Earnslaw Burn Express Helicopter Flight

Highlights & inclusions

Experience the remote Earnslaw Burn
Land on the valley floor beneath an immense wall of waterfalls
See the blue ice of the hanging glacier
Views of the historic Skippers Canyon
Spectacular waterfall views
Unforgettable alpine adventure experience
From $772.80
or 4 payments of $170.20 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 awe-inspiring beauty of the remote Earnslaw Burn with Heliworks. Fly over schist-covered slopes, enjoying bird's eye views of Queenstown's historical gold mining sites before landing at this exclusive location.

Once on the valley floor, marvel at the immense wall of waterfalls, with the blue ice of the hanging glacier towering above. This breathtaking location, accessible only to Heliworks, offers a truly unforgettable experience.

Explore the valley floor, taking in the stunning views of the historic Skippers Canyon and the astounding number of waterfalls cascading down the valley walls. Earnslaw Burn is one of our favorite locations, and we are proud to offer it exclusively as a landing site.

Discover the natural beauty of this remote location and create memories that will last a lifetime with Heliworks.


What you need to know

  • 60 Minute Experience inclusive of a 20 minute landing in the exclusive Earnslaw Burn.
  • Experience the remote Earnslaw Burn
  • Land on the valley floor beneath an immense wall of waterfalls
  • See the blue ice of the hanging glacier
  • Views of the historic Skippers Canyon
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 our 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
  • Minimum passenger numbers apply
  • 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
Terms And Conditions
  • Any cancellations made by passengers within 24 hours of departure will incur a 50% cancellation fee, as well as a 3% credit card transaction fee.
  • If no notice is given and passengers 'no-show' for the flight, 100% of the fare will be charged.
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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