9.00 am

Depart Queenstown Airport for a 1hr sccenic flight to Aoraki Mt. Cook, flying over Lake Pukaki, the Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers, and the rugged West Coast.

10.30 am

Transfers from Mt. Cook Airport to the Mt. Cook Village and surrounding hikes are included.

4.00 pm

Be ready to meet your pilot at 3.30 pm for the return transport to the airport and to depart Mt. Cook for Queenstown at 4.00pm.


Below are some of our top recommendations on how to spend your day in Mt. Cook. Please note, any helicopter or ski plane must be booked directly by the customer and are not included in this scenic flight experience.

Mt. Cook Ski Planes & Helicopters

Located at Mt. Cook Airport, Mt. Cook Ski Planes & Helicopters offer glacier experiences and landings. Get in touch with them to organise a flight during your time in Mt. Cook

The Sir Edmund Hillary Cafe + Bar

Located inside the iconic Hermitage Hotel, this casual self-service cafe offers a wide range of food options including sandwiches, wraps and pizzas to enjoy on the sun-drenched balcony or to-go.

The Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Museum + Theater

Discover the history of this iconic region. A tribute to Sir Edmund Hillary, one of the world's greatest explorers. The centre showcases the Aoraki Mt. Cook region, its people and its tremendous triumph.

Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park Visitor Centre

The Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park Visitor Centre is a 'must-do' activity when visiting. Learn about the surrounding walks and take in the stunning view of Aoraki from the large picture window inside.

Hooker Valley Track

This is one of New Zealand's most popular day walks. The track leads up the Hooker Valley and along the Hooker River, over three swing bridges and ending at the glacier lake, where there are amazing views of Aoraki. The well-formed track is suitable for a wide range of fitness levels.

Governors Bush Walk

This 1.5km loop walk takes approximately 45 minutes and goes through beech forest up to a lookout point of Wakefield Ridge and Aoraki. Keep an eye out for native birds, such as Kea and fantail. Departs from the public shelter at Aoraki/Mount Cook Village.

Tasman Terminal Lake + Glacier View

These two walks are located out at Blue Lakes, but veer off in different directions. The Tasman Terminal Lake track takes you to the start of the Tasman River outlet. The Glacier View takes you up some steps to a lookout point of the Terminal Lake and Tasman Glacier moraine wall.

Kea Point Walk

The Kea Point track is family-friendly and winds gently through subalpine grasslands to the Mueller Glacier moraine wall and ends at a viewing deck that give stunning views of Mount Sefton, The Footstool, Hooker Valley, Mueller Glacier Lake and Aoraki | Mt. Cook.

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