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 an helicopter, with a glacier landing (10-15 minutes)Tasman Glacier:The Tasman Glacier is New Zealand’s largest glacier and flows from the Southern Alps southeast to the Mackenzie Basin. It is an unforgettable experience to view this glacier both from the air and on top of it, especially when the aircraft shuts down its engine, leaving you in the serene silence that this breathtaking beauty has to offer.Beautiful views right from takeoff:Tasman Terminal LakeAoraki/Mt CookMt TasmanHochstetter IcefallGrand Plateau and Plateau HutLanding in the mid-Tasman Glacier snowfieldsSnow/ice all year round
What You'll Get
Experience the adventure of flying through the towering mountains of the Southern Alps. Exceptional views of Aoraki Mt Cook and the Hochstetter Icefall as you fly up the Tasman Valley. Explore the flawless and pristine Tasman Glacier and experience this unique alpine environment with 600m (1968.5 feet) of glacier ice beneath your feet.
Enjoy the comfort, safety and performance of our A355 Twin Engine Helicopters. Our pilots offer informative and interesting commentary throughout the flight to ensure you receive the best possible experience.
Enjoy other key highlights such as beautiful views right from take off, Landing in the mid Tasman Glacier snowfields, and Grand Plateau and Plateau Hut.
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included to ensure you have a wonderful experience.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Flights may be cancelled due to weather conditions
- Minimum number of 4 people per flight applies before the flight will operate
- Check in closes 45 minutes prior to flight time
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
- Headsets to hear the guide clearly
- Live commentary on board
- Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
Returns to original departure point
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The Fine Print
7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised Goods and services.