The Cool Climber - Tasman Glacier Ice Climbing Mount Cook

Feeling adventurous? Come ice climbing in New Zealand’s big alpine environment! A thrilling scenic helicopter flight takes you up the Tasman Valley to the best ice climbing location where our expert guides will teach you basic ice climbing techniques




Take in awe-inspiring views of New Zealand’s alpine scenery on your stunning helicopter flight. Watch for the Tasman Glacier lake and marvel at the spectacular Hochstetter Icefall.

On this trip you receive personalized ice climbing instruction. Using ice tools and the front points of your crampons, you climb vertical and at times overhanging ice walls and pinnacles always safely secured by a top rope attached to your harness. A good fitness level is required.

Cost includes two scenic flights, guide, specialised mountaineering boots, climbing boots, socks, gators, crampons, ice axes, technical gear, walking poles, jacket and over-trousers, gloves, special backpacks.

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Physical address

The Cool Climber - Tasman Glacier Ice Climbing Mount Cook, Aoraki Mt Cook Airport, Mount Cook Rd, State Highway 80, Aoraki / Mount Cook, Christchurch - Canterbury, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $799.00
Age restriction:
Further pricing information:
An adult must accompany young people 13-16 years

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
Located at Aoraki Mt Cook Airport
Proximity to town:
6.6km from Aoraki Mt Cook Village or 60km from Twizel

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Opening times

Business hours:
Departs 8.00am
Months of operation:
All months of the year

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