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The Helicopter Line Mount Cook

Glentanner Park | SH80, Mt. Cook Village, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7946, New Zealand
+64 3-435 1801
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Glentanner Park is situated within a genuine working high country sheep station located in an idyllic setting at the base of New Zealand’s highest mountain, Aoraki/Mount Cook. The surrounding scenery varies from the glacial fed Lake Pukaki and the surrounding rugged high country landscape to the soaring peaks and mighty glaciers of the Southern Alps. The Helicopter Line provides a range of scenic flights that venture into this alpine wonderland and offer you the privileged views.
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Glentanner Park | SH80, Mt. Cook Village, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7946, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Spectacular trip through the fog into a blue bird day with 360 views including Mount Cook. Glorious untouched powdery snow...inviting for snow angels! Super friendly, relaxed and professional staff. Would recommend this trip to anyone who wants to go somewhere where you feel on top...More

Thank muireanncarr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This company was great - the trip I had was amazing, I just rocked up out of the blue and asked for the next trip and they were so accommodating. I highly recommend these guys and recommend getting up to Mount Cook for a visit...More

Thank Leeavonway
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia Ora! Thank you for your review of your Mount Cook Flight experience. We are glad we were able to accommodate you and show you the beauty that is the Mount Cook region from the air. We look forward to seeing you again in the...More

Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Awesome ride, fabulous glacier landing and awesome staff. Pilot gave us ample time to explore, take pictures on top and a fun take off like a roller coaster - fantastic experienceMore

Thank vedpu
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi There, Thank you for taking the time to write on TripAdvisor. We are happy you enjoyed the helicopter flight and glacier landing. We allow 5-8 minutes on the landing site for customers to take amazing photos. Thank you from the team here at Mount...More

Reviewed 22 May 2017

The Helicopter Line is a very professional team. We booked a flight via internet directly through their website and confirmed with Joe their Flight Administrator 24hrs before scheduled flight and again as requested 4hrs before flight. Unfortunately bad weather closed in and we caught the...More

Thank Connexus2
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Hi There, Thank you for taking the time to write on tripadvisor. We do ask everyone to call 90 minutes prior to their flight for a weather check. We try our best to re-book all customers if they are unable to fly that day due...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

We did a 40min Mountains High flight to a place called Liberg. Exceptional flight with a friendly pilot (did not get his name.).?? Lots of snow on landing. Chance to take photos and have a talk to pilot. Ground staff were excellent. Flight was unconfirmed...More

Thank NinaOutOfAuz
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Hi Nina, The Mountains High flight is amazing, which lands at Liebig Dome to get that stunning shot of Mount Cook. All of the flights have to have a minimum number of 4 people, that’s excellent we were able to find others for your flight....More

Reviewed 2 May 2017

Upon arriving, Duncan was there to greet us. He was awesome and made sure we had all of our gear (boots, crampons, sunglasses, jacket), despite being so busy with an international group. We took a short heli ride over to the Tasman Glacier, where we...More

Thank DeeL007
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Hi There, Thank you for taking the time to write on tripadvisor. We love hearing feedback about our staff. Duncan is very enthusiastic about his job and making sure everyone is safe and has the best time possible. You would have had an amazing experience...More

Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Firstly you need to give yourself a few days to ensure you get up there. Our first flight was cancelled due to high winds which in itself is reassuring that the company put safety first. Lena was really helpful with our rebooking and made a...More

Thank Joseph H
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Hi Joseph, Thank you for taking the time to write on tripadvisor. I am sorry your flight was originally cancelled due to the weather. But we do not fly in high winds or low cloud for everyone’s safety. We are happy you were able to...More

Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed at glentanner park, arrived late in the afternoon, the helicopters have their office in the park building but were closed . We came back on opening at 8:30am the next morning and booked a 35 min ride for the 4 of us with...More

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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Hi Deb, Our helicopters take a minimum of four people and a maximum of six. We are pleased you enjoyed your flight and couldn’t agree more that the view is breath-taking. Our staff love to share their knowledge about the area here. That’s great you...More

Reviewed 21 April 2017

Well worth the expense! Highlight of NZ trip.We did the "Mt Cook and the glaciers" flight and it was amazing. Pilot "Skids" was fun and informative. All ground crew very professional. Joe (flight control/base boss) was informative and friendly. highly recommended! cheers TnT

Thank greenday61
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Hi There, Yes the Mount Cook and Glacier flight is ravishing! The staff here love this beautiful area and are only too happy to share this passion when chatting to our customers. Thank you from the team here in Mount Cook.

Reviewed 6 April 2017

My wife and I did the 20 minute Alpine Vista helicopter ride as an integral part of our tour of New Zealand. We were taken on an amazing trip to the top of a glacier, with breathtaking views of the valleys and peaks, and landed...More

Thank Fred G
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Mount Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Hi Fred, We are happy you and your wife enjoyed the Alpine Vista. Yes there is amazing views up there! That’s great you were able to fly on a sunny day. Thank you for the praise of our staff, that’s fantastic Richard made sure you...More

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homeesin
2 July 2017|
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Response from TheGlobalIndian | Reviewed this property |
Hi - the weather in the area is very unpredictable. I recommend booking a morning tour, so just in case they have delays they will take you when the next opportunity in the day is. If you book afternoon and if the weather is... More
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Smita P
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Response from WendySzabo | Reviewed this property |
I loved the Mt Cook helicopter copter ride. It was one of the highlights of my holiday. Landing on the glacier was wonderful and we had fantastic weather. Our flight was booked in advance so not sure how easy it is to book... More
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