Glacier Heli-Hiking

If you're looking for an off-the-beaten-track experience in the beauty and majesty of Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, an exclusive glacier heli-hiking adventure is the perfect option. Bookings here at Glentanner Park. Heli-hiking combines the excitement of walking on a mighty glacier with the thrill of flying among New Zealand's most spectacular mountains.

Please contact us if you would like to book a glacier heli-hiking trip. You can also book heli-hiking and other Mount Cook activities in conjunction with your accommodation booking.

Heli-Hike the Tasman Glacier

This scenic adventure begins with a helicopter flight over the Tasman Glacier, to around 1200 metres.

Your walk starts from a remote landing site on the white ice of the Tasman Glacier. Your professional guide will outfit you with the necessary equipment to explore. Your guide will take you on an interpretative  journey to explore the glacier's amazing ice formations, and possibly ice caves.

Ice-walking time is about two hours.

Your return flight takes you close to the spectacular 1,000-meter-high Hochstetter Icefall.

Duration: 3 hours

Departure Times: 9.30am, 11.30am & 1.30pm daily (Oct - April)

Required Fitness Level: Moderate

Minimum Age: 14 years

Price: $585 per person

Glacier Heli-Hikes are weather dependent and operated by The Helicopter Line in conjunction with Alpine Guides Ltd.