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Tasman Glacier Heli Hike (Ex Franz Josef)

Pricing

Per Person Adult (8yrs & over) $485.00

Highlights

  • Fly from Franz Josef Glacier over the divide to the Tasman Glacier
  • Scenic helicopter flight onto the Tasman glacier for an epic hiking adventure.

  • Explore glacial ice formations on a professionally guided hike for up to 2-hours.

  • Soar over the Southern Alps on a stunning scenic helicopter flight.

  • A unique walk on NZ’s longest glacier.


What's included

  • Scenic helicopter flight.

  • Glacier landing and 2-hour glacier hike.

  • Professional and experienced guides.

  • All equipment - glacier boots & ice crampons. A waterproof jacket if required.

Overview

A truly special and new opportunity awaits you! Take to the skies from Franz Josef village and cross the divide over to Mount Cook taking in spectacular views of the southern alps before experinecing a heli-hike on the Tasman Glacier, New Zealand's longest glacier. 

A heli hike on the Tasman Glacier in the Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park is an adventure usually reserved only for experienced mountaineers. At 27 kilometres (17 mi) long, 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) wide and 600 metres (2,000 ft) thick, it covers an area of 101 square kilometres (39 sq mi), starting at a height of 3,000 metres (9,800 ft) above sea level.

  • Get ready! Here’s what you should know

    Duration

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

    Departure Times and check in

    • We have hiking tours departing at 10am, 1.30pm (Winter May-June).

    • Please check in 1-hour before your flights departure.

    Weather

    • Your flight is subject to favourable weather conditions; if cancelled due to poor weather, you will have the option of an alternative date or a full refund.

    • We recommend booking your 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.

    • All flights have a minimum passenger number for departures. We do our best to coordinate the required minimum.

    • Maximum weight limit of 120kg per person, including equipment.

    • Moderate fitness and hiking ability required.

    • iPads or selfie sticks are not allowed on board for safety.

  • What to bring
    • Warm upper-body clothing, preferably 3-4 layers.

    • Leggings or light trousers, although shorts are acceptable.

    • Sunglasses and sunscreen.

    • Waterproof jacket (provided if you don't have one).

  • 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

Per Person Adult (8yrs & over) $485.00

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