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Address: 472 Te Anau-Milford Highway, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-249 7575
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"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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#1 Highlight of my trip to New Zealand!

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
lovetotravel132016
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Post Falls, Idaho

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Post Falls, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Rio de Janeiro
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Westchester County,, New York, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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1 Thank Colleen B
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Grafton, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Fort McMurray, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

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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