This air safari takes one over New Zealand's highest mountain, largest glaciers and some of the most spectacular scenery in the Southern Hemisphere - well worth the time & costs !!
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Superb experience on a day with perfect weather, hardly a cloud in the sky and very low wind. The scenery has to be seen to be believed, I took more pics on this trip than any other. The mountains are enormous, awesome and cannot be...More
We got rained out on Thursday and flew at 9 am Friday. Looked cloudy from the ground but the flight was flawless. The pilot could turn the 6 seater on a dime and we spent 50 glorious minutes over the glacier to the sea. The...More
I found this service online prior to my trip and determined this was the most economical and covers the most area of all the air tours from Franz Josef. I took the plane tour of Mt Cook and Glaciers. The plane that was used can...More
Thanks so much to the team from Air Safari's for an unbelievable experience. It's a good long flight (50min), and better value for money than the helicopters in my opinion. When we first hopped on board, I was concerned that I might have had the...More
I would highly recommend taking the Grand Traverse trip on the plane. The flight time is 50 minutes and everyone has a window seat unlike the helicopters. The sight of the glaciers and mountains were breathtaking and must rate as one of the top ten...More
We got the scenic flight and Air Safaris recommend by another traveller and I would definitely recommend them to others! Up until an hour before the flight the weather was amazing, but by the time we were supposed to fly the sky had turned grey....More
Initially wanted to do helicopter flight but then saw this way better to do. Arrived to book for the next day and they had spaces available had 10mins to get to airport. Best decision we made was a cloudless sunny day. Tony gave us a...More
The grand traverse is the only way to sea most of the Southern Alps from both sides of Mt Cook. The plane gets close, but not uncomfortably close to the mountains and glaciers. Take your camera.
Wow !!! Scenic Flight over Mt. Cook Highest Peak in New Zealand Today Today was one of the most exciting days of my life!!! I flew for 50 minutes, over 200 km in 2 National Parks. The flight includes incredible views of the mighty Franz...More