An amazing day in this phenomenal corner of the world! If you are lucky enough to travel here this is the #1 thing to do. Albeit a little pricey, worth every cent. (There are flights to suit most budgets starting from around $200 I believe) Polite, helpful and smiley staff and…
We took the 55 minute scenic flight in a ski plane (Grand Circle) and landed on Tasman Glacier. It was an experience of a lifetime and we absolutely loved it!! Beautiful scenery and exceptional customer service. Highly recomeneed.
If you want to get to the top of the mountain, without so much effort, then this is the answer. With 15-min or so riding, you will get to around the magnificent mountain and get up and close with it.
We were unable to take our originally planned flight, and were upgraded to a heliflight on to the Tasman Glacier. This was definitely out of our comfort zone, but we returned amazed at what we saw, where we were able to go, and the wealth of knowledge and ability of our pilot.
It was a great flight, best weather conditions and beautiful view with a lovely pilot. We saw Mount Cook and landed on the Tasman Glacier.