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Address: Milford Road | Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
Phone Number: 03 249 7575
Description: "The Ata Whenua Helicopter Experience"...Join us on a spectacular scenic...
"The Ata Whenua Helicopter Experience"...Join us on a spectacular scenic flight into the heart of the Fiordland National Park. Fly over breathtaking scenery as you learn about Fiordland's rich history and culture. Land amongst the dramatic landscapes that earn Fiordland it's reputation as one of the last great places on earth. Milford Sound Doubtful Sound Dusky Sound All flights include wilderness landings AND a complimentary copy of our award winning film of Fiordland "Ata Whenua - Shadowlands"
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THIS will be the high point of your New Zealand trip

Well I will start by saying that this experience was hands down the highlight of our entire NZ trip. Prior to the flight there were a coupe of nervous members in our party who had... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Well I will start by saying that this experience was hands down the highlight of our entire NZ trip. Prior to the flight there were a coupe of nervous members in our party who had not flown in a helicopter before but who had their apprehensions taken away by our pilot Jonathan's professionalism and down to earth demeanour. What you're... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

The journey itself was amazing....how bad can it be when you are picked up on your hotel lawn in the helicopter and whisked away for a two hour tour of some of the most incredible scenery on the planet??!!?? But then you add in Jonathan, with his easygoing personality, in depth knowledge of the area and service oriented focus....it just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

A brilliant experience.jonathan was most accommodating.moved our flight to catch the best of the weather.he was very professional and made you feel very safe.we had a personalised tour of Milford sound and had plenty of time walking on a glacier.he even took a photo of us.lots of info throughout the flight.given a free video of where we had been at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Johnathan was fantastic!! We had such a cool day with him today, took us on an amazing trip and showed us lots of Jems around Fiordland!! Then he dropped us at the top of Luxmore and we walked out. Magic way to start off 2015!!

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Cancun, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

we did this helicopter tour with Jonathan and I must say that this was a great experience. We were originally supposed to do the southern end of the Fiordland but the weather was bad so Jonathan came over and informed us. We ended up selecting to do the North end of the Fiordlands over Milford sound. Jonathan was the best... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We flew with Mr. Snow. A very cool pilot that made our experience unforgettable. Flew over milford sound than he took us through the glaciers. Landed infront mt tutoko on untouched glacier. 45 minutes of pure adrenaline and pleasure. Breathtaking views.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

We can't say enough good things about our tour with Jonathan to see the Doubtful and Dusky sounds. Jonathan was a very skilled pilot and reveled in showing us the beauty of the Fiordland. We got to their location a bit early. Watch carefully for the business sign, and the little heliport is well back from the road, down a... More 

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Fargo, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We took this overnight trip on a boat with Fiordland Expeditions was a great day night trip. The food was excellent. We saw the seals, did some fishing, some went kayaking and the crew member dived for crayfish for our dinner. We were on the boat with four other couples and a family, these people were strangers at the start... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Fiordland Helicopters provides the absolute best service for anyone looking to photograph Fiordland from the air. Fiordland Helicopters allows you to request the number of doors off which helps keep the cost reasonable and the flight personalized. This company is by far the most knowledgeable and accommodating of any I have researched or flown with previously. Our pilot, Jonathon was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Our Pilot Jonathon was very knowledgable of the local history, the Flora, the Fauna and the Fiords. The views were spectacular, photos don't do the trip justice, and our hosts were a pleasure to do business with. My wife has always wanted to see Fiordland and we are happy we saw it with Fiordland Helicopters.

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