Tasman River to a spot called Rotten Tommy. A minimum of 4 people is needed for the flight to go ahead.

The Ultimate Winter Weekend

Two nights accommodation (twin share) at The Hermitage Hotel including breakfast, All day pass for two at Tekapo Springs & A picnic on Brass Peak OR Ski The Tasman Experience

Ultimate Alpine Experience

Experience spectacular views from above in a ski plane/helicopter.

Land on New Zealand’s longest glacier – the Tasman Glacier.

Enjoy beautiful views of the Tasman Terminal Lake, Grand Plateau, Hochstetter Icefall and cloud-piercing Aoraki/Mt Cook.

Ski The Tasman - Christchurch to Mt.Cook

This incredible day combines the breathtaking views of the Southern Alps and Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park, with the once-in-a-lifetime experience of actually skiing on the famous Tasman Glacier, New Zealand’s longest glacier. Departs Christchurch with South Pacific Helicopters.

From NZ$1549 per Person

Departing from Christchurch, fly over the patchwork farmland of New Zealand’s Canterbury Plains before the Mackenzie Region comes into view. Features include, unique braided rivers, stunning turquoise blue glacial Lake Tekapo, Roundhill Ski field and the Southern Alps. On arrival at Aoraki/Mt Cook carve your way down the 1000 metre descent on this one-of-a-kind ski slope the Tasman Glacier has to offer.

Ski The Tasman from Christchurch with South Pacific Whales

School Holiday Special. Family Deluxe - $998 for 4 people

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. Reserve your choice of ski plane or helicopter. Both offer a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Day Tours From Queenstown

From NZ$1299 per Person

Departing from Queenstown, encounter a flying experience like no other across New Zealand’s breathtakingly beautiful Southern Alps. Carve your way down the 1000 metre descent on this one-of-a-kind ski slope the Tasman Glacier has to offer, navigating the 8 – 10 km run, not once, but twice where you can take a different route down on your second run. The pace of this adventure is as relaxed or as sporty as you want to make it!

Ski The Tasman from Queenstown with Glenorchy Air

Other Top Experiences

Live For the Journey
Not Just the Destination

Enjoy the expansive ice lands 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.

Treat yourself and a special someone to a scenic flight up the stunning Tasman Valley. Hike or climb a glacier in New Zealand’s big mountain country. Alternatively, you may choose to experience the ultimate in alpine adventures, with our world-exclusive tour.

Live For the Journey, Not Just the Destination

Enjoy the expansive ice lands 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.

Treat yourself and a special someone to a scenic flight up the stunning Tasman Valley. Hike or climb a glacier in New Zealand’s big mountain country. Alternatively, you may choose to experience the ultimate in alpine adventures, with our world-exclusive tour.

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