Experience the 'Eighth Wonder of the World' by air. Fly over the magnificent fiord, carved by ancient glaciers, famous for its cascading waterfalls, unique wildlife and sheer cliffs. This World Heritage Area is just a scenic flight over the Southern Alps from Glenorchy.
The ultimate way to experience Milford Sound and Fiordland. Enjoy spectacular aerial views as we fly from Glenorchy to Milford Sound before taking to the seas for a Southern Discoveries cruise across the world-famous fiord. Includes a complimentary picnic lunch and hot soup. Before returning to Glenorchy touch down for a snow landing on the Upper Humboldt Mountain range with breathtaking panoramic views of the Dart River and over Lake Wakatipu.
What You'll Get
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Stop At: Milford Sound, Milford Sound, Southland Region, South Island
Heli Glenorchy are family-owned and operated helicopter company providing scenic flight experiences.
Located at the Glenorchy Airstrip on the doorstep of the Southern Alps, Mount Aspiring and Fiordland National Parks, your journey will begin a 45-minute drive from Queenstown along the breathtaking shores of Lake Wakatipu - named as “one of the most beautiful drives in the New Zealand”. You can take advantage of our complimentary shuttle or take a more leisurely self-drive.
With a genuine connection to area, there’s nothing better than taking to the skies to see this beautiful part of the world with a trusted local pilot, guide and storyteller. We will fly you from peaceful little Glenorchy, and within 15 minutes you’ll be soaring high above the Dart River and one the Great Walks - Routeburn Track. Marvel at towering Mitre Peak as you come into land at Milford Sound. Upon landing your pilot will guide you around to the terminal to join your Southern Discoveries Nature or Encounter Nature Cruise. Experience the tranquillity of the 8th wonder of the world while listening to the live commentary from the knowledgeable nature guides. You’ll have the opportunity to chat with skipper and fill your camera with moments as you get up close to the cascading waterfalls and fur seals. Don’t forget to savour your freshly packed picnic lunch. Your pilot will greet you after the cruise to catch the bus back to the airport. Keep your camera handy as you fly over alpine lakes and glaciers. Before returning to Glenorchy you’ll touchdown for a snow landing taking in some of New Zealand's unparalleled remote beauty.
For a unique helicopter experience that will become the most memorable part of your New Zealand trip…come explore with Heli Glenorchy.
We cannot wait to see you here in beautiful Glenorchy.
Duration: 2 hours
- Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Infants must sit on laps
- Infant seats available
- Confirmation will be received within 24 hours of booking, subject to availability
- Child prices aged 4-11. Child prices are calculated at 70% of the adult fare. Infants fly free
- Flights require a minimum of 4 people. Heli Glenorchy reserves the right to up-grade passengers or merge flights for operational reasons or flight management purposes if required
- All flights are weather dependent. Please call us on 0800 435 449 or 03 442 9971 one hour prior to your flight time for the final weather check.
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
- Complimentary transport from central Queenstown to Glenorchy and return on request
- Landing and facility fees
- 1 hour 45 minutes cruise experience with Southern Discoveries
- Picnic lunch
- Snow Landing
Glenorchy Airport, Glenorchy-Queenstown Rd, Glenorchy 9372, New Zealand
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