Scenic flight departing Queenstown
Panoramic views of the stunning Tasman Glacier
Orbit the summit ridge of Mt. Cook
Small group of just seven passengers per aircraft
Every seat a window seat in our fixed-wing aircraft
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Complementary Queenstown Transfers Available
Child/booster seats available on request, baby earmuffs also provided
Departures from Queenstown Airport and Glenorchy Airstrip
Your knowledgeable, highly skilled local pilot will provide interesting and informative commentary
If you are interested in a heli landing on the glacier this would be at an addition cost
Know Before You Book
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
Infants 0-2 and under 15kg travel for FREE and must sit on laps
Not wheelchair accessible
Children must be accompanied by an adult
A minimum of 2 people per booking is required to confirm a trip
Given alpine flying conditions, Glenorchy Air reserves the right to alter the flight paths or cancel flights due to weather and safety considerations. Full refunds would be processed
Clients cancelling within 24 hours of a confirmed trip will be charged in full
What you can expect
Enjoy unparalleled views from the window seat of our fixed-wing aircraft and marvel at the most awe-inspiring aerial views of the summit ridge of Mt. Cook and the Tasman Glacier before landing in Mt. Cook National Park. Your knowledgeable, highly skilled local pilot providing interesting and informative commentary during this flight of a lifetime.
With a flight time or approx 60/70 minutes, our preferred route heads directly up the spine of the South Island for you to enjoy panoramic views of Lake Wanaka and Lake Hawea one way and arguably New Zealand's most beautiful lake, Lake Pukaki, the other.
Touching down at Aoraki/Mt. Cook Airport on the outskirts of Mt. Cook Village spend up to 3 hours on the ground to explore. Enjoy lunch at The Hermitage Hotel, check out the Sir Edmund Hillary Centre, walk the Hooker Valley Track or, in partnership with our friends at Mt. Cook Ski Planes and Helicopters by INFLITE add on the 'Tasman Experience' and land on New Zealand's largest glacierin either a helicopter or plane with skis.
If you have any questions regarding this experience feel free to get in touch with us.