Mount Cook and Glaciers Helicopter Flight

Mount Cook


  • Scenic helicopter flight over Mount Cook National Park
  • High alpine snow landing
  • Amazing views of Mount Cook - New Zealand's highest peak

Experience this magnificent alpine environment with a helicopter flight over the Ben Ohau Mountains. Fly close to the steep ridges and take in superb views out to Mt Cook and the surrounding areas. Your alpine landing allows you to stand on a giant peak and touch the powdery snow at your feet.

Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

  • Scenic helicopter flight with views of Mount Cook and the Tasman Glacier
  • Alpine landing to touch snow
  • Safety briefing and in-flight headset
  • Courtesy transfers to and from central locations

This helicopter flight departing from Mount Cook takes you on a scenic flight over the magical Ben Ohau Mountains. Fly close to the steep ridges and rise over a mountain pass which reveals superb views out to Mt Cook and its surrounding peaks. As you fly along, take in views of some of New Zealand's famous landmarks, including Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park and the Tasman Glacier. Take in the landscapes of crisp white glaciers, snowfields, alpine lakes and rugged mountains. Your helicopter will also do an amazing alpine snow landing, where you will be able to get out and play with snow, taking in 360 degree views of the untouched landscape surrounding you.

On the Day

Session Length

  • This experience lasts 35 minutes, including the alpine landing
  • This experience is available 365 days a year

Numbers on the Day

Minimum numbers are required for trips to operate. Please call 24 hours before departure to reconfirm your booking.


This experience is weather dependant.

Dress Code

Sunglasses, sturdy footwear, and a camera are recommended.

... and Importantly


  • This helicopter flight is suitable for all ages
  • Please advise at the time of booking if you are travelling with an infant or toddler
  • Please advise at the time of booking if wheelchair access is required


Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy:


  • Over 24 hours prior to the experience date: No charge
  • Within 24 hours of the experience, No Shows and Late Arrivals: Participants forfeit their experience and are not entitled to a refund or re-book. Participants are advised to make their own insurance provisions in case of unforeseen circumstances