Mount Cook Heli Snowshoeing

The Aoraki Mount Cook region offers some of the most spectacular alpine scenery in the South Island. Make the most of winter and enjoy an unforgettable scenic helicopter flight before descending onto one of many snow covered mountains and begin your snowshoe adventure.

Modern, lightweight snowshoes make walking easy, so you can enjoy this incredible alpine experience. Witness the natural silence and amazing views across the Mackenzie Basin towards Aoraki Mount Cook and the giants of the Southern Alps. 


The Helicopter Line offers Mount Cook Heli Snowshoeing in conjunction with Alpine Guides Ltd, who have been operating since 1966 and can trace their heritage back 100 years. Your professional guide will lead you over snowy plateaus and across spectacular mountain terrain whilst providing informative commentary about the surrounding mountains. With an excellent safety record, rigid assessments and using high quality equipment, your safety and enjoyment is taken care of.


  • Two scenic helicopter flights in the Mount Cook region
  • Incredible mountain, glacier and lake views
  • Up to 2 hours snowshoeing on a remote mountain
  • Professional and experienced guides and pilots
  • All equipment provided (boots, snowshoes, trekking poles, snow gaiters, rain pants and a warm jacket)


  • Warm upper body clothing (preferably 3 to 4 layers)
  • Leggings or light trousers
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • A sense of fun and adventure!


  • 19th June to 30th Sept 2017
  • 10am and 12 noon


  • Moderate fitness required
  • Minimum age is 8 years
  • Our Heli Snowshoeing trips are weather dependent.

Your safety is our highest priority so we reserve the right to cancel your booking depending on health and agility considerations. This product is not suitable for people with any difficulty walking on uneven ground. Additionally, due to the nature of the hike clients over 120kg’s and/or pregnant will not be able to participate.

We will do our best to accommodate you but occasionally cancellation may be unavoidable.

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Mount Cook Heli Snowshoeing

Duration 3 hours
$565 per person

The Aoraki Mount Cook region offers some of the most spectacular alpine scenery in the South Island of New Zealand. Witness these snow-capped mountains from above with an incredible scenic helicopter flight followed by a tour like no other. Our snowshoes will help you glide over the snowy plateaus and rolling terrain with ease, so you can enjoy the fresh mountain air and stunning views of Mount Cook and the giants of the Southern Alps.


Price Information

Prices are in New Zealand dollars and include Goods and Services Tax of 15%. Major credit cards, travellers cheques and foreign currencies are accepted. Click here for the full list of prices and our child policy. Prices are subject to change without notice. Pricing for this product only is valid from 19th June to 30th Sept 2017.

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