We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Best ever Scenic Flights!”

Canterbury Aviation Charter Flights
Reviewed September 22, 2010

We booked our South Island Scenic Flight with Canterbury Aviation based at Christchurch Airport. The owner, Hugh Robinson, first flew us in a small plane down the West Coast, with beautiful views of the beaches and Tasman Sea. Then at the little town of Franz Josef we transferred to The Helicopter Line for our trip up to the Franz Josef Glacier, where we hiked on the ice and slid through an ice cave. Great adventure, well worth doing!
We stayed overnight at the Alpine Glacier Motel in the little town of Franz Josef – our room looked brand new, it was spotlessly clean and spacious, and very inexpensive – highly recommended! (www.alpineglaciermotel.com).
Next day, Hugh flew us down to Milford Sound, where we had a lovely boat ride down the Sound to the Tasman Sea and back again (about 2 hours). Beautiful scenery! Then we flew over the Alps for about two hours back to Christchurch – stunning views of mountain tops covered in snow, several glaciers and deep valleys. Not to be missed!
Canterbury Aviation made all of the arrangements for these trips. They really cared about showing us a good time!

1  Thank barrynola
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a ReviewReviews (11)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"milford sound"
in 7 reviews
"geography"
in 2 reviews
"hugh"
in 9 reviews
"mountains"
in 3 reviews
"commentary"
in 2 reviews
Filter

10 - 11 of 11 reviews

A TripAdvisor China Member
Reviewed February 16, 2014
Google Translation

This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveler and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.

Travelers who viewed Canterbury Aviation Charter Flights also viewed

Christchurch, Canterbury Region
Christchurch, Canterbury Region
 
Christchurch, Canterbury Region
Christchurch, Canterbury Region
 

Been to Canterbury Aviation Charter Flights? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing