Tasman Glacier Explorer Tour

Visit New Zealand's Tasman Glacier terminal lake for a fascinating glacial encounter. Cruise the rapidly growing terminal lake taking in spectacular mountain views and scenery on this wonderful tour.

 

Tasman Glacier Explorer Tour

 

Tour Type:

Activity

From:

Mt Cook to Mt Cook

Departs:

Daily

Duration:

Allow 2.5 hours

Tour Code:

DMON02

 

Regions Visited

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Mt Cook

 

Tour Inclusions

  • Return Transport
  • Experienced guides
  • Life jackets
  • An unforgettable experience

Pricing

Season

Adult

Child

 

1 October 2018 - 30 September 2020

$170 NZD $87 NZD Enquire

Prices are per person and in New Zealand Dollars.

Departure: Tours depart through the day. Please ask for available times​.

Children:  Child (4 - 14 years).

What to bring:

  • A smile, and sense of adventure
  • An extra warm layer of clothing
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Sun block & Sunglasses
  • Camera with plenty of memory

 

Additional notes:

  • Tour is not suitable for those aged under 4 years
  • Tour generally operates from the middle of September to late May - the glacier lake freezes over winter so the start of the season is subject to the lake thawing

Itinerary

Icebergs of every shape and size periodically tear away from the glacier allowing you to touch and taste the 300-500 year old glacial crystals - a spectacle not to be missed!

Cruise the rapidly growing terminal lake taking in spectacular mountain views and scenery on this wonderful tour. Icebergs of every shape and size periodically tear away from the glacier allowing you to touch and taste the 300-500 year old glacial crystals.

Departing from The Hermitage Hotel, the bus will take you to the Tasman Valley, followed by a 30 minute alpine walk through the National Park. Board your custom built MAC boat, and enjoy the ever changing scenery. View the Tasman Glacier ice face from a safe distance and icebergs of all shapes and sizes with the opportunity to touch and taste the ice crystals.

The tour generally operates from the middle of September to late May - the glacier lake freezes over winter so the start of the season is subject to the lake thawing.