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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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Jonathan is an amazing pilot and clearly passionate about the area, very informative and friendly, a trip not to miss if you are in the area

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
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York, United Kingdom
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York, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Jonathan is an amazing pilot and clearly passionate about the area, very informative and friendly, a trip not to miss if you are in the area

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Echuca, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Was very fortunate as solo traveller that others booked flight! Jonathan went out of his way to accommodate! This is the best helicopter flight ever! 2 stops with magnificent scenery! We were not rushed and he explained exactly where we were and what we were seeing! Expert local knowledge! Highly recommend!!!!!

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

Highlight of New Zealand! After seeing the movie in Te Anau we immediately decided upon doing this on our wedding anniversary day. It was absolutely breathtaking. Riding a helicopter was a "first" in my life and I am thankful that I did it in Fiordland, one of the world's most sacred places. We have done the Doubtful and Dusky sound... More 

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

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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Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
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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Sydney, Australia
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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