Heliworks Aoraki Mt Cook Scenic Flights

From NZ$280 per person

Heliworks Aoraki Mt Cook Scenic Flights

Heliworks operate Mount Cook scenic flights and are the only helicopter company licensed to land on the Tasman Glacier, the longest Glacier in New Zealand.

Departing from Mt Cook Airport, these exclusive flights offer customers the thrill of a helicopter ride in one of the Southern Alp’s most spectacular locations.

Activity Options

Glacier Encounter

  • Experience a glacier landing in this stunning mountain environment. Enjoy a scenic flight over the Tasman Terminal Lake; pass by the Horchstetter Icefall before landing on the blue ice and moraine rocks of the Tasman Glacier. Encounter the incredible vistas of Aoraki Mt Cook National Park, with scenery beyond expectation!

Duration – Approx. 25 minutes. Includes glacier snow landing.

Tasman Glacier Experience

  • No Trip to New Zealand is complete without seeing Aoraki/ Mt Cook. This flight takes in the magnificent scenery of the National Park with vast views of this spectacular region. Enjoy a glacier landing and experience this Alpine environment with 600 metres of glacier ice beneath your feet, an unforgettable experience.

Duration: Approx. 35 minutes. Includes Glacier Snow Landing.

Aoraki / Mt Cook Paradise

  • This flight takes you on a journey to discover Aoraki/ Mt Cook National park. Flying the full length of the Tasman Glacier viewing this incredible Alpine region with amazing views of New Zealand’s highest peak Aoraki Mt Cook before landing on the magnificent Tasman Glacier. This majestic flight allows you to discover some of the many hidden treasures within the National Park.
  • “An experience with the X Factor”

Duration: Approx. 40 minutes. Includes Glacier Snow Landing.

Aoraki / Mt Cook Ultimate

  • This flight is the ultimate way to view Aoraki/ Mt Cook and the spectacular surrounding National Park. Flying around the top of Aoraki Mt Cook viewing the unbelievable scenery that unfolds from the top of New Zealand’s highest peak. Combine this with landing on the Tasman Glacier and experiencing the “natural silence” of this very special place with so much to offer. Hanging glaciers, rivers of ice and views of the incredible West Coast and Tasman Sea. Flying over the calved icebergs of the Tasman Terminal Lake on your return flight you will have experienced Aoraki Mt Cook at its finest.

Duration: Approx. 55 minutes. Includes Glacier Snow Landing.

Glacier Heli-Lake Combo

  • This excursion showcases the very best that Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park has to offer. Discover ice bergs of every shape and size to landing on the Tasman Glacier with 600 meters of glacier ice beneath your feet. An experience that delivers!

Duration: Approx. 3 hr 30 mins. Included Glacier Snow Landing and boat trip across Glacial lake.

Heli Picnic in Paradise

  • Let Heliworks fly you to an ultimate location in paradise, where you get to relax, unwind and take in all the beauty that Aoraki Mount Cook National Park can offer.
  • Enjoy a gourmet picnic put together with all the finest New Zealand produce including wine or bubbles. This excursion is perfect for proposals, honeymooners, anniversaries or just taking time out in this unforgettable location.

Duration: Approx. 3 hr 30 mins. Included Glacier Snow Landing and boat trip across Glacial lake.

Other Information

  • Highly experienced pilots (between 3,000 and 20,000 flying hours)
  • Heliworks focuses on meeting your needs and uses the best machinery and pilots
  • Heliworks is NZ’s premier aerial filming company with credits such as Lord of the Rings, Narnia, King Kong and many more
  • Exclusive landing sites in some of the region’s most spectacular areas
  • Modern fleet with leather seats in all helicopters


Aoraki Mount Cook Airport, only 5 minutes from the Hermitage Hotel & Mount Cook Village. Courtesy transport is available.