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Discover New Zealand's big mountain country & largest glacier at Mt Cook National Park - enjoy heli-hiking, snowshoeing or ice climbing adventures on the mighty Tasman Glacier with professional guides. We provide the highest level of safety. All of...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Mt Cook Road, State Highway 80 | Aoraki Mt Cook Airport, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7999, New Zealand
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Had a really awesome experience with Mt Cook glacier guiding. We elected to go on the Wigley so we would be higher up the Tasman glacier and were not disappointed. The plane took us up treating us to spectacular views before we set foot on...More
Fantastic ski plane flight up to the glacier then a snowshoe hike through a pristine, silent landscape. Perfect weather. Beautiful blue ice caves and towers with occasional distant avalanches noisily tumbling down mountain sides. Our guide, Ewan, leading us gently and carefully over the three...More
I highly recommend this excursion! The helicopter ride was beautiful with incredible views. The glacier was really cool and walking through the blue cave was unreal. Andy was an awesome guide who was extremely knowledgeable!
We had the opportunity to take a ski plane up to the top of the Tasman Glacier in this truly amazing experience. After a quick 15 minute plane ride, we met up with our Guide at the top. The surrounding scenery was legitimately one of...More
(1) They are the only glacier guiding company I know of that gives a considerable winter discount on their tours.; (2) Despite a small amount of miscommunication over social media, I found their ground staff to be very easy to talk with over the phone....More
Our heli-hike was postponed to the next day due to bad weather but there was no fuss at all in the rescheduling.
We had a small group of 5 and the weather was beautiful. Kristin our guide was lovely and knowledgeable and we spent plenty...More
My wife and I did the glacier hike on one of the rare sunny winter days in August end. Driving along Lake Pukaki set a good tone for the day to come, and the proceedings did not disappoint. Once we reached Mt Cook airport, we...More
Having previously booked a heli-hike with another company in Franz Josef which was cancelled last minute due to cloud cover, this was our second attempt at walking on a glacier in NZ. Boy, we were not disappointed this time! With a tiny group of only...More
We joined the Heli Hike tour in June 2018. We originally booked for the 8:45am tour, but it got cancelled due to cloudy weather. Luckily, we were allowed to shift to the 10:45am tour. The landscape on Tasman Glacier was amazing, a must go tour...More