Scenic Helicopter Flight Around Mount Cook

Mt Cook


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

Enjoy a 20 minute helicopter experience, with the opportunity to touch snow and experience the thrill of flying in a helicopter. Sweep through the rugged high-country landscape of the Ben Ohau Mountain Range, to a landing site on a snow field high in the mountains, taking in incredible surrounds.

Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

  • Scenic helicopter flight with views of NZ's highest mountain
  • Alpine snow landing
  • Safety briefing and in flight headset
  • Courtesy transfers are available to and from central locations

Experience a thrilling and amazing 20 minute helicopter experience over the scenic alpine landscapes of the Ben Ohau Mountain Range, beginning at Mount Cook. Mount Cook is New Zealand's highest peak, boasting a stunning alpine environment. Sweep through the rugged high-country landscape of the beautiful mountain ranges, to a landing site on a snow field high in the mountains. Enjoy the fantastic vista from this alpine setting as you look out to the mountains and glaciers and down into the valleys that were carved out by glaciers centuries ago, and touch the pristine snow, before boarding the helicopter back to Mount Cook.

On the Day

Session Length

  • This experience lasts 20 minutes, including the alpine landing
  • The actual flying time is not 20 minutes
  • 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