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Southern Glacier Private Charter

Pricing

$3,625.00

Per Helicopter (maximum combined weight of 480kg)


  • Price is per helicopter and includes your pilot.
  • Infants (Under 4 years and under 15kgs) can sit on a parents lap and will count as a passenger. Infants over 15kgs will require their own seat. 
  • Each helicopter can hold up to 6 passengers or a maximum combined weight of 480kg.
  • For bookings on the day, please call the office to confirm availability. 
  • Current prices are valid until 30th September 2024.

Highlights

  • Venture into the Southern Alps, the spiny mountain range that divides the South Island. Soar above untouched native forests and glacial icefalls.
  • Experience a snow landing on a snow-capped peak taking in views of Mount Aspiring National Park.

What's included

  • Private scenic helicopter flight.
  • Alpine landing (possible snow landing in winter).
  • Complimentary transfers from your Queenstown accommodation.
  • Informative pilot commentary.

Overview

From our base venture to the Southern Alps the spiny mountain range that divides the South Island. Witness first hand Mount Aspiring, vast untouched tracts of native forest and ancient glacial icefalls before landing amongst the snow-capped peaks of the Mount Aspiring National Park.

  • Get ready! Here’s what you should know

    Duration

    • 50 min trip total trip duration including alpine landing.

    Departure Locations

    Departure Times and check in

    • Check In closes 30 minutes prior to departure time.
    • Combined weights of all passengers can be no more than 480kg. Within that, 2 passengers must not exceed a combined weight of 153kg in order to occupy the front two seats.
    • Actual weights will be recorded prior to the departure of your flight. This quote is conditional upon the information and weight estimates provided by you.
    • Please call 0800 500 575, 24-hours prior to departure for a weather check and to reconfirm your booking.

    Weather

    • Your flight is subject to favourable weather conditions; if cancelled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or a full refund.
    • We recommend booking your flights early in your trip with flexibility for weather changes. We don’t want you to miss out!
  • Additional information
    • Confirmation will be received within 48-hours of booking, subject to availability.
    • Flights, landings and routes may vary due to weather and at the pilot’s discretion. Flight times are approximate and include your landing.
    • Minimum passenger numbers apply for flights. Bookings will be coordinated to achieve this where possible.
    • Prices include concession fees contributing toward conservation and sustainability management.
    • Drones, iPads and selfie sticks are not allowed on board for safety.
  • What to bring
    • Warm clothing.

    • Sturdy covered shoes.

    • Sunglasses and sunscreen.

    • Your phone/camera, and a sense of adventure

  • Cancellation policy
    • When booking a charter online you will be charged 50% of the fare as a downpayment. The remaining 50% is to be paid during check-in.
    • Should you fail to check-in on time or notify us of changes less than 24-hours prior to departure, your credit card will be debited with the total amount of the booked activity.
    • Additional charges may be made for any extra loads necessary if passenger/gear weights exceed our limits.

Pricing

$3,625.00

Per Helicopter (maximum combined weight of 480kg)


  • Price is per helicopter and includes your pilot.
  • Infants (Under 4 years and under 15kgs) can sit on a parents lap and will count as a passenger. Infants over 15kgs will require their own seat. 
  • Each helicopter can hold up to 6 passengers or a maximum combined weight of 480kg.
  • For bookings on the day, please call the office to confirm availability. 
  • Current prices are valid until 30th September 2024.

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