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Mount Cook Glacier Helihikes offer easy access to the realm of the mountaineer.
With your mountain guide, you will fly high on to the “white ice” of NZ’s longest glacier– the mighty Tasman.
We meet our guests at Mt Cook Airport, provide a safety briefing, and equipment check. Then we embark on a thrilling helicopter flight into the mountains.
You land at 1,200 metres above sea level and spend up to 2 hours in the mountains. This is a guided interpretative trek on the “white ice". The gently undulating terrain is an amazing landscape of fluted ice, runnels, moulins, and sinuous winding streamlets.
As your crampons bite into the ice, you will trek on gentle undulating terrain, below the highest peaks of the Southern Alps
Mount Cook Glacier Helihike, 98 Bowen Drive, Aoraki Mount Cook, Christchurch - Canterbury, 7999, New Zealand.
- Business hours:
- 08:00am to 05:00pm
- Months of operation:
- Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Oct, Nov, Dec
Facilities and Features
- Proximity to airport:
- Helihikes depart from Mount Cook airport
Pricing and Conditions
- Age restriction:
- Further pricing information:
- Helihiking is a weather dependent activity. We reserve the right to cancel the hike if weather is not safe/suitable for the helicopter. Customers may transfer to another time-slot, if space, weather, and itineraries allow. We require a minimum of 4 guests at each time time slot to operate. Customers may transfer to another time-slot if space and itineraries allow, in order to meet minimum numbers.