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Your Aoraki/Mt Cook Heli-Wedding

A wedding option that is sure to impress New Zealand's untamed landscapes have always captivated couples seeking a romantic and extraordinary wedding setting. Among these mesmerizing locations, Mt. Cook stands tall, inviting lovers to embark on an unforgettable heli-wedding. Discover the allure and enchantment of heli-weddings in Mt. Cook, offering a glimpse into a once-in-a-lifetime experience that transforms your special day into a spectacular adventure. Imagine whisking away to a secluded wonderland only accessible by…... Read more

Explore Mt Cook and Glaciers

Aoraki/Mt Cook and the Hauapa/Tasman Glacier Mount Cook, known as Aoraki in Te reo Māori, stands as the tallest mountain in New Zealand's Southern Alps. This iconic peak, reaching a height of 3,724 meters, carries a rich history and captivating geography. Aoraki, meaning "cloud piercer," has been a sacred site for Māori people for centuries, while also attracting explorers and climbers from around the globe. Its breath-taking glaciers and turquoise lakes make Mount Cook National…... Read more

Te Anau to Milford Sound Flights

Experience the spectacular beauty of Milford Sound, New Zealand's premier natural wonder, through an awe-inspiring scenic helicopter flight. Based in Te Anau, we have curated an array of thrilling options to explore the breath-taking landscapes of Milford Sound. Whether you're an adventure seeker or a nature enthusiast, these extraordinary flights provide a unique perspective on the region's natural splendour. Best experienced from the air, our Milford Sound flight options cater to first time visitors or…... Read more

Scenic Gems Along Alps 2 Ocean Trail

Mt Cook, located in the Southern Alps of New Zealand, is a place of unmatched beauty and grandeur. It's the perfect destination for those who love to explore the great outdoors and soak up the natural wonders of this incredible part of the world. And if you're looking for an adventure that combines breathtaking scenery with an epic bike ride South Island experience, the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail is just the ticket. Here, we'll…... Read more

Alps to Ocean Journey: What to Expect

The Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail is not only the longest of NZ’s 23 Great Rides, spanning over 300km, but might also be the one with the most spectacular views. Starting from Aoraki Mt Cook National Park and journeying across the South Islands to the quirky coastal town Ōamaru at the Pacific Ocean, this trail truly offers it all. Broken up into 5 sections, Alps 2 Ocean can be conquered on a 5-7 day trip…... Read more

Ultimate Aoraki/Mt Cook Proposal Weekend

Celebrating your relationship and tying the knot with your partner or planning a proposal during a weekend getaway? Aoraki Mt Cook National Park is the perfect location for both and will aid with its stunning scenery to making it an unforgettable experience. Where should you stay? For an all-inclusive experience, staying at the Hermitage Hotel in Aoraki Mt Cook is the best decision you can make. Sitting in the heart of Aoraki Mt Cook National…... Read more

Abel Tasman to Christchurch Trip

All good things come in three, and our ultimate road trip guide for Aotearoa’s South Island is not exception to that. Drive through some of the most diverse landscapes, encounter spectacular marine wildlife and chase the adrenaline kick you are after! Nelson Our first stop of the trip’s last leg takes us to Nelson, geographically the centre of New Zealand. Famous for its sunshine, long golden beaches, and national parks, this is definitely a must-do…... Read more

6 Must-See Wonders at Mt. Cook

The Mt Cook area is one of the most visually spectacular areas of our country. Our highest mountain Aoraki Mount Cook juts fiercely into the skies, and other jagged peaks hide various snow-covered glaciers, including the mighty Tasman Glacier. This was the landscape that taught Sir Edmund Hillary the skills to summit Mt Everest. If you’re visiting the area, we’ve got a list of 6 unmissable experiences – from scenic flights to museums to stargazing. 1. HOOKER…... Read more

Ultimate 1-Day Mt Cook Itinerary

So, you’ve got the chance to visit the stunning Mt Cook area – but you’ve only got one day, what to do?! You’re in luck, we’ve prepared the ultimate 1-day itinerary that would give you more than a taster of the Mt Cook surrounds and leave you feeling like you’ve truly gotten to know this incredible place. It’s going to be a ride so buckle up… Morning: Start your action-packed day with an Alpine Breakfast…... Read more


The Mount Cook area is one of the best places in New Zealand to take a scenic flight. So what can you expect when you’re being taken for that exhilarating ride in a helicopter with Heliworks Mount Cook? Whether it’s glacier landings or expert commentary, there’s quite a lot you can expect from a flight. Of course, you’ll fly over countless snowy peaks and have unparalleled views of the highest mountain in New Zealand, Aoraki/Mount Cook.…... Read more