Tasman Glacier Explorers

Tasman Glacier Explorers

Tasman Glacier Explorers

Tasman Glacier Explorers

Tasman Glacier Explorers

Tasman Glacier Explorers

Tasman Glacier Explorers

Tasman Glacier Explorers

Tasman Glacier Explorers

 
 
 
 
 

Highlights

  • An amazing encounter with New Zealand’s largest glacier, the Tasman Glacier and it's rapidly growing terminal lake

  • View icebergs of every shape and size periodically as they tear away from the glacier amongst incredible mountain views.  

  • Journey across the terminal lake in your custom-built MAC Boats with the experienced guides

Overview

The only tour of its kind in New Zealand and one of the only accessible glacial lakes containing icebergs in the world.

An amazing encounter with Tasman Glacier and its terminal lake. Depart from The Hermitage Hotel. The bus will take you to the Tasman Valley, followed by a 30-minute alpine walk through the moraine and 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 300-500-year-old ice crystals.

Inclusions

  • Boat ride in Tasman Lake

  • Life Jacket

  • Live tour commentary provided in English

Exclusions

  • Any expenses that are not mentioned in the inclusions 

Additional Information

  • Each child aged 4-9 years inclusive must be accompanied by an adult ie. 1:1 ratio, one adult for each child.  

  • Children 10-14 years inclusive must also be accompanied by an adult but are not are not required to maintain a 1:1 adult/child ratio.

  • Tour is not suitable for infants 3 years and under

  • If you can’t fly due to the bad weather, the tour is fully refundable if there is a cancellation due to the weather or will reschedule your tour to suit your travel plans.

  • No tours operate in winter as the glacier lake freezes

Hours & Pricing

  • Tour operates from early September to late May

  • Tour departs at 8:00am, 9:30am, 11:00am 12:30pm, 2:00pm, 3:30pm & 5:00pm

  • No tours operate in winter as the glacier lake freezes

  • Duration: allow 2.5 hours

  • *Please specify your preferred time upon booking

 

 

 

 

 

* Price valid until 30th September 2018

Location  

        The Hermitage Hotel, 89 Terrace Rd, Mount Cook National Park 7999

        

How to Book

  1. Please fill out and submit the booking form. Once the form received, our team will check on the booking's availability on the date and/or time you prefer, otherwise, we will get in touch with you with an alternative date and/or time.

  2. Once the booking's availability confirmed, a payment link with the total amount to pay will be sent to you . Please complete payment as soon as possible to secure the booking as the availability can be changed from time to time. 

  3. Once the payment received, we will confirm your booking within 1 business day and a confirmation voucher will be sent via email.

How to use

  • Upon confirmation email received, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience.

  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction.

  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control

  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) (NZDT 17:00) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.

  • If you cancel 4 day(s) (NZDT 17:00) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.

  • If you cancel within 3 day(s) (NZDT 17:00) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.