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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 17 October 2017

Only two of us on this flight late in the afternoon, so the cost was a little expensive, but, oh boy, was it worth it! The vistas and the views were simply breathtaking and the flight just awesome. I would do this again in a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Nigel L
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2017

Hello Nigel, You’re right, the views are absolutely breath taking from a bird eyes view! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your flight - thank you for taking the time to write on TripAdvisor. We appreciate your positive feedback. Cheers from the Team...More

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

Date of experience: April 2017
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

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Rachel H
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 26 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

Date of experience: July 2017
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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 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

Date of experience: July 2017
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

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank vedpu
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 29 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

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Connexus2
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 23 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

Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

We did a 40min Mountains High flight to a place called Liberg. Exceptional flight with a friendly pilot (did not get his name.).?? Lots of snow on landing. Chance to take photos and have a talk to pilot. Ground staff were excellent. Flight was unconfirmed...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Hi Nina, The Mountains High flight is amazing, which lands at Liebig Dome to get that stunning shot of Mount Cook. All of the flights have to have a minimum number of 4 people, that’s excellent we were able to find others for your flight....More

Reviewed 1 May 2017

Upon arriving, Duncan was there to greet us. He was awesome and made sure we had all of our gear (boots, crampons, sunglasses, jacket), despite being so busy with an international group. We took a short heli ride over to the Tasman Glacier, where we...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank DeeL007
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Hi There, Thank you for taking the time to write on tripadvisor. We love hearing feedback about our staff. Duncan is very enthusiastic about his job and making sure everyone is safe and has the best time possible. You would have had an amazing experience...More

Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Firstly you need to give yourself a few days to ensure you get up there. Our first flight was cancelled due to high winds which in itself is reassuring that the company put safety first. Lena was really helpful with our rebooking and made a...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Joseph H
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Hi Joseph, Thank you for taking the time to write on tripadvisor. I am sorry your flight was originally cancelled due to the weather. But we do not fly in high winds or low cloud for everyone’s safety. We are happy you were able to...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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