4 Bases and 18 flights to choose from
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Queenstown
Mount Cook
Franz Josef Glacier
Fox Glacier
Milford Sound (Depart Queenstown)

West Coast Fish and Chips

Pricing

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  • Price is per helicopter and includes your pilot.
  • Each helicopter can hold up to 6 passengers or a maximum combined weight of 480kg.
  • 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. 
  • Minimum number of 4 to confirm the flight.  
  • For bookings on the day, please call the office to confirm availability. 
  • Current prices are valid until 30 Sept 2024.

Highlights

  • Scenic flight.
  • Complimentary and personalized transfers from Queenstown accommodation.
  • Informative pilot commentary.

What's included

  • Complimentary and personalized transfers from Queenstown accommodation.
  • Scenic flight
  • Glass of champagne up in remote alpine location
  • Rustic Kiwi Lunch from the iconic Cray Pot.
  • Informative pilot commentary.

Overview

Depart from Queenstown and head through Skippers Canyon, towards Mount Earnslaw before flying past the Jura, Clarke and Grant Glaciers. Land at the mesmerizing Lake Lochnagar for a glass of Champagne. After taking in the incredible mountainous landscape, depart for Mount Aspiring (Tititea). Fly through the Red Hills and down the Cascade River to the West Coast. Take in the rugged coastline to Jackson Bay, landing to have fish and chips, crayfish tails and whitebait patties from the iconic Cray Pot.

After delicious food and taking in the salty air, fly back over the Wilkin River to Makaroa and the head of Lake Wānaka before crossing over the Cardrona Valley and Crown Range back to Queenstown. 

  • Get ready! Here’s what you should know

    Duration

    • 4 hours total trip duration including your landings.

    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 the pilot’s discretion. Flight times are approximate and include your landing.
    • Prices include concession fees contributing toward conservation and sustainability management.
    • Drones, iPads or 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 down payment. 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

Check back soon for prices


  • Price is per helicopter and includes your pilot.
  • Each helicopter can hold up to 6 passengers or a maximum combined weight of 480kg.
  • 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. 
  • Minimum number of 4 to confirm the flight.  
  • For bookings on the day, please call the office to confirm availability. 
  • Current prices are valid until 30 Sept 2024.

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