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Mt Cook - Scenic flight - Air Safaris

One of the greatest scenic flights in the World!


  • Awe inspiring scenery
  • Interesting in flight commentary

MT COOK - Scenic Flight of Mt Cook & Glaciers - ex Tekapo.

**** Watch the video - and you will see why this is the greatest scenic flight on Planet Earth.****

To appreciate the beauty and scale of the Mt Cook National park and the Fox and Franz Josef glaciers, there is nothing better than seeing it from the air. The Grand Traverse is a magnificent flight encompassing 200 km of New Zealand's highest mountains and largest glaciers.

Highlights Include:

  • Stunning turquoise glacial lakes, golden tussock lands and the braided river systems of the Mackenzie basin
  • Remote high country sheep stations, glacial valleys and landforms
  • Aoraki Mount Cook National Park - a magical world of permanent ice and snow
  • New Zealand's highest mountains and largest glaciers - including Aoraki Mount Cook and the Tasman Glacier
  • The Westland Tai Poutini National Park including Franz Josef and Fox glaciers
  • Throughout the winter, view for yourself the dazzling scenery of fresh snow on the Southern Alps, in glacial valleys and a more visible ice-carved landscape
  • Approximately 50 minutes flying time (please allow 1hr total duration)

    Every passenger has a window seat, and all aircraft have "wings above" to ensure optimum viewing below. Pilots provide an informative in-flight commentary, dedicated to providing an excellent passenger experience every time.

    The company takes great pride in the quality of the operation and the experience it provides.

    Adult $395.00
    Child $295.00

    What's included

    • 50 Minute scenic flight


    • Conditions: (1) Departures are weather dependent, where a flight is unable to depart due to weather you will be offered a re-schedule or full refund is available from Book Me . (2) Flights are subject to minimum numbers (3) Exact departure time may vary slightly on the day (4) Discount fares are transferable at Air Safaris discretion.

      NOTE: All flights depart from the TEKAPO Airport.

      Product Extra's: Need to book for additional persons? Do so as you proceed to checkout.

    • Child 3 to 13 years

    Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

    Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


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    Susan from United Kingdom wrote on 27 February 2019

    Mount Cook Air Safaris

    Fantastic views, brilliant experience!

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    Jamie Morrell from New Zealand wrote on 06 November 2018

    Greatest flight ever

    Great day, perfect flight, highly highly recommended

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    Alex from Mexico wrote on 03 November 2018


    I enjoyed every minute of this experience. Beautiful views and excellent staff. Good invesment in my trip.

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    leak4 from Germany wrote on 10 April 2018

    Must do in NZ

    Best thing i have done in nz! Stunning views, a once in a lifetime experience!

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    Andrea from Switzerland wrote on 21 February 2018

    Very good experience, very flexible

    very good experience even moved the flight to an earlier day - WOW and thanks to BookMe.com for this as would not have known.

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