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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
 
45-Minute Glacier Highlights Helicopter Tour from Mount Cook
"Your day will begin with a pickup from your hotel. From here you will be taken to Aoraki Mount Cook Airport where you journey in the skies will begin. Experience everything Aoraki Mt Cook National Park has to offer. Be captivated by the rugged mo and ever changing glacial landscape of the Southern Alps. Fly over the Tasman Terminal Lake and discover the stunning ice formations of the Hochstetter Icefall as you fly beneath the east face of Aoraki Mt Cook. Land in the upper reaches of the Tasman Gl 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.Once your 45-minute flight in complete you will be taken back to your hotel safely.""""Join this 45-minute Helicopter scenic experience through Aoraki Mt Cook National Park for a helicopter tour like no other! Sit back relax
From NZD425.00

More Things to Do in Nelson/Tasman

Kakas, Bellbirds & Co. on Walks in Nelson Lakes NP

The Rotoiti Nature Recovery Project has lead to a fascinating result: Birdlife is thriving in the beech forests around Lake Rotoiti in the Nelson Lakes National Park, rare species have recovered and...
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Feb 08, 2013

Golden Bay

one of the most frequented places in the South Island....known for great Beaches,hiking the Abel Tasman Track.....and no worries about the weather.an enchanting, beautiful place.....not always...
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Apr 04, 2011

Split Apple Rock and the Geology of Abel Tasman NP

After I had seen a photo of Split Apple Rock I absolutely wanted to see this obviously huge rock. On the photos and postcards you see a man in the V-shaped gap of this apple-shaped rock broken in two...
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Kakapo2
Nov 24, 2008

Seals and Seal Swim in Abel Tasman National Park

Tonga Island is the breeding island of the seals off the coast of the Abel Tasman National Park. The beaches of this island are made up of steep boulders with crevices and tidal pools where you can...
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Kakapo2
Nov 02, 2008

Hire a Bike or Go on a Mountainbike Trip

Finally you can hire mountainbikes and go on freedom or guided trips in Marahau and bike in the Abel Tasman National Park. I had considered hiring a bike for biking in the Motueka area but got lured...
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Nov 18, 2007

The Land Access to Split Apple Rock

You can also have a great view of Split Apple Rock for free - by walking down to the beach.At low tide you could access the beach from Kaiteriteri by climbing over the rocks of two bays. But I would...
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Nov 16, 2007
 
 
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Kayaking along Abel Tasman National Park - Part 2

Click here for Part 1Depending on how many water taxi rides are included, the prices for the trips vary a lot. The cheapest option for a guided tour is the Split Apple Classic half-day tour ($80)...
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Kakapo2
Nov 15, 2007

Kayaking along Abel Tasman National Park - Part 1

Finally I went on a kayak trip in the Abel Tasman National Park. And as a super-athlete in athletics I thought I should go on a full-day kayaking trip - which somehow was the wrong decision as I...
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Nov 15, 2007

Birdwatching in Marahau (Abel Tasman Nat. Park)

Marahau is not just a great place to start a walk on the Abel Tasman Coastal Track, take a water taxi or make a tour in a sea-kayak. It is also wonderful for birdwatching.If you leave the township...
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Kakapo2
Nov 13, 2007

Symphony of Colours on Abel Tasman Coastal Track

Although you are not alone on this rather easy walk in the Abel Tasman National Park - one of NZ's Great Walks - you are in totally peaceful surroundings because there is no car access. The only noise...
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Kakapo2
Nov 13, 2007

Beaches, Gardens and Festivals of Nelson

Although not really spectacular, the grey-coloured modern Christ Church Cathedral dominates the sunny and relaxed town of Nelson, as it sits on a hill above the harbour and the town, right at the end...
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Kakapo2
Jul 05, 2007

Nelson Lakes - The Secrets of a Honeydew Forest

As mentioned in the tip about birdwatching in the beech forests of the Nature Recovery Project on the shores of Lake Rotoiti, the honeydew forests play a big role in the survival of endemic and native...
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Kakapo2
Apr 30, 2007

Trips from Takaka to Golden Beaches + Grey Rocks

Although Golden Bay is a remote area as it has road access only from one side, and this is over a nearly endless hill (Takaka Hill) which reaches 792m, it is a favourite holiday destination. If you...
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Kakapo2
Apr 16, 2007

Experience the Ngarua Caves on Takaka Hill

They call it Middle Earth experience, as the Lord of the Rings trilogy seems to attract visitors automatically, I would rather call it inner earth experience: A visit to the Ngarua Caves on Marble...
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Kakapo2
Apr 16, 2007

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43 - 55 Trafalgar Street, Nelson, South Island, New Zealand
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63 State Highway St. Arnaud, , St Arnaud
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66 Trafalgar Street, Nelson, South Island, 7001, New Zealand
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Trafalgar Square, Nelson, South Island, 7001, New Zealand
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Top 5 Nelson/Tasman Writers

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"Golden Beaches, Birds, Mountains and Orchards"
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"Sunshine & Landscape"
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"TASMAN BAY and Nelson's Lakes"
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"Grab Yer Togs!"
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"Nelson - Kayaking in Abel Tasman Nat'l Park"
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