Aoraki Mount Cook is one of New Zealand’s iconic destinations. See it from the air and feel it beneath your feet, this unique is available by helicopter, fixed wing ski plane or both.
Aoraki Mount Cook Ski Planes and Helicopters are the only company in the Southern Hemisphere to offer glacial landing flights in both fixed wing aircraft and helicopters and have been sharing this breathtaking scenery of the Southern Alps with visitors for over 60 years.
Being located only a 5 minute drive from Aoraki Mount Cook village allows us to guarantee captivating scenery from the moment your flight takes off, experiencing the natural quiet of the Tasman Glacier as you absorb this ever changing glacial scenic landscape of New Zealand’s Southern alps. With snow present all year round, this natural alpine environment creates an unforgettable adventure for visitors of all ages.
A great scenic flight introduction to Mt.Cook exploring the valleys and peaks of the Mount Cook National park with impressive views of Aoraki Mount cook the highest mountain in New Zealand at 3,724 metres. Our flight path takes you over the lower Tasman Glacier and includes a snow landing in this impressive alpine environment before returning to Mount Cook taking in views over the Tasman Lake, an unforgettable scenic flight adventure for all ages.
On this flight you will experience flying through the towering mountains of the Southern Alps as we fly up the Tasman valley, exploring the snow covered Tasman Glacier before landing on the glacier and a chance to fully appreciate this remote alpine landscape with panoramic views of Aoraki Mount Cook and new Zealands second highest mountain of Mount Tasman
This 45 minute scenic flight will captivate you with its rugged mountai terrain and ever changing glacial landscape of the Southern Alps. Discovering stunning ice formations of the Hochstetter Icefall as you fly beneath the east face of Aoraki Mount Cook and along the 27 km length of the Tasman Glacier before landing on the glacier. This flight allows you to truly savour the beautiful scenery and pristine alpine environment of Aoraki Mount Cook National Park.
This is the ultimate scenic flight offering the best mountain and glacial scenery in New Zealand. Traverse the Southern Alps across to the west Coast taking in the breath-taking landscape of the Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier, tracking north along the TasmanSea and re-crossing the Snow capped peaks of the Southern Alps, Aoraki Mount Cook and to the Tasman Glacier. Experience the thrill of landing on of the three glaciers. the ultimate scenic flight and adventure over Aoraki Mount Cook National Park.
Experience the Ultimate Alpine Adventure with a Helicopter / Ski Plane Combo. For group bookings of 8 or more, fly half of your trip in a Helicopter and the other in a Ski Plane. This Ultimate Alpine Adventure Combo is available on our entire range of scenic flight options at no additional cost and is ideal for large group bookings and families.
Mount Cook Ski Planes and Helicopters have teamed up with local guiding companies
that will provide unique alpine adventure packages to suit you and your abilities:
Experience the adventure of the Tasman Glacier hiking and exploring 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 returning to the Mount Cook Airport.
Mount Cook Ski Planes and Helicopters will fly you deep into the glaciated mountains of Mt Cook National Park With your expert professional guide, spending the day safely exploring the natural wonder of the Tasman Glacier. Skiing the Tasman Glacier is the ultimate ski experience
The terrain is easy to moderate 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.
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