Heliworks

0800 66 66 68| [email protected]| www.heliworks.nz/alps-2-ocean-cycle-trail/ State Highway 80, Aoraki/Mt Cook

Make us an integral part of your Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail journey! Cycle the A2O trail from the official start at Aoraki Mount Cook Village to our base at Aoraki Mount Cook Airport. Check in for a short but fun flight across the fast flowing Tasman River for continuation of the trail at Tasman Point. We fly on demand, please contact us to arrange your flight time.

Check in at Aoraki Mount Cook Airport 30 minutes before departure to allow time for cycle loading and safety briefing.

ALPS 2 OCEAN TRANSFERS
From Aoraki Mount Cook Airport across the Tasman River to Tasman Point.
1 PERSON (solo rider) $270
2+ PEOPLE $135 per person

SCENIC FLIGHT COMBO OPTIONS
Experience any of our breathtaking scenic flights as part of your Alps 2 Ocean transfer and enjoy a discounted rate. All flights include a Tasman Glacier landing.

Tasman Glacier Encounter (25 minutes) + A2O Transfer
$370 per person (minimum 4 people)
Soar over the Tasman Terminal Lake and past the famous Hochstetler Icefall before landing on the blue ice of the lower Tasman Glacier.

Tasman Glacier Experience (35 minutes) + A2O Transfer
$460 per person (minimum 4 people)
Take in the magnificent scenery of the national park, including incredible views of Aoraki Mt Cook, with a flight over the Tasman Lake to the mid Tasman Glacier.

Aoraki Mt Cook Paradise (45 minutes) + A2O Transfer
$570 per person (minimum 4 people)
Fly the full length of the Tasman Glacier to the very top of New Zealand’s longest river of ice.

Aoraki Mt Cook Ultimate (55 minutes) + A2O Transfer
$685 per person (minimum 4 people)
The ultimate way to view Aoraki Mt Cook and the surrounding national park. Circle New Zealand’s highest peak and fly over the famous West Coast glaciers, Fox and Franz Josef, with a landing on the Tasman Glacier.

Scenic flights require a minimum of four passengers to operate. Prices are GST inclusive. Prices are valid to 30th September 2019

We pride ourselves at Heliworks for our outstanding customer service and our wide range of operations.

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FAQs

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.

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Accommodation

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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.

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Trail Details & Map

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.

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See & Do

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