Helicopter Flights

The Helicopter Line Mount Cook

The Helicopter Line, Mount Cook, New Zealand offers breathtaking scenic helicopter flights with snow landings in and around Aoraki Mount Cook and Mt Cook National Park. This fantastic Mount Cook activity leaves right here, from Glentanner Park. The Helicopter Line also offers the best price in the region for connection from Glentanner to Braemar Station on the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail.

Special Offer: Book at least one night at Glentanner Park and enjoy a 10% discount on The Helicopter Line's exciting heli-flights with snow landing. The ideal opportunity to touch snow and experience the thrill of a helicopter flight.

Please contact us if you would like to book a helicopter flight. You can also book flights and other Mount Cook activities in conjunction with your accommodation booking.

The Helicopter Line is New Zealand's leading helicopter company operating with a fleet of modern turbine powered helicopters based at Mount Cook, Twizel, Franz Josef and Fox glaciers and Queenstown.

The Helicopter Line operates from Glentanner Park, the gateway to the Aoraki Mount Cook National Park and 20 minutes' drive from Mount Cook village. We offer the most incredible close-up views of Aoraki Mount Cook on scenic flights to explore and discover the heart of New Zealand's premier alpine national park.

Our experienced and professional helicopter pilots share their knowledge with you in an informative commentary. View hanging glaciers and rivers of moving ice before enjoying a snow landing in this inaccessible alpine region.

All prices are in New Zealand dollars and are valid to 30 September 2017.

Mt Cook and the Glaciers (HLC4)
50 minute flight with snow landing

Our premier flight over the Mt Cook National Park and its vast glaciers and snowfields. See the ancient waters of the Tasman glacier lake before flying the length of the Tasman Glacier, New Zealand's longest glacier. Experience what it feels like to stand in snow amongst the mountains as you take in a spectacular view of New Zealand's highest peak, Aoraki Mount Cook, during your snow landing. Cross to the West Coast and view the formidable Franz Josef and Fox glaciers before completing your journey with uninterrupted views of the summit ridge of Aoraki Mount Cook.

Duration: 50 mins

Adult: $640.00

Mountains High (HLC2)
40 minute flight with snow landing

Fly past the rugged face of the Tasman glacier en route to the spectacular Hochstetter icefall. Take in views of the eastern face of Aoraki Mt Cook and the upper Tasman Glacier, New Zealand's longest glacier. Continue on to an alpine landing to enjoy your experience in the snow and take that photo of a lifetime. Fly home through the heart of the Burnett mountains and marvel at the grandeur of the Mackenzie basin.

Duration: 40 mins

Adult: $460.00

Alpine Explorer (HLC3)
35 minute flight with snow landing

Experience this magnificent alpine environment with a high alpine flight over the Ben Ohau Mountains. Fly close to the steep ridges and rise over a mountain pass which reveals superb views out to Aoraki Mount Cook and its surrounding peaks. Prepare yourself for an amazing alpine landing where you will be able to step out of the helicopter and play in the snow.

Duration: 35 mins

Adult: $375.00

Alpine Vista (HLC5)
20 minute flight with snow landing

This short scenic option is the ideal opportunity to touch snow and experience the thrill of a helicopter flight. Sweep through the rugged high-country landscape of the Ben Ohau Mountain Range to a landing site on a snow field high in the mountains. Enjoy the fantastic vista from this alpine setting as you look out to the mountains and glaciers and down into the valleys that were carved out by glaciers centuries ago.

Duration: 20 mins

Adult: $245.00