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Mount Cook Ski Planes & Helicopters by Inflite

260 reviews
About Mount Cook Ski Planes & Helicopters by Inflite
Exclusive to the Southern Hemisphere, Aoraki Mt Cook Ski Planes and Helicopters is the only company to offer glacier landing flights in both fixed wing aircraft and helicopters. Experience the natural quiet of the Tasman Glacier and absorb the ever changing glacial landscape of the New Zealand Southern Alps. Aoraki Mt Cook Ski Planes and Helicopters have been sharing the breathtaking scenery of the Southern Alps with travelers for 60 years. With snow present all year round, this impressive alpine environment creates an unforgettable adventure for people of all ages. Flights depart from Aoraki Mt Cook Airport, only a 5 minute drive from Aoraki Mt Cook Village. With our company base location within the Aoraki Mt Cook National Park it allows us to guarantee captivating scenery from the moment you board your flight. Experience the Ultimate Alpine Adventure with a Helicopter / Ski Plane Combo. For group bookings of 8 or more, fly half of your trip in a Helicopter and the other in a Ski Plane. Ideal for families and large group bookings. This Ultimate Alpine Adventure Combo is available in our entire range of scenic flight options at no additional cost. For climbers and skiers interested in transfers to the various hut locations within the Aoraki Mt Cook and Westland National Parks, we have both Ski Planes and Helicopters available for charter.
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Mt. Cook Village, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had the most amazing time with Inflite Mount Cook! We were booked for the early morning Ultimate Alpine Experience (A 45 min package that included both the ski plane and helicopter ride as well as a glacier landing on the Tasman Glacier) and are...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Flight was scheduled for 8.30am on Jan 3rd. I called a few times early on the morning on the flight to check if the flight was still going (as we were staying in Lake Tekapo) but there was no answer so I left a voicemail....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 174iainb
Reviewed 2 days ago

My best friend and I did this tour last week and OH MY GOD IT WAS INCREDIBLE. Hannah was at the front desk and she was amazing the whole way through. She explained the route throughly pointing out the glaciers we would be seeing including...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Thetravellingwineo
Reviewed 5 days ago

My best friend and I had the most amazing time with inflite. Upon arrival Hannah at the front desk was super friendly and accommodating. The plane itself can fit 10 people + the pilot. It was the most beautiful day in Mount Cook, no clouds...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank vickyprocyk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the most epic experience, one you should not leave NZ without checking off your list! We took a ski plane on the Grand Circle to see the Tasman, Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers as well and the Hochstetter Icefall and of course Mount...More

Thank amandabY1320BF
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the helicopter and plane combo and it was 100% worth the cost. We landed on the Tasman glacier in the helicopter and returned in the plane, it was an incredible experience and had the most breathtaking views of the surrounding glaciers and mountains....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank haydenmq
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I never thought I would get to see Mt. Cook like I was able to with the Grand Circle experience! Being up in the plane and landing on the Tasman Glacier was life changing. You never know how big the world is until you get...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NicholasT1450
Reviewed December 12, 2018

The best way to see this epic landscape and be awestruck by it; soaring above beautiful valleys, cruising past Aoraki, and skiing to land on glaciers. An absolute highlight of my Mum's 5 week trip to New Zealand. Thanks so much to Hannah for her...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank m1s5e
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Magnificent views and a ski plane landing (and take off) on the glacier - there was nothing about this not to like. Watching the winding blowing some of the snow off the top of Mount Cook as we flew past the summit was great and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mythaluk
Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

We had an awesome trip today. Jesse the lovely lady who checked us in and our Pilot Dan made our day with the flight and landing on the glacier. we would do recommend this company to anyone thinking of flying over the glacier etc. Thank...More

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Response from MicheleJaneM | Reviewed this property |
I agree with David N's itinerary. The time you arrive in ? Christchurch will dictate how far you go on the first day. It's a 5 hr trip to Mt Cook, but there are some lovely places es to stop on the way - Tekapo, and stop to... More
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