Queenstown is renowned as the adventure capital and favourite destination for visitors in New Zealand with so many things to exilarate and thrill for everyone.
Queenstown is located in one of the most stunning alpine settings with a backdrop of the Remarkable mountain range that rises from the shores of Lake Wakatipu, the only way to appreciate this amazing scenery is from above with a scenic flight
See unrivaled scenery as you experience the best view in Queenstown, land on the Remarkables Spur overlooking Queenstown and the Wakatipu basin with Coronet and Cecil Peaks in the distance. Take a scenic flight to Milford Sound and join Mitre Peak Cruises to discover the sights and sounds of Milford Sound up-close, Before returning to Queenstown by helicopter allowing you to set foot upon the alpine landscape.
Our most popular scenic helicopter flights
Designed to surprise, this spectacular scenic helicopter flight maintains a relaxed and leisurely pace whilst exposing a dramatic panorama of Lake Wakatipu and Queenstown Township. You’ll appreciate first hand how Queenstown earned its name – Fit for a Queen. Survey the ‘kingdom’ whilst the tranquillity and silence descend on you. Remote and memorable.
Soar to the top! The Remarkables Mountain Range dominates the eastern skyline of Queenstown. You will appreciate first hand how these peaks have earned their name when you land 1538 meters above Queenstown. You can stand in the snow during winter and admire the stunning views across Lake Wakatipu to the Southern Alps.
Spectacular alpine scenery and the opportunity to touch snow in summer make this flight unmissable. Land amongst snow capped peaks, stand in snow and take that special snapshot. Route dependent on snow conditions.
On this premier scenic flight you will marvel at the outstanding and stunning beauty of the Wakatipu Basin from the mouth of the Shotover River to beyond Coronet Peak. See spectacular film locations from Lord of the Rings. The flight includes a landing on the Remarkables, 1538m above Queenstown where you can stand in the snow during winter and admire the stunning view across Lake Wakatipu to the Southern Alps.
This journey offers dramatic views of the majestic Southern Alps and the Aspiring National Park. Discover the ancient glacial icefalls before experiencing an alpine snow landing. Stand in snow surrounded by stunning mountain peaks. Travel through bush covered valleys as you admire unparalleled views of Mount Aspiring and the mighty Rees and Dart valleys, before traversing Lake Wakatipu’s mysterious northern shores.
Journey through New Zealand’s most dramatic scenery. This captivating flight from Queenstown to Milford Sound takes you over secluded alpine lakes, lush rainforest, through deep bush lined valleys and past rugged mountain peaks. Experience the grandeur of the Southern Alps en route to landing at The Divide. Fly into the heartland of Fiordland experiencing unparalleled views of world famous Milford Sound and the iconic Mitre Peak before landing at Milford Sound. Homeward, experience an alpine snow landing.
Taking our magnificent Milford Sound flight option upon landing in Milford, join the Mitre Peak Cruises, an exploratory nature cruise on the Sound. View cascading waterfalls, sheer rock faces and unique wildlife, voyage out past St Anne’s lighthouse to the Tasman Sea before returning to Milford Sound to re-board your helicopter. Homeward bound, complete your journey with an alpine landing for the ultimate Milford Sound experience.
Fly from Queenstown to magnificent Milford Sound by plane; enjoy spectacular views of mountains, lakes and fiords of the Fiordland National Park. Your flight connects with Mitre Peak Cruises to discover the sights and sounds of Milford Sound. Return to Queenstown by scenic helicopter flight with a remote alpine landing for the ultimate experience.
Heli – Skiing
Flight Time: 40 minutes: Price: Adult $450 Child $315
The mountains surrounding the world-renowned resort towns of Queenstown and Wanaka feature thrilling backcountry terrain and dramatic scenery. Enjoy an unforgettable day of heli-ski or heli-board bliss before savouring the vibrant après ski nightlife each location offers.