Earnslaw Burn Explorer Helicopter Flight - 75 Minutes

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Highlights & inclusions

75-minute Earnslaw Burn helicopter flight
Exclusive scenic landing at Earnslaw Burn
See blue ice on the hanging glacier
Marvel at the wall of waterfalls
Additional scenic landing chosen by pilot
Informative pilot commentary
or 4 payments of $227.70 with more info
Free cancellation up to 24 hours prior to experience

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Sat, Jul 13, 2024

What you can expect

Experience the ultimate thrill with Heliworks Queenstown on the 75-minute Earnslaw Burn Explorer helicopter flight. Fly off the beaten path from Queenstown to witness the breathtaking beauty of Earnslaw Burn from a unique perspective. This Queenstown helicopter flight is perfect for Lord of the Rings fans or those seeking to explore a hidden part of New Zealand.

The Earnslaw Burn Explorer helicopter flight is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness the wall of waterfalls and hanging glacier for which Earnslaw Burn is famous. From the Heliworks Queenstown base, your flight path will take you past the Moonlight Saddle and Richardson Mountains, after which you'll have your first glimpse of Earnslaw Burn. Heliworks Queenstown are the only helicopter company in Queenstown with landing rights at Earnslaw Burn. Once you land, you will feel totally secluded and at one with nature.

Spend a short amount of time exploring Earnslaw Burn and taking photos before your Earnslaw Burn helicopter flight continues on to your next destination. As you fly above Queenstown's Lake Wakatipu, your Heliworks Queenstown pilot will choose a location for your second landing, so keep your camera ready and prepare to be amazed.

This 75-minute Heliworks Queenstown helicopter flight from Queenstown is an adventure that both thrill-seekers and nature lovers will enjoy. Book your Earnslaw Burn Explorer helicopter flight today and prepare to experience Queenstown like never before.


What you need to know

  • 75-minute scenic helicopter flight with two landings
  • Landing at Earnslaw Burn and another location chosen by your pilot
  • Informative pilot commentary
  • This experience departs at 9:15am and 11:45am daily
  • Please allow 75-minutes for this experience
Departure Location
  • This experience includes pick up from central Queenstown or meet at Heliworks Queenstown base, 64 Grant Road, Frankton
What To Bring
  • Wear sensible comfortable covered shoes
  • Bring along or wear warm clothing, including a jacket
  • Remember to bring your camera, sunscreen, sunglasses and insect repellent
Additional Information
  • Participant changes are fine as long as the passengers are a similar weight
  • Spectators are welcome wait and watch you flight take-off and land from the hangar
  • Flights are weather dependent. Weather checks are to be made one hour prior to departure. If we cannot operate due to weather and as a result, passengers are unable to fly, no cancellation fees will apply
  • There are wheelchair access and facilities
  • A minimum of two passengers are required for most scenic flights
  • Children must be accompanied by a full fare paying adult
  • Experience provider reserves the right to up-grade passengers or merge flights for operational reasons or flight management purposes if required
  • Occasionally flight paths or landing locations may alter at the pilot’s discretion
  • For the purpose of aircraft weight and balance and in accordance with the Civil Aviation Authority rules and regulations, we require all passenger weights at the time of booking. Once we have received and reviewed this information we will be able to confirm the booking
Cancellation Policy
  • Change your booking up to 24 hours before the start time of your experience​
  • Changes are not permitted within 24 hours of your experience​
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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