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Heli Jeep Wine Tour from Wanaka, Central Otago

Heli Jeep Wine Tour from Wanaka, Central Otago

The package includes: Wine tasting at six Cromwell Basin Vineyards Private helicopter flight over the Cromwell Basin vineyards including an alpine landing en route Exclusive Vineyard experiences, Winery lunch and wine tastings Chauffeured Open-Top Jeep to travel between vineyards during the day Transport from and to your Wanaka accommodation An all-day tour with a boutique family business. Personalised service guaranteed.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$2,923.11
per group
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$2,923.11
per group
Taking safety measures

Lord of the Rings and Glacier Helicopter Tour

Lord of the Rings and Glacier Helicopter Tour

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Ringer or not, you’re sure to enjoy this 'Lord of the Rings' air tour led by the aerial film pilot for the movie series. Fly above beautiful Queenstown, and see the spots filmed for the fictional places of Isengard, Amon Hen, Lothlorien, the Misty Mountains, and the Redhorn Pass. See the mountain range from the opening scene of 'The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers,' and feel like you’re in Middle-earth.
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  • 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$498.39
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$498.39

Half-Day Milford Helicopter Flight and Cruise from Queenstown

Half-Day Milford Helicopter Flight and Cruise from Queenstown

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Located in the heart of Fiordland National Park, Milford Sound forms part of the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage site. Explore the stunning fiord by air and water during a half-day excursion. The exhilarating, round-trip helicopter flight from Queenstown includes a glacier landing on Mt. Tutoko. Perhaps spot dolphins, seals, and penguins during an unforgettable cruise.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$660.62
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$660.62

Half-Day Milford Sound Helicopter Tour from Queenstown

Half-Day Milford Sound Helicopter Tour from Queenstown

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Truly the best way to see Milford Sound is by helicopter. Soaring high above the cruise boats, you’ll fly the length of the stunning fiord all the way to the Tasman Sea. This 2.5-hour aerial adventure from Queenstown takes you into the heart of Fiordland National Park. Your professional pilot hovers above iconic Mitre Peak and makes a landing on a coastal beach and atop Mt Tutoko glacier.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$661.35
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$661.35

50-Minute Glacier Explorer Flight from Queenstown

50-Minute Glacier Explorer Flight from Queenstown

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Take your Queenstown visit to new ‘heights’ of adventure thanks to this 50-minute helicopter flight complete with a glacier landing. Soar above the spectacular scenery of Mt. Aspiring National Park, gliding above turquoise ice formations, hidden alpine lakes and towering mountains before landing on top of a glacier for photos.
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$378.54
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$378.54

30-Minute Alpine Scenic Flight from Queenstown

30-Minute Alpine Scenic Flight from Queenstown

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See New Zealand's spectacular alpine landscape on a 30-minute scenic helicopter flight from Queenstown. Fly over Skippers Canyon and the Wakatipu Basin, and land on a snow-capped peak.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$227.27
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$227.27

20-Minute Remarkables Helicopter Tour from Queenstown

20-Minute Remarkables Helicopter Tour from Queenstown

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Discover the best views of Queenstown from 5,000 feet (1,524 meters) on a 20-minute helicopter tour. Look down upon vast Lake Wakatipu and make an Alpine landing in the Remarkables Range, with Coronet Peak and Cecil Peak in the distance. It's a sensational photo opportunity. Hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$163.69
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$163.69

Middle-Earth Queenstown Helicopter Tour

Middle-Earth Queenstown Helicopter Tour

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Dive into the history of our filming of the Lord of the Rings movie and subsequently The Hobbit. Some of our pilots were involved in the actual shoot. A must-do for fans of the books and movies.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$330.75
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$330.75
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Skippers Express Helicopter Tour over Queenstown

Skippers Express Helicopter Tour over Queenstown

Flying high about picturesque Queenstown with amazing views of the Whakatipu Basin. Learn about the regions gold mining history. See rugged, pristine landscapes and crystal clear lakes and rivers.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$203.89
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$203.89
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Grand Alpine Helicopter Flight - Queenstown

Grand Alpine Helicopter Flight - Queenstown

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Spectacular views of Queenstown and the surrounding landscape. Exclusive landing on Humboldt mountain range.
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  • 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$298.89
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$298.89
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Wilderness Experience - Helicopter Access Hut in Greenstone Valley

Wilderness Experience - Helicopter Access Hut in Greenstone Valley

This comfortable hut is in an exclusive location with helicopter access only. Purpose built for our guests, here people can enjoy a Wilderness experience with home comforts nearby. A completely guided experience, you hosts will accompany you through your choice of activities, be it hiking, fishing or light hunting. The river is at your doorstep for summer swim. Enjoy the serenity and the quiet in spectacular valley with no digital connection or cell coverage. The hut is well appointed with power, electricity, hot water, a full kitchen and a cosy fireplace in the living area. Sit back and relax while you are whisked away on a completely organised trip. Snacks and dinner is included on the first night, cooked breakfast on the morning of return journey.
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  • 6 hours to 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$4,421.21
per group
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$4,421.21
per group

Private Charter: Fiordland Ultimate Helicopter Tour

Private Charter: Fiordland Ultimate Helicopter Tour

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New Zealand Luxury Helicopter Tours Queenstown Helicopter Flights New Zealand Luxury Helicopter Tours Queenstown Helicopter Flights The ultimate Fiordland experience traverses Milford and Doubtful Sounds as well as the lesser known George and Bligh Sounds.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$6,045.00
per group
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$6,045.00
per group

Doubtful Experience Private Helicopter Charter from Queenstown

Doubtful Experience Private Helicopter Charter from Queenstown

Experience the vastness of Doubtful Sound, three times longer and ten times larger than Milford Sound by flying out to the Tasman Sea on route to a gourmet lunch and wine in remote alpine wilderness before returning to Queenstown via even more outstanding scenery from Fiordland National Park.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$5,833.80
per group
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$5,833.80
per group

Fiordlander Helicopter Tour with Gourmet Lunch and Wine from Queenstown

Fiordlander Helicopter Tour with Gourmet Lunch and Wine from Queenstown

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Fly from Queenstown to the breath-taking Lake Quill and the 1900ft Sutherland Falls. Continue on to the Tasman Sea and West Coast before flying the length of Milford Sound. Experience an exhilarating flight past spectacular mountains and land upon a glacier, conditions permitting. Then we continue on to an alpine picnic lunch.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$5,256.49
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$5,256.49

Milford Sound Highlights Helicopter Flight from Queenstown

Milford Sound Highlights Helicopter Flight from Queenstown

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Experience Milford Sound and its surrounding areas the adventurous way, from the seat of a helicopter. As well as an exciting flight over rivers, valleys, and mountains, you’ll also get the chance to land on a glacier. Capture unique photographs that you wouldn’t get if touring by bus. This is an ideal trip for travelers short on time, as you pack a lot of incredible sights into a short sightseeing trip.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$498.39
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$498.39

Milford Sound Helicopter Flight with Glacier Landing from Queenstown

Milford Sound Helicopter Flight with Glacier Landing from Queenstown

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Avoid the crowds and experience the grandeur of Milford Sound from the seat of a helicopter. This exclusive two-hour ride via helicopter will take you the full length of Milford Sound and, weather permitting, land on a glacier in Fiordland National Park. Listen to informative commentary from your skilled pilot during the trip, and stop for a short walk and photo opportunity at Milford Sound.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$675.24
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$675.24

Epic Kepler

Epic Kepler

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Explore Fiordland by Heli, Hike & Boat * Private, full or half day experience * Perfect for people looking to see and do it all in a single day A fantastic Fiordland experience that truly does have it all. Begin with a spectacular helicopter ride to Mount Luxmore, hike the famous Kepler Track and short boat ride on Lake Te Anau.
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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$666.47
Price varies by group size
From
$666.47
Price varies by group size

Helicopter Tour with Alpine Snow Landing from Queenstown

Helicopter Tour with Alpine Snow Landing from Queenstown

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Soar over the alpine scenery around Queenstown during this 45-minute helicopter flight. Make a landing in pristine snow high above the town for spectacular views and photo ops. Pickup from select Queenstown hotels included.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$376.35
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$376.35

Milford Sound Helicopter Flight and Cruise from Queenstown

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Milford Sound Helicopter Flight and Cruise from Queenstown

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This 4-hour tour gets you quickly to Milford Sound from Queenstown the most scenic way — by helicopter. Swap the roadways for the skies, soaring over the Southern Alps then landing at Fiordland National Park while your pilot-guide provides commentary along the way. After an informative cruise on Milford Sound, with plenty of photo ops of waterfalls and Mitre Peak, you're treated to a second landing on a snow-capped peak. Book on a shared helicopter, or upgrade your experience to a private charter exclusive to your group.
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  • 4 hours
From
$818.47
$1,023.09
$204.62 savings
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$818.47
$1,023.09
$204.62 savings

The Ultimate Milford Sound Experience by Helicopter from Queenstown

The Ultimate Milford Sound Experience by Helicopter from Queenstown

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Tour Milford Sound from the air and indulge in a gourmet picnic at an alpine lake suspended above Fiordland. This 4-hour helicopter tour provides the ultimate adventure in the sky, flying you past the snow-capped peaks of the Southern Alps. Experience several landings with time to stroll on a deserted beach. Listen to your pilot’s narration about ancient glaciers and prehistoric rainforests as you soak up the dramatic scenery. Book on a shared helicopter, or upgrade your experience to a private charter exclusive to your group.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$5,809.69
per group
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$5,809.69
per group

Milford and Fiordland Highlights Tour by Helicopter from Queenstown

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Milford and Fiordland Highlights Tour by Helicopter from Queenstown

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This 2-hour helicopter tour flies you from Queenstown to Fiordland National Park and boasts unbeatable views from above. A professional pilot points out of the ice-capped Southern Alps, including glaciated lakes and forested valleys, before descending to Milford Sound. Make two landings — on a secluded beach and an alpine glacier — with time to explore and get the perfect photo op. Book your seat on a shared helicopter, or upgrade your experience to a private charter exclusive to your group.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$818.47
$1,023.09
$204.62 savings
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$818.47
$1,023.09
$204.62 savings

Remarkables Discovery Helicopter Tour from Queenstown

Remarkables Discovery Helicopter Tour from Queenstown

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Don’t miss the scenic flight of a lifetime while you’re in Queenstown. Board a helicopter for an aerial tour over the Remarkables mountain range and soak up the expansive views of sparkling Lake Wakatipu from above. Your 30-minute tour includes an alpine landing for the ultimate photo ops. Upgrade your experience with a private charter exclusive to your group, with your choice of Squirrel or  Eurocopter EC chopper.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$226.54
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$226.54

Private Champagne Picnic on a Peak with Helicopter Ride

Private Champagne Picnic on a Peak with Helicopter Ride

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Fly for a Champagne picnic included with a private helicopter ride in the Southern Alps. You’re flown to a secluded alpine location, simply known as ‘The Ledge,’ and treated to panoramic views over the cobalt waters of Lake Wakatipu while you feast on gourmet food. Absorb the tranquility of these stunning surroundings and toast your special someone in privacy, before your return flight to civilization in bustling Queenstown.
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  • Free Cancellation
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$727.12
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$727.12

Helicopter Tour Including Glacier Landing from Queenstown

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Helicopter Tour Including Glacier Landing from Queenstown

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Get spectacular views of the Southern Alps from the window of a helicopter on this tour from Queenstown. Listen to your pilot/guide's commentary on glacial recession, the environment, and glacial history as you fly. Touchdown on the glacier for photo ops and views. National Park fees and round-trip hotel transportation from Queenstown included.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$540.78
$675.97
$135.19 savings
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$540.78
$675.97
$135.19 savings

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