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Address: 472 Te Anau-Milford Highway, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
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+64 3-249 7575
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 8:30 pm

"The Ata Whenua Helicopter Experience"...Join us on a spectacular...

"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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Amazing - must do

Flew from Milford to Te Anau. Amazing view of the Sound, and a complete new prospective on the size and shape of Fiordland. Clearing the lip at 6000ft over Sutherland Falls was... read more

Reviewed February 2, 2017
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107 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed February 2, 2017 via mobile

Flew from Milford to Te Anau. Amazing view of the Sound, and a complete new prospective on the size and shape of Fiordland. Clearing the lip at 6000ft over Sutherland Falls was just something else. Pilot was both informative and courteous throughout.

Thank E8887TZmartinp
Tauranga, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

The trip took us over forest, rugged alpine terrain and lakes to the West Coast at Doubtful Sound. The landscape has to be seen to be believed and much of it is only accessible by air.

Thank globalkiwisa
Post Falls, Idaho
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7 reviews
Reviewed November 24, 2016

I took the Doubtful and Dusky Sound flight on November 7 and it was AMAZING!!!!! There were just two of us plus our wonderful pilot, Mark, and we all fit in the front seat (bench seat) so we both got great photos. Had a bit of trouble with the headphones, but the flight was both exciting--flying between some of the... More 

Thank lovetotravel132016
New Orleans, Louisiana
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed October 23, 2016

I recently took the Dusky & Doubtful Sound tour with Fiordland Helicopters. What a great choice. I have exhausted the adjectives in describing this trip to others. This tour was just exceptional. To get out and view areas that are just inaccessible otherwise is incredible. My tour allowed us to land a couple of times and take photos. This was... More 

Thank Jack C
Rio de Janeiro
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114 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed April 18, 2016

We went on a helicopter tour of the fjords around Doubtful and Dusky sounds. It lasts about an hour and half and costs a fortune. It is in a small four guest helicopter, with the pilot providing a running commentary. It is an incredibly exciting and exhilarating experience, with a mountain-top landing and another landing at sea level near a... More 

Thank ajnaro
Westchester County,, New York, United States
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed January 16, 2016

What a tremendous experience my wife and I had today flying with Jonathan over Doubtful Sound. We had taken a cruise the day before, and while we enjoyed it, this was far more spectacular. The perspective you can get from the helicopter just can't be beat. And landing on top of one of the peaks was pretty cool too. If... More 

1 Thank Ed K
Melbourne, Australia
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35 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed January 6, 2016

We have been extremely fortunate and have now flown with Fiordland Helicopters on three separate occasions and each and every time was a sheer pleasure and delight. Flying above Fiordland is so amazing it is almost beyond description. The places you can see and land are so remote, so beautiful it's as if they have never seen humans before. The... More 

1 Thank Colleen B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

We called Jonathan and he was able to fit us in that afternoon. He is extremely knowledgable about the area and a great pilot. He took us to land next to a lake that looked untouched and landed on a glacier. Truly one of the best experiences of my life!! It's a must do.

1 Thank Katrinarhartman
Grafton, Australia
1 review
Reviewed October 5, 2015

Milford Sound from an incredible perspective. Great operation, exceptional pilots, friendly & informative nothing was too much trouble.find the time, an experience not to be missed. Local visitor centre at Te Anau recommended to assist with booking & no car, centre arranged local company to pick up in town & pick up on return for a moderate cost.

Thank 123e2015
Fort McMurray, Canada
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80 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

If you have the money to do this you will not be disappointed. We are backpackers and moved our budget around to do this and feel it was worth every cent!!! You see more than you ever would by boat and it just feels like your in a Nat Geo special!! Jonathan was our pilot and we really enjoyed his... More 

1 Thank Dumas85

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