• Location: Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Duration: 30 minutes (approx.)
From AUD 304.14

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On this premier scenic flight you will marvel at the outstanding landforms and stunning beauty of the Wakatipu basin. The untamed Shotover River is revealed in rugged Skippers Canyon. See spectacular film locations from Lord of the Rings. The flight includes a landing at the Remarkables, 1538 meters above Queenstown where you can stand in the snow during Winter and admire the fantastic panoramic views.
With its ability to hover, land and provide access to some of New Zealand's most remote areas, a helicopter is the ideal choice for sightseeing that will take you up close to towering peaks, crevasse filled glaciers and sparkling waterways. Learn about the stunning landscape as your professional pilot delivers an informative commentary en route.

Aircraft:
The fleet consists predominately of European AS355 Twin Engine Squirrels (seats 06 passengers plus pilot). They are ideal aircraft for scenic flights, with an open plan cabin making for excellent views for all passengers. The Helicopter Line has the highest levels of Civil Aviation Authority certification for scenic helicopter operations, this involves regular monitoring and audit of all aspects of the operations.

Schedule details

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
The Helicopter Line Base
Departure Time:
Departures are on demand and flights are operated from 8:00am - 5:00pm, all year round.
Duration:
30 minutes (approx.)
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point

Pricing information

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Pricing information

Grand Circle Helicopter Flight from Queenstown

Grand Circle Helicopter Flight from Queenstown

Inclusions:
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Scenic helicopter flight with landing (30 minutes)
  • Pilot guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
Exclusions:
  • Items of a personal nature
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • All children must be accompanied by a fare paying adult
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • It is recommended that warm clothing and suitable footwear be worn on this tour due to cold temperatures. Moderate fitness is required.
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Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Demi P, United Kingdom, July 2010

The flight was absolutely amazing! The views were stunning, and words can not describe them. Definitely worth doing. Pilot was lovely and very knowledgeable! The whole trip was a breathtaking experience! Loved it!