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Your snow shoeing adventure starts with a scenic flight to 2200 metres (7200 ft) onboard either your helicopter or ski plane. Marvel as the rock and ice debris transforms to glistening white. You may even see an iceberg in the glacier lake.
Equipped with snowshoes, walking poles, harness and other equipment, you are ready to explore ice formations in this ever-changing environment; you’re in the heart and birthplace of New Zealand mountaineering.
Your flight home tracks down the eastern side of New Zealand’s highest mountain, Aoraki/Mt Cook and the stunning Hochstetter icefall.
Cost includes two scenic flights, guide, quality leather boots, socks, gators, snow shoes, harness (if required), walking poles, jacket and over-trousers, gloves.
The Wigley: Top of the Tasman Glacier Hike, Aoraki Mt Cook Airport, Mount Cook Rd, State Highway 80, Aoraki Mount Cook, Christchurch - Canterbury, New Zealand.
- Months of operation:
- All months of the year
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
Pricing and Conditions
- Age restriction: