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Mount Aspiring and Glaciers

Fly around massive ancient glaciers, steep icefalls, native beech forest and the striking snow-capped peaks of Mount Aspiring on this scenic flight!


Close up views of Mount Aspiring and glaciers
Duration 50 minutes

What you need to know

View one of the most iconic peaks in New Zealand from above on this Mount Aspiring and Glaciers Scenic Flight! For an awe-inspiring experience, take to the skies to fly around massive ancient glaciers, steep uniquely shaped icefalls, Mount Aspiring National Park’s native beech forest and the snow-capped peaks of Mount Aspiring! Fly to the incredibly striking peak, Aspiring, also referred to as the "Matterhorn of the South," which stands high above the backbone of the Southern Alps.

Granting you uninhibited views of the incredible alpine highlights throughout the scenic flight, the aircraft has high wings, large windows and offers window seat viewing to all passengers. As well, the pilot shares his intimate knowledge of Mount Aspiring and the surrounding region with you over a two-way headset. This 50-minute adventure is an extraordinary exploration of one of nature’s most stunning creations!

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Close up views of Mount Aspiring and glaciers.

Known as the "Matterhorn of the South", Aspiring is one of our most graceful and striking peaks, standing above the backbone of the Southern Alps.

Discover huge glaciers that terminate abruptly into steep icefalls above the native beech forest of Mount Aspiring National Park.


On demand

Duration 50 minutes

Please Note

Minimum numbers apply

Prices are per person and include GST. Child 4-14 years of age. Infants (3 years and under) free of charge.

Children must be accompanied by a fare paying adult.

Mount Aspiring and Glaciers

PO Box 767, Queenstown, NZ 9382