Glacier Highlights

Planes Sightseeing

This 40 minute scenic flight offers fantastic close up views of Mount Cook, Mt Tasman and the Southern Alps from Mount Cook National Park.

Fly the length of the Tasman Glacier to view spectacular scenery and majestic mountains that seem almost close enough to touch. Land on the glacier and absorb the tranquility and silence of this pristine alpine environment.

Mount Cook Ski Planes is the only company licensed to land in Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park on the Tasman Glacier. The Tasman Glacier is the longest glacier in New Zealand and the closest scenic glacier landing site to Aoraki/Mount Cook.

Experience the thrill of a ski plane glacier landing on your next New Zealand holiday.


  • Scenic Flight
  • Tasman Glacier
  • Glacier landing (10 minutes)
  • Close-up views of Mount Cook, Mt Tasman and the Southern Alps


  • Scenic Flight & glacier landing
  • Complimentary shuttle transfers between Mt Cook village and airport


Departs: Daily, weather permitting from Mount Cook Village
Duration: 40 minutes

TopAdditional Information

Children: 3-14 years are charged at the child rate **From 1 October 2023 child rate applies to 3 - 12 years**
Flight Map: Follow the yellow line
Operated By: Mount Cook Ski Planes

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