Heli Glenorchy - scenic flights
Movie buffs will revel in flying through parts of Middle Earth
Directions to Heli Glenorchy - scenic flights
Based in Glenorchy, a scenic 45-minute drive from Queenstown, the company operates a fleet of modern helicopters designed for both small and large groups to travel in comfort, flown by a group of experienced pilots, each with thousands of hours flying time.
Scenic flight options:
Glacier Landing (allow 40 minutes) - Explore hidden alpine lakes and cascading waterfalls as we head deep into the rugged glacial landscapes of Mount Aspiring National Park. Look into the depths of plummeting ice-blue crevasses before touching down for a once in a lifetime glacier landing.
Alpine Landing (allow 20 minutes) - fly over the clear blue water of Lake Wakatipu and take in the views of Mt Earnslaw before landing for a photo opportunity and the chance to take in the stunning scenery.
Snow Landing (allow 25 minutes) - fly over amazing scenery before landing on the snow in the Humboldt Mountain Range to admire the panoramic views over Glenorchy.
Mt. Earnslaw Glacier with Snow Landing (allow 35 minutes) - head into Middle Earth to see the majestic Mt Earnslaw and the hanging Earnslaw glacier before landing on the Upper Humboldt Mountains to enjoy the snow.
Fiordland Glacier Landing (allow 40 minutes) - fly into the heart of Fiordland over hidden lakes and waterfalls. Get close enough to see the ice crevasses and land on the glacier for a once in a lifetime photo opportunity.
Milford Sound Flyover & Snow Landing (allow 50 minutes) - Fly across the Southern Alps discovering native beech forests, towering peaks, spectacular glaciers and hidden lakes before soaring above Mitre Peak and the famous waterfalls of Milford Sound. A snow landing is included on the return trip.
Milford Sound Heli / Cruise / Heli (allow 5 hours) - The ultimate way to experience Milford Sound and Fiordland. Enjoy spectacular aerial views as we fly from Glenorchy to Milford Sound before taking to the seas for a cruise across the world-famous fiord. A snow landing is included on the return trip.
Fiordland - Milford, Beaches & Glaciers (allow 1hr, 15 minutes) - fly the whole length of Milford Sound and land on a remote beach on the West Coast. Take in the fresh sea air and then get back on board for a flight through Fiordland including a glacier landing on the return journey.
Fiordland - Milford, Lakes & Sutherland Falls (allow 2 hours)- head deep into Fiordland and see the mighty 1900ft Sutherland Falls. This trip includes a short nature walk at Milford Sound and a snow landing on the return journey.
Heli Glenorchy also offers bespoke private charters for a special trip. Guests can create their own itinerary with help from Heli Glenorchy's experts who know the area like the back of their hand. From a special wedding photography session to personalised alpine picnics and heli-fishing trips private charters offer many options.
Book now - visit Heli Glenorchy to book your scenic flight. Free return shuttle transport to and from Queenstown is available on request.