Glacier Highlights

Ski Plane
Helicopter Landing
Tasman Valley
Flying over the Tasman Glacier
Ski Plane

This 45 minute scenic flight with Mount Cook Ski Planes offers fantastic close up views of the Southern Alps including Mount Cook, the Tasman Glacier and Hochstetter Icefall.

Fly the full length of the Tasman Glacier to view spectacular scenery and majestic mountains that seem almost close enough to touch. During the flight you will land on the glacier to absorb the tranquillity and silence of this pristine alpine environment.

Experience the thrill of a ski plane or helicopter glacier landing on your next New Zealand holiday.


  • Scenic Flight
  • Tasman Glacier
  • Glacier landing (10 - 15 minutes)
  • Hochsetter Icefall
  • Close-up views of Mount Cook, Mt Tasman and the Southern Alps


  • Scenic Flight


Departs: Daily, weather permitting from Mount Cook Village
Duration: 45 minutes

Additional Info

Children: 4-12 years are charged at the child rate
What to wear: Jacket, sunglasses, closed in shoes, camera
Important Note: Ski Plane option requires a minimum of 2 adults & the Helicopter option requires a minimum of 4 adults to operate
Operated By: Mount Cook Ski Planes & Helicopters