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White Horse Camp Ground clean up with DOC

09/06/2019 It’s been a windy pre-spring day here in Aoraki/Mount Cook. With a strong South Easterly pushing through and rough weather conditions, flights for the day were cancelled. On the bright side, this gave us the perfect opportunity to join the Department of Conservation to clean up White Horse Camping Ground. We spent the afternoon…

INFLITE selected as a Finalist in the NZ Tourism Awards

We’re thrilled to have been announced as a 2019 NZ Tourism Awards Finalist in the Sustainable Business Excellence Category. We’re one of only 3 picked. This award recognises excellence in the design and implementation of initiatives to grow the whole tourism business sustainably. This business will be achieving outstanding economic results, high visitor satisfaction, and…

Why Ski The Tasman Needs To Be On Your Bucket List

Trade-in a ski lift for a ski plane with our latest product: Ski The Tasman. Trade-in bustling groomed runs for fresh untouched powder, and shred down the longest glacier in New Zealand. For the avid skier, Ski the Tasman Glacier should be right at the top of your bucket list and is an excellent introduction…

The Top 9 Free Walks in Aoraki/Mt Cook Village

At 3764 metres, Aoraki/Mt Cook is the highest of the country’s 27 mountains over 3000 metres. It is higher by more than 1500 metres to Australia’s highest peak, Mt Kosciusko at 2228 metres.  Aoraki/Mt Cook sits at the heart of New Zealand’s Alpine country, within the 700 square kilometres of Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park. It has…

Tip Jar Donations Put to Good Use

A little goes a long way! Here at Mt Cook Ski Planes and Helicopters, we’ve been stashing away your kind tip jar donations at the front desk. These have gone towards reading books for Aoraki Mount Cook School, where they excitedly unpacked them last week. Sandra McCallum the school principal reported, “they all thought it…

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