Heli Flights

Scenic Helicopter Flights near Wanaka, New Zealand

Fly further – see more!

Departing from Makarora to Mount Aspiring or Milford Sound your flight with Backcountry Helicopters will showcase more glaciers en route through the ancient river valleys of the World Heritage listed Mount Aspiring and Fiorldland National Parks.

Wild deer and chamois are often sighted.

World Heritage Scenic Helicopter Ride

Price

$340 Per Person (minimum 2)

Duration

20 Mins

Package information

Described as ‘Echoes of Iceland’, this scenic helicopter ride in our comfortable Hughes 500D will take you on a journey of discovery, deep into World Heritage territory. Enjoy an informative commentary as you fly around ice carved peaks and discover azure blue glacial lakes, nestled amoungst New Zealand’s most beautiful mountains and glaciers.

 

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Mt Aspiring Scenic Helicopter Ride

Price

$680 per person (minimum 2)

Duration

60 Mins

Package information

Prepare yourself for a epic scenic helicopter ride sweeping around the towering blue ice walls of 9931ft (3027m) Mt Aspiring, the awe inspiring centerpiece of New Zealand’s most renowned National Park. Marvel at the wonder of nature, as you over fly the incredible Bonar and Volta Glaciers.

 

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Wilderness access by helicopter