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Doubtful Sound + Dusky Sound // Helicopter Scenic Flight from Te Anau

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    What to Expect
    Departing from Te Anau airport, head west over Lake Manapouri for Dusky Sound. Passing over head New Zealand's famous hydroelectric power station at the West Arm.

    Tracking along a glacier carved valley, you will cross from the East coast of New Zealand to the West coast and into Dusky Sound. A remote alpine landing will show you how isolated this part of Fiordland is and also how beautiful and untouched the mountains are. You are welcome to take as many photos as you like so you can take these memories home forever.

    After lifting off from the remote landing site, you make your way towards Doubtful Sound, and its many arms which meander off the main Fiord. Another landing in Doubtful Sound brings more great photo opportunities.

    Once again crossing the Southern Alps heading East this time back to Te Anau Airport, you will have views of Lake Manapouri and the Kepler Mountains.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Te Anau Airport, Manapouri or your hotel
    Departure Time
    Departure time is flexible, please advise preferred time upon booking
    Duration
    1h 45m
    Return Details
    Return to same departure location
    Inclusions
    • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
    • Live commentary on board
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Te Anau or Manapouri
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • Due to comfort and weight / balance of the aircraft, passengers weighing over 120kgs will be required to purchase an additional seat. This is payable directly to the tour operator on the day of the tour
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If cancelled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Great flight with great pilot and lots of time during the 2 landings. Pilot showed a lot of details and was superfriendly! I can only recommend it!
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    Gaven, our highly skilled pilot, gave us an excellent commentary as we flew over some of the most spectacular scenery in NZ. I have no words to adequately describe the majesty and grandeur of seeing the Sounds from this perspective. Whilst Gaven gave us an excellent experience
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    The weather was proving to be a real hindrance for me to experience what later became the highlight of my whole trip. Staci in the office had prepared me the day before and even the morning of that the flight wouldn't be able to take place. It was threatening rain and more
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    About the operator

    This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travelers have to say about the operator.

    By: Te Anau Helicopter Services
    42 reviews
    816rosieh
    50
    A small taste of fiordland!
    The weather wasn't the best for our flight, foggy nor dangerous, so we couldn't land on a mountain and what we
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    Ernie067
    Bristol, United Kingdom
    50
    Amazing flight over stunning scenery
    Had an amazing flight from te anua to Milford Sound Paul our pilot was amazing, pointing out all the places of
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    588tahir
    41
    Awesome flight, thank you!!
    Great service, very friendly, relaxed, felt very comfortable. Commentary was much appreciated. Ensured we enjoyed
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    Clare R
    20
    Outstanding helicopter ride over Stewart Island
    This flight was the most memorable ever. We left Bluff and flew over the North end of Stewart island and landed.
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    alex_hikes23
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    72
    So Cool!
    We were picked up from our accommodation in an antique limo, and we were driven to the lift off point by a super
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    Robert_Christophor
    Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
    17539
    Such a wonderful experience
    This is a very good company to book your helicopter flight. They pick you up and bring you to your hotel, if
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    GGinMP
    SF Bay Area
    4012
    They canceled our trip at the last minute
    We booked & paid for an April 2019 helicopter trip (Kepler Track heli-hike) back in July 2018. 5 days before the
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    Tess R
    Frensham, Surrey
    50
    Fantasy flight
    It was just the most surreal experience. What an awesome way to see Doubtful and Dusky Sounds. Such skill in
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    Marcel B
    Vienna, Austria
    185
    amazing flight and amazing nature
    Great flight with great pilot and lots of time during the 2 landings. Pilot showed a lot of details and was
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    TKScuba
    Portland, Maine
    4340
    Great views and Service to Match
    Our tour included two landings with spectacular views in each location. Our pilot, Paul, was informative and
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    ZeeTtravels
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    32
    See the Kepler Track in Style
    We only had a half day between other adventures and we wanted to hike a bit of the Kepler track. Te Anau
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    Janelle P
    Sydney, Australia
    43
    On top world! Helicopter flight over Doubtful and Dusky Sound.
    Gaven, our highly skilled pilot, gave us an excellent commentary as we flew over some of the most spectacular
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    G G
    Dublin, Ireland
    71
    Flight over Doubtful and Dusky Sound
    This was THE best morning of our month in NZ. Paul’s flying skills and knowledge of the area made this such a
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    Tracy M
    Kitchener, Canada
    1220
    Highlight of my 38-Day Trip to NZ
    The weather was proving to be a real hindrance for me to experience what later became the highlight of my whole
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    annric08
    Sydney, Australia
    51
    Amazing experience not to be missed
    Our two hour flight over Dusky Sounds and around the Fiordland National Park was a truly an awesome experience!
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