Queenstown & Glenorchy Scenic Helicopter Tours & Flights

Alpine Landing - NZ $245 per person / Allow 20 minutes

You will fly over the crystal clear blue waters of Lake Wakatipu taking in views over Paradise, Middle Earth, braided rivers and the Glenorchy township.  See Mt. Alfred and the towering Mt. Earnslaw, before landing for photos and to take in the dramatic scenery.

Snow Landing - NZ $295 per person / Allow 25 minutes

Our most popular flight. Fly over some of the most iconic scenery in New Zealand before landing up high on the snow on the Humboldt Mountain Range for panoramic views over Glenorchy, Paradise and beyond. 

Mt. Earnslaw Glacier with Snow Landing - NZ $475 per person / Allow 35 minutes

This WOW factor flight takes you into Middle Earth towards the majestic Mt. Earnslaw.  Flying through the Earnslawburn you come face to face with the unique 'hanging' Earnslaw Glacier before continuing over the braided Dart River and landing on the Upper Humboldt Mountains for a Snow Landing.

Fiordland Glacier Landing - NZ $595 per person / Allow 40 minutes

Fly over hidden alpine lakes and waterfalls into the glacial landscapes of Fiordland. You will fly close enough to see deep into the ice blue crevasses of the most stunning glaciers in the Southern Alps. Land on a glacier for that “Bucket List” photo. 

Mt Aspiring & the Glaciers - NZ $695 per person / Allow 45 minutes

Follow the Rees Valley with views over braided rivers, ancient forests and age­ old glaciers to the awe­-inspiring Mt. Aspiring, the "Matterhorn of the South". Land on a nearby glacier for panoramic views.

Milford Sound Fly Over & Glacier Landing - NZ $695 per person / Allow 50 minutes. Option to land at Milford Sound NZ $750 per person.

Fly through the Southern Alps taking in dense native beech forests, mountains, glaciers and hidden lakes until you arrive at the world-famous Milford Sound. View Mitre Peak and the stunning water falls of the Sound, with a glacier landing on your return. This is a classic flight to view the region from above, and particularly good for those who are short on time.

Milford Sound Heli-Cruise-Heli - NZ $825 per person / Allow 4 Hours

Take an enchanting journey from Glenorchy to Milford Sound over the Southern Alps, and join a 1hr 45 minute cruise on the world-famous fiord. See the incredible waterfalls and native New Zealand wildlife from both air and sea. The ultimate way to experience Milford Sound and Fiordland.

Milford Track Guided Heli-Hike - NZ $865 per person / Allow a whole day - Available November to April

Fly from Glenorchy to Milford Sound where you will meet your guide for a stunning 11km walk along the final section of the world famous "Great Walk", the Milford Track, to the spectacular Giant's Gate Falls and back. This flight is the perfect combination of Milford Sound and Fiordland, while incorporating a heli hiking experience.

Fiordland - Milford, Beaches & Glaciers - NZ $895 per person / Allow 1hr, 15 mins

Fly the full length of Milford Sound, where you will meet the Tasman Sea and land on a remote, rugged West Coast Beach.  After breathing in the fresh sea air, fly through wild Fiordland and find yourself touching down on an ice blue, ancient Glacier.

Fiordland - Milford, Lakes & Sutherland Falls - NZ $1100 per person / Allow 2 hours

This flight takes you deep into the U-shaped valleys of Fiordland.  You will take in the breathtaking Lake Erskine, before flying over the Milford Track to Lake Quill and the mighty 1,900ft Sutherland Falls.  After landing in Milford Sound for a short nature walk, you will fly up high and touch down on an ice blue, ancient Glacier before returning to Glenorchy.

Charter Flights / Cost: Enquire

Hire the helicopter and create your own itinerary, or we can tailor-make one exclusively for you. With our competitive rates the options are limitless. We can organise heli-hunting, heli-fishing, heli-biking, heli-hiking or Lord of the Rings tours of Middle Earth. Alternatively we can tailor-make a scenic helicopter flight to one or more of your chosen destinations around Glenorchy, Queenstown, Wanaka, Fiordland, Mount Cook or as far as your imagination can take you.

 

Added Extras / Cost: Enquire

Picnic (Charter Flights Only) - Delicious locally prepared picnics and refreshments can be arranged for your charter flight as an added extra.  A minimum of 48 hours notice is required for this to be arranged.

 

All flight options are for a minimum of 2 people. 

 

Download our information and prices here

Booking-Info-Sheet-Heli-Glenorchy.pdf

 

Transport from Queenstown: Complimentary return shuttle from Central Queenstown to Glenorchy is available on request.

 

Weather: Flights are subject to weather, and itineraries may be altered at the discretion of the pilot in order to maintain safety and ensure you an enjoyable experience.

 

Cancellations: A minimum of 24 Hours notice is required if you chose to cancel your booking. Any cancellations made with less than 24 hours notice will incur a fee of 50% of the booking cost. 

 

All advertised prices are subject to change without notice.