Commercial Helicopter Services

Heli Glenorchy Commercial FlightsFor commercial helicopter hire around the southern lakes region including Milford Sound, Fiordland, Queenstown and Wanaka, Heli Glenorchy has the capability to undertake all your commercial requirements. Our pilots have specialised in heavy lifting and precision long-lining in places such as Alaska and Papua New Guinea as well as the Southern Lakes region, and have years of experience fire fighting in helicopters.

The capabilities of the MD520N helicopter make it the ideal machine for working in tight spaces where precision and safety are key.


The AS350B3+ has an external lift capacity of up to 1400kg and is the ideal machine for lifting heavier loads.


Heli Glenorchy can assist with any of the following commercial projects:

  • Industrial lifting
  • Aerial support for hunters, fishermen, recreational National Park users
  • Geophysical survey work
  • Power line survey work
  • Telephone and radio communications – alpine sites maintenance support
  • Rock and land slip clearance
  • Fire fighting with monsoon bucket
  • Tourism industry support – promotional filming, transport for guided heli-fishing, heli-hunting & heli-hiking
  • Field work for NZ Department of Conservation
  • Track & hut maintenance
  • Scientific research support
  • Media transport and aerial photographic projects
  • Supply drops