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Southern Alps Guiding

3 Larch Grove | Departs from The Old Mountaineers Cafe, Bar and Restaurant, Mt. Cook Village, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7946, New Zealand
+64 3-435 1890
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Heli hiking on mount cook is a must do when near the area. We chose this company after reading... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ellie2103
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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An amazing experience with wonderful guides! I highly recommend this tour. We found them at the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Monica G
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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3 Larch Grove | Departs from The Old Mountaineers Cafe, Bar and Restaurant, Mt. Cook Village, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7946, New Zealand
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+64 3-435 1890

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Heli hiking on mount cook is a must do when near the area. We chose this company after reading about Charlie and the years experience, well when we arrived ant and Charlie couldn't have been anymore welcoming. With the years of experience they have and...More

Thank Ellie2103
Charlie H, Owner at Southern Alps Guiding, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review and thank you for picking up on our passion for the area. We really enjoy sharing the magic of the place with our guests. Next tiem you come back we'll do some else really exciting. Warmest wishes Charlie

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing experience with wonderful guides! I highly recommend this tour. We found them at the Mountaineer at Mt Cook (which is also great) and they went out of their way to get us on that days trip. Ant and Charley are knowledgable, patient, enthusiastic,...More

Thank Monica G
Charlie H, Owner at Southern Alps Guiding, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Monica G Thanks so much for your review. I'm so pleased pleased you enjoyed the trip with us. It's truly a special place and it was great to be able to share the experience with you. All the best Charlie

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ant and Charlie were amazing guides and went out of their way to make sure we could get on a trip even though we turned up last minute. They are really passionate and extremely knowledgeable about what they do, and it was so fun to...More

Thank Monica D
Charlie H, Owner at Southern Alps Guiding, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Monica Thanks so much for your comment. Yes Any and I love sharing the beauty of the Tasman Glacier with our many guests. It's a wonderful experience even for us. Warmest wishes Charlie

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really wanted to go on a glacier hike, Franz Joseph had too unstable weather, so we turned towards Mt. Cook. We should have probably planned going here in the first place. The Southern Alps are just gorgeous, every minute here was a delight to...More

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Charlie H, Owner at Southern Alps Guiding, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Boris and Tamar Thank you for your comments. I'm so pleased you got to experience the trip with us and see the natural beauty with a great guide. The ice caves are pretty amazing and the views spectacular. Warmest regards Charlie

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Awesome day in the mountains. Can't recommend enough. Perfect snow, views company and guide. Thanks so much

Thank Fiona B
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

5 stars plus plus plus Can't begin to rate these guys highly enough. We did the Helihike/Icecave exploring tour the other day. Phenomenal! The entire experience blew us away. Expertise - Outstanding. Equipment supplied & training - Outstanding. Enthusiasm& passion - Outstanding. Scenery & ice...More

Thank jennysfaith
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We have just returned from one of the most memorable days to date. Our guide Ant took us to another world exploring the secret worlds of the ice caves on the Tasman Glacier. The heli flight was spectacular and the ice caves were unbelievable. Put...More

Thank Karl W
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We decided to do the Tasman glacier helihike. WOW. This was fantastic. Our guide Ant was amazing, he holds the record for the second most summits for Mt. Cook and has a tremendous amount of experience. He got two hours on the ice, explored glacier...More

1  Thank DrBenjamin
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I purposely chose Tasman Glacier (instead of Fox or Franz Josef) for our heli-hiking experience because it is the largest and less touristed (bc it's harder to access). I have so say, WOW, I'm so happy with our choice. Charlie Hobbs was friendly, helpful, and...More

Thank haylaura
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Our heli-hike on the Tasman glacier was amazing! From the views of Mt Cook, to the ice cave we explored, to the very informative (and safety conscious) guide, it was a great adventure.

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