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H2 Explore Hovercraft

H2 Explore Hovercraft

Sightseeing Cruise - Lake Pukaki

Step on board New Zealand's only commercially operated hovercraft and experience Lake Pukaki's famed scenic beauty and vistas of Mount Cook. H2 Explore is the only tourism venture on Lake Pukaki. Our hovercraft can travel to areas that until now have been largely inaccessible. More...

Mount Cook Scenic Flight

Mount Cook Scenic Flight

Air Tour - Wanaka - Starting from NZ $435.00 per person

A breathtaking flight following the Southern Alps right to New Zealand's highest Peak of 3753 metres. Magnificent views of the world famous Fox, Franz and Tasman Glaciers. Departs from either Wanaka or Makarora. More...

7 Day South Island Lick Tour

7 Day South Island Lick Tour

Multi-day Tour - Christchurch - Starting from $1381.40 per person

Starting and ending in the “Garden City” of Christchurch, we show you the ultimate highlights of New Zealand’s stunning South Island over 7 action-packed days.

From turquoise lakes to towering mountains and glaciers, the South Island’s scenery will blow your mind, and the nation’s adventure capital, Queenstown, has all the adrenalin activities on offer that you could possibly wish for.

Included in your tour is a unique opportunity to carve your very own pounamu... More...

9-Day South Island Adventure from Christchurch

9-Day South Island Adventure from Christchurch

Multi-day Tour - Christchurch - Starting from $2285.00 per person

This 9-day tour, will take you on an unforgettable adventure around the lower South Island of New Zealand with a knowledgeable local guide. The first destination is the iconic Franz Josef Glacier, where the journey to get there is just as impressive as the destination. We'll visit Fiordland, revered as one of New Zealand's most scenic national parks where we board an overnight boat cruise through Doubtful Sound, rich in marine life and untouched rain forest. You will have a two full days to... More...

Mount Cook Mountains High Helicopter Flight

Mount Cook Mountains High Helicopter Flight

Helicopter Tour - Mount Cook - Starting from $480.00 per person

Aoraki/Mount Cook ‘the cloud piercer’, our highest peak dominates the Southern Alps mountain range that divides New Zealand’s South Island into east and west. The Mt Cook National Park’s towering mountains, vast glaciers and remote snowfields inspired Sir Edmund Hillary, before his quest of Mt Everest.

This flight takes you past the Hochstetter Icefall on Aoraki/Mt Cook and the upper Tasman Glacier before a thrilling alpine landing in the snow. You’ll fly home through the remote... More...


Mount Cook Alpine Vista Helicopter Flight

Mount Cook Alpine Vista Helicopter Flight

Helicopter Tour - Mount Cook - Starting from $270.00 per person

This short scenic option is ideal if you're looking for the opportunity to touch snow and experience the thrill of a helicopter flight.  Sweep through the rugged high country landscape of the Ben Ohau Mountain Range to a landing site on the snowfield high in the mountains.  Enjoy the fantastic vista from this alpine setting as you look out to the mountains and glaciers, and down the valleys that were carved out by glaciers centuries ago. More...

Christchurch to Wanaka via Mount Cook One-Way Tour

Christchurch to Wanaka via Mount Cook One-Way Tour

Day Tour - Christchurch - Starting from $341.00 per person

This full day tour departs Christchurch in the morning, and travels through the rich pastoral farmland of the Canterbury Plains before heading inland to the small farming township of Geraldine for a morning tea break. Leaving Geraldine and its rolling green valleys, the tour continues further inland as the road starts to climb and travel across the historic Burkes Pass. The views are breathtaking as you descend towards the stunning, glacial fed Lake Tekapo. Visit the famous Church of the... More...


Mt Cook Helicopter Flight and Tasman Glacier Walk

Mt Cook Helicopter Flight and Tasman Glacier Walk

Heli Hiking - South Island - Starting from $585.00 per person

Enjoy a scenic helicopter flight from Mt Cook to Tasman Glacier followed by an exhilarating 2-hour guided walk on the glacier itself. Fly over the Southern Alps and Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park to reach Tasman Glacier, New Zealand’s largest glacier and a frozen wonderland of ice caves, snow fields, crevasses and pinnacles. As you explore on foot, learn from your guide how glaciers form, move and melt. Choose from three departure times per day to suit your schedule. More...

The Adventurer: Tasman Glacier Heli-hike

The Adventurer: Tasman Glacier Heli-hike

Heli Hiking - Mount Cook Village - Starting from $585.00 per person

Combining two scenic flights this is a low fitness Tasman Glacier exploration for up to 2 hours ice time at approximately 1300 metres. Following your knowledgeable, professional, NZMGA trained Guide you will learn about and be in awe of New Zealand's big mountain country. This is Mother Nature at her finest and you will leave understanding why this area forms a part of the UNESCO Te Wāhipounamu - South West New Zealand World Heritage Area.

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3-Hour Tour From Wanaka: Tandem Skydive From 12,000 Feet

3-Hour Tour From Wanaka: Tandem Skydive From 12,000 Feet

Skydiving - Wanaka - Starting from $349.00 per person

Enjoy a 20-minute scenic ride to altitude on this 3-hour sky diving adventure from Wanaka. Strap yourself to a beautiful stranger and soar over the stunning Southern Alps. You will have amazing views over the snow capped mountains, glaciers, lakes and the South island's longest River, the Clutha.

Skydiving is one of life's must do's and Wanaka is one of the most stunning places to tick off your bucket list. Free transport from central Wanaka is included.

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Mt Cook Lakeside RetreatMt Cook Lakeside Retreat - Lodge.

Located on the cliffs overlooking Lake Pukaki, Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat offers free WiFi, a hot tub and free daily...

10-Day South Island Adventure from Christchurch10-Day South Island Adventure from Christchurch - Multi-day Tour - Christchurch. Starting from $1775.00 per person.

This 10-day small-group tour, will take you on a remarkable adventure around the lower South Island of New Zealand with...

 

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