Mt Cook Skiplanes & Helicopters

Please contact the provider directly to make your booking enquiry. Their contact details can be found below...
+64 3 430 8026| [email protected]| Aoraki Mt Cook Airport
Point of difference

TRAIL GUARDIANS FOR THE HELICOPTER TRANSFERS $140 PER PERSON, PLUS ADD A SCENIC ONTO YOUR TRANSFER. We proudly support the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail as Trail Sponsors, operating from the Aoraki Mt Cook Airport.

Directions from nearest town

You'll find our office in the Aoraki Mt Cook Airport, 6km from Aoraki Mt Cook Village.

Mount Cook Ski Planes & Helicopters have over 65 years experience flying around Aoraki/Mt Cook and Westland/Tai Poutini National Parks and landing on the iconic Tasman, Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers.

ADD ON $100 extra per person for a mountain landing on the bike transfer. A beautiful alpine landing looking directly at Aoraki Mt Cook.

We proudly support the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail® as Trail Sponsors from your starting point on the Trail at the White Horse Hill Camping Ground (2km north of Mount Cook Village) through to Braemar Road. Let us fly you and your bikes over the Tasman River to continue your epic Alps 2 Ocean bike journey. A fantastic way to see the Trail from the sky, the beautiful landscape and Aoraki Mount Cook in the distance.

While you are in Aoraki /Mt Cook National Park, treat yourself and a special someone to a scenic flight up the stunning Tasman Valley, fly in and hike or climb on a glacier in New Zealand's big mountain country, or experience the ultimate in alpine adventures with our World Exclusive tour.

Enjoy the expansive icelands and breath-taking clean glaciers from the comfort of your luxurious helicopter or ski plane. These scenic tours sweep you over the best alpine views New Zealand has to offer.

Enjoy one of our scenic flights, options include a Tasman Glacier landing (NZ’s longest Glacier). Our Ultimate Alpine Combo flight is a world exclusive, that flys you in a ski plane and a helicopter to and from the Glacier!

Book with us for the adventure of a lifetime!

FAQs view details


The Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail is a grade 2-3 (easy to intermediate) cycle trail. There are a variety of trail surfaces. Riders are advised to take certain essentials with them (e.g. first aid, repair kit, water, food). Parts of the trail pass through alpine environments, where conditions can change.

Find Out More
Getting Here view details

Getting Here

Located in the South Island of New Zealand, halfway between Christchurch and Queenstown, is the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail. It is recommended that you start your ride from Aoraki/Mt Cook - though there are numerous access points along the trail from which to start or end your ride.

Trail Details & Maps view details

Trail Details & Maps

Each of the 9 maps show the elevation, trail surfaces, fitness, skill, traffic, safety notes, and highlights. Please consult the maps to ensure you are prepared for what you'll encounter on each section. Some sections are easy, others more difficult.

See & Do view details

See & Do

Want to know what you can do while visiting the South Island of New Zealand during your ride?

See our Instagram photos #Alps2Ocean
Be part of something amazing. Donate now to build your part of the trail. Donate