The Wigley: Top of the Tasman Glacier Hike
Explore the immense beauty of the Tasman Glacier's upper snowfield. Flying to 2200m in a skiplane (or maybe a helicopter depending on conditions), you are ready to explore ice formations in this ever-changing environment. Following your knowledgeable, professional, NZMGA trained Guide you will learn about New Zealand's awe inspiring big mountain country, the birthplace of New Zealand mountaineering.Itinerary
As you fly in to 2200 metres (7200 ft.) aboard your ski plane, marvel at the rock and ice debris transform to glistening white. Get ready to explore the glacier by walking, hiking and snowshoeing!
Snowshoeing is a great way to confidently make your way across snow-covered terrain. Once on the glacier, we will provide you with snowshoes, adjustable walking poles, harnesses and any additional equipment you may need. After your gear is fitted, you are ready to explore the ice formations in this ever-changing environment; you’re in the heart and birthplace of New Zealand mountaineering. Stop At:
• Mt Cook Glacier Guiding, Mt Cook Road, State Highway 80 Aoraki Mt Cook Airport, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7999 New Zealand
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"3-4 layers of warm upper body clothing"
"Warm trousers (no jeans)"
"Sunglasses and sun protection"
"Hat and gloves"
"Drink and snacks"
"Trip is weather dependent"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers"
Duration: 5 Hours
Mount Cook Airport, Mount Cook Road, Mount Cook 7999, New Zealand
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.