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Mt. Cook & The Glaciers Scenic Flight ex Queenstown

Experience aerial views of the spectacle that is Aoraki / Mt. Cook plus three of the country's most spectacular glaciers, all in one breathtaking flight from Queenstown...

Highlights

  • A once in a lifetime adventure flying across New Zealand's entire Southern Alps
  • Depart Queenstown Airport to take in the incredible glaciers of Fox, Franz Joseph and the Tasman Glacier
  • Views of the summit ridge of Mount Cook; New Zealand's highest mountain
  • Landing within Mount Cook National Park to enjoy a coffee with unbeatable views
  • Create memories that will last a lifetime shared with people that you love the most

Embark on an adventure with us and encounter real mountain flying from the window seat of our fixed-wing aircraft. Your knowledgeable, highly skilled local pilot will provide interesting and informative commentary.

Marvel at the most remarkable glaciers New Zealand has to offer - Fox and Franz Josef glaciers on the west coast and the Tasman glacier within Aoraki Mount Cook National Park; the largest glacier both in length and in width. Enjoy uninterrupted views of the summit ridge of Mount Cook; New Zealand's highest mountain standing at 3,724 metres. Experience aerial views of Lake Pukaki, arguably New Zealand's most beautiful lake. The glacial feed into the lake gives it the distinctive blue color it is most famous for.

We then land at an airstrip within Aoraki Mount Cook National Park to spend approximately 30 minutes on the ground to indulge in a coffee or a bite to eat from a local cafe with unbeatable views of Mt Cook from the ground before another epic 1-hour return scenic flight to Queenstown.

Per Adult $685.00
Per Child $415.00

What's included

  • Complimentary transfers from central Queenstown to Queenstown Airport available
  • 1 hour scenic flight each way with a landing in Mt. Cook for a coffee
  • Interesting and informative commentary from your local pilot

Duration

  • Allow approximately 4 hours for the whole experience

Location

  • Departure: Flights depart from Queenstown airport

Notes

  • Pickups start 50 minutes before departure or check-in at Queenstown Airport main terminal building is 30 minutes prior.
  • No bookings have been confirmed until you get confirmation from the tour operator directly. Once your booking is complete, a member of the Glenorchy Air team will contact you via email or phone to confirm the status of your booking.

    Child age is 2 - 14 years. Infants 2 years and under 15kg can travel free of charge.

    Glenorchy Air requires a minimum of 4 adult passengers to confirm this flight.

    If your requested flight does not meet minimum numbers we will provide alternative dates and times of trips available for you to join. If this does not suit your schedule, you will receive a full refund.

    You will be required to call us 1 hour before your scheduled flight time on the day of your flight for a weather check.

    Glenorchy Air reserves the right to cancel the flight due to the weather conditions. In the case of a canceled flight, you will return to Queenstown by coach and receive a partial refund for the flight portion of your trip. Your coach driver on the day will liaise with Glenorchy Air regarding your flight.

    Given alpine flying conditions, Glenorchy Air also reserves the right to alter the flight paths due to weather and safety considerations.

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

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Anna Erwood from New Zealand wrote on 08 December 2017

5 star flight!

My partner and I had a great time seeing the spectacular sights of Mount Cook and the glaciers. Thank you for the wonderful experience :)

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From Mt. Cook & The Glaciers Scenic Flight ex Queenstown

Thank you, Anna for your excellent review. We are delighted you enjoyed your flight up to Mount Cook to see the glaciers and hope that you got plenty of amazing photos. Thanks again for taking the time to write a review and hope you enjoy the rest of your time in New Zealand. Kind regards, The Glenorchy Air Team

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