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  • Fly up the spine of the South Island, enjoying panoramic views of Lake Wanaka and Lake Hawea on one side and Lake Pukaki, arguably New Zealand’s most beautiful lake, on the other
  • Marvel at the most awe-inspiring aerial views of the summit ridge of Mt. Cook and the Tasman Glacier
  • Experience unparalleled aerial views of the Franz and Fox Glaciers on the West Coast and the Tasman Glacier within Aoraki Mt. Cook National Park
  • Land in Mt. Cook National Park at Aoraki/Mt. Cook Airport on the picturesque outskirts of Mt. Cook Village
  • Team up with your guiding professional from Mt. Cook Glacier Guiding for your heli hiking adventure
  • Fly by helicopter to a drop off point on a remote part of the glacier
  • Explore ice formations on New Zealand’s largest glacier
  • Follow a different flight path on your return flight to Queenstown, taking in the tussock-drenched Lindis Pass
  • Experience it all from your window seat!


Price From
$ 1199


Price From
$ 999

Book your Mt. Cook Fly | Tasman Glacier Heli Hike | Fly


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Most frequent questions and answers

Please call us on 0800 676 264 1 hour before your scheduled flight time on the day of your flight for your Weather Check.

If you are self driving to us at Queenstown Airport, your check in time is 30 minutes prior to departure.

We suggest you bring the following with you to make it a great day out:

  • Any essential medication
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera – make sure it’s fully charged
  • 3-4 layers of warm upper body clothing
  • Warm trousers (no jeans)
  • A warm hat
  • Gloves
  • Sensible footwear
  • Bottle of water
  • A daypack
  • Snacks

Your roundtrip flight will be approximately 2 hours.

Mt. Cook Glacier Guiding will provide quality leather boots, socks, gaiters, snow shoes, a harness (if required), walking poles, a jacker, overtrousers and gloves for your heli hike adventure.

No, but you can pre-purchase a picnic lunch from us when booking online. You are welcome to bring your own picnic lunch with you as well. It is a big day, so we recommend taking a lot of easy-to-eat on-the-go snacks.

Your helicopter flight from Mt. Cook Village onto a remote part of the Tasman Glacier is approximately 7 minutes each way.

We would rate the fitness level as low to moderate. You will be walking for approximately 2 hours on uneven ground.

The minimum age for children on this trip is 10 years old. 

Due to the nature of this specific experience, you cannot participate if you are over 116kg.