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This is a 35-minute flight that encompasses all the main geographic features in the Aoraki Mt Cook National Park by circumnavigating Aoraki/Mt Cook, our highest peak at 12,349 feet. Mt Cook is the centre of the national park and this circular flight takes in all the iconic geographic features that this region of NZ has to offer.You will see the longest glacier in NZ, the Tasman Glacier, on the eastern side of the main divide. We will then cross the main divide to the West Coast and take in the Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier. We will circle back onto the eastern side of the Southern Alps into the Hooker Valley before returning back into the Tasman Valley to land back where we started.This is a fantastic flight that condenses the best of NZ’s scenery into an unforgettable experience. We look forward to showing you what this area has to offer!
Satisfy the hunger for spectacular vistas with a 20-min flight or opt for a 45-min experience with a remote alpine landing and refreshments
Enjoy aerial views of Lake Wanaka and the Twin Falls on a 10-15 minute scenic paragliding flight from Treble Cone. Flying with an experienced tandem pilot, you'll discover the beauty of flight on New Zealand's highest commercial paragliding tandem. You will fly up close to the 300m tall Twin Falls and take in amazing views of the surrounding mountains. A gentle descent or thrilling aerobatics, the choice is yours before landing softly next to your car.
Experience Mt Cook National Park like never before on this scenic 35-minute Ski Plane adventure! Delight in a stunning scenic flight up the Tasman Valley, through the Hochstetter Icefall, with a landing on the Tasman Glacier (NZ's largest Glacier, for 10-15 minutes)The Southern Alps of New Zealand’s South Island offers one of the most visually spectacular glacier environments in the world. Experience the adventure of flying through the towering mountains of the Southern Alps in a ski plane!Check in closes 45 minutes prior to the flight time
Soar through the sky on this 45-minute Ski Plane scenic experience through Aoraki Mt Cook National Park. Enjoy the Breathtaking views from the moment you’re airborne. Experience everything Mt Cook National Park has to offer. Land at the top of the Tasman Glacier (NZ's Largest Glacier)You will enjoy the scenic beauty of Aoraki/Mt Cook and the national park surrounding it from takeoff to landing. The snow-capped mountains, the bright blue of the glacier lake and the lush greens of the vegetation are just a few of the magnificent sights you will experience as you fly through the Southern Alps.Check in closes 45 minutes prior to the flight time
Don’t miss out on a spectacular scenic flight with Air Milford, to Milford Sound and back. Perfect for those who have already done a cruise in Milford Sound and want to experience the spectacular region from the air and land. This 4-hour trip includes a landing in Milford Sound with 2 hours ground to take a self-guided walk along the shore line, soak up the surroundings, take pictures or have delicious coffee and cake at the Discover Milford Cafe (at own expense) before your return scenic flight to Queenstown.
Explore the valleys and peaks of Aoraki Mt Cook National Park by sky in one of our state-of-the-art helicopters. Fly over the Tasman Terminal Lake and over the Tasman Glaicer, before doing an alpine landing- on a mountain with beautiful views looking directly towards Aoraki Mt Cook and of the National Park. (10-15 minutes landed)With exceptional views of Aoraki Mt Cook and the surrounding snow-capped mountain ranges right from take off, you will be captivated throughout the entire flight.Enjoy the comfort, safety, and performance of our Squirrel Helicopters. Sit back and relax as you watch the gorgeous scenery unfold beneath you. Be sure to take lots of photos to document this one-of-a-kind experience. Our pilots offer informative and interesting commentary throughout the flight to ensure you receive the best possible experience.Check in closes 45 minutes prior to the flight time
Enjoy a Snow Landing with this stunning scenic flight from the Matukituki Valley across tussock-covered slopes and into the alps with exceptional views across the snowy peaks of Mount Aspiring National Park. Please note: Snow Landing's are subject to suitable conditions and are generally available between May and October. For a guaranteed snow landing year round we recommend booking a "Glacier Landing"
Your 35-minute helicopter flight provides a once-in-a-lifetime experience to step on an ancient Glacier at 7,000 ft (2,300m) with breathtaking views across Mount Aspiring National Park. Your flight takes you from the Matukituki Valley above extensive valleys carved out by glaciers thousands of years ago across snow capped peaks to land on a glacier with stunning 360-degree views of the surrounding Southern Alps.
Fly further and see more when you fly with us from Wanaka. Fly to Milford Sound through two of New Zealand’s most picturesque national parks. View alpine lakes nestled amongst snowcapped mountain peaks and pristine glaciers, with vast rain forest and cascading waterfalls visible from every seat! Locally owned with an excellent safety record.Mount Cook + Fox Franz & Tasman Glaciers and Mount Aspiring & Glaciers are other options available, giving you the opportunity to view huge, untouched vistas of land.
A small group day fully guided tour including a picnic lunch from Queenstown or Te Anau to the stunningly beautiful region of Milford Sound where you board your cruise with the No.1 Cruise on TripAdvisor for a majestic experience with spectacular mountains, waterfalls and wildlife. Our tours are run in small groups with a maximum of 16 people, in modern minibuses, specially built to enhance your tour experience and day. On board we have amazing, passionate guides who always have a lot of stories and commentary to keep you entertained along the way. There are so many little things that make our tours unique and memorable including secret stops, complimentary water and snacks, USB charging ports and even Wifi access in the tour vehicle. We are proud that our customer reviews show it's not all about the destination... it's the journey that makes our tours special.
Join this 45-minute Helicopter scenic experience through Aoraki Mt Cook National Park for a helicopter tour like no other! Sit back, relax, and soak in the breathtaking views from the moment you’re airborne. Experience everything Mt Cook National Park has to offer. Glacier landing (10-15 minutes) on the Tasman Glacier, fly to the top of the Tasman GlacierCheck in closes 45 minutes to the flight time
Join this half-day excursion for the change to experience Queenstown from the air and the water! This helicopter and rafting combo will add some luxury and adventure to your morning or afternoon. helicopter to the remote rafting launch site in Skippers Canyon forged out by gold miners during the big Queenstown gold rush before rafting down the Shotover River.
Join this 65-minute Ski Plane scenic experience through the Mt Cook and Westland National Parks for a unique air tour like no other. Includes 2 snow landings on either the Fox, Franz Josef or Tasman Glaciers. The ultimate way to see the Southern Alps!
Discover one of the best things to do in South Island New Zealand by land, sea and air as you embark on a full-day trip from Queenstown to Milford Sound. You'll travel through Fiordland on a luxury coach tour before continuing to explore via a renowned Milford Sound cruise, enjoying a buffet lunch on board. For a truly unique experience, take to the air and enjoy a scenic flight back to Queenstown.
Enjoy the spectacular scenic flight over Milford Sound on this extensive flight from Wanaka. Cross the remote Harris and Darran Mountain Ranges of lower South Island with their rocky peaks and deep valleys. Fly over and land at Milford Sound with it’s stunning waterfalls and wildlife. Return via the Tutoko Plateau and spectacular Southern Alps landing on the Isobel Glacier before returning above the braided Matukituki River.
Join the TranzAlpine Train at Christchurch to enjoy a one or two night stay with options of cooked breakfast, tours, rental car and hotpools
Hop on a fully equipped bike and take in the beautiful scenery with locations including Alpine Lakes, Wetlands Boardwalk and Ross Gold Town
Up to six participants can appreciate the picturesque scenery of Hanmer Springs during a two-hour quad biking adventure
Experience Hanmer Springs countryside while riding rugged quad bikes over all kinds of rough terrain and majestic landscapes
Embark on a unique wine adventure with a Wine Hopper Bus that takes you to up to nine different wineries and craft beer locales
Visit locations where Lord of the Rings was filmed during this small-scale tour, and enjoy kiwi-style morning or afternoon tea
Wine aficionados can enjoy this guided Gibbston wine tour that includes complimentary pick-ups; opt to include craft beer tastings
Visit locations where Lord of the Rings was filmed during this small-scale tour, and enjoy shared cheeseboard and some wine tasting
Relax with a glass of chilled Pinot Gris as you bask in the evening light on the lake!This one hour cruise has one local wine or beer included in the ticket and is a great way to see the lake scenery (including the 'Wanaka Lone Tree' ) before your evening meal. The cruise is fully licensed so further drinks can be purchased on board.
Let Go Orange take you on a journey on board the newly refurbished Milford Haven ship. We pride ourselves in our approach to cruising, allowing you and your fellow travelers the time to immerse fully in the jaw dropping surrounds. You can chose to explore the ship without haste as you have a full two hours out on the water. We aim to get you as close to the mountains that rise from the ocean as possible, carving the epic fiord we see today.You can enjoy exclusively brewed XPA beer on tap and a selection of food sourced from local eateries from the on board café. With soft outward facing seats and comfy booths there is plenty of places to sit indoors. The top deck boasts an AstroTurf roof with a communal wooden bench seat, this is the best place to sit and take in 360 degree views of the Fiord. We've recently been voted the Fiordland operator of year, so make sure you experience Milford Sound with the best
Admire the spectacular sights of Milford Sound on a scenic cruise aboard a modern, spacious and comfortable catamaran. Look out for dolphins, seals and penguins against a backdrop of cascading waterfalls and a luxuriant rainforest as you marvel at one of the world’s most incredible natural wondersVisit the open top deck for unlimited 360 degree views and photo opportunities, or choose a beverage from the on board bar during Happy Half Hour.Take the opportunity to meet the skipper in the open wheelhouse, or if you're feeling adventurous, join the friendly crew for a free glacial shower as the boat noses under Stirling Falls. Choose to self drive and meet at the pier or take an optional bus tour from Queenstown or Te Anau through Fiordland National Park to Milford Sound.
Enjoy a two hour cruise traversing the deep waters of Milford Sound, located in Fiordland. Your cruise will take you past St Anne’s lighthouse and out into the Tasman Sea. Informative guides point out scenic highlights along the way, such as the Bowen Falls (dropping 160 metres seaward), Sinbad Gully (a classic example of a hanging valley), snow-capped Mount Pembroke, and the awe-inspiring Mitre Peak itself, towering 1692 metres from the ocean floor.
The walk, led by your nature guide, is on a well-formed track across the peninsula, through spectacular coastal forest to a secluded sandy beach.As dusk sets in and daylight diminishes, venture by torchlight through the native forest with the stars and forest night sounds around you. The walk will take about 45 minutes one-way and the track emerges on to Ocean Beach. This wide sandy beach is where kiwi are often found feeding among the grasses and seaweed.Here in the darkness you may spot the Southern brown kiwi (Rakiura Tokoeka) - often searching for food.Afterwards retrace your steps through the forest to Little Glory Wharf for your catamaran ride back to Oban township on Stewart Island.
Explore all that Lake Mapourika has to offer in this half day guided Kayak & Walk excursion - just minutes away from Franz Josef Glacier! Paddle across the calm, reflective waters and take in the panoramic views of NZ's tallest peaks and Glaciers. Follow your guide through the rain forest trail and enjoy coffee and tea while taking in the views. Plus, FREE photos (emailed after tour)
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