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Discover New Zealand's big mountain country & largest glacier at Mt Cook National Park - enjoy heli-hiking, snowshoeing or ice climbing adventures on the mighty Tasman Glacier with professional guides. We provide the highest level of safety. All of...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Mt Cook Road, State Highway 80 | Aoraki Mt Cook Airport, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7999, New Zealand
+64 800 682 665
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I did the glacier hike on one of the rare sunny winter days in August end. Driving along Lake Pukaki set a good tone for the day to come, and the proceedings did not disappoint. Once we reached Mt Cook airport, we...More

Thank Yash G
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Having previously booked a heli-hike with another company in Franz Josef which was cancelled last minute due to cloud cover, this was our second attempt at walking on a glacier in NZ. Boy, we were not disappointed this time! With a tiny group of only...More

Thank Em D
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

We joined the Heli Hike tour in June 2018. We originally booked for the 8:45am tour, but it got cancelled due to cloudy weather. Luckily, we were allowed to shift to the 10:45am tour. The landscape on Tasman Glacier was amazing, a must go tour...More

Thank 376sanaw
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Best Trip ever.... Very nice views from the glacier with a small private Group (only 4 and pur guide)....awsome!!!

Thank hawaii1971
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

After having 2 Heli hikes cancelled earlier in the week Mt Cook was our last resort, we had not heard of the company before but we were NOT disappointed! We called to book on to a Heli hike trip the day before and everyone we...More

Thank RutherB90
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We were iffy about the price point as two young travelers, but we decided to go for it. If there's one thing on this New Zealand trip we're sure was worth dropping a bit of cash on, it was this glacier experience. We signed up...More

Thank Lilly W
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Low clouds during the morning prevented us from flying via ski plane to the Tasman glacier. Were it not for the quick thinking of the team we might have had to change our activity, The Wigley to another one. Instead of by plane we flew...More

Thank F0RE
Reviewed 10 January 2018

We were very lucky the weather permitted our heli hike of the Tasman glacier as the next day was too wet. The equipment supplied, including boots and crampons, was very useful. Our guide, Tom, was very friendly and helpful and instilled us with confidence. At...More

Thank FBinP
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

After our pre planned ice climbing trip at Fox Glacier was cancelled (poor weather) we were given the details of Mt Cook Glacier Guiding. From start to finish they were excellent to deal with. It's a little more expensive than Fox - but it was...More

Thank shezylars
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

I can’t rate this experience highly enough! We originally booked a helihike at Franz Josef but this was cancelled due to weather (very common due to weather on the west coast) so we booked mount Cook instead. This was a great choice because the helicopter...More

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