Scenic Flight Of Mt Cook From Wanaka

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Highlights & inclusions

Breathtaking flight over Mt Cook
Crystal clear lakes & snow clapped mountains
World famous Fox, Franz & Tasman glaciers
Window seats and glacier views on all flights
View New Zealand’s highest peak
Fly into the heart of the Southern Alps
or 4 payments of $136.85 with more info

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Fri, Jul 19, 2024

What you can expect

Get a bird’s eye view of New Zealand’s highest peaks and famous glaciers on this spectacular scenic flight to Mt Cook National Park from Wanaka - just one hour's drive from Queenstown. Throughout the flight you will get an up close view of several crystal clear lakes and snow capped mountains as far as the eye can see. Among the highlights that you will encounter as you fly over Mt Cook are the Fox and Josef Franz Glaciers and the Tasman Glacier which is the largest in the Southern Hemisphere. This scenic flight will take you into the heart of the Southern Alps to view Mt Cook which sits at approximately 12, 346 ft. Only from up above, can you truly appreciate the sheer scale and beauty of these glaciers and their ice formations and snow fields. The views are breathtaking and the pilot will points out the sights and provide you with informative commentary during the flight. You can take the skies and join this scenic flight from Wanaka Airport with departures at 11am. Don't forget to bring your camera as you will have amazing photo opportunities of the glaciers during this 1 hour and 40 minute flight. This is a MUST DO activity when you visit the South Island of New Zealand. Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to see several stunning glaciers on this scenic flight from Wanaka. Book your scenic flight over Mt Cook online today!


What you need to know

  • Experience the wonder of flight over New Zealand’s highest peak and enjoy a bird’s eye view of the breathtaking Mt Cook
  • Fly over countless crystal clear lakes and snow clapped mountains
  • View the world famous Fox, Franz and Tasman glaciers found deep in the heart of the Southern Alps
  • Window seats and glacier views on all flights
  • 11am departure
  • Approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes
  • Wanaka Airport, 12 Lloyd Dunn Avenue, Wanaka 9382
  • Wanaka Airport is short drive of 10-15 minutes from Wanaka township, approximately a distance of 10km
What To Bring
  • Camera
Additional Information
  • The pilot will allocate your seating due to specific weight and balance requirements which is dependent on the aircraft and operational requirements. Couples, families and groups are taken into consideration where possible to keep them together
  • If your flight is cancelled due to poor weather conditions you will have the option of re-booking for another time of receiving a full refund
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

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