Tasman Glacier Heli Hiking

Glacier Kayaking

Tasman Glacier -  Heli Skiing

Tasman Glacier Skiing

Tasman Glacier Valley Tours

The Old Mountaineers Cafe, Bar & Restaurant

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The Southern Alps are a range of remarkable mountains which together form the backbone of the South Island of New Zealand.

The centrepiece, surrounded by spectacular glaciers, is Aoraki Mount Cook - New Zealand's highest peak.

Tasman Glacier Heli Hiking

Southern Alps Guiding

Tasman Glacier Skiing

Glacier Kayaking

Tasman Glacier Heli Skiing

are based at the famous Old Mountaineers Café Bar and Restaurant in the Aoraki Mt Cook National Park next door to the DOC Visitor Information Centre

There are some fantastic adventures to have here. If you scroll through our pages we are sure that you will find an activity that will suit your fitness and expectations. The links are on the left side of each page.

Call in and see us at the Old Mountaineers next door to the Department of Conservation visitors centre.

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Charlie Hobbs - Chief Guide and Owner

  • Old Mountaineers Cafe, Bar & Restaurant
  • Glacier Kayaking
  • Southern Alps Guiding
  • Tasman Glacier Skiing
  • Glacier Heli Skiing
  • Tasman Glacier Heli Hiking
  • Marriage Celebrant

PO Box 32
Aoraki-Mt Cook National Park
New Zealand 7946

Phone: 03 4351 890
A/h: 0274 342 277
Fax: 03 4351 293
Contact us



Safety Certification


We hold the highest international certification for mountain & ski guiding, UIAGM/IFMGA and we are Safety Audit Certified.


Map of Mount Cook


Glacier Kayaking, Southern Alps Guiding,Tasman Glacier Skiing, Glacier Heli Skiing and Heli Hiking are based in the Aoraki Mount Cook National Park. We are located at the Old Mountaineers' Cafe Bar & Restaurant next door to the DOC Visitor Information Centre.

Department of Conservation Approved

“Southern Alps Guiding Ltd works with the Department of Conservation (DOC) to ensure that our impact on New Zealand's National Parks and reserves is minimal. We are an approved concession holder, ensuring that your visit with us to conservation lands adheres to best practice and contributes to the management of these protected areas”


Please note: We close for the month of June only for our staffs annual holiday break

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