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Glacier Country Scenic Flights

Whataroa, New Zealand
+64 800 423 463
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Stunning views of New Zealands most beautiful mountains

Affordable Helicopter flight in an amazing environment ! A flight of approximately 30 minutes... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Hans L
Amazing & breath taking!

Had a memorable experience flying over the glacier country with our Pilot Josh! The ride was so... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ananya P
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Affordable Helicopter flight in an amazing environment ! A flight of approximately 30 minutes brought us very close to a number of beautiful mountains covered with snow in a blue sky with views as far as the eye could reach! This is carried out by...More

Thank Hans L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a memorable experience flying over the glacier country with our Pilot Josh! The ride was so smooth that even my cranky (initially before the flight) toddler enjoyed every bit of the scenic view. We had a personal tour and it was remarkable. Highly recommend...More

Thank Ananya P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had flown with Glacier Country Scenic Flights and the team were just wonderful - very friendly and helpful. I am slightly weary of flying but Josh was brilliant- the flight was smooth and wasn't scared at all!

Thank lyncikas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The people at Glacier Country Scenic Flights were really great to work with. We had a personal tour of all the glaciers in a small helicopter, where I could even sit next to the pilot. It was a majestic experience. It was my first time...More

Thank Happytravels60
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found this a very enjoyable experience. Family run business with a very personal touch, Josh was our pilot and very informative and made it a very enjoyable experience, would highly recommend

Thank Fiona H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you so much. Got talking to the guys at glacier country scenic flights by pure chance, spoke about the owners time in Ireland playing rugby. We only stopped roadside for lunch and happened to be in the right place at the right time and...More

Thank Pete H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to Kevin and pilot Eddie for this awesome flight round the glacier area - very smooth flight and we received a discount on the day. Highly recommended. Well signposted off the main road.

Thank welshies2009
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Pulled in on a whim and picked up the last two seats on a 50 minute flight. Just spectacular and worth every cent. Pilot Tim very friendly and informative - scenery second to none. Highly recommend.

Thank jackaroo54
Reviewed 9 April 2017

After spending our last night on the West Coast of NZ in Franz Joseph, we woke up to low cloud that meant our last chance for a helicopter ride over the glaciers and mountains was dashed, or so we thought. We needed to be in...More

Thank DownSouthWattos
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Lift your gloom and disappointment of not being able to see the vistas you had hoped to, when it is cloudy, and take this awesome helicopter flight to above the clouds for unbelievable views of many glaciers and the tallest mountains in New Zealand. We...More

Thank Barbara J
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