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Glacier Country Scenic Flights

Whataroa, New Zealand
+64 800 423 463
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The best ever!

The office lady in Whataroa was really helpful, booked us a helicopter flight for the next morning... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lesley H
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S W, England, United Kingdom
Great flight, expensive but what an experience!

Great guys to deal with. Arrived a bit late on the afternoon we were going to fly so they suggested... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lisa L
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Whataroa, New Zealand
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+64 800 423 463
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The office lady in Whataroa was really helpful, booked us a helicopter flight for the next morning. It was all very efficient and as soon as we arrived at the airfield after 10 mins we were in the air. The pilot was superb, pointing out...More

Thank Lesley H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great guys to deal with. Arrived a bit late on the afternoon we were going to fly so they suggested to wait until the morning as it would be clearer and if we had 2 more people they could do a better price. There was...More

Thank Lisa L
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Arrived and booked to find we had to come back next day due to adverse weather conditions,but it was well worth it. The whole team were very professional, welcoming and friendly. Scenery was unbelievable, this was our best helicopter flight ever. Weather was perfect. We...More

Thank sunseeker031
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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

We did a helicopterflight today with 4 people. So we jumped in and had a nice flight. But they promised us a 30min flight for 295 dollars. Our actual flytime was only 23min. Which gives all of us 7 extra minutes. 4 times 7 means...More

1  Thank Nino C
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Kevin H, Owner at Glacier Country Scenic Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2017

Hi Nino, Sorry that you feel as you do about the duration of your flight. I discussed this with the pilot, he is adamant he completed the standard route that we fly for that flight and nothing was missed or shortened he said the flight...More

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Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

What an experience, it is difficult to put into words how fantastic this trip was. The whole team are thoroughly professional and experienced but also friendly and welcoming. We felt like we received a really personal service and landing on Whataroa Glacier early in the...More

Thank Anne D
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Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Wow. Amazing. Brilliant. We just ran out of words describing our trip. We opted to go for one of the smaller companies offering flights as from past experience, you get a more personal service and we were really impressed by the friendliness of Kevin and...More

Thank ab700skydive
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

If I have to choose my favorite highlight of a fantastic trip to NZ, I( all 4 of us )would have to choose this heli flight. We just drove down the road to take pics of the mountains and blue river and ended up flying...More

Thank homebase2017
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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

What an amazing amazing experience. If you are trying to decide whether to spend the money let me tell you that you will be so pleased you did. There were lots of groups going up today and everyone I talked to afterward were absolutely amazed...More

Thank KissandBakeUp
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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Such an amazing experience. Thankyou Kevin and Josh, your hospitality was outstanding. You guys rock.

Thank MelissaKingi40
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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

This family owned business is tucked away in the tiny Whataroa area, away from the crazy crowds of the more publicized glacier tourist spots. There are four trip types, three of which offer a landing option ( I highly recommend) and the fourth option is...More

Thank Mark B
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