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Is it possible to experince rhe glaciers in Mt cook?

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Is it possible to experince rhe glaciers in Mt cook?

Hi, we willbe in mt cook for 2days and wanted to know has the best way to experience the glacier there. I could not find any walks on the glacier as there is in the ones in the west cost. Any recommendations?

Also, is the helicopter ride worth it?

Thank you in advance!

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1. Re: Is it possible to experince rhe glaciers in Mt cook?

Yes the helicopter flights are brilliant, I have also done a ski-plane trip - also excellent.

you can hike, boat and kayak the Tasman

http://www.glacierexplorers.com/

http://www.mtcook.com/glacier-sea-kayaking/

www.mtcook.com/heli-hiking-and-heli-climbing/

Edited: 16 January 2013, 21:34
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2. Re: Is it possible to experince rhe glaciers in Mt cook?

Access to the glaciers is much more difficult at Mt Cook. Serious climbers get flown in by skiplane. Tourists can land at the top of the Tasman Glacier.

You can walk to Kea Point (1 hr each way) to view the Muellr glacier; drive to Blue Lake (20 min) and walk to Tasman Lake (30 min) or you can do the Glacier Explorers tour by boat to view the terminal face of the Tasman Glacier.

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3. Re: Is it possible to experince rhe glaciers in Mt cook?

I recommend the boat trip on the Tasman Glacier. Its excellent. Especially if some fresh icebergs are on the lake. You get driven amongst the ice bergs and learn about the area and see the terminal face of the Tasman Glacier.

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4. Re: Is it possible to experince rhe glaciers in Mt cook?

Should the boat trip be booked in advance or we can get on the spot availability ...

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