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10-Minute Glacier Ski Plane Tour from Mount Cook
"Enjoy a quick but enjoyable 10-minute flight around Aoraki Mt Cook National Park. Our Lower Tasman Loop flies up the Tasman Valley over the stunning Tasman terminal lake and ice and moraine formations of the lower Tasman Glacier. View the spectacular Hochstetter Icefall as well as the eastern face of Aoraki Mt Cook.Our ever reliable retractable ski aircraft are ideally suited to the alpine environment. Our pilots provide an interesting and information commentary throughout your trip providing you with the ultimate scenic experience.Don’t miss out on this wonderful experience because of a full schedule. This 10-minute slight is perfect for those who want to do it all! With hotel pickup and drop-off available you are sure to enjoy this wonderful experience.""""Join this 10-minute tour for a scenic ski plane experience over the lower ice formations of the Tasman Glacier and the Eastern face of Mt Cook. Perfect for those who want to soak in the beauty of Mount Cook
From NZD99.00
 
35-Minute Valley and Glacier Helicopter Tour from Mount Cook
"Experience the adventure of flying through the towering mountains of the Southern Alps. Exceptional views of Aoraki Mt Cook and the Hochstetter Icefall as you fly up the Tasman Valley. Explore the flawless and pristine Tasman Glacier and experience this safety and performance of our A355 Twin Engine Helicopters. Our pilots offer informative and interesting commentary throughout the flight to ensure you receive the best possible experience. Enjoy other key highlights such as beautiful views right fro Landing in the mid Tasman Glacier snowfields and Grand Plateau and Plateau Hut.Free hotel pickup and drop-off included to ensure you have a wonderful experience.""""See the Aoraki Mt Cook National Park on this 35-minute scenic flight tour. Enjoy a stunning scenic flight up the Tasman Valley through the Hochstetter Icefall
From NZD310.00
 
35-Minute Valley and Glacier Ski Plane Tour from Mount Cook
"Experience the adventure of flying through the towering mountains of the Southern Alps. Exceptional views of Aoraki Mt Cook and the Hochstetter Icefall as you fly up the Tasman Valley. Explore the flawless and pristine Tasman Glacier and experience this providing you with the ultimate scenic experience.Enjoy other key highlights such as beautiful views right from take off Landing in the mid Tasman Glacier snowfields and Grand Plateau and Plateau Hut. Free hotel pickup and drop-off included to ensure you have a wonderful experience.""""Experience Mt Cook National Park like never before on this scenic 35-minute Ski Plane adventure! Delight in a stunning scenic flight up the Tasman Valley through the Hochstetter Icefall
From NZD310.00

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Plants (4): Snow Gentian

This is the last flowering plant to blossom in the high country, so already in autumn. Like most New Zealand flowers the gentian (Gentiana bellidifolia) has white blossoms whereas most gentians...
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Plants (3): Spiny Spaniard

Get too close to this strikingly yellow blooming plant and you know where its name comes from ;-) It is an Aciphylla species (Aciphylla aurea), a common spear grass, flowering from November until the...
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Plants (2): Mount Cook Daisy

Also known as mountain daisy or Celmisia verbascifolia (in an old encyclopedia I found the name Celmisia petiolata), this is the world’s largest daisy. The petals are white and the centre yellow. The...
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Plants (1): Mount Cook Lily

First of all: This alpine plant is no lily but the world’s largest buttercup species – which becomes clear when you read the Latin name Ranunculus lyallii, and so also called Giant Mountain Buttercup....
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Birds (3): What is Cuter than a Tomtit?

I have a big heart for New Zealand’s small birds. The endemic tomtit is one of them. On the South Island the yellow-breasted tit is the common one, mostly found in beech forests, and a visit to the...
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Birds (4): The New Zealand Falcon

Please excuse the photo – but I only got this falcon sitting at the shelter of the Lake Tasman/Ball Hut carpark against the sun and in really bad light. The NZ Falcon (Falco novaeseelandiae) is a rare...
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Birds (2): The New Zealand Pipit

Birds I really spot a lot in the Mt. Cook area is the New Zealand Pipit (Pihoihoi; Latin: Anthus novaeseelandiae). Most times I see it sitting on thorny shrubs and trees, and on scree slopes. The...
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Birds (1): The Keas of Mt. Cook

Even if you do not see a kea in the Mt. Cook area you can be sure they are there. Let me tell you two stories – one funny, the other one a little sad – about those inquisitive mountain parrots...
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There was a glacier here once!

To the right of Mt Cook is what is left of the Tasman Glacier. They say about 14,000 years ago the glacier began to melt and retreat to where it is today. Back then, where you stand at the visitor...
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Mountains, snow and clear roads.

There aren't many roads in the Mt Cook National Park, this is the main one heading directly for the mountain.As you can see they have wonderful metal down there and build lovely firm smooth roads. Not...
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Kakapo2

"The Highest Peaks, Glaciers, Lakes and Icebergs"
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kiwi

"Not sick of mountains? Then visit Mt Cook!"
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mfc10

"~ Mount Cook ~"
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idolspeed

"Mount Cook"
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ATXtraveler

"Mount Cook National Park!"
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