From our base venture to the Southern Alps the spiny mountain range that divides the South Island. Witness first hand Mount Aspiring, vast untouched tracts of native forest and ancient glacial icefalls before landing amongst the snow-capped What's included Scenic helicopter flight. Alpine landing (possible snow landing in winter). Hotel pickup and drop off. Informative pilot commentary. Flight time approx 50 mins.
Aoraki/Mount Cook is New Zealand’s highest mountain at 3724m sitting amongst the spectacular Southern Alps. Enjoy views of Fox and Franz Josef glaciers before making a snow or glacier landing to take in the full view of the giant peak. Fly over the impressive Tasman glacier with views of stunning lakes and rainforests. Includes 2 alpine landings. Please note: This product is on request. Please select preferred date & time. We will confirm availability within the shortest possible time after we receive your order.
Lifting off from our beachfront helipads, your flight will take you up the Puhi Puhi Valley north of Kaikoura over private farmland and into remote DOC land. Fly through the Hapuku Gorge, past giant cracks in the hillsides and look down at the landslide that blocked off the river forming the Hapuku “Quake Lake”. Continue climbing to the South before touching down atop Mt Fyffe at 1602m/ 5200ft overlooking the spectacular Kaikoura region for great panoramic photo opportunities. Enjoy the views of
A scenic Helicopter Tour of Aoraki Mt Cook National Park Explore the valleys and peaks of Aoraki Mt Cook National Park by sky in a state-of-the-art helicopter. Fly over the Tasman Terminal Lake before landing on the beautiful ice of the Aoraki Mt Cook National Park. With exceptional views of Aoraki Mt Cook and the surrounding snow-capped mountain ranges right from take off, you will be captivated throughout the entire flight. Enjoy the comfort, safety, and performance of your Squirrel Helicopter. Sit back