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Mount Cook Ski Planes & Helicopters

Aoraki Mount Cook Airport | State Highway 80, Mt. Cook Village, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7946, New Zealand
+64 3-430 8026
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US$220.97*
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35-Minute Valley and Glacier Helicopter Tour from Mount Cook
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US$242.35*
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45-Minute Mount Cook Ski Plane and Helicopter Combo Tour
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US$191.74*
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25-Minute Helicopter Adventure Including Tasman Glacier from Mount Cook
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Exclusive to the Southern Hemisphere, Aoraki Mt Cook Ski Planes and Helicopters is the only company to offer glacier landing flights in both fixed wing aircraft and helicopters. Experience the natural quiet of the Tasman Glacier and absorb the ever changing glacial landscape of the New Zealand Southern Alps. Aoraki Mt Cook Ski Planes and Helicopters have been sharing the breathtaking scenery of the Southern Alps with travelers for 60 years. With snow present all year round, this impressive alpine environment creates an unforgettable adventure for people of all ages. Flights depart from Aoraki Mt Cook Airport, only a 5 minute drive from Aoraki Mt Cook Village. With our company base location within the Aoraki Mt Cook National Park it allows us to guarantee captivating scenery from the moment you board your flight. 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. Ideal for families and large group bookings. This Ultimate Alpine Adventure Combo is available in our entire range of scenic flight options at no additional cost. For climbers and skiers interested in transfers to the various hut locations within the Aoraki Mt Cook and Westland National Parks, we have both Ski Planes and Helicopters available for charter.
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Aoraki Mount Cook Airport | State Highway 80, Mt. Cook Village, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7946, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of 3 just went on this for school holidays and we absolutely loved it. My son is still talking about it and how amazing it was. Would definitely recommend the 45 minute experience with the Tasman Glacier landing, it was superb!

Thank alaina33
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The highlight of our visit to Mt Cook Village with a walk at one of its many treks and its beautiful scenery was without doubt the Inflite helicopter ride with a glacier landing. In our tour of clockwise tour of the South Island, we arrived...More

Thank Ronnie L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked a 35 min heli flight with snow landing with In flight Helicopters over 3 weeks ago from Australia. We had 2 passengers going on the 1530 hrs recommended flight by them by email to meet our travel arrangements. We arrived at airport on the...More

1  Thank Vin V
InfliteManager, General Manager at Mount Cook Ski Planes & Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to add your feedback. We too were disappointed we were unable to fly you and your wife. You are correct at 10am the weather was great and all flights were good to go. However during the day the wind...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Book months in advance for the 3 pm flight so I could be on the same flight as my friends. The morning of the flight, received an e mail that I had to now do the 2pm flight because of bad weather. Met my friends...More

1  Thank ValentinoCrossi
InfliteManager, General Manager at Mount Cook Ski Planes & Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to add your feedback. We too were disappointed we were unable to fly you and your friends. Firstly it wasn't until we emailed you that morning you mentioned you had two friends flying, we only had your email as...More

Reviewed 16 September 2017

We went with the 55 min. Helicopter trip, and it was amazingly awesome experience. Nice knowledgeable and careful pilot, who gave us as much great view as he is practically can. Love it!

Thank BellaVistaOamaru
InfliteManager, General Manager at Mount Cook Ski Planes & Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Bella Vista Oamaru for this great feedback we will pass it on to our pilot also. All the best for the impending busy season.

Reviewed 2 September 2017

We had a fantastic Ski the Tasman experience in August 2017, with Trevor as our guide. It was the best activity we did, not only in New Zealand but ever in our life. Magnificent views, both from the ski plane and on the glacier, fantastic...More

Thank Olessia D
InfliteManager, General Manager at Mount Cook Ski Planes & Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for this great review and we are pleased you had such a wonderful experience with Ski The Tasman, it's a truly unique experience we feel very fortunate that we are able to offer such.

Reviewed 30 August 2017

We woke up to clear blue skies on the morning of our Combo flight. Took off in the plane, landed on the virgin glacier snow. Awesome views allround! Jumped around in the snow up to our knees, then took off in the waiting helicopter which...More

Thank 324alan
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We did the ski plane tour of Mount Cook and the Tasman Glacier and it was absolutely the highlight of our trip so far in NZ. The views around here are amazing anyway, but seeing them from above is unbelievable! Then landing on the glacier...More

Thank Karl T
InfliteManager, General Manager at Mount Cook Ski Planes & Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for this fabulous review and even more so for sharing the great pics! We hope to see you again some time :)

Reviewed 16 August 2017

We had a fantastic helicopter ride up the Tasman Glacier with Mount Cook Ski planes and helicopters - Inflite. As a New Zealander who works in the outdoor tourism sector I very rarely pay for excursions like this and this was definitely worth every penny!...More

Thank 634kimv
InfliteManager, General Manager at Mount Cook Ski Planes & Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

This is such a lovely review and means a lot when it's coming from a 'local', we'd love to have you back again anytime you need to revist this magnificent place we get to call home :)

Reviewed 21 June 2017

Do the Tasman Tour with snow landing! You won't regret. The ski plane is kinda unique and our pilot Pete took beautiful picture of our family.

Thank pinoys101
InfliteManager, General Manager at Mount Cook Ski Planes & Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Thank you for this review, Pete our pilot is always happy to take a pic for the customers. We are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us. Happy travels :)

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Response from MicheleJaneM | Reviewed this property |
I agree with David N's itinerary. The time you arrive in ? Christchurch will dictate how far you go on the first day. It's a 5 hr trip to Mt Cook, but there are some lovely places es to stop on the way - Tekapo, and stop to... More
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