Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters Queenstown - NZ Travel

Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters Queenstown

Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters Queenstown
Experience the best selection of scenic flights that Queenstown has to offer. While the views may be big, at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopter we value the small things, the details which make your experience very personal. Whether its providing sensational photographic opportunities from the stunning Remarkable ranges above Queenstown or taking in the beautiful glacial formations of Mt Tutuko the impressive views will make this a truly memorable experience.

Location: Queenstown Airport

 

Distance from Town: 8 km

 

Transfers: Complimentary hotel pick up and drop off transfers are available on request.

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Help Notes:

  • Children under 4 years are Free of charge (carried on adults lap, one infant per adult). 4 to 11 years have children's rate. 12 years and over are considered adults.
  • Please advise all clients to call us to reconfirm booking details within 24 hours of their scheduled departure time. This will allow alternative flight arrangements to be made if weather conditions are unfavourable.
  • The away times (flight times) specified are approximate and can be subject to weather conditions. Flight paths and landings may change at the pilots discretion.
  • Our pilots are experienced in all kinds of mountain flying. They have a comprehensive knowledge of this world famous region and love to share this with visitors.

Available Activities:
Tour 101 - Remarkables & Landing - 20 mins
Experience the best view in town. Land on the Remarkables spur, overlooking Queenstown and the Wakatipu basin with Coronet and Cecil Peaks in the distance. A sensational photo opportunity at 5,000 feet.

Minimum Numbers: 2

Maximum Numbers: 6

Duration: Approximately 20 minutes

Inclusions: Alpine landing 


Tour 103 - Skippers Express & Landing - 30 mins
It's lift off to the magnificent Remarkables, via the Kawarau River where we land either here or on Coronet Peak (weather permitting). The flight path follows the rugged Skippers Canyon and the Shotover Gorge, then passes high above beautiful Queenstown before returning to Frankton to land.

Minimum Numbers: 2

Maximum Numbers: 6

Duration: Approximately 30 minutes

Inclusions: Alpine landing


Tour 104 - Alpine Scenic & Landing - 35 mins
A winning combination. Spectacular alpine scenery including Skippers Canyon and the Queenstown basin as well as the chance to land in the snow on one of the regions stunning peaks whatever the season. Route dependent on snow conditions.

Minimum Numbers: 2

Maximum Numbers: 6

Duration: Approximately 35 minutes

Inclusions: Snow landing


Tour 105 - Glacier Explorer - 50 mins
We head west over the Queenstown basin and Paradise Valley and into Mt Aspiring National park. Enjoy an exhilarating flight past spectacular mountains and blue-green ice falls before landing on one of the many glaciers within the Forbes Mountains. There's time for photos in the snow before heading back towards Queenstown past hidden alpine lakes and the rich gold mining history of Skippers Canyon. 

Minimum Numbers: 2

Maximum Numbers: 6

Duration: Approximately 50 minutes

Inclusions: Glacier/snow landing


Tour 201 - Milford Sound Flight & Landing - 90 mins
The icon of Mitre Peak beckons you as your helicopter lifts off to begin your journey into Milford Sound. Get up and close with some of the most spectacular mountains and glaciers in the Southern Alps before landing at Milford. Experience the sound up close and personal with great photo opportunities of Mitre Peak and the Bowen falls. Upon departing Milford via the Harrison Valley take in the beautiful blue green ice falls, true rivers of ice, as we land you exclusively upon Ngapunatoru Plateau of Mt Tutoko. One of the few companies with this privilege. Return to Queenstown via isolated valleys with impressive views to make this special trip truly memorable.

Minimum Numbers: 2

Maximum Numbers: 6

Duration: Approximately 1.5 to 2 hours

Inclusions: Milford landing and glacier/snow landing.


Tour 202 -Milford Sound with Glacier Landing & Cruise - approx 4 hrs
Explore Milford Sounds stunning fiord from the air and on the water. Upon landing in Milford, join an unforgettable cruise, past sheer cliffs, gushing waterfalls and perhaps even spot dolphins, seals and penguins. Enjoy an exhilarating flight past spectacular rivers, valleys and mountains with blue-green ice falls, as we land exclusively upon Mt Tutoko glacier. Landings subject to weather conditions.

Minimum Numbers: 2

Maximum Numbers: 6

Duration: Approximately 4 hours

Inclusions: Milford landing, Milford Sound cruise and glacier/snow landing.


Tour 203 -Milford Sound Extended Flight - approx 2.5 hrs

Explore Milford Sounds stunning fiord from the air. Fly the length of Milford Sound past sheer cliffs and gushing waterfalls, out to the Tasman sea where we land on a wild west coach beach. In Milford, enjoy a short nature walk and gain that iconic Mitre Peak photo. Enjoy an exhilarating flight past spectacular rivers, valleys and mountains with blue-green ice falls, as we land you exclusively upon Mt Tutoko glacier.

Minimum Numbers: 2

Maximum Numbers: 6

Duration: Approximately 2.5 hours

Inclusions: Milford landing, coastal/beach landing, and glacier/snow landing.


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