If you’re heading to New Zealand soon, one attraction that you must visit is the Southern Alps. This majestic mountain range extends from the country’s South Island to its western side, providing its visitors with breathtaking views! If you want to see this incredible natural gems, you can join this activity from Klook! You’ll have the option to ride between a ski plane or a helicopter and enjoy a one-hour ride through the Southern Alps. You’ll cross the area’s Main Divide where you’ll get a chance to see the Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers until you reach its West Coast. Then, you’ll head north where you’ll be able to witness the snow-capped peaks of the Alps and the largest glacier of the country: the Tasman Glacier. As you fly south, you’ll pass by Mount Cook, New Zealand’s highest mountain, and fly through the Grand Plateau and the Hochstetter Icefall. Bring your family along and share this once in a lifetime experience together.

Validity

  • The voucher is valid on any date after the booking has been confirmed

Eligibility

  • Infants aged 0-3 can join for free but must sit on a parent’s lap (seatbelt extension provided)

Booking Limitations

  • Participants must have a weight of at least 130kg to join the activity
  • Please indicate your weight at the checkout page
  • A minimum of 2 participants for the Ski Plane and 4 for participants for the Helicopter experience is required for this activity to push through. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if the minimum number of participants is not met. In this case, you will be offered an alternative schedule or full refund

Additional Information

Accessibility
  • This activity is not stroller and wheelchair-accessible
  • Pregnant women are allowed to join this activity
  • It’s recommended that you purchase personal travel insurance before booking this activity
  • Vehicle Options:
  • Ski plane – minimum of 2 adults
  • Helicopter – minimum of 4 adults

Itinerary

  • Flight Schedule:
  • Helicopter: 09:00, 13:00, 14:00pm, 15:00, 16:00, Monday-Sunday
  • Ski Plane: 13:00, 14:00pm, 15:00, 16:00, Monday-Sunday
  • Please select your preferred schedule at the package section
  • Sample Itinerary:
  • 09:00 start of the experience
  • View the Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers
  • Track north along the Tasman Sea
  • Recross the Southern Alps to the Tasman Glacier
  • See views of Mount Cook National Park
  • Descending over the Tasman Terminal Lake
  • 09:55 return to Mount Cook Airport

Voucher Type

  • You can present either a printed or mobile voucher

Pick Up Information

  • Since this is a shared transfer, please be patient in case of delays along the pick up route
  • Operator will reconfirm your pick up time in advance

Hotel pick up services is available for Aoraki Court Motel/Mt. Cook Vilaage, Aoraki Mt. Cook Alpine Lodge, Mt. Cook Lodge and Motel, The Hermitage Hotel, YHA Aoraki Mt. Cook

  • Complimentary pick up and drop off service in Aoraki is available
  • Time: 45 minutes before your flight time
  • If you won’t be availing of the pick up service, please head to the meet up location instead

Meet Up Information

  • Be at the meet up location 45 minutes before the scheduled activity time

Location: Mount Cook Airport

Address

  • Mount Cook Airport, Mount Cook Rd, Mount Cook 7999, New Zealand
  • Please refer to the map for assistance

How To Get There

  • It is advised to take a local taxi or drive there
Ski Plane or Helicopter Experience at the Southern Alps in Mount Cook

If you’re heading to New Zealand soon, one attraction that you must visit is the Southern Alps. This majestic mountain range extends from the country’s South Island to its western side, providing its visitors with breathtaking views! If you want to see this incredible natural gems, you can join this activity from Klook! You’ll have the option to ride between a ski plane or a helicopter and enjoy a one-hour ride through the Southern Alps. You’ll cross the area’s Main Divide where you’ll get a chance to see the Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers until you reach its West Coast. Then, you’ll head north where you’ll be able to witness the snow-capped peaks of the Alps and the largest glacier of the country: the Tasman Glacier. As you fly south, you’ll pass by Mount Cook, New Zealand’s highest mountain, and fly through the Grand Plateau and the Hochstetter Icefall. Bring your family along and share this once in a lifetime experience together.

Validity

  • The voucher is valid on any date after the booking has been confirmed

Eligibility

  • Infants aged 0-3 can join for free but must sit on a parent’s lap (seatbelt extension provided)

Booking Limitations

  • Participants must have a weight of at least 130kg to join the activity
  • Please indicate your weight at the checkout page
  • A minimum of 2 participants for the Ski Plane and 4 for participants for the Helicopter experience is required for this activity to push through. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if the minimum number of participants is not met. In this case, you will be offered an alternative schedule or full refund

Additional Information

Accessibility
  • This activity is not stroller and wheelchair-accessible
  • Pregnant women are allowed to join this activity
  • It’s recommended that you purchase personal travel insurance before booking this activity
  • Vehicle Options:
  • Ski plane – minimum of 2 adults
  • Helicopter – minimum of 4 adults

Itinerary

  • Flight Schedule:
  • Helicopter: 09:00, 13:00, 14:00pm, 15:00, 16:00, Monday-Sunday
  • Ski Plane: 13:00, 14:00pm, 15:00, 16:00, Monday-Sunday
  • Please select your preferred schedule at the package section
  • Sample Itinerary:
  • 09:00 start of the experience
  • View the Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers
  • Track north along the Tasman Sea
  • Recross the Southern Alps to the Tasman Glacier
  • See views of Mount Cook National Park
  • Descending over the Tasman Terminal Lake
  • 09:55 return to Mount Cook Airport

Voucher Type

  • You can present either a printed or mobile voucher

Pick Up Information

  • Since this is a shared transfer, please be patient in case of delays along the pick up route
  • Operator will reconfirm your pick up time in advance

Hotel pick up services is available for Aoraki Court Motel/Mt. Cook Vilaage, Aoraki Mt. Cook Alpine Lodge, Mt. Cook Lodge and Motel, The Hermitage Hotel, YHA Aoraki Mt. Cook

  • Complimentary pick up and drop off service in Aoraki is available
  • Time: 45 minutes before your flight time
  • If you won’t be availing of the pick up service, please head to the meet up location instead

Meet Up Information

  • Be at the meet up location 45 minutes before the scheduled activity time

Location: Mount Cook Airport

Address

  • Mount Cook Airport, Mount Cook Rd, Mount Cook 7999, New Zealand
  • Please refer to the map for assistance

How To Get There

  • It is advised to take a local taxi or drive there

Note:

  • All prices are quoted in Australian Dollars and include GST
  • If purchase one ticket only – Please email us to arrange it for you (Email address: info@delightfultravelaus.com)
  • Please read the terms and conditions below the website before you purchase
  •  This product  non-refundable once booked
  • Children under the age of 16 years must be accompanied and supervised by an adult (18+) for the duration of the tour
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