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Alpine Glacier Experience

Pricing

Adult $279.00

15yrs & over

Child $165.00

4 - 14yrs


  • Current prices are valid from 1st Oct 2020 - 30th Sep 2021.

Highlights

  • Take in the grandeur of the Ben Ohau Mountain Range on this 20-minute adventure.
  • Touchdown high on the mountain and breathe in the fresh alpine air.
  • Informative pilot commentary.
  • Experience a boat tour like no other NZ’s only glacial boat tour.
  • Guided walk whilst viewing the Tasman Glacier Ice wall.

What's included

  • Scenic helicopter flight.
  • Alpine/snow Landing.
  • Informative pilot commentary.
  • 25-minute Alpine Walk to Lake.
  • Only Glacial Boat tour in NZ.

Overview

This scenic option provides you with the opportunity to experience the awe-inspiring views of the Mt Cook/Aoraki national park by air and water. Experience the thrill of a helicopter flight as you sweep through the rugged high-country landscape of the Ben Ohau Mountain Range with an alpine landing. Breathe and take in the vistas from this alpine setting as you are amazed at the surrounding mountains and glaciers.

Once you have landed back at our base, you will make your way to the start of your next adventure! Surrounded by the majestic Southern Alps you will be guided through the ice ages, viewing the gigantic Tasman Glacier Ice wall and other icebergs. Your boat ride is unique being New Zealand’s only glacial boat tour and provides a magical experience within Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park.

  • Get ready! Here’s what you should know

    Duration

    • Allow approximately 3-hours duration for the whole experience.

    Departure Locations

    Departure Times and check in

    • Departure times for your Scenic flight are 1000, 1300 & 1500
    • Check In closes 30 minutes before flight departure time.
    • Departure times for Glacier Explorer boat tour are 0930, 1100, 1400 & 1530. Please note that check in is 30 minutes prior to departure. 
    • Please call 0800 650 651, 24-hours prior to departure for a weather check and to reconfirm your booking.

    Weather

    • Your flight is subject to favourable weather conditions; if cancelled due to poor weather, you will be given a partial full refund.
    • We recommend booking flights early in your trip with flexibility for weather changes. We don’t want you to miss out!
  • Additional information
    • Confirmation will be received within 48-hours of booking, subject to availability.
    • Flights, landings and routes may vary due to weather and at the pilot’s discretion. Flight times are approximate and include your landing.
    • Minimum passenger numbers apply for flights. Bookings will be coordinated to achieve this where possible.
    • The price includes landing and concession fees as our flights land in conservation areas and special locations.
    • iPads or selfie sticks are not allowed on board for safety.
  • What to bring
    • Sunglasses and sunscreen.
    • Walking shoes required for Glacier Lake walk.
    • Your phone/camera, and a sense of adventure!
  • Cancellation policy
    • Booking online does not charge your credit card. Credit card details are only required to guarantee your booking.
    • Should you fail to check-in on time, or notify us of changes less than 24-hours prior to departure, your credit card will be debited with the total amount of the booked activity.

Pricing

Adult $279.00

15yrs & over

Child $165.00

4 - 14yrs


  • Current prices are valid from 1st Oct 2020 - 30th Sep 2021.

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