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The Helicopter Line Mount Cook

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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 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I did heli-hike with the team at Mount Cook. We had initially planned to do this activity at Frank Joseph however unfortunately due to bad weather we could not do it there. The team at Mount Cook accomodated our request to undertake...More

Thank Siddhartha S
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Siddhartha, Wow, thanks for your fantastic review of the Tasman Glacier Heli Hike. As you mentioned, sometimes the weather does restrict the availability of products but thankfully there are multiple options where you can rebook, should the weather not swing in your favour. Like...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great check in and briefing experience with Lana. Flight was so smooth. Guides were great. Glacier features took your breathe away.More

Thank grahamblok
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi There Graham, Thanks for taking the time to write this fantastic review about our Tasman Glacier Heli Hike. From your photos, it looks like you had a fantastic time and the beauty of the glacier really was showcased to you on this day. We...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I can't thank Lana enough for been so warm and welcoming on arrival and Sara for been such a pleasure to fly with she was superb and very informative. Chris was a fantastic guide and very informative of all aspects glacier My husband and I...More

Thank LoveTravel825226
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there Heidel, Thank you so for taking the time to write this fantastic review about our staff and your Heli Hike experience. We will be sure to pass this feedback onto Lana, Sara and Chris – it sounds like you had the “dream team”...More

Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Can definitely recommend this trip the guides were very professional and Lana in the office was awesome!! “We love Lana” even wrote it in the snow. Coming back in March 2019 and bringing the kidsMore

Thank atkinsonmark68
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi There, Thanks so much for your awesome review of our Tasman Glacier Heli Hike. It sounds like you had an awesome trip after our recent dusting of snow - your flight must've looked fantastic! Yes, Lana in the office really is one of a...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018

Had an awesome heli hike with this company. More expensive than the Franz Jozeph one, but worth every penny! The heli flight gives you awesome views and the walk on the glacier is amazing. My guide Chris could tell me a lot about the glacier...More

Thank Fallon S
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Hi There, Thanks for your fantastic review of the Tasman Glacier Heli Hike. You would’ve experienced a slightly more expensive trip due to our proximity to the Glacier. We are a little bit further away from the Tasman Glacier, meaning you would have experienced a...More

Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

A great experience. Good view at all Seats. Good explanation of the pilot. Good Safety info. Most stunning scenic view. Landing on the Glacier with enough time to make pictures and see the amazing surrounding.More

Thank Brigitte B
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Hi Brigitte, Thanks for your “amazing” response of our scenic helicopter flights. As you mentioned the fleet of AS350 Squirrel helicopters that we operate allow fantastic viewing from all seats and our pilots are all extremely experienced at flying in the mountains and within our...More

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We did the helicopter tour with landing on the snow. The pilot was very friendly and informative. He also took great pictures for us. The views are spectacular but remember the trip is weather dependent. Be prepared for an alternative day in case the weather...More

Thank tjbbackdoc
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Hello there, Thank you for taking the time to give us this fantastic review! As you mentioned, all of our flights include snow landings in the most stunning remote alpine locations. Our pilots are all very talented at what they do and are happy to...More

Reviewed 18 August 2018

This was my first helihike and it was a great experience as Lana and the crew made us feel very comfortable before our hike (shoe fitting, sunscreen, clothing protection, safety rules etc). The hike itself is interesting and our tour guide was engaging. We had...More

Thank diamonddusts
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Hi There, Thanks for taking the time to give your experience and our staff this awesome review. Our Heli Hike really is such a unique experience including the fantastic scenic helicopter flight and ice hike on the glacier with our experienced guides. Yes, Lana really...More

Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

This experience has topped anything I have ever done. Such a magical experience and I would love to come back and do it again with my familyMore

Thank jessec00k
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Hi There, Thanks for the 5-star review of your helicopter experience with us. We are so lucky to be able to share the alpine environment, remote landing sites and beauty right at our backdoor with explorers like yourselves. We hope to see you back in...More

Reviewed 24 July 2018

Very well and professionally conducted trip ! the only thing that can spoil your trip is the weather ..yes, the fog. Safety is no.1. Take note not to move to fast on the ice after u remove your crampons and take care of your camera...More

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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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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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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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