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Ski The Tasman is an air-accessed adventure on to New Zealand’s longest glacier. Every fine winter day (July - September) Alpine Guides take small groups of skiers on this unique mountain journey. Operating only in Mount Cook National Park - there...more
81 Bowen Drive, Mt. Cook Village, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7999, New Zealand
A Must Do. This is a full day experience. You should absolutely ski Mount Cook. You take a small plane up and land on the top of the glacial snowfield. Its enormous and very safe and do-able. VERY FUN FOR AN INTERMEDIATE SKIER. I flew...More
I have been a skier since I was a kid and had this trip on my bucket list for a very long time. I finally did it for my 50th.... should have done it years ago!
The skiing is not hard... my biggest concern about...More
Clear blue skies the best conditions of the decade and 300mm of fresh powder lead to an wonderful day in an unspoilt environment.Our two guides Sean and Lewis were absolute gems who ensured our small group had an amazing and absolute safe experience. The total...More
Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Peter M
Arthur M, General Manager at Ski The Tasman, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017
Thank you for your review. It's gratifying that after a number of attempts, thwarted by weather, we could finally get you out! Thanks for persisting. All the best...
We skiied the Tasman Glacier and had an amazing day. It was more a ski tour than a heli-skiing experience and it was awesome. We did 2 runs down the glacier and had lunch near the ice caves / crevasses. Lunch was great and the...More
Response from Arthur M | Property representative |
Hi Leah - intermediate. You need to be able to tackle 'blue' runs at a ski area - at least be able to make a strong wedge turn. We take a relaxed pace, so there's no rush. The natural snow conditions are a challenge for... More
Hi Leah - intermediate. You need to be able to tackle 'blue' runs at a ski area - at least be able to make a strong wedge turn. We take a relaxed pace, so there's no rush. The natural snow conditions are a challenge for some, but 'fat' skis (which we rent) can make a huge difference.