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The Helicopter Line Mount Cook

Glentanner Park | Sh80, Mt. Cook Village, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7946, New Zealand
+64 3-435 1801
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US$170.83*
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Mount Cook Alpine Vista Helicopter Flight
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US$261.48*
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Mount Cook Alpine Explorer Helicopter Flight
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US$407.90*
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Mt Cook Helicopter Flight and Tasman Glacier Walk
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Glentanner Park is situated within a genuine working high country sheep station located in an idyllic setting at the base of New Zealand’s highest mountain, Aoraki/Mount Cook. The surrounding scenery varies from the glacial fed Lake Pukaki and the surrounding rugged high country landscape to the soaring peaks and mighty glaciers of the Southern Alps. The Helicopter Line provides a range of scenic flights that venture into this alpine wonderland and offer you the privileged views.
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“snow landing” (23 reviews)
“heli hike” (14 reviews)
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Glentanner Park | Sh80, Mt. Cook Village, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7946, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Albsolutely amazing views best enjoyed during a nice day with blue skies. Felt save at all times. 50min was a good duration - less would have been too short. Yet horribly expensive!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Had a chance to fly this amazing trip from glentanner to one of the flat peak near Mount cook which if i remember it right called leipig dome. From this dome the view of Mount cook becomes up close and personal. Lake Pukaki view is...More

Thank James B
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Hello James Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. The Liebig Dome is an amazing landing spot offering stunning views of Mount Cook and the surrounding areas. I’m so pleased you enjoyed getting up close and personal with everything the Mount Cook...More

Reviewed 10 September 2017

We did the Alpine Vista (20 minute flight + snow landing). From the moment we checked in, all the staff were friendly and very informative. After weigh in we went to hear the safety briefing and waited patiently to meet our pilot. I must admit...More

Thank rachrachnz
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2017

Thank you so much for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed our 20 minute Alpine Vista flight. We are very pleased you found our staff friendly and informative as we pride ourselves on our customer service. Thank you for choosing to fly with us...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017

Spectacular trip through the fog into a blue bird day with 360 views including Mount Cook. Glorious untouched powdery snow...inviting for snow angels! Super friendly, relaxed and professional staff. Would recommend this trip to anyone who wants to go somewhere where you feel on top...More

Thank muireanncarr
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Thank you for your taking the time to write us a review and for sharing your experience. The amount of snow this year has made the snow landings even more special for all our customers. I am sure there have been quite a few snow...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

This company was great - the trip I had was amazing, I just rocked up out of the blue and asked for the next trip and they were so accommodating. I highly recommend these guys and recommend getting up to Mount Cook for a visit...More

Thank Leeavonway
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Kia Ora! Thank you for your review of your Mount Cook Flight experience. We are glad we were able to accommodate you and show you the beauty that is the Mount Cook region from the air. We look forward to seeing you again in the...More

Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Awesome ride, fabulous glacier landing and awesome staff. Pilot gave us ample time to explore, take pictures on top and a fun take off like a roller coaster - fantastic experienceMore

Thank vedpu
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Hi There, Thank you for taking the time to write on TripAdvisor. We are happy you enjoyed the helicopter flight and glacier landing. We allow 5-8 minutes on the landing site for customers to take amazing photos. Thank you from the team here at Mount...More

Reviewed 22 May 2017

The Helicopter Line is a very professional team. We booked a flight via internet directly through their website and confirmed with Joe their Flight Administrator 24hrs before scheduled flight and again as requested 4hrs before flight. Unfortunately bad weather closed in and we caught the...More

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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Hi There, Thank you for taking the time to write on tripadvisor. We do ask everyone to call 90 minutes prior to their flight for a weather check. We try our best to re-book all customers if they are unable to fly that day due...More

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michellekaye13
27 July 2017|
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Response from Connexus2 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Michelle, Helicopter flights like in most Alpine regions are totally weather dependent; by that i mean bright clear day and light wind, its can be very hazardous in a chopper in bad weather, besides it would not be worth... More
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homeesin
2 July 2017|
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Response from TheGlobalIndian | Reviewed this property |
Hi - the weather in the area is very unpredictable. I recommend booking a morning tour, so just in case they have delays they will take you when the next opportunity in the day is. If you book afternoon and if the weather is... More
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Smita P
13 March 2017|
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Response from WendySzabo | Reviewed this property |
I loved the Mt Cook helicopter copter ride. It was one of the highlights of my holiday. Landing on the glacier was wonderful and we had fantastic weather. Our flight was booked in advance so not sure how easy it is to book... More
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