Cook Village, Hotels with Balconies in Mt. All reviews last minute an amazing experience mount cook air snow schedule landing pilot helicopter weather glacier flight WayneAP wrote a review Mar 2020 City of Greater Geelong, Australia 3,279 contributions 338 helpful votes We lucked a gorgeous sunny calm day too. Kind regards, The team here at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, We called Heli Line this morning when the weather turned out to be so much better than expected. Step out and play in the snow before enjoying more expansive views down the Tasman Valley. The surrounding scenery varies from the glacial fed Lake Pukaki and the surrounding rugged high country landscape to the soaring peaks and mighty glaciers of the Southern Alps. Kind regards, The team here at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, We called Heli Line this morning when the weather turned out to be so much better than expected. Cook Village, Hotels with Balconies in Mt. Cook National Park that would be impossible to get to any other way. more, Response from TotallyTourism, General Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, Response from TotallyTourism, Customer Service Team at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, Hiking & Camping Tours, Kayaking & Canoeing, Ski & Snow Tours. We had been. Aoraki Mount Cook National Park offers the best mountain and glacial scenery in New Zealand. Mt Cook Ski Planes and Helicopters were so friendly and gracious and all of us had a wonderful time! us a thorough safety briefing. It was my first time on a helicopter and boy am I glad I waited until I got to do this trip. Cook Village, Other Outdoor Activities in Mt. This is the most National Geographic Explorer type thing I've ever done and it was worth every cent. Fly alongside the Southern Alps and view the breath-taking landscape of the Tasman Valley. Cook Village, Boat Tours & Water Sports in Mt. It was absolutely magical. They even pointed out an avalanche (a small one) coming down the side of the mountain opposite us. Kind regards, The team here at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, What a magic trip, we hired two helicopters to do a snow landing to celebrate an event, they were so accommodating to what we were after. That is great you had sunny calm day, as the weather here can change rapidly. The pilot acts as your guide for points of interest including Lake Pukaki and the Ben Ohau Range as seen from above. Because our group was small and the guides had seen that we were steady on the ice, we did a a little bush whacking into an area that they hadn't been before, which made it seem all the more adventurous. Review of: Mount Cook and The Glaciers Helicopter Flight I went out on the 'Mount Cook and The Glaciers' 50 minute tour and it was one of the most incredible experiences! Mt Cook Helicopter Flight and Tasman Glacier Walk 38 Reviews Active, adventurous travelers will love the chance to take a helicopter flight around Mount Cook, and to set foot on the Tasman Glacier on a special hike. Read reviews, discover additonal experiences or contact The Helicopter Line West Coast on Tripadvisor. Cook National Park that would be … Siddhartha S wrote a review Nov 2018. Just. ** snow may be limited in Feb – March. Discover and book Mount Cook and The Glaciers Helicopter Flight on Tripadvisor Cook National Park that would be … Reach parts of the Aoraki/Mt. Discover and book Mount Cook and The Glaciers Helicopter Flight on Tripadvisor The staff were very helpful and at 12 noon we were on our way with one of the areas most experienced pilots. A Mount Cook helicopter flight takes in remote places inaccessible by road: see the Southern Alps from the air, look down into the Mackenzie Basin, then fly back to Mount Cook Village through the rugged Burnett Mountains. Included in the flight is a snow landing on Liebig Dome (7700′) to enjoy a panorama view of Aoraki Mount Cook and surrounding mountains. Cook Village, Boat Tours & Water Sports in Mt. But I reckon he didn’t take his job seriously coz most of the time he will say “Ok, let’s go!” when I didn’t even finish my sentence! He was kind and nice and informative. Helicopter tours in Aoraki / Mount Cook: compare activities, read user reviews and book online the best Helicopter tours activity in Aoraki / Mount Cook. I've been on a few helicopters in the past, and this flight and the scenery was in a league of its own. Mt Cook Helicopter Flight and Tasman Glacier Walk 38 Reviews Active, adventurous travelers will love the chance to take a helicopter flight around Mount Cook, and to set foot on the Tasman Glacier on a special hike. Our team works towards giving our customers the best experience throughout. Plus we got a little tour of the valley by air on the helicopter ride back. Read the reviews of your fellow travelers. Fox Glacier and Mount Cook Helicopter Flight is hosted by The Helicopter Line West Coast. Mt Cook Helicopter Flight and Tasman Glacier Walk, Mount Cook Alpine Explorer Helicopter Flight, Mount Cook Ski Planes & Helicopters by Inflite, Hotels with Kitchenette in Mt. The weather was stunning, the pilot and all ground staff were so friendly and helpful. Book the most popular Air & Helicopter Tours in Mount Cook. Read reviews, discover additonal experiences or contact Mount Cook Ski Planes & Helicopters by Inflite on Tripadvisor. us a thorough safety briefing. Enjoy a 25-minute helicopter flight including an alpine landing looking directly at Aoraki Mount Cook. Hotels with Kitchenette in Mt. 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Land in pristine snow and walk around--then climb back into the warm aircraft Safety certified: Airbus … They even pointed out an avalanche (a small one) coming down the side of the mountain opposite us. The Helicopter Line is New Zealand's leading helicopter company. Our pilots are amazing and experienced in flying up the mountains. Thank you for flying with us. You’ll soar above steep ridges and rise over a mountain pass that affords aerial views of the Ben Ohau Range. Can not recommend this highly enough. Cook Village, Observatories & Planetariums in Mt. What an amazing Birthday treat, a helicopter flight with a snow landing. This scenic helicopter flight, departing from Mt. Cook Village, Nature & Wildlife Tours in Mt. He was kind and nice and informative. We had a glorious day and such a wonderful pilot. Today, Mount Cook Ski Planes & Helicopters operates a fleet of Cessna 185, Pilatus Porter PC6 and Eurocopter (now Airbus Helicopters) Squirrel aircraft. Active, adventurous travelers will love the chance to take a helicopter flight around Mount Cook, and to set foot on the Tasman Glacier on a special hike. Reviews Read all Reviews. A must do. This flight is a must-do for anyone visiting Mt Cook … The Team at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook. We are happy that it surpassed your expectations. I'd highly recommend getting up in the air with them whether it be for 10 minutes or a couple hours. Hi there, The Ben Ohau Range is stunning. Glentanner Park is situated within a genuine working high country sheep station located in an idyllic setting at the base of New Zealand’s highest mountain, Aoraki/Mount Cook. We had been. The staff were very helpful and at 12 noon we were on our way with one of the areas most experienced pilots. Kind Regards, The team here at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook. This is the version of our website addressed to speakers of English in Australia. Helicopter flight over the mountains is definitely the best way to celebrate an event. Cook Village, Hiking & Camping Tours in Mt. A must do. We are glad you had a memorable experience. Hello, Absolutely thrilled you had an amazing experience with us. The surrounding scenery varies from the glacial fed Lake Pukaki and the surrounding rugged high country landscape to the soaring peaks and mighty glaciers of the Southern Alps. Kind regards, The team here at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, This was by far my favorite experience of our entire two week trip!! Thank you for flying with us. Reach parts of the Aoraki/Mt. Fly over Mount Cook (Aoraki) on a helicopter flight with a spectacular snow landing atop the Tasman Glacier, where you'll have up-close views of New Zealand's highest peak. If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. Cook Village, Hotels near Aoraki Mount Cook National Park Visitor Centre, Hotels near Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre, Hotels near (CHC) Christchurch Intl Airport, 4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours in Mt. Thanks to Michael and Simon our pilots and to all the staff for the friendly and fun environment throughout our experience. Yup, I am the travel planner by default and PokDing (hubby) will review the plan and gives the green light. We were a group of three and Helicopter Line was able to pair us up with a solo traveler to meet the minimum requirement of 4 passengers. Hello, Thanks for taking the time to write us a review. Cook Village, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park Visitor Centre: Tickets & Tours‎, Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre: Tickets & Tours‎. Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write this fabulous review. Glentanner Park is situated within a genuine working high country sheep station located in an idyllic setting at the base of New Zealand’s highest mountain, Aoraki/Mount Cook. Had a good time to walk around and take photos in the snow on the mountain top. Choosing the best Mount Cook helicopter tour can be confusing, especially with all the different routes and companies available. Best price and money back guarantee! There is no better way to experience New Zealand's highest mountain than on a scenic helicopter flight. Cook Village, Nature & Wildlife Tours in Mt. At the end of the tour they filled up everyone's water bottles with pure glacier water. looking forward to doing this trip for so long and it surpassed expectations. It sounds like you were spoilt for choice and the guides truly made your trip one of a kind trip. Our team works towards giving our customers the best experience throughout. A true bucket list activity. It was my first time on a helicopter and boy am I glad I waited until I got to do this trip. We will pass on your kind words to the pilot. About Us Discover the stunning ice formations of the Hochstetter Icefall as you fly beneath the east face of Aoraki Mount Cook … Thanks to Michael and Simon our pilots and to all the staff for the friendly and fun environment throughout our experience. We lucked a gorgeous sunny calm day too. Flying in a helicopter is certainly a special experience and we are glad you choose us and our backyard to have this experience with. We flew from Glentanner up to the Ben Ohau Range. They provided all the needed equipment (packs, boots, crampons) and gave. There is no better way to experience New Zealand's highest mountain than on a scenic helicopter flight. Cook Village, Hiking & Camping Tours in Mt. Thank you for flying with us and we hope to see you again soon. The Glacier Highlights helicopter flight was an unforgettable experience flying over the Tasman Glacier and seeing Mt Cook up close and personal. Review of: 45-Minute Glacier Highlights Helicopter Tour from Mount Cook This has been the highlight of our holiday to Mt Cook. The village is at the base of New Zealand’s highest mountain, Aoraki/Mount Cook. The weather was stunning, the pilot and all ground staff were so friendly and helpful. Exclusive to the Southern Hemisphere, Aoraki Mt Cook Ski Planes and Helicopters is the only company to offer glacier landing flights in both fixed wing aircraft and helicopters. Thank you for flying with us. If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. During the trip, you also enjoy aerial views of the Tasman Glacier Lake and the stunning Tasman Glacier itself. It was absolutely magical. Absolutely sensational helicopter trip. Kind regards, The team here at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, What a magic trip, we hired two helicopters to do a snow landing to celebrate an event, they were so accommodating to what we were after. We went for the 40 min with snow landing. Just. Thank you for flying with us. View of Mount Cook’s Hooker Lake from the chopper. Our pilots are amazing and experienced in flying up the mountains. On landing you will be knee deep in snow! Absolutely sensational helicopter trip. Details: The terrain is easy to moderate (blue runs), and the pace is relaxed. Cook Village, Ski & Snowboard Areas in Mt. The whole experience was exceptional and breathtaking. Making our event. The Mount Cook National Park is home to New Zealand’s longest glacier and highest mountain, and the stunning scenery is even more impressive from above. And you can see the iceberg. Celebrating 65 Years, Mount Cook Ski Planes & Helicopters offer stunning scenic flights and experiences into the Aoraki/Mt. With a modern fleet of helicopters, our expert and friendly crew have an average of 17+ years flying experience. Cook Village, Observatories & Planetariums in Mt. The flights here are most definitely breath-taking! Pilot narration on the sights is included. What an amazing Birthday treat, a helicopter flight with a snow landing. lovely. Mount Cook Ski Planes and Helicopters have teamed up with local guiding companies to provide unique alpine adventures packages to suit your taste and abilities. So, here’s everything you need to know about a Mount Cook Helicopter flight and how to choose the best scenic flight in Mount Cook. Cook Village, Hotels near Aoraki Mount Cook National Park Visitor Centre, Hotels near Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre, Hotels near (CHC) Christchurch Intl Airport, 4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours in Mt. That is great you had sunny calm day, as the weather here can change rapidly. Reach parts of the Aoraki/Mt. Making our event. Thank you for flying with us. Cook National Park including the award-winning Ultimate Alpine Experience which includes trips in both a ski plane and a helicopter with a landing on the glacier. looking forward to doing this trip for so long and it surpassed expectations. Discover and book 45-Minute Mount Cook Ski Plane and Helicopter Combo Tour on Tripadvisor so memorable and showing us some of the most beautiful and surreal views in the country. Float into the air and above the mountains with this helicopter ride, which gets you to gorgeous high places without needing expert mountaineering skills. Mount Cook and The Glaciers Helicopter Flight cancellation policy: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Hi there, The weather can change here fast, so we are glad we were able to get you up. The Helicopter Line – Mount Cook. At the end of the tour they filled up everyone's water bottles with pure glacier water. 45-Minute Mount Cook Ski Plane and Helicopter Combo Tour is hosted by Mount Cook Ski Planes & Helicopters by Inflite. Kind regards, The team here at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, This was by far my favorite experience of our entire two week trip!! We had a glorious day and such a wonderful pilot. so memorable and showing us some of the most beautiful and surreal views in the country. Thank you for flying with us. Glide over Aoraki/Mount Cook, New Zealand’s highest mountain and down the Tasman glacier, getting a spectacular view with helpful commentary from the pilot. Overview Active, adventurous travelers will love the chance to take a helicopter flight around Mount Cook, and to set foot on the Tasman Glacier on a special hike. Explore ice caves, deep crevasses, and other glacial wonders safely in the company of a local guide. Mount Cook and The Glaciers Helicopter Flight cancellation policy: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Discover the stunning ice formations of the Hochstetter Icefall as you fly beneath the east face of Aoraki Mount Cook and along the length of the Tasman Glacier. Heliworks Mt Cook are also proud supporters of the Alps2Ocean track, providing easy heli-transfers. It’s an ideal option if you’re looking for the opportunity to touch snow in an alpine setting while enjoying the vista. more, Response from TotallyTourism, General Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, Response from TotallyTourism, Customer Service Team at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, Hiking & Camping Tours, Kayaking & Canoeing, Ski & Snow Tours, Things to do near The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, Commonly searched for in Mt. 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