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Doubtful Sound Scenic Helicopter Flight - 70 Minutes

Enter the heartland of the New Zealand Fiords, join this spectacular 70 minute Doubtful Sound scenic helicopter flight for an unbelievable adventure!
Doubtful Sound Scenic Helicopter Flight - 70 Minutes


  • 70 minute scenic flight over Doubtful Sound

  • Spot the infamous West Arm Power Station

  • Take a peek at Bradshaw Sound

  • Soaring over the Main Divide

  • Two remote alpine landings

  • Soak up the beauty of Campbells' Kingdom

Setting off from Te Anau, discover one of the remarkable treasures of the New Zealand Fiords on a 70 minute Doubtful Sound scenic helicopter flight. Watch as awe-inspiring rugged mountains, rainforest and hidden inlets come into your vision as you soar high over the Fiordlands. The pilot will then fly over Wilmot Pass and track along the long and winding Doubtful Sound Fiord home to several cascading waterfalls.

If the weather is suitable on the day, passengers will also enter the magical Campbell’s Kingdom, a beautiful hidden valley encompassing a lake and waterfall. From here, glimpse Bradshaw Sound before soaring over the Main Divide of the Southern Alps for a second remote landing at Mount Kidd.

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  • 70 minute scenic helicopter flight
  • Two remote alpine landings including one at Mount Kidd


  • Enjoy stunning bird's eye views of Doubtful Sound, the ‘Sound of Silence’
  • Soak up the beauty of Campbell’s Kingdom – a fairytale-like hanging valley
  • Two remote alpine landings, one atop scenic Mount Kidd


  • This flight is available Monday to Sunday.


  • This experience is 70 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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