Mount Cook: 30-Minute Ski Plane Flight with West Coast Views

Mount Cook: 30-Minute Ski Plane Flight with West Coast Views

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From US$ 156.41 per person

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Take a flying tour of Mount Cook National Park. Board the Mount Cook 360 ski plane and see the highest peaks and the longest glaciers that NZ has to offer.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 30 minutes
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 5 participants


  • Get to see Aoraki's Mt Cook in all its glory
  • Take in the spectacle of New Zealand's longest glacier
  • Cross over the razor sharp Southern Alps to the West Coast and experience the Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers
Full description
Take off from Mount Cook Airport, a 5-minute drive from Mt Cook village. Enjoying all that the surrounding area has to offer from the air. During a 30-minute flight, see all the main geographic features in the Aoraki Mount Cook National Park. Circumnavigate Mount Cook, New Zealand's highest peak at 12,349 feet and the center of the national park. See the longest glacier in NZ, the Tasman, on the eastern side of the main divide. Cross the main divide to the West Coast and take in the Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers. Then, circle back onto the eastern side of the Southern Alps into the Hooker Valley before returning back into the Tasman valley to land back where you started.
  • 30-minute flight
  • Safety Briefing
  • Commentary
  • Views of 3 glaciers
  • Food and beverages
  • Hotel pick up/drop off
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Your flight will depart from Mount Cook Airport. Please arrive 1 hour prior to your scheduled departure time and note that check-in closes 45 minutes prior to departure.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable clothes
  • Closed-toe shoes

Not allowed

  • Selfie sticks
  • Bags

Know before you go

  • Please note that weight and balance limits apply to all aircraft.
  • Cameras and or phones can be used for the duration of your flights, but bags are not allowed.
  • Tours are refundable if there is a cancellation due to the weather, and the local partner will do their best to work with you to reschedule your flight to suit your travel plans.
  • In the rare case that the combined weights of all passengers reach the maximum safety limit, please be aware that your flight time may be rescheduled
  • Check-in closes 45 minutes prior to the flight time.
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Fantastic experience, very happy with it!

January 4, 2022

Product ID: 393863