Tasman Glacier

The Tasman Glacier/Haupapa is New Zealand’s longest glacier. It flows south on the eastern flanks of New Zealand’s highest mountains, Aoraki/Mt. Cook and Mt. Tasman. It contains nearly one-third of all glacier ice in New Zealand! Currently, the glacier is 23km long, 1-2km wide and very deep.

Snowfall during the Spring and Winter can be up to 12.5m at the top of the Tasman Glacier. It terminates into a glacial lake that formed as late as 1989/90, the Tasman Lake. This lake is expanding rapidly and is currently 5km long and up to 240m deep.

The best way to explore the Tasman Glacier is with one of our glacier experiences. Book yours today!

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