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The Grand Traverse

The flight of a lifetime, the “Grand Traverse” is a spectacular scenic flight that explores the Mount Cook and Westland National Parks and shows you the region like no other flight.

The Grand Traverse

The Grand Traverse is recognised as the premier Aoraki Mount Cook flight-seeing experience and NZ’s “must do” scenic flight; this magnificent flight encompasses two World Heritage National Parks and 200 km of New Zealand’s most memorable and breathtaking scenery.

The flight of a lifetime, the “Grand Traverse” is a spectacular scenic flight that explores the Mount Cook and Westland National Parks and shows you the region like no other flight.

The Grand Traverse is recognised as the premier Aoraki Mount Cook flight-seeing experience and NZ’s “must do” scenic flight; this magnificent flight encompasses two World Heritage National Parks and 200 km of New Zealand’s most memorable and breathtaking scenery.

Every passenger receives a window seat and as the aircraft have wings above the windows you are ensured unobstructed viewing below. Your friendly pilot will provide an informative and enjoyable commentary in addition to all passengers receiving a multi-language flight-guide.

Tour Type: Activity
From: Franz Josef to Franz Josef
Departs: Daily
Duration: 1 Hour
Tour Code: DWHO07

Regions Visited

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Franz Josef

Tour Inclusions

  • Beautiful turquoise glacial lakes, golden tussock lands, and the braided river systems of the Mackenzie basin
  • Remote High Country Sheep Stations, glacial valleys, and land forms
  • The Aoraki Mount Cook National Park – a magical world of permanent ice and snow
  • New Zealand’s highest mountains and largest glaciers – including Aoraki Mount Cook and the Tasman Glacier
  • The Westland Tai Poutini National Park encompassing the magnificent Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers spilling down to the rainforests of the west coast

Pricing

Season Adult Child  
1 October 2018 - 30 September 2020 $395 NZD $295 NZD Enquire / Book
Departure: Tours depart throughout the day. Please ask us for available departure times.

Children: Child (3 - 13 years).

What to bring:
  • Fleece / jacket
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
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