1 Day The Wigley: Top Of The Tasman Glacier Hike - Aoraki- Mt Cook Glacier Guiding

Explore the immense beauty of the upper snowfield of the Tasman Glacier - as you fly in to 2200m onboard either your helicopter or ski plane, you are ready to explore ice formations in this ever-changing environment; you’re in the heart and birthplace of New Zealand!

From
AU$752

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Highlights:

  • Experience the awe-inspiring beauty of the upper snowfield of the Haupapa/Tasman Glacier.
  • Flying in at 2200m on a ski plane, you'll be equipped with snow shoes, walking poles, harness, and other gear to venture into this remarkable and ever-changing glacial environment.
  • As you explore the ice formations, you'll be immersing yourself in the heart and birthplace of New Zealand mountaineering, gaining a unique perspective on the country's rich mountaineering history.
  • Your flight back home treats you to breathtaking views of New Zealand's highest mountain, Aoraki/Mt Cook.
  • As you track down the eastern side of the mountain, you'll have the opportunity to witness its majestic beauty up close, appreciating its towering peaks and rugged terrain.
  • This close encounter with the stunning Hochstetter icefall, a magnificent glacier feature, adds to the visual spectacle and leaves you with unforgettable memories of the natural wonders of New Zealand.
  • Embark on a high-altitude flight adventure that takes you to the upper reaches of the Haupapa/Tasman Glacier.
  • The ski plane journey itself offers a unique thrill as you soar above the landscape, witnessing the vastness and grandeur of the glacier and surrounding mountains.
  • The combination of flying and then venturing onto the glacier with specialized equipment provides a multi-faceted experience that caters to both adventure seekers and those interested in natural beauty and geological wonders.

Included:

  • Two scenic flights.
  • Guide
  • Woolen socks
  • Leather boots
  • Crampons
  • Walking poles
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Backpack

 

Day 1 : The Wigley

Explore the immense beauty of the upper snowfield of the Haupapa/Tasman Glacier. As you fly in to 2200m onboard your ski plane. Equipped with snow shoes, walking poles, harness and other equipment, you are ready to explore ice formations in this ever-changing environment; you’re in the heart and birthplace of New Zealand mountaineering. Your flight home tracks down the eastern side of New Zealand’s highest mountain, Aoraki/Mt Cook and the stunning Hochstetter icefall.

Meals: None

 

Departs: All year round - weather depending

Pickup/Return: 8.15am or 11.30am from Aoraki Mount Cook Airport, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, State Highway 80, 7999.

What to Bring:

3-4 layers of warm clothing (no jeans).
Sunglasses and sun protection.
Hat
Camera
Drink and Snacks.

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