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. At Wanaka Helicopters, we provide unforgettable scenic flights that showcase a multitude of breathtaking landscapes and stunning vistas, offering a unique experience that surpasses any other 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 will treasure for years to come.
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Wanaka Scenic Flights
Experience the best of what Wanaka has to offer any time of year with our Wanaka 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. The perfect quick flight to experience the true beauty of Wanaka at any time of 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.
Enjoy 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.
An unforgettable alpine landing ensures you can experience the full pristine beauty of the Southern Alps, Mount Aspiring National park and beyond.
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.
ASPIRING SNOW special with GLACIER/SNOW LANDING
Experience New Zealand's most spectacular & remote views with our Aspiring Snow Special. Enjoy a memorable high altitude flight exploring Mt Aspiring National Park & Glaciers with an impressive glacier or snow landing included.
At any time of year, this unforgettable experience will allow you to take in the impressive views, waterfalls, sheer rock faces and the serene beauty of lush native forest.
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.
WORLD 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.
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.