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Mount Cook

Sightseeing flight over Mount Cook

This unique flight encompasses Aoraki (Mount Cook), Westland and Tai Poutini national parks, traversing 200 kilometers of New Zealand's most beautiful and spectacular alpine scenery.

The highlights include Mount Cook and Mount Tasman, New Zealand's highest peaks, the famous Tasman Glacier, Franz Josef and Fox glaciers, the beautiful turquoise glacier lakes and coastal rainforests. All aircraft are high winged and all seats are window seats.

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Other experiences in Mount Cook National Park

These activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences around where you're staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident's eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can suggest tours and activities that will introduce you to the local ways of life.

  • Glacier Boat Cruise
    Glacier cruise, Mount Cook National Park

    Glacier Boat Cruise

    Glacier Boat Cruise

    This three-hour tour of Lake Tasman, and the front edge of New Zealand's largest glacier, is a unique opportunity to learn about this incredible remnant of the Ice Age.

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  • Tasman Glacier Sightseeing Flight
    Franz Josef Glacier, West Coast

    Tasman Glacier Sightseeing Flight

    Tasman Glacier Sightseeing Flight

    From the foothills of Mount Cook National Park you can take a spectacular scenic ski-plane flight which will take you up the length of the Tasman Glacier before landing on the newly fallen snow near the top.

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Experience it for yourself

You can enjoy this activity as part of the suggested tours below, or we can weave it into a trip shaped entirely around you.