Queenstown: Tasman Glacier Helihike with Flight Transfers

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Enjoy a scenic airplane flight to Mt. Cook before boarding a helicopter to take you up to Tasman Glacier. Explore the glacier on a 2-hour hike with an experienced guide.


  • Explore the incredible Mount Cook National Park in one day
  • Spend 2 hours exploring Tasman Glacier with an experienced guide
  • Take in incredible views on 2 helicopter flights to Tasman Glacier
  • Enjoy scenic flights from Queenstown to Mount Cook
  • See sweeping views of the Southern Alps with its thousands of small glaciers


Take a flight and helicopter ride from Queenstown to Tasman Glacier and explore the glacier on foot with an experienced guide. Enjoy all that the Aoraki/Mt. Cook National Park glaciers have to offer in a single day. Your one-hour fixed-wing flight from Queenstown to Tasman Glacier is just the beginning of a day filled with spectacular scenery. Fly over the Southern Alps, home to over 3000 small glaciers, and head to Tasman Glacier in the east. Check in with the helicopter and guiding partners, who will provide you with all your necessary equipment and a safety briefing. Your experienced guides will then take you into a deep part of the glacier via a scenic helicopter flight. Here, you’ll be fitted with crampons for two hours on the glacial ice. Explore ices caves and see the natural, ever-changing wonders of the South Island’s glaciers.


Hotel pickup and drop-off, if option selected 2 return plane flights from Queenstown to Mount Cook with pilot commentary 2 return helicopter flights from Mount Cook Airport to the Tasman Glacier 2-hour glacier hiking experience All specialist equipment

Important Information

  • You will be asked to provide the weight of everyone in your group upon booking; significant discrepancies may result in you being unable to participate in the tour Passengers over 115kg are unfortunately exempt from the tour due to safety regulations and passenger comfort Items you must bring: 3-4 warm layers of clothing Face covering Shorts or lightweight trousers; jeans are not allowed Sunglasses Any medication that you take daily It is also recommended to bring sunscreen, a small water bottle, a small snack, and a phone or camera All items that you bring along must fit in the small 2-liter waist bag

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