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Mt Cook Glacier Guiding

Mt Cook Road, State Highway 80 | Aoraki Mt Cook Airport, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7999, New Zealand
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Best Trip ever.... Very nice views from the glacier with a small private Group (only 4 and pur... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2018
hawaii1971
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Hamburg, Germany
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Fantastic Heli-hiking & glacier experience

After having 2 Heli hikes cancelled earlier in the week Mt Cook was our last resort, we had not... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2018
RutherB90
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New Zealand
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Discover New Zealand's big mountain country & largest glacier at Mt Cook National Park - enjoy heli-hiking, snowshoeing or ice climbing adventures on the mighty Tasman Glacier with professional guides. We provide the highest level of safety. All of our guides are certified to guide you on the glacier through the internationally recognised New Zealand Mountain Guides Association.
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“ice cave” (6 reviews)
“heli hiking” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Mt Cook Road, State Highway 80 | Aoraki Mt Cook Airport, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7999, New Zealand
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Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

Best Trip ever.... Very nice views from the glacier with a small private Group (only 4 and pur guide)....awsome!!!

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Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

After having 2 Heli hikes cancelled earlier in the week Mt Cook was our last resort, we had not heard of the company before but we were NOT disappointed! We called to book on to a Heli hike trip the day before and everyone we...More

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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

We were iffy about the price point as two young travelers, but we decided to go for it. If there's one thing on this New Zealand trip we're sure was worth dropping a bit of cash on, it was this glacier experience. We signed up...More

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Reviewed January 12, 2018 via mobile

Low clouds during the morning prevented us from flying via ski plane to the Tasman glacier. Were it not for the quick thinking of the team we might have had to change our activity, The Wigley to another one. Instead of by plane we flew...More

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Reviewed January 10, 2018

We were very lucky the weather permitted our heli hike of the Tasman glacier as the next day was too wet. The equipment supplied, including boots and crampons, was very useful. Our guide, Tom, was very friendly and helpful and instilled us with confidence. At...More

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Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

After our pre planned ice climbing trip at Fox Glacier was cancelled (poor weather) we were given the details of Mt Cook Glacier Guiding. From start to finish they were excellent to deal with. It's a little more expensive than Fox - but it was...More

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Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

I can’t rate this experience highly enough! We originally booked a helihike at Franz Josef but this was cancelled due to weather (very common due to weather on the west coast) so we booked mount Cook instead. This was a great choice because the helicopter...More

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Reviewed December 7, 2017 via mobile

Adventure from te beginning. The way plain takes off, flying over the glacier valley, river and tourquise lake. Landing on top of glacier, so white, sky so blue. We had snowshoes and walked a loop through snow cave and arches and canyon. Small avalanches were...More

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Reviewed December 5, 2017

Guys. (And gals.) This experience is one you shouldn't miss. My friends and I did the Cool Climbers Experience in November 2017 and had the lovely Tom as our guide. It was a thrilling experience and one that I was soon forget. They take care...More

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Reviewed November 29, 2017 via mobile

We are very glad that we have joined the tour. Seeing the glacier and the ice caves up close is a truly fascinating experience. Our guide Tom is also very patient and knowledgeable. Would recommend this trip to everyone who goes to mount cook!

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