The Helicopter Line - Twizel - NZ Travel

The Helicopter Line - Twizel

The Helicopter Line - Twizel

The Helicopter Line can take you on a scenic flight to discover New Zealands national parks, glaciers, mountains and lakes, often with a snow landing while offering close up views of our alpine regions that are otherwise restricted to the most adventurous mountain climbers.




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Main Office: 33 Harry Wigley Drive, Pukaki Airport, SH 8, Twizel


Location: 30 minutes drive from the Aoraki/Mount Cook Village and the Hermitage Hotel.


Departures: Daily.  


Child Ages: 4 to 14 years.

Help Notes: 

  • Trips are subject to minimum numbers and weather conditions. Passengers must reconfirm prior to departure.
  • Flights, landings or routes may vary to those described due to local weather conditions. Any changes are at the discretion of the pilot.
  • Flight times are approximate and include your landing.
  • Sunglasses, sturdy footwear and a camera are recommended.

Available Activities:
Alpine Scenic Flight with Glacier Landing (35 minutes)

Pack in spectacular alpine scenery with this flight over the rugged Ben Ohau Mountain Range and into the towering Neumann Range. Combine this with the beautiful mountain lake views and a snow landing on the Glenmary Glacier. Step out onto a carpet of snow and snap that special photograph. This flight also includes stunning views of New Zealand's highest peaks.

Minimum Numbers: 4

Suitable for Disabled Clients: Yes

Duration of Flight: 35 minutes.

Inclusions: Commentary, headsets, glacier landing.

Aoraki/Mount Cook Discovery (60 minutes) 

Take a flight to the awesome south face of Aoraki/Mount Cook. Your helicopter will fly you to the heart of the Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park via the Ben Ohau Mountain Range, viewing spectacular hanging glaciers and rivers of moving ice. On your way home enjoy a snow landing, marvel at the mountains soaring around you and take that special snapshot. Then descend beside the beautiful turquoise hues of the glacially fed Lake Pukaki to complete a flight we promise you will never forget.

Minimum Numbers: 4

Suitable for Disabled Clients: Yes

Duration of Flight: 60 minutes

Inclusions: Commentary, headsets, snow landing. 

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