• 6 THINGS YOU CAN’T MISS WHEN VISITING MT COOK

Category: Aoraki/Mt Cook Base

6 THINGS YOU CAN’T MISS WHEN VISITING 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

THE ULTIMATE 1-DAY ITINERARY WHEN VISITING MT COOK

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

MT COOK FROM THE AIR: WHAT TO EXPECT

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

BEST HELICOPTER FLIGHTS IN THE SOUTH ISLAND

Exploring the South Island by helicopter is truly one of the best ways to appreciate the dramatic beauty of the place. Mountains cover two-thirds of the land, and soaring through the air you will see that the mountains are peppered with steep glacial valleys, lakes, forests, fiords, snow and high-country stations. There are picture-perfect sandy bays in the north and wild rugged coasts in the south. We have put together the best places to take…... Read more

OUR TOP 5 HELICOPTER TOURS ON THE SOUTH ISLAND

If you think of unique and luxurious experiences, helicopter rides will come to mind. The, what seems like hassle free, means of transportation lifts up into the sky like an elevator. With the ability to land almost anywhere, you’ll receive 360 degrees of panoramic views. This definitely is a must-do experience, and what better place to do it than in the stunning Aotearoa. We have accumulated a list of our top 5 helicopter tours on…... Read more

HOW TO TRULY SOAK IN THE STUNNING SCENERY OF AORAKI/MT COOK

There are not many places around the world that are as majestic as Aoraki/Mt Cook. The shire look of the National Park that is featuring Aotearoa’s highest mountain is breath taking. But to truly experience the beauty and natural wonder of the maunga (mountain), you need to fully immerse yourself in it. Build moumouranga (a connection) with the place and its history. Learn more about it and encountering all its different faces. One-Day Adventures You…... Read more


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