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Wanaka Helicopters

6 Lloyd Dunn Ave | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka 9343, New Zealand
0800 46 36 26
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Ranked #1 of 19 attractions in Wanaka
Type: Other
Owner description: Wanaka Helicopters offers a variety of high standard flights around Lake Wanaka, into the National Parks and surrounding areas such as Mount Aspiring,... more » Owner description: Wanaka Helicopters offers a variety of high standard flights around Lake Wanaka, into the National Parks and surrounding areas such as Mount Aspiring, and to spectacular Milford Sound. All scenic flights include remote alpine landings and walk arounds. We operate a variety of different sized helicopters, which means that no minimum passenger numbers apply to our flights. We can cater for all number combinations. Wanaka Helicopters also offers a product called Heli-Adventures, which includes soft adventure type activities for the more adventurous, such as mountain biking, fishing, hiking and jet boating. We also offer to opportunity to fly yourself in a one off training flight called our 'Mission Possible'. Not only are we a scenic flight operator, we are a training school, training pilots to gain their private helicopter license, as well as their commercial helicopter license. All our instructors are highly professional and safe pilots and flight instructors. « less
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Newcastle, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Words cannot describe the Breathtaking experience delivered by Wanaka Helicopters, Our Pilot Nick could not have been more helpfull They provided us with a memory we will treasure forever.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

We had "Tucker On the Top" with Wanaka Helicopter which was a lovely picnic at the top with mountain overseeing the lakes. this is the best activity we had during the whole trip of New Zealand. Imagine having a glass of wine with your partner, family or friends on the mountain top with stunning views, and just yourself, no other... More

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We booked with Wanaka Helicopters to take our entire wedding party up for some photos. They were very helpful and accommodating the whole was through the process. The flight operator was really friendly and helpful at pointing out good photo locations for us. The trip was amazing, great views, a smooth flight and really enjoyable!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

I highly recommend Wanaka Helichopters to those wanting a breath taking experience. The flight presented the perfect photo opportunities and the ride itself was smooth and exciting. The staff and pilot were wonderful and super friendly. They really did a good job making our first helicopter ride an unforgettable experience.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

My friend and I found ourselves passing the Wanaka airport on a beautiful day and walked in on Wanaka Helicopters without a reservation. They couldn't have been nicer. Their larger helicopter was already out for the day, but they took us individually on a two-seater Bell R22. It was an amazing ride that included a mountain top landing. The views... More

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South Hedland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014 via mobile

I used Wanaka Helicopters on my wedding day, they were extremely helpful and provided great customer service. The views we were able to experience from the helicopter were breathtaking, I can't wait to see our photos!! Thanks for taking us to that magical mountain on our magical day!! Great value totally worth it :) can't wait to get back to... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

This was our first helicopter ride and i was so excited. The best part was when we landed on the top of 4000ft mountain and had a walk. View was amazing. The ride was more than the expected timeframe. Also Pilot was very friendly and knowledgeable. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

wouldn't go to wanaka without doing this for sure! best experience ever! cant wait to go again, its crossed off my bucket list but it keeps coming back on!! time of my life..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

We chose Wanaka Helicopters for our wedding flight to Coromandel Peak based on the excellent TripAdvisor reviews and they did not disappoint! They were very prompt and friendly with any responses to questions I had - all done via email since we were in the US. When we arrived in Wanaka a few days before our wedding, we stopped by... More

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I can't fault Wanaka Helicopters, from their prompt attention to my first inquiry, extensive knowledge, different options and proactive and attentive service, they made it easy to choose them and pleasure to deal with them. Then the flight itself was amazing - I was like a small child dancing around the tussock when we landed on Mt Roy due the... More

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