Scenic Flights with Wanaka Helicopters
Situated within view of the surrounding Southern Alps and on the doorstep of the World Heritage Mount Aspiring and Fiordland National Parks. Here at Wanaka Helicopters we offer truly memorable scenic flights that encompass more epic landscapes and spectacular vistas than anywhere else in New Zealand.
Our professional, experienced and friendly team will ensure that you have the absolute best flight and walk away with life-long memories you can talk about for years to come.
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WANAKA snow EXPERIENCE
Experience the best of what Wanaka has to offer from the air in winter with our Wanaka Snow Experience scenic flight. Enjoy an alpine landing at 1200m overlooking Lake Wanaka and township. Catch glimpses of Mount Roy Peak and Mount Aspiring. This is an absolute must do scenic flight on your visit to Wanaka anytime of the year.
Take the Wanaka Experience trip to the next level and enjoy two alpine landings overlooking Wanaka and the local area. This extended flight takes you across Lake Wanaka and the Matukituki river. Take in views of high country stations, snow-capped peaks and valleys carved out by once mighty glaciers across the Mt Aspiring National Park.
mt aspiring & glacier flights
Fly over Lake Wanaka before entering the Mount Aspiring National Park. Discover age-old glaciers and waterfalls cascading over sheer cliffs into dense native forest.
This is a truly unforgettable alpine landing ensuring you can appreciate and experience the full pristine beauty of the Southern Alps.
MT ASPIRING EXPLORER
This extended Aspiring flight includes two landings and circumnavigates Mount Aspiring, crossing the main divide toward the remote West Coast.
Enjoy a close encounter with the impressive Mount Aspiring that stands at 3033m, also known as Tititea or ‘Glistening Peak.’ Fly over native bush of this World Heritage Site experiencing incredible ice falls, massive glaciers and cascading waterfalls.
AMAZING ASPIRING WITH bonus GLACIER/SNOW LANDING
An amazing alpine flight with 2 high altitude landings. The flight explores Mount Aspiring, the glaciers and the Mt Aspiring National Park. Receive a bonus Glacier or Snow Landing amongst the impressive mountain grandeur as well as a landing on the Albertburn Saddle.
This is an amazing experience taking in impressive views, waterfalls, sheer rock faces and native forest - one you will remember forever.
milford sound exclusive flights
Milford Sound is a scene to behold. Discover the beauty of Lake Wanaka, Mount Aspiring National Park and Fiordland National Park all in one trip.
Take in the beauty of this diverse landscape, making a stunning landing overlooking Glenorchy and Lake Wakatipu. If you are visiting the Southern Lakes region and have a limited amount of time this is a great option for a scenic flight.
MILFORD SOUND ULTIMATE EXPERIENCE
The ultimate Milford Sound experience flies deeper into Fiordland for a once in a lifetime flight experience. Fly through the mighty fiord then experience the spectacular Sutherland Falls, the world’s fifth highest waterfall.
Take in NZ’s best exploring Mount Aspiring and Fiordland National Park with three incredible landings, one on the wild West Coast, an alpine landing around Mount Aspiring and one at Milford Sound.
exclusive experience scenic flights
DISCOVER MOUNT COOK
Aoraki/Mount Cook is New Zealand’s highest mountain at 3724m sitting amongst the spectacular Southern Alps. Enjoy views of Fox and Franz Josef glaciers before making a snow or glacier landing to take in the full view of the giant peak. Fly over the impressive Tasman glacier with views of stunning lakes and rainforests.
WOLRD IN A DAY
The ‘World in a Day’ is a journey of dramatic contrasts. Experience the trip of a lifetime. Take in views of the pristine waters of the Southern Lakes, Central Otago’s golden tussock land, Mount Aspiring’s glaciers and waterfalls.
Traverse the Southern Alps into Fiordland and awe-inspiring Milford Sound. Stop along the way at a stunning alpine setting and enjoy a gourmet picnic.
Enjoy the incredible experience of landing on a glacier. Take in the solitude and breathtaking beauty of the icy wilderness high in the Southern Alps.
Observe close-up cascading cliffs of compressed blue ice, deep crevasses, waterfalls, sheer rock faces and native forest on this stunning and inspiring flight.
Jump in the Hot Seat and learn to fly a helicopter with our unique Hot Seat flight.
One of Wanaka Helicopters experienced flight instructors will safely guide you through a detailed lesson. Have a go at taking the controls and learn the art of flying a helicopter. This is a the perfect gift idea for someone who has always wanted to fly a helicopter or for someone who just wants a new, unique experience.
Take in the secluded beauty and celebrate your special occasion with our Peak Picnic at one of our exclusive spots. We will find the ultimate spot for you to admire breathtaking views.
Enjoy a gourmet picnic and a bottle of Champagne.