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Aoraki/Mt Cook Encounter

Pricing

Adult (15yrs & over) $550.00

Child (15kg & over) $385.00

Infant (under 15kg) $0.00


  • Children must accompany a paying adult.
  • Infants (Under 4 years and under 15kgs) are required to sit on an adults knee.
  • Current prices are valid from 1st Oct 2018 - 30th Sep 2020.

Highlights

  • Marvel at the Hochstetter Icefall on Aoraki/ Mount Cook.
  • Be thrilled by an alpine landing in the snow.
  • Experience the remoteness of the Burnett Mountains and the expansive Mackenzie Basin below you.

What's included

  • Scenic helicopter flight.
  • Seasonal Snow Landing.
  • Informative pilot commentary.

Overview

Fly to the heart of Mount Cook with this scenic adventure. This flight takes you past the Hochstetter Icefall on Aoraki/Mount Cook and the lower Tasman Glacier, New Zealand’s longest glacier. Before heading home, you will experience a remote alpine landing in the Liebig range offering uninterrupted views of Aoraki / Mount Cook.

  • Get ready! Here’s what you should know

    Duration

    • 45 minute total trip duration including seasonal snow landing.

    Departure Locations

    Departure Times and check in

    • Check In closes 30 minutes prior to departure time.

    • Please call 0800 650 653, 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 the option of an alternative date or 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.

    • 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
    • Warm clothing.

    • Sturdy covered shoes (snow on your toes is not nice!)

    • Sunglasses and sunscreen.

    • 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 (15yrs & over) $550.00

Child (15kg & over) $385.00

Infant (under 15kg) $0.00


  • Children must accompany a paying adult.
  • Infants (Under 4 years and under 15kgs) are required to sit on an adults knee.
  • Current prices are valid from 1st Oct 2018 - 30th Sep 2020.

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