Welcome to the website of

Tasman Glacier Skiing, Glacier Kayaking, The Old Mountaineers Cafe, Bar & Restaurant, Tasman Glacier Heli Hiking and Southern Alps Guiding.



Based in the Aoraki Mt Cook National Park next door to the DOC Visitor Information Centre.

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. Glacier Kayaking, Southern Alps Guiding and Tasman Glacier Skiing are based at the famous Old Mountaineers Café Bar and Restaurant.

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.


Charlie Hobbs - Chief Guide

  • Owner
  • Old Mountaineers Cafe, Bar & Restaurant
  • Glacier Kayaking
  • Southern Alps Guiding
  • Tasman Glacier Skiing
  • Tasman Glacier Guided Walks and Heli Hiking
  • Marriage Celebrant
PO Box 32
Aoraki-Mt Cook National Park
New Zealand 7946
Phone: 03 4351 890
After Hours Phone: 0274 342 277
Fax: 03 4351 891
Contact us


Safety Certification


We hold the highest international certification for mountain & ski guiding, UIAGM/IFMGA.


Map of Mount Cook


Glacier Kayaking, Southern Alps Guiding,Tasman Glacier Skiing, Heli Hiking and Ben Ohau Heliskiing 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


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