Tasman Glacier Heli Hike

Witness the beauty of the Tasman Lake and the stunning ice formations from the helicopter as you fly over the spectacular Tasman Glacier. Once you descend and step foot onto the ice, you'll spend 2 hours hiking the glacier with an experienced guide.


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You will fly over the Mount Cook National Park before landing on the longest glacier in New Zealand - The Tasman Glacier.

Encounter the fresh alpine air as you land at around 1,200m above sea level and spend up to 2 hours in the mountains. This is a guided and interpretive trek on the 'white ice'. As your crampons bite into the ice, you will trek on gentle undulating terrain, below the highest peaks of the Southern Alps (Aoraki and Mount Tasman).

On your return flight you will fly close by the massive 1,000m high Hochstetter Icefall as your adventure nears its end. This is an unfogettable experience and one that will not be forgotten.

Operates three times daily from October to April.

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Physical address

Glentanner Park SH80, Aoraki / Mount Cook, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $565.00
Age restriction:
Further pricing information:
Prices are in NZD and include GST, access and concession fees. Please note our Heli Hike trips are weather dependent and minimum numbers of 4 apply.
Cancellation policy:
No refund will be given for no shows or changes to your booking less than 24 hours prior to departure.

Facilities and Features

Proximity to town:
The Mount Cook Heli base is located at Glentanner Park. The nearest townships are Twizel and Lake Tekapo.

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Opening times

Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Oct, Nov, Dec

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