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Mountain Magic Scenic Helicopter Flight - 40 Minutes

Journey deep into the Fiordland wilderness on a 40 minute scenic helicopter flight from Te Anau soaring over alpine lakes and rugged mountains.
Mountain Magic Scenic Helicopter Flight - 40 Minutes

Highlights

  • 40 minute scenic flight over Kepler Mountains

  • Journey deep into the Fiordland wilderness

  • Alpine landing at Mount Kidd

  • Epic views out over Fiordland’s landscapes

  • Soaring high over the Main Divide

  • Fantastic photo opportunities

Discover the treasures of the Fiordland wilderness on a breathtaking 40 minute scenic helicopter from Te Anau that can best be described as mountain magic! Departing from the lakeside helicopter pad on Te Anau, buckle up for a mesmerising journey soaring high over the Main Divide.

Admire the ever-changing scenery of beech forest, maunga (mountains) and bright blue alpine lakes in this beautiful corner of South West New Zealand. The helicopter flight will also make a special alpine landing at Mount Kidd for an incredible photographic opportunity overlooking a tranquil lake. Make sure to add this flight to your Te Anau bucket list on your next visit.

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Inclusions

  • 40 minute scenic helicopter flight
  • One landing

Highlights

  • High alpine landing at Mount Kidd
  • Spectacular views out across the most remote areas of Fiordland
  • Soar high above the Kepler Mountains and view the Kepler Track from the air

Time

  • This flight is available Monday to Sunday.

Duration

  • This experience is 40 minutes in duration.

Location

  • 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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