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Mount Cook Ultimate Alpine Helicopter & Ski Plane Experience

Mount Cook Ultimate Alpine Helicopter & Ski Plane Experience

From US$ 392.45 per person

See all the highlights of Mount Cook and enjoy the ultimate alpine experience via helicopter and ski plane, including a Tasman Glacier landing.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 12 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup optional
Hotel pickups start 20 minutes before the tour time. Please check your pickup time in the tour information to ensure you do not miss your pickup. You will be picked up in a minibus with local supplier's logo on it. Hotel pickup points & times: 15 mins before tour start time - Heritage Hotel, Mercure Hotel, Kamana Lakehouse 10 mins before tour start time - Crowne Plaza, Hotel St Moritz, Rydges Lakeland Resort 5 mins before tour start time - Novotel Queenstown Lakeside, Base Backpackers, YHA Central, Nomads Backpackers, The Station Info Building (47-49 Shotover Street, Queenstown) At tour start time - Scenic Hotel, Copthorne Hotel, Heartland Hotel, Millennium Hotel, Rees Hotel 15-20 mins after tour start time - Frankton Bus Station (near Queenstown airport) 20-25mins after tour start time - Hilton Hotel & Resort, Wyndham Gardens 45 mins after tour start time - Cromwell I-Site, 2 The Mall, Cromwell


  • Take in the views fo Mount Cook
  • Explore Aoraki National Park on your own
  • See the famous Kawarau Gorge, Lindis Pass and the Southern Alps
  • Taste some high country salmon
Full description
Explore the Mount Cook area from the ground and the air on this thrilling helicopter and ski plane tour. Start off by driving through the Kawarau Gorge for stunning views, enter the fruit and wine region of Cromwell as you pass huge fields of vines, cross Lake Dunstan and follow this beautiful lake towards Lindis Pass, which offers stunning views of the valleys below. See several of the famous Merino sheep on the drive before arriving in Omarama and continuing to Lake Pukaki, a brilliant blue lake framed by Aoraki and Mount Cook. Next, get ready for an unforgettable ski plane experience and helicopter ride which includes a glacier snow landing on the Tasman Glacier. Spend two and a half hours of free time in the national park before making your way back to High Country Salmon, a local salmon farm, where you can feed the fish and taste some of the freshest salmon in New Zealand.
  • Small group
  • Fully guided tour
  • Scenic flights
  • Glacier landing
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
  • Hiking shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Rain gear
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
  • Charged Smartphone
  • Waterproof shoes
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Product ID: 397480