Heliworks Queenstown

Scenic flights and Heli Activities

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We are a small, locally owned company based in Queenstown.  With our team of local staff and pilots, discover Queenstown from above, Milford Sound and enjoy a picnic at our exclusive landing location, the Earnslaw Burn.
No matter which flight you choose, you will have an experience of a lifetime and feel like part of our family.
If you are looking to explore, fly with us.
Scenic Flight Options:
Remarkables Scenic (allow 20 minutes) - Trust us, Queenstown looks much different from up here.  Enjoy the drama of Lake Wakatipu and the surrounding mountains from our landing point on top of The Remarkables…
Snow Landing (allow 30 minutes) - Winter Wonderland awaits with this snow-filled sojourn.  It will be 35 minutes that you will never forget as we take you up into the mountains and touch down in the snow for some chilly but spectacular photography opportunities (and some if-you-dare snowball fights!).  The return flight will give you expansive views over the Wakatipu basin.
Queenstown Essential (allow 45 minutes) - Cecil Peak, Moonlight Creek, Shotover River, Skippers Canyon… we’re serving up all the crowd favourites with this spectacular round trip.
Glacier Express (allow 1 hour) - We’re heading West! Skipping over Skippers Canyon to catch a sneaky peek at Mt Aspiring and Fiordland before touching down on – you guessed it – a grand glacier..
Paradise Picnic (allow 1 hour, 30 minutes) - We will fly you to one of our favourite Queenstown locations where you get to land, relax and enjoy the stunning scenery with a locally made picnic that includes wine or bubbles.  This is the perfect place for proposals, honeymooners or taking time out in paradise.
Heli Wine Tour (allow 1 hour, 30 minutes) - Enjoy a scenic helicopter flight around the Central Otago wine region with a wine tasting at the boutique Peregrine Vineyard in Gibbston Valley.
Earnslaw Burn Express (allow 1 hour) -This truly is our favourite location and exclusively available as a landing location to Heliworks!Fly over schist covered slopes with a bird’s eye view of Queenstown’s historical gold mining sites on the way to this incredible landing site.  Land on the valley floor and explore, with the blue ice of the Earnslaw Glacier towering above.  See the astounding number of waterfalls spilling down the valley walls.
Earnslaw Burn Picnic (allow 1 hour, 30 minutes) - Picture this: Mt Earnslaw Glacier towers above you, the air tastes crisp and fresh, the sun sparkles off the white snow, and the flow of waterfalls serenades you – it’s a picnic like no other.
Earnslaw Burn Explorer (allow 1 hour, 15 minutes) - This incredible helicopter experience takes you to our exclusive landing site – the mighty Earnslaw Burn and one other incredible landing location.
Milford Sound Heli-Cruise-Heli (allow 4 hours) - You’ll want your camera for this one. Rainforests, steep valleys and mountain lakes fill the windows.  The scenery gets personal with an alpine landing.  Then from sky to sea, the perspective changes as you sail through Milford Sound to the sea – watch for dolphins!
Milford Sound Express (allow 1 hours, 15 minutes) - See Milford Sound from above with this scenic helicopter tour through Fiordland, which includes a glacier landing.
Milford Sound Explorer (allow 1 hours, 15 minutes) - When it comes to the famous Milford Sound, trust us when we say there is no better way to take it in than by helicopter.  With unforgettable aerial views of iconic Mitre Peak, topped off with an alpine landing and a sweeping journey through the Hollyford Valley… you’ll be glad you chose this adventure.
Fiordland’s Finest (allow 2 hours, 30 minutes) - Beat the crowds with our signature flight that includes Milford Sound, Lake Quill, Mt Tutoko, Skippers Canyon and our exclusive landing location, the Earnslaw Burn.
Doubtful Sound Discovery (allow 2 hours, 45 minutes) - Discover the remote and spectacular Doubtful Sound on this scenic helicopter experience.
Doubtful & Milford Sounds (allow 3 hours, 30 minutes) - See Fiordland in all its beauty. Includes Milford and Doubtful Sound, the hidden valley of Campbell’s Kingdom and exclusive Earnslaw Burn.
Bespoke Charters - Heliworks 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
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Visit Heliworks Queenstown to book your scenic flight.  Free return shuttle transport to and from Queenstown is available on request.

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