A bespoke, private helicopter charter flying along New Zealand’s highest peak, Aoraki/Mt. Cook

Minaret Station Mt. Cook

Fly north towards Aoraki / Mt. Cook, New Zealand’s tallest peak. Enjoy a scenic flight around this spectacular wilderness area. Land amongst the crevasses of the Tasman Glacier and explore with your guide the glacier’s seracs, icefalls and astonishing caves of ancient blue ice.

After this incredible experience, the return flight takes in the western side of the Southern Alps, where the mountains reach their highest elevations rising straight from the emerald green of the West Cost and the glittering Tasman Sea. This tour allows time for additional heli-hiking en route for those guests who wish to do a little more exploring.



  • Private return helicopter charter

  • Guides

  • Glacial equipment

  • Picnic lunch with beverages

Time Required: Full Day

Landings: Multiple

Departure Points: Minaret Station Alpine Lodge, Wanaka, or Queenstown

Equipment Required: Warm jacket, comfortable shoes/hiking boots, sunglasses


Private Charter Prices:

(Maximum of 4 guests / helicopter)

Departing from Minaret Station, Wanaka, Queenstown or the Lindis


Departing From Blanket Bay


Departing From Mahu Whenua


All prices are in NZD