Fly in a ski plane or helicopter to enjoy an unforgettable experience of Aoraki/Mount Cook! One aircraft will take you for your Tasman Glacier landing and an alternative aircraft will be your return flight back to the airport.
Aoraki/Mt Cook Experiences
Take flight on one of our Mount Cook helicopter tours or ski plane trips over the scenic Southern Alps and stunning Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park. View some of New Zealand’s most iconic geographical features, like the Franz Josef Glacier, Fox Glacier, and Tasman Glacier, the longest in the country.
You’ll never forget the lush greens of the vegetation beneath you, or the icy blue of the impressive glaciers. Reserve your choice of helicopter or ski plane to circumnavigate Mount Cook, touch down on the glaciers for a picnic lunch, ski the Tasman Glacier, skydive over the Franz Josef Glacier, or just enjoy some New Zealand sightseeing. We can’t wait to show you all that the region has to offer.
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Fully immerse yourself in the New Zealand Southern Alps and explore the incredible ice formations and caves of the Tasman Glacier as you ski down New Zealand’s longest glacier.
- Intro into backcountry skiing
- A unique NZ Skiing/Boarding adventure for all ages & abilities
- Exploring the Ice Caves/Seracs
- Bucket List Item
Included in this 35 minute scenic flight experience is 2 nights accommodation at our Mt.Cook Sky Suites
Fly over the mountain tops up to our favourite spot Brass Peak directly in front of Aoraki Mt Cook, enjoy a private, stunning and sumptuous picnic here on the alpine ridge line. (This is an alpine environment so during colder months there tends to be snow during warmer months there is not).
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
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
Fly over the mountain tops up to our favourite spot Brass Peak directly in front of Aoraki Mt Cook, enjoy a private, stunning and sumptuous picnic here on the alpine ridge line. (This is an alpine environment so during colder months there tends to be snow during warmer months there is not). $1200 up to 6 passengers.
Tasman Glacier Heli-hike Mount Cook
Combine the excitement of walking on New Zealand’s biggest glacier with the thrill of breathtaking scenic helicopter fly-bys of New Zealand’s largest mountain, Aoraki/Mt Cook. You will fly in to your drop off point on a remote part of the glacier.
Family friendly (age restriction of 10 yrs) exploration of the lower part of the Tasman Glacier where depending on snow/ice conditions you will either explore the ice caves mid glacier or the seracs of the upper Glacier Neve.