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The Helicopter Line Mount Cook

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About The Helicopter Line Mount Cook
Glentanner Park is situated within a genuine working high country sheep station located in an idyllic setting at the base of New Zealand’s highest mountain, Aoraki/Mount Cook. The surrounding scenery varies from the glacial fed Lake Pukaki and the surrounding rugged high country landscape to the soaring peaks and mighty glaciers of the Southern Alps. The Helicopter Line provides a range of scenic flights that venture into this alpine wonderland and offer you the privileged views.
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Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We went on the Mt Cook Helicopter Flight and Tasman Glacier Walk. Our guide Simon had great glacier knowledge, a good sense of humor, and was an excellent host during our tour. We had very gusty winds, and weren't sure if we were even going...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff were lovely and it’s an amazing way to see the area! We got to stop on the snow and get out which was awesome Our pilot Jim had lots of good information about the area. We were lucky it was a super clear...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi There, Thank you for taking the time out of your day to write this review of your scenic flight experience with our team. We are stoked to hear that you enjoyed the trip and from your photos it sure looks like you had a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the option to get flown up to Tasman, dropped off, hiked for a couple hours, then return. We were well prepared with gear, including crampons. Scenic flight up and back, and very well prepared guide and subsequent hike.Fortunately a sunny warm day made it...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dave M
TotallyTourism, General Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Dave, Thank you for taking the time to write this 5-star review of the Tasman Glacier Heli Hike. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the trip with us. It sounds like you had some lovely weather on the day of your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ice cave. Massive crevasses. Walking at the foot of Mt Cook, in crampons. Being on the longest glacier in New Zealand. And doing it via helicopter. Rating writes itself. Add on super service and guide...it’s not a rating. It’s about creating a memory which can’t...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mike54BU
TotallyTourism, General Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Mike, Thanks for your wonderful review of our Tasman Glacier Heli Hike. We are so pleased to hear how much you enjoyed each and every element of your trip. We are stoked to hear of the wonderful memories you created and hope you continued...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing 35 minute flight with glacier landing. Pilots and ground staff were exceptionally friendly and professional. I highly recommend and would definitely go again.More

Date of experience: January 2019
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TotallyTourism, General Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi There, Thanks for taking the time to write this 5-star review of our 35 minute Alpine Explorer scenic flight with snow landing. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience and interactions with the pilots and ground crew. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed January 17, 2019

This was the highlight of my trip to NZ. Thankfully, we were treated to amazing weather and were able to do a Heli-hike on the Tasman glacier, with a short scenic flight there and back. It was a truly incredible, once in a lifetime experience...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lauren F
TotallyTourism, General Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Lauren, Thank you for taking the time to write this awesome review of your Tasman Glacier Heli Hike experience. We are pleased to hear we could help to make your holiday in New Zealand a memorable one. Our Heli Hike is such a unique...More

Reviewed January 15, 2019

WOW is an understatement, my best friend and I did this tour last week, it did not disappoint. Joe at the help desk was amazing, super friendly and our pilot Mark was incredible. It was so impressive how skilled he was at maneuvering the helicopter,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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TotallyTourism, General Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello there, Thanks for your 5-star review of our Mountains High 40-minute scenic helicopter flight. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience with us - we have had some stunning weather of late, and it sounds like you made the most of this!...More

Reviewed January 12, 2019

My best friend and I decided to do a spontaneous trip to Mount Cook and were fortunate enough to have the most amazing weather. We were lucky enough to get on the Mountains High helicopter flight, with the help of Joe who was great and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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TotallyTourism, General Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2019

Hi Vicky, Thanks for your awesome review of the Mountains High scenic helicopter flight with us. We are so pleased you enjoyed the experience. Sometimes being spontaneous can be one of the best decisions of your life, and it sounds like this was for the...More

Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

Highly recommend doing a heli hike while you’re in New Zealand! The Tasman Glacier was great — huge glacier with lots of areas to explore and not too many people. My only criticism is that the staff seemed a bit bored and their enthusiasm goes...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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TotallyTourism, General Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2019

Thanks for taking the time to write this review of our Tasman Glacier Heli Hike. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed the trip with us. The Tasman Glacier, as you said, is a huge area with loads of exciting features to explore, whilst always...More

Reviewed December 21, 2018 via mobile

The good: - the guide was great - friendly and informative - The glacier views were incredibly beautiful, especially with Mt Cook as a backdrop The bad: - This may have been a misunderstanding on my part, but I was pretty disappointed in the “hike”....More

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Da da D
December 8, 2018|
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Response from bjoernc2014 | Reviewed this property |
Our daughter wasnt 6 month yet
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CS17983
January 6, 2018|
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Response from Connexus2 | Reviewed this property |
Hi CS 17983, We stayed at Aoraki Court Motel, heated floors for winter, can highly recommend it. Better book early because it is very very popular. The Hermitage Hotel Mt Cook is also excellent but can be a bit pricey. Just... More
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michellekaye13
July 27, 2017|
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Response from Connexus2 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Michelle, Helicopter flights like in most Alpine regions are totally weather dependent; by that i mean bright clear day and light wind, its can be very hazardous in a chopper in bad weather, besides it would not be worth... More
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