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35-Minute Valley and Glacier Helicopter Tour from Mount Cook

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    What to Expect
    Make your own way to Aoraki Mount Cook Airport to meet your pilot for your scenic flight. 
    Your pilot shares a safety briefing as you get seated in the A355 Twin Engine Helicopter. Put on the provided radio headset, then take in sweeping views as the helicopter lifts off. 
    Soar over the towering Southern Alps and soak in panoramic views of Aoraki Mt Cook. As you fly up the Tasman Valley, snap photos of the retreating Hochstetter Icefall, then circle the pristine Tasman Glacier. Your pilot lands on the glacier ice, which measures about 1,968 feet (600 meters) deep. You'll also see the Grand Plateau and Plateau Hut.
    At the end of your 35-minute flight, your pilot returns you to your starting point where you transfer back to your hotel.
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    Reviewed June 1, 2019 via mobile

    I booked the skiplane/helicopter tour weeks ago, but upon arriving in Mt Cook Village received word that my tour was canceled. There were able to find room for me on another earlier tour with just the helicopter. I understand weather and other factors are beyond...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Annajmr
    Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

    Great service from the outset. Very professional. Up in the air in no time. Felt very safe and well cared for the entire time - loved my first time in a helicopter!! Pilot Neil is all class. Thanks!

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    Reviewed March 6, 2019

    Terrific tour-- beautiful scenery, pilot was engaging and did a nice job of comfortably getting us around the mountain and glacier

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank AZ222
    Reviewed November 6, 2018

    This heli ride was a last minute decission we made on our way to Mt Cook. The weather was a bit cloudy and we weren't sure if it would be possible. We got there around 10 am in the morning and by 10:30 we were...More

    Date of experience: October 2018
    1  Thank laraMS25
    Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

    We arrived in the area just ahead of some bad weather, having raced across from Queenstown to make an 1129am plane flight. However, the weather had already deteriorated too much for a plane flight, but the wonderful staff here upgraded us to a helicopter flight...More

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