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The Helicopter Line Mount Cook: Tours & Tickets

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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...more
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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 19 August 2019

I went out on the 'Mount Cook and The Glaciers' 50 minute tour and it was one of the most incredible experiences! I've been on a few helicopters in the past, and this flight and the scenery was in a league of its own. To...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank meganjwatkins
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2019

Hello Megan, Thank you for your review. Yes, the Mount Cook and Glaciers flight is absolutely incredible scenic flight, it truly is a once in a lifetime experience as you see all three glaciers and spectacular views over the mountain ranges. The landing site on...More

Reviewed 12 July 2019 via mobile

My partner had never been on a chopper before and absolutely loved it! We both had a great time, the scenery was fantastic and the team looking after us were top notch! The weather was very challenging in the morning and the Helicopter Line were...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank jamesmarett
TotallyTourism, General Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2019

Thank you James for the amazing review, we are glad you had a great experience on your first helicopter flight. We do try our best to have high customer service from the start to the end. Lucky the weather had cleared in the afternoon, as...More

Reviewed 7 June 2019 via mobile

super friendly staff that make sure you enjoy the experience, had an incredible time flying above the peaks of the southern alpsMore

Date of experience: June 2019
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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Mount Cook Alpine Vista Helicopter Flight, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2019

Thank you for your review on our Alpine Vista Scenic flight. We are glad that our staff were friendly as we aim for a high level of customer service for every customer throughout their journey with us. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the experience...More

Reviewed 5 June 2019

Easily qualifies to be at the very top of all activities we did in our 11 N NZ tour! Everything from the preparations to the instructions were so professionally handled by the team headed by Charlie who also owns the old mountaineers lodge. Andy was...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 17 May 2019

From the moment we showed, Kris (office coordinator), Pablo (our personal glacier guide) and Mike (the heli pilot) were AWESOME!! All dedicated professionals who love their work and run a professional operation. Check in upstairs at the Mt Cook Airport terminal building and Kris deftly...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Mt Cook Helicopter Flight and Tasman Glacier Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2019

Thank you very much for such a fantastic review of our Tasman Glacier Heli Hike. Our team at The Helicopter Line and Alpine Guides do our best to give you a memorable and exceedingly enjoyable experience and are happy to have delivered. We will pass...More

Reviewed 7 May 2019

To start with, the tour was over 45 minutes late getting started. We enjoyed seeing the glacier, but we expected to see more caves and actually hike a little more. It is a landing and a short walk a photo in a cave and then...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Mt Cook Helicopter Flight and Tasman Glacier Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2019

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are glad you had beautiful weather to soak in the scenery. We do apologise for any delays that may have occurred as these are very uncommon. For our Tasman Glacier Heli Hike, we do not...More

Reviewed 2 May 2019

Once everyone arrived at 9am, we were all weighed and checked in, kitted out with backpacks, crampons and boots. Sat through a safety talk, then waited a bit for the actual helicopter ride to the glacier, which took less than 10 minutes. The glacier itself...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Mt Cook Helicopter Flight and Tasman Glacier Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2019

Thank you for giving us feedback on our Tasman Glacier Heli Hike. Our guides and team at The Helicopter Line strive to provide you with the best experience we can and are glad you were able to get such great pictures. Because of the nature...More

Reviewed 22 April 2019 via mobile

Had a sensational experience today. Awesome opportunity in the spectacular weather to see the beautiful sights. The flight stopping in the snow was super cool (pun absolutely intended). Out pilot, Simon, was full of interesting titbits about the landscape and more than ready to take...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2019

Thank you for such a great review. We will pass on the fantastic feedback to Simon. We are ecstatic to have delivered on such an experience for yourself. We hope the rest of your travels were just as fly (pun also intended, snow doubt about...More

Reviewed 17 April 2019

It's all about the weather. We were lucky that the weather was so nice when we were there. We were told that the weather could not get any better! We had a very good tour guide Rick which makes our trip so much more fun....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank desyuen
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2019

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this great review of our Tasman Glacier Heli Hike. We are so glad you were able to participate in a Heli Hike on such a stunning day and we will pass on your positive feedback...More

Reviewed 2 April 2019

The Helicopter Line shares space in a building with the Glentanner Park office. We arrived at Glentanner in the afternoon and the weather was just dreadful. It was very windy, raining just a bit and the clouds were so low you couldn’t see any of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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TotallyTourism, General Manager at Mount Cook Mountains High Helicopter Flight, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2019

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are more than happy to have provided you with your chosen flight and really appreciate you selecting to fly with us. Our team here at The Helicopter Line do our...More

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lindamarie23
30 August 2019|
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Response from desyuen | Reviewed this property |
I was there in March this year. The ride was pretty smooth as the weather was perfect. They will cancel the flight if the weather is not good.
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Da da D
8 December 2018|
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Response from bjoernc2014 | Reviewed this property |
Our daughter wasnt 6 month yet
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CS17983
7 January 2018|
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Response from Connexus2 | Reviewed this property |
Hi CS 17983, We stayed at Aoraki Court Motel, heated floors for winter, can highly recommend it. Better book early because it is very very popular. The Hermitage Hotel Mt Cook is also excellent but can be a bit pricey. Just... More
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