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Milford Explorer Charter

Pricing

$6,150.00

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.
  • Each helicopter can hold up to 6 passengers or a maximum combined weight of 480kg.

Highlights

  • Scenic helicopter flight.
  • Overflight of Milford Sound.
  • 3 Landings including glacier/ snow landing, Alpine Lake and West Coast Beach.

What's included

  • Private Helicopter.
  • Informative pilot commentary.
  • Complimentary transfers from your Queenstown accommodation.

Overview

As you lift from Queenstown you will experience the magical views of the Wakatipu Basin stretching out over the famous Earnslaw Burn and Lake McKerrow. As you take in the grandeur of the Southern Alps on your way into Milford Sound, you will land amongst ancient ice flows of the glaciers, truly mesmerising. 

Seal colonies and glacial valleys await you as you sweep the length of the glacier/snow in your private helicopter. It doesn’t end there either as you will view Lake Quill, the source of Sutherland Falls and the stunning Mackinnon Pass as you fly through the world-famous Arthur Valley on your journey home.

  • Get ready! Here’s what you should know

    Duration

    • Approximately 3 hours total trip duration including your landings.

    Depature Locations

    Depature 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 weather conditions; if cancelled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or 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 glacier/snow 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.
    • The price includes landing and concession fees as our flights land in conservation areas and special locations.
    • iPads or selfie sticks are not allowed on board for safety.
  • What to bring
    • Warm clothing.
    • Sturdy covered shoes (snow on your toes is not nice!)
    • 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 glacier/snow 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

$6,150.00

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.
  • Each helicopter can hold up to 6 passengers or a maximum combined weight of 480kg.

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