Finding the ultimate aerial view
Surrounded by seemingly endless mountain ranges, scenic flight tours of the Mackenzie region are an absolute must-do to get up close to the highest peaks and find the ultimate view.
Why is the Mackenzie Region the place to do a Scenic Flight?
Flightseeing allows anyone the opportunity to view this spectacular environment to what would otherwise be restricted to the most experienced and adventurous mountaineers.
Grand tour of New Zealand’s highest peaks (150 peaks higher than 2,300m) includes the window seat view to see New Zealand’s tallest mountain Aoraki/Mount Cook.
Glacial landings – make the most of the special moment where the engines stop, feet are on the snow and you can feel the silence and tranquillity of the mountains.
Marvel at the countless glaciers, ice and snowfields including the longest of New Zealand’s glaciers, the Tasman Glacier.
There is a variety of different scenic flight durations depending on your availability and price range. Businesses also operate from a number of convenient local airports in the Mackenzie region including Lake Tekapo, Pukaki (Twizel), Glentanner and Aoraki/Mount Cook or ask for a pickup and dropoff from right outside your accommodation at Mount Cook Station.