Queenstown Take to the skies above the Adventure Capital of World

Queenstown is the adventure capital of the world.  There is no other place on earth where you can find so many varied products to exhilarate and thrill. But remove all of the adventure activities and you are still left with one the most stunning alpine settings imaginable.  With the backdrop of The Remarkables mountain range which rises from the shores of Lake Wakatipu, the amazing scenery is only fully appreciated from the skies above Queenstown.


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Departing Queenstown

Southern Glacier Experience HLQ6

Duration 50 mins
$530 per adult

See dramatic views of majestic Southern Alps and Aspiring National Park and discover the ancient icefalls of glaciers before an alpine snow landing.  Stand in snow surrounded by stunning mountain peaks. See Lake Wakatipu's mysterious northern shores, bush covered valleys, unparalleled views of Mount Aspiring and the mighty Rees and Dart River valleys. 

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The Grand Circle HLQ2

Duration 30 mins
$300 per adult

On this premier scenic flight enjoy the stunning beauty of the Wakatipu basin from the mouth of the Shotover River to beyond Coronet peak. Land on The Remarkables (1538 m) above Queenstown. In winter, stand in snow as you take in stunning views across Lake Wakatipu to the Southern Alps.

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Alpine Snow Landing HLQ3

Duration 30 mins
$300 per adult

Spectacular alpine scenery and the opportunity to touch snow in summer make this flight unmissable. Land amongst snow-capped peaks, stand in snow and take that special snapshot. Scenic flight routes are dependent on current snow conditions in Queenstown and surrounds.

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The Remarkables - HLQ5

Duration 20 mins
$235 per adult

Soar to the top! You will appreciate first-hand how these peaks have earned their name when you stand on the spur of The Remarkables, 1538 m above Queenstown, New Zealand. During winter you can stand in snow as you take in the stunning views across Lake Wakatipu to the Southern Alps.

Seasonal snow landing

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Queenstown Panorama HLQ4

Duration 20 mins
$235 per adult

Designed to surprise, this relaxed and leisurely flight takes in the dramatic panorama of Lake Wakatipu and Queenstown. You'll appreciate first-hand how Queenstown earned its name; a town fit for the Queen. Surveying the kingdom, the silent tranquillity will descend upon you. This is bound to be the most memorable Queenstown activity you do!

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Milford Sound HLQ1B

Duration 90 mins
$815 per adult

Journey through New Zealand's most dramatic scenery. This captivating flight takes you over secluded alpine lakes, lush rainforest, and past rugged peaks. Experience the grandeur of the Southern Alps en route to landing at The Divide. Fly into the heart of Fiordland National Park experiencing unparalleled views of world famous Milford Sound and Mitre Peak before landing. Returning, experience an alpine snow landing before returning across Lake Wakatipu to Queenstown.

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Milford Sound with Cruise heli-cruise-heli

Duration 4 hours
$935 per adult

Take our magnificent Milford Sound scenic flight option across the Southern Alps. Upon landing in Milford Sound join the Mitre Peak Cruise, an exploratory nature-cruise on this famous fiord. View cascading waterfalls, towering rock faces, unique wildlife and then voyage out past St Anne's Lighthouse to the Tasman Sea. Complete your journey with an exclusive alpine snow landing for the ultimate Fiordland National Park experience. Lunch options are available.

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Milford Fly Cruise Heli

Duration 4 hours
$825 per adult

Enjoy a scenic plane flight from Queenstown to Milford Sound, over jagged mountains, turquoise waterfalls and the secret lakes of Fiordland National Park. Your flight connects you with Mitre Peak Cruises to discover the sights and sounds of Milford Sound up-close. Return to Queenstown by helicopter allowing you to set foot upon the alpine landscape for an unforgettable insight into New Zealand’s unspoilt beauty.

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Heli Wine Tour

Duration 4.5 hours
$538 per adult (min 2 pax)
$419 per adult (3 – 6 pax)

Designed for comfort, this heli-wine tour maintains a relaxed and leisurely pace throughout the Gibbston Valley wine region and is a great introduction to the wonderful wines produced locally.

Tour includes:

  • Pick up from accommodation or central Queenstown
  • Helicopter flight, sightseeing and landing on mountain range
  • Tastings at the two vineyards visited
  • Underground Wine Cave Tour
  • Cheese factory presentation and tastings
  • Special menu lunch at Gibbston Valley Winery

Heli-Skiing

Queenstown & Wanaka
Heli-ski Operators

The Helicopter Line provides helicopter services for heli-skiing in the Queenstown and Wanaka regions during winter. For more details on heli-ski packages available or to book visit Harris Mountains Heliski.

Prices

Price Information

Prices are in New Zealand dollars and include Goods and Services Tax of 15%. Major credit cards, travellers cheques and foreign currencies are accepted. Please see here for child prices. Prices are subject to change without notice. Pricing valid from 1 October 2014 to 30 September 2015.