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Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters

35 Lucas Place | Queenstown Airport, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
+64 3-442 3016
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$237.61*
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30-Minute Alpine Scenic Flight from Queenstown
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$169.21*
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20-Minute Remarkables Helicopter Tour from Queenstown
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$396.01*
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50-Minute Glacier Explorer Flight from Queenstown
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35 Lucas Place | Queenstown Airport, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
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Reviewed April 18, 2017

After going back & forth about booking - mainly because of the cost for a family of five - we bit the bullet & booked the Milford Flight & Cruise. We were booked to go on our first full day in QT on Good Friday...More

Thank Largo599
GlacierSouthernLakes, Front Office Manager at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you so much for your excellent review of Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters. That's fantastic you were able to reschedule and get out on a beautiful Easter Monday. You are right in saying "no words can completely capture the experience" - it is...More

Reviewed April 17, 2017

Absolutely fantastic, a must do if you are in Queenstown. The morning of our flight weather wise was not pleasant and had to put off till the afternoon but once we were in the air everything was perfect we landed on the glacier on the...More

Thank Scott E
GlacierSouthernLakes, Front Office Manager at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this review

Hi Scott, Thank you very much for your review of Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters. We are so glad the weather came right on the day and you were able to experience our Milford Extended flight. We look forward to seeing you again next year and...More

Reviewed April 14, 2017

Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters was a once in a lifetime experience that I highly recommend to anyone visiting Queenstown. We arranged a roundtrip helicopter flight to Milford Sound with a two hour cruise ($945.00 NZ) in early January 2017. There high reviews, perfect safety record,...More

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GlacierSouthernLakes, Front Office Manager at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this review

Hi Jon,. Thank you for your excellent review of Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters. We are glad our high Trip Advisor reviews encouraged you to book with us in the first place, we have been ranked #1 for over a decade so we certainly appreciate all...More

Reviewed April 14, 2017

Very responsive to emails. Clean, comfortable, well-maintained helicopters. Friendly check-in staff and pilot. GORGEOUS scenery flying through the Misty Mountains, over Isengard, landing on the Clarke Glacier, and up the Shotover River. One of the landings is on the glacier, and the pilot gave us...More

Thank haylaura
GlacierSouthernLakes, Front Office Manager at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you very much for your review! So glad you enjoyed our Lord of the Rings & Glacier Explorer Flight 107 - there certainly is some amazing scenery out there! We have the most modern fleet of Airbus Helicopters in New Zealand -...More

Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

Everything from reception, safety, boarding, flight, information, photo taking, music, experience was 10 out of 10. The whole experience was breathe taking! I can't explain how happy I was with the afternoon of landing on the beautiful glacier to circling the gorgeous fur seals on...More

1  Thank ced27f
GlacierSouthernLakes, Front Office Manager at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to review Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters - we really appreciate your recommendation! It is so great to hear that you felt firstly safe and important as that is what we strive for with all our...More

Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

I will admit, looking at the pictures I was confused by the rave reviews. That's because pictures cannot capture the sense of awe and beauty when you're flying over these mountains. I did the Glacier landing. They either land or the Clark glacier or the...More

Thank Aparna J
GlacierSouthernLakes, Front Office Manager at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your review of Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters! You are right - pictures cannot fully capture just how amazing it is to fly around this area, it is certainly something you have to see for yourself! With our Glacier Explorer Flight...More

Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

I had serious sticker shock when I looked at the prices, but figured I'd only visit NZ once so I should splurge and _really_ see NZ. From the moment I booked, this tour company was exceptionally professional. I know this company does these tours all...More

1  Thank Nathan T
GlacierSouthernLakes, Front Office Manager at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this review

Hi Nathan, Thank you for your review of Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters. We certainly appreciate your recommendation! Great advice for anyone looking to do a helicopter flight in New Zealand. It is well worth it! By helicopter is truly the best way to really experience...More

Reviewed April 3, 2017 via mobile

Andy was quite an accomplished pilot taking us to the Milford Sound and beyond.. we were able to make 3 stops beach, and glaciers. Luxury experience. Safe, new machines. Exceeded our expectations.More

Thank Laura w h
GlacierSouthernLakes, Front Office Manager at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this review

Hi Laura, Thank you so much for your review of Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters. Great to hear you had such a wonderful experience on our Milford Extended Flight 203. This is one of our favourite Milford flight options as the three landings are so varied...More

Reviewed March 28, 2017

Having retired at the end of last year and with a trip to New Zealand booked I looked at how best to see as much of the Southern alps as we could given the time we were to be in Queenstown. A helicopter trip seem...More

1  Thank UKtraveller055
GlacierSouthernLakes, Front Office Manager at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you so much for your great review of Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters! We really appreciate your recommendation. It's great to hear that from the first point of contact you were looked after so well by the team - we will be sure...More

Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

Of all the many helicopter and small planes we have hired for tours, this was the BEST. The helicopter was relatively new and the pilot was professional. We were a group of six and we all had good views. The Southern Alps scenery is overwhelmingly...More

Thank Newtown_PaShopper
GlacierSouthernLakes, Front Office Manager at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this review

Hi There, Thank you for your excellent review of Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters. So great to hear that you rate us as the best company you have flown with! Sounds like you had a fantastic flight around Milford Sound & Fiordland National Park - the...More

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leslie f
Does one need to bring boots and parka for landing on glacier? Do you offer 2 hour trip and if so how much is it from Queenstown? I dont see it listed. I see 20 min and 30 min. Leslie
August 12, 2016|
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Response from GlacierSouthernLakes | Property representative |
Hi Leslie, thank you for your enquiry and apologies for the delay with our response.As mentioned above it is definitely recommended to bring sturdy shoes and warm clothing. We have a variety of flights that are longer and... More
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nikki h
hi guys was wondering what the best option is for the flights 20mins flight time seems very little for the amount you are paying and how much snow time do you get? thanks in advance nikki
May 10, 2016|
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Response from GlacierSouthernLakes | Property representative |
Hi Nikki, our 20 minute Remarkables flight is $230 & is an alpine landing for approx 10 minutes. Other options you might be interested in is our 30 minute Alpine Scenic flight including a 10 minute snow landing ($330 per... More
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michael c
How should we dress for this tour
February 13, 2016|
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Response from echidnasydney | Reviewed this property |
Casual & comfortable can get chilly in the mountains if you land!
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