Mountain Magic Scenic Helicopter Flight - 40 Minutes

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Highlights & inclusions

40 minute scenic flight over Kepler Mountains
Journey deep into the Fiordland wilderness
Alpine landing at Mount Kidd
Epic views out over Fiordland’s landscapes
Soaring high over the Main Divide
Fantastic photo opportunities
or 4 payments of $132.25 with more info

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Sun, Jul 21, 2024

What you can expect

Discover the treasures of the Fiordland wilderness on a breathtaking 40 minute scenic helicopter from Te Anau that can best be described as mountain magic! Departing from the lakeside helicopter pad on Te Anau, buckle up for a mesmerising journey soaring high over the Main Divide.

Admire the ever-changing scenery of beech forest, maunga (mountains) and bright blue alpine lakes in this beautiful corner of South West New Zealand. The helicopter flight will also make a special alpine landing at Mount Kidd for an incredible photographic opportunity overlooking a tranquil lake. Make sure to add this flight to your Te Anau bucket list on your next visit.


What you need to know

  • 40 minute scenic helicopter flight
  • One landing
  • High alpine landing at Mount Kidd
  • Spectacular views out across the most remote areas of Fiordland
  • Soar high above the Kepler Mountains and view the Kepler Track from the air
  • This flight is available Monday to Sunday.
  • This experience is 40 minutes in duration.
  • This experience takes place in Fiordland, NZ.
Departure Location
  • This experience is located at Southern Lakes Helicopters, 79 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau.
What To Bring
  • Sturdy shoes, pants, and a light jacket
  • Wearing warm layers is a good idea since it can be a little colder up in the mountains at our landing location but nice and warm inside the helicopter
Additional Information
  • There are no age restrictions however, any children under four will travel for free on parents lap and safety belts are provided
  • Children over four legally require their own seat
  • Full names and weights of all passengers prior to boarding the aircraft are required
  • Minimum numbers do apply - two persons per flight - subject to aircraft availability
  • You can watch the aircraft take off however space in office is limited
  • The pilots make a weather call each morning. Passengers are welcome to call the office for an update
  • Most of the flights are wheelchair accessible
  • The number of passengers and weight will determine the most the suitable aircraft
Cancellation Policy
  • __Standard Scenic flights__
  • if your cancellation is due to unforeseen circumstances and:
  • More than 48 hours notice is given, no payment will be taken from your card.
  • Less than 48 hours notice is given, a 50% payment will be taken from your card.
  • If no notice is given and you do not show up for your flight, 100% payment will be taken from your card. __Exclusive charter/group bookings__
  • require a 20% deposit to confirm.
  • If bookings are cancelled within 7 days of departure the full fare will be billed.
  • All deposits are deducted from final payments and are not an additional charge.
  • All deposits are NON REFUNDABLE from the time of payment unless a flight is cancelled due to weather conditions on the day.
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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