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Mount Cook Ski Planes & Helicopters

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Address: Aoraki Mount Cook Airport | State Highway 80, Mt. Cook Village, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7946, New Zealand
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+64 3-430 8026
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Exclusive to the Southern Hemisphere, Aoraki Mt Cook Ski Planes and...

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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US$227.82*
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35-Minute Valley and Glacier Helicopter Tour from Mount Cook
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US$249.87*
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35-Minute Mount Cook Ski Plane and Helicopter Combo Tour
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US$197.69*
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25-Minute Helicopter Adventure Including Tasman Glacier from Mount Cook

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We had a quick flight over looking at Mt Cook area. The pilot and crew were super safety focused, the helicopters were clean and service with a smile!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a quick flight over looking at Mt Cook area. The pilot and crew were super safety focused, the helicopters were clean and service with a smile!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a wonderful flight with glacier landing - excellent pilot. Very good ground staff. A four for rating just because it is so expensive & you always feel a bit of pain after paying for these types of trips!

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Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

initially we booked for 25 minute snow landing - helicopter ride for 8.30 AM they requested me that instead of that if i gor for 10.30 slot- they will upgrade me to combo ride- 20 minutes helicopter & 20 minutes ski plane- & thank god we did it. snow landing is such a wonderful experience- service were also good- highly... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

We booked the ultimale alpine adventure which was supposed to be a 45 mins overall duration where we could choose either to fly up in a chopper or ski plane and fly back down in the other choice. On the day we went we found out the ski planes were not available that day due to some reason which was... More 

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County Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

After shopping around for the best deal for 4 of us it was a no brainier to go with this company. We met Lisa at the desk who did her utmost best to accommodate us without robbing the bank. Pete was our friendly and highly informative pilot who gave us plenty of time to take pictures, fool around etc when... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

This will always be one of my all time great memories, I am so glad we did this. Peter was our pilot and he did an outstanding job of explaining everything we were looking at.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

I did the helicopter tour which included a landing on the glacier, after being recommend by the hostel staff. The tour itself was absolutely amazing, with stunning views and the amazing feeling of flying. It was a bit of a shame that my headset wasn't working properly and I couldn't hear all of the explanations. The price was hard on... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

My family and I did this trip yesterday and it was absolutely amazing! Mt Cook Ski Planes and Helicopters were really accomodating with the weather and our guide Tex was just amazing! It was a worth while trip and it was such an amazing experience! I would definitely do this trip again!!

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Wanaka, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

stunning location, as if Lord of the rings had come to life. Fairly certain i saw an orc on the mountainside!!?? Peter our pilot was sensational! Highly recommend this incredible experience. To walk upon a glacier is just out of this world.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I took the ski plane flight with a friend. Apart from taking some climbers up we were the only passengers. The pilot was excellent and very friendly. The actual flight was spectacular. We got up so close to the mountains and had marvellous views. It was amazing too when the plane came down on the Tasman Glacier, and we could... More 

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