Skiing and Hiking


Fully immerse yourself in the New Zealand Southern Alps and explore the incredible ice formations and caverns of the Tasman Glacier.

Mount Cook Ski Planes and Helicopters have teamed up with local guiding companies to provide unique alpine adventures packages to suit your taste and abilities.



Ski The Tasman provides the ultimate ski experience on New Zealand’s longest glacier. With your expert professional guide, you will fly deep into the glaciated mountains of Mt Cook National Park and spend the day safely exploring the natural wonder of the Tasman Glacier.

The terrain is easy to moderate (blue runs), and the pace is relaxed. With 2 ski runs included in the Ski The Tasman package, Mount Cook Ski Planes and Helicopters will fly your ski party into the top of the Tasman Glacier. We will be there to provide the re-run before you enjoy lunch on the glacier and your final ski run exploring a new part of the Tasman Glacier.

Available :  June  to  September  every year.

Duration:   6 hours (approximately)

Price:          NZ$ 925 per person



Experience the adventure of hiking on the Tasman Glacier and explore the ice formations and glacier canyons with your expert professional guide.

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.

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)

Price:           NZ$ 549 per person



Feeling adventurous? Come ice climbing in New Zealand’s big alpine environment!

A thrilling scenic helicopter flight takes you up the Tasman Valley to the best ice climbing location. Our expert guides will quickly teach you how to master basic crampon and ice axe techniques. You’ll climb vertical and at times, overarching ice walls and pinnacles. You are always safely secured by a top rope attached to your harness.

Come on an adventure you will never forget!  

Available :  All year round

Duration:   8 hours (approximately)

Price:          NZ$ 749 per person

For more information please use the contact form provided on the “Contact Us” page.

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