Pricing and Conditions

Adult $425.00 - $480.00
(13 year(s) and under)
$325.00 - $355.00
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The Grand Traverse departs hourly from Air Safaris’ base at Lake Tekapo airport. Flights also depart from Glentanner Park (near Mt Cook) with inter-airport options available for tour groups.

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Explore New Zealand's most spectacular alpine scenery, from snowy mountain ranges and turquoise lakes, to epic glaciers and amazing ice fields flowing through West Coast rainforests to the Tasman Sea!

Why fly with us? The Grand Traverse is New Zealand’s premier scenic flight, so you can go further and see more – Mt Cook, Southern Alps mountain range, unique braided rivers, glaciers, Lake Tekapo and glacial lakes. Safe, modern aircraft with experienced local pilots. Every seat is a window seat for incredible views. Informative and entertaining commentary with multi-language brochure supplied. Flights from Lake Tekapo, Glentanner Park/Mt Cook or Franz Josef. Family-owned business with friendly, personal service since 1970.

Opening times

Business hours:
October - April 8am-5.30pm, May - September 8.30am-5pm.
Months of operation:
All months of the year


State Highway 8, Tekapo Aerodrome, Lake Tekapo/Takapō, New Zealand.

plane Proximity to airport:
Air Safaris main base and airport facility (since 1975) is located alongside the main highway 4km west of the Lake Tekapo township.
decisions Proximity to town:
Our sales and information office is on the main road in Tekapo township.

Language support

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  Written Spoken
German YES NO
Japanese YES NO
Spanish YES NO

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