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Wanaka Helicopters

6 Lloyd Dunn Ave | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka 9343, New Zealand
+64 800 463 626
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A must-do experience!

On the morning of the flight, the weather looked bleak. As requested, I phoned Wanaka Helicopters... read more

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Reviewed September 24, 2014
Brett K
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Brisbane, Australia
Awesome!!

Booked this flight for my partner and i, Nikki in the office was great at accommodating us at what... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2014
Corina T
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Wanaka Helicopters offers a variety of high standard flights around Lake Wanaka, into the National Parks and surrounding areas such as Mount Aspiring, and to spectacular Milford Sound. All scenic flights include remote alpine landings and walk arounds. We operate a variety of different sized helicopters, which means that no minimum passenger numbers apply to our flights. We can cater for all number combinations. Wanaka Helicopters also offers a product called Heli-Adventures, which includes soft adventure type activities for the more adventurous, such as mountain biking, fishing, hiking and jet boating. We also offer to opportunity to fly yourself in a one off training flight called our 'Mission Possible'. Not only are we a scenic flight operator, we are a training school, training pilots to gain their private helicopter license, as well as their commercial helicopter license. All our instructors are highly professional and safe pilots and flight instructors.
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6 Lloyd Dunn Ave | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka 9343, New Zealand
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Reviewed September 24, 2014

On the morning of the flight, the weather looked bleak. As requested, I phoned Wanaka Helicopters 30 minutes before take-off to check on conditions. The friendly staff asked if we could check back in half an hour as things can clear pretty quickly. We did,...More

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Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

Booked this flight for my partner and i, Nikki in the office was great at accommodating us at what was the last minute, however another couple were really late and unorganised, while we got a bit annoyed, as they had delayed us all, i was...More

Thank Corina T
Reviewed September 15, 2014

My first trip in a helicopter and just loved it. Simon our pilot was an excellent guide over the geography and looked after us very well. Would go up again them them in a heartbeat. Landed in the snow and swooped across the stunning landscape...More

Thank Waihesianonthego
Reviewed August 31, 2014

It was a last min decision to squeeze this tour on our trip and we were glad we did!The staff were so lovely and helpful. Right from booking till the end. We felt very well look after and comfortable throughout the whole thing needless to...More

1  Thank WhAz_38
Reviewed August 24, 2014

The service was brilliant and the views of Wanaka breath taking! It was the gem of our South Island adventure!

1  Thank Sengers23
Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

My partner and I went to wanaka for a wee break and the main event was out helicopter ride. Loved every minute of it and our pilot was lovely and was great at explaining the trip and surroundings and made us feel very comfortable on...More

1  Thank Parehina24
Reviewed August 9, 2014

The heavens opened up the morning of our wedding and it was touch and go whether the ceremony could take place on Coromandel Peak overlooking beautiful lake Wanaka. The original helicopter company booked to fly us up cancelled on us last minute however with the...More

2  Thank Ide G
Reviewed August 7, 2014

If you are looking for the ultimate experiences: This trip was seriously one of the best experiences of my life! Together with my friend I flew to Milford Sound with Wanaka Helicopters. I have driven to Milford in the past, but flying over Aspiring National...More

1  Thank JaimyD2014
Reviewed August 5, 2014

We got married on Coromandal Peak overlooking Lake Wanaka and were flown in by pilot Chris who is now our Best Man! Nicky in the office, was helpful, friendly and very easy to deal with in regard to booking and planning. On the "Big Day"...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2014

Simon is an excellent pilot, and he showed us the best scenery we saw in New Zealand, maybe the world. The Mount Aspiring tour with a snow landing could not have been better. Definitely worth it.

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VicParkDiner
April 6, 2015|
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Response from Wanaka H | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. Our wedding prices vary from $599 to $2000 depending on numbers and location. Contact Wanaka Helicopters directly if you would like some more detailed information. Regards, Nicky.
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Stan R
March 6, 2015|
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Response from Wanaka H | Property representative |
Hey Stan! Thanks for your question! We have a range of flights which you can take, all depending on your price and timeframe! Have a look at our website which will give you an idea on our flights which may suit you! We do... More
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Stan R
March 6, 2015|
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Response from Wanaka H | Property representative |
Hey Stan! Thanks for your question! We have a range of flights which you can take, all depending on your price and timeframe! Have a look at our website which will give you an idea on our flights which may suit you! We do... More
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