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Mount Cook & Glaciers Scenic Flight with Landing

Take a scenic flight over New Zealand's Southern Alps and land at one of Aoraki Mount Cook National Park’s famous airstrips
Queenstown, New Zealand
Duration
Duration
6 hours
Start & End Time
Start & End Time
Flexible
Max Group Size
Max Group Size
6 per aircraft
Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Available
Start & End Location
Start & End Location
Queenstown & Mount Cook Airstrip
What's Included

  • Enjoy a scenic flight over Aoraki Mount Cook National Park
  • Fly by New Zealand's tallest mountain Aoraki Mount Cook, standing at 12,000 ft 
  • Catch birdseye views of glacierssnowfieldsglacial lakes and valleys
  • Be wowed by views over New Zealand's highest mountains
  • Land at Fox township or Glentanner Airstrip (weather dependent)
  • Transport to and from most Queenstown accommodation included
What's excluded

  • Helicopter snow landings on the glacier neve can also be arranged at an additional cost

 

Why do we love this

Seeing New Zealand from the sky allows us to recognise just how beautiful this country actually is! Get to see 360-degree views of the huge, snowy mountains that make up this region.

What to Expect

 

 

On this guided plane tour, you will get the chance to see the Eastern side of Mount Cook National Park, a rugged region featuring 19 different icy mountain peaks!

 

Enjoy stunning views of New Zealand's Southern Alps from the window seat of your semi-private plane before landing at one of the national parks small airfields. 

 

One of the airstrips is close to Mount Cook Village, which has a population of just 250 people, but brings up to 250,000 tourists each year!

 

If you wish, you can opt to take a ski plane or helicopter flight to land on one of the glaciers. A visit to the Sir Edmund Hillary Centre can also be included in your tour. (Additional fees apply.)

 

Mount Cook flights depart from The Main Terminal Building at Queenstown Airport daily.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, complimentary pickups from Queenstown central accomodations are available. Pickups begin approximately 50mins before departure time. For a full pickup list, please see the drop down list when selecting your product on the booking page.

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Children aged up to and including 2 years can travel for free if sitting on an adults lap. They must weight 15kg or less.

The supplier provides lap belt extenders, infant life jackets and ear defenders to help keep our young passengers comfortable.

Children aged between 3-14 years are eligible for the child rate.

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Some essentials we suggest bringing with you on your tour:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen and Bug Spray
  • Camera with charge & memory
  • Warm clothing layers
  • Sensible foot wear
  • Bottle of water
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Terms & Conditions:

  • Standard Terms and Conditions Given alpine flying conditions, the supplier reserves the right to alter the flight paths or cancel flights at the pilot's discretion due to weather and safety considerations.
  • Service can be refused if the pilots' instructions are not complied with.
  • Passengers seat allocation is at the pilots' discretion due to weight and balance of the plane.
  • Please supply weights of all passengers at the time of booking and inform us if any passengers are 120kg or 260lb or over prior to boarding. 

Cancellation Policy:

  • Clients cancelling within 24 hours of a confirmed trip will be charged 100% cancellation fee.

Pickup Locations
  • Abba Court Motel = Creeksyde Bus Stop
  • Absoloot Value Hostel = The Station Building
  • Adventure Queenstown Hostel = Station Building
  • Alexis Motel& Apartments = Copthorne Bus Stop
  • Alpine Lodge = Station Building
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