Glenorchy Scenic Helicopter Flight with Glacier Landing

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Highlights & inclusions

Scenic helicopter flight
Land on a spectacular glacier
Enjoy views of Mount Aspiring National Park
Explore hidden alpine lakes
Head deep into the rugged glacial landscapes
Experienced pilot with live commentary

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Sun, Apr 14, 2024

What you can expect

Join pilots on a breathtaking 40 minute scenic helicopter flight flying over rugged landscapes with a special glacial landing in Mount Aspiring National Park. Only from the air can you witness the stunning snow capped mountains of one of New Zealand’s spectacular alpine regions up close. Take off from Glenorchy and soar high above hidden lakes and cascading waterfalls as you head into the rugged glacial landscape of Mount Aspiring National Park. Get a closer look at icy blue crevasses as you enjoy a brief landing on a glacier. This once-in-a-lifetime experience departs Glenorchy at 9am, 12.30pm and 3.30pm.

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What you need to know

Inclusions
  • 40 minute scenic helicopter flight
  • Glacier landing
Exclusions
  • A minimum of 24 hours notice is required if you chose to cancel your booking.
  • Any cancellations made with less than 24 hours notice will incur a 50% fee.
  • If no notice is given and passengers ‘no-show’ for the flight, 100% of the fare will be charged.
  • If we have to cancel your flight due to bad weather, no fees are incurred.
Highlights
  • Explore hidden alpine lakes and cascading waterfalls
  • Head deep into the rugged glacial landscapes of Mount Aspiring National Park
  • Look into the depths of plummeting ice-blue crevasses
  • Fly over some of the region's most spectacular glaciers
Time
  • This experience departs at 9am, 12:30pm and 3:30pm
Duration
  • Please allow approximately 40 minutes for this experience
Location
  • This experience takes place in Glenorchy, Queenstown, Otago
Departure Location
  • All flights depart from Heli Glenorchy on 35 Mull Street, Glenorchy, New Zealand
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
  • Minimum passenger numbers apply
  • Tour operator 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
  • Flights are also weather dependent
  • 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
  • A minimum of 24 hours notice is required if you chose to cancel your booking.
  • Any cancellations made with less than 24 hours notice will incur a 50% fee.
  • If no notice is given and passengers ‘no-show’ for the flight, 100% of the fare will be charged.
  • If we have to cancel your flight due to bad weather, no fees are incurred.
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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From
$579.60AUD
or 4 x $144.90 with more info
Free cancellation up to 24 hours prior to experience
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