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Stop At: Fiordland National Park, Fiordland National Park, 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 Humboldt Mountain range and one the Great Walks - Routeburn Track. Flying deeper into the Fiordland National Park, you’ll fly past breathtaking glaciers, alpine lakes towards the famous Sutherland Falls. Once landed have your camera ready to capture one of the cheeky keas that often visit. Take in that feeling of ‘being in the moment’ as you marvel the pure backcountry beauty with not a soul in sight.
Taking off you’ll fly over sections of another Great Walk – Milford Track before you come into land at Milford Sound – don’t forget to marvel at the cascading waterfalls. Upon landing your pilot will guide you a short 20-minute bush walk through native forest toward the towering Mitre Peak to get a bucket list photo. Keep your camera handy as you fly pass cascading waterfalls, 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: 40 minutes