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35-Minute Valley and Glacier Ski Plane Tour from Mount Cook

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icon35 minutes  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Mount Cook is New Zealand’s highest mountain, but you don’t have to scale the mighty peak to enjoy the views. This 35-minute ski plane ride takes in the highlights of the Mount Cook National Park, soaring over the Tasman Valley, swooping past the Hochstetter Icefall, and touching down on theTasman Glacier. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
  • Touchdown to experience the snowfalls of the Tasman Glacier
  • Live commentary ensures you don’t miss anything
  • Choice of departure times throughout the day
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off is included
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Departure Point

Mt. Cook Village, Mt. Cook Village, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu), Mackenzie District, Canterbury Region, South Island

Free car parking at the airport If you do not have your own transport, please contact us to arrange a pick up from the Mt Cook Village

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Your tour begins with pickup from your hotel in Aoraki Mount Cook Village and a short transfer to Aoraki Mount Cook Airport to begin your aerial adventure. After meeting your pilot and listening to the safety briefing, jump aboard the ski plane and enjoy unrestricted views from the aircraft windows as you take off over the Mount Cook National Park.

Marvel at the spectacular scenery as you soar over the Tasman Valley and the Hochstetter Icefall, and listen as your pilot points out other natural landmarks. During your 35-minute flight, touch down to experience the Tasman Glacier up close and step outside to walk along the snowfields.

On return to the airport, a driver will be waiting to take you back to your hotel.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Flights may be cancelled due to weather conditions
  • Minimum number of 4 people per flight applies before the flight will operate
  • Check in closes 45 minutes prior to flight time
  • If you do not have your own transport, please contact the company directly
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Inflite Ski Planes Limited
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during 35-Minute Valley and Glacier Ski Plane Tour from Mount Cook?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
See all safety measures taken by 35-Minute Valley and Glacier Ski Plane Tour from Mount Cook.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during 35-Minute Valley and Glacier Ski Plane Tour from Mount Cook?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by 35-Minute Valley and Glacier Ski Plane Tour from Mount Cook.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during 35-Minute Valley and Glacier Ski Plane Tour from Mount Cook?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by 35-Minute Valley and Glacier Ski Plane Tour from Mount Cook.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during 35-Minute Valley and Glacier Ski Plane Tour from Mount Cook?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by 35-Minute Valley and Glacier Ski Plane Tour from Mount Cook.

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angus_c
, Dec 2019
Well worth doing this trip - ski plane was exciting, particularly the landing and taking off from the glacier. Maurice, our pilot, was great, gave you confidence and was informative. I would thoroughly recommend this trip, good value and gives you a whole new perspective of this area.

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