The Helicopter Line Queenstown - NZ Travel

The Helicopter Line Queenstown

The Helicopter Line - Queenstown

From the icon locations of Mount Cook, Franz Josef Glacier, Fox Glacier and Queenstown The Helicopter Line can take you on a scenic flight to discover NZ's National Parks, glaciers, mountains and lakes, often with a snow landing. The Helicopter Line can offer you close up views of our alpine regions that are otherwise restricted to the most adventurous mountain climbers.

Main Office:

The Helicopter Line, Lucas Place, Queenstown Airport, Queenstown.


Distance from town:

8 kilometres


Operating Hours:

From 8.00am




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Help Notes:

  • Please reconfirm at least 24 hours prior to your flight date to ensure flight will operate.
  • Flights, landings or routes may vary due to weather and at the pilot's discretion
  • Flight times are approximate and include your landing.
  • A child is 14 years and under and must be accompanied by a fare paying adult.
  • Minimum passenger numbers apply for flights. Bookings will be coordinated to achieve this where possible
  • Sunglasses, sturdy footwear and a camera are recommended!


Available Activities:
HLQ5sp: The Remarkables Special

Soar to the top!  You will appreciate first-hand how these peaks have earned their name when you stand on the spur of The Remarkables 1538 metres above Queenstown.  During winter take in the stunning views across Lake Wakatipu to the Southern Alps.

Minimum Numbers: 2.

Suitable for Children: Yes.

Departures: 3.:30pm daily.  Family special departs on request.

Duration: 17 minutes.

Inclusions: Return hotel transfers.  


Queenstown Panorama with Landing and Bubbles (additional cost)

Designed to surprise, this spectacular scenic helicopter flight maintains a relaxed and leisurely pace whilst exposing a dramatic panorama of Lake Wakatipu and Queenstown Township. You’ll appreciate first hand how Queenstown earned its name – Fit for a Queen. Survey the ‘kingdom’ from above and enjoy the tranquillity and silence that descends on you. Remote and memorable

Minimum Numbers: 4.

Suitable for Children: Yes.

Duration: 20 minutes.

Departures: On Demand.

Inclusions: Headset, commentary, remote landing, glass of bubbles (additional cost).  

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