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Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters

35 Lucas Place | Queenstown Airport, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
+64 3-442 3016
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Glacier Southern Lakes is Queenstown's leading scenic heli-flight company with a reputation of providing a high standard of professionalism and service. We offer daily scenic helicopter tours over the mountains, lakes, glaciers and fiords in and around Middle-earth, Queenstown, Milford Sound and Fiordland National Park & Mt Aspiring National Park. Alpine or snow landings are part of all our flights and glacier landings are included in all our Milford Sound flights. We have the most experienced team of helicopter pilots in Queenstown who will share their extensive local knowledge with you. For Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit fans we can show you many of the Queenstown film locations like nobody else, with pilots who were part of the film crew.
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“snow landing” (29 reviews)
“milford sound” (156 reviews)
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35 Lucas Place | Queenstown Airport, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did a Milford heli flight and cruise with glacier southern lakes heli this weekend , totally the highlight of our trip! Stunning lake and mountain views , landed on a glacier , cruised in Milford Sound and saw seals and dolphins as well as...More

Thank Kay C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went with friends for my birthday. Luke was our pilot and was very knowledgeable on the area. We tied this in with a boat cruise and then the helicopter took us back to base. None of us could wipe the smiles of our faces...More

Thank wallis77
GlacierSouthernLakes, Front Office Manager at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Kia ora, Thank you for your review of your Milford & Cruise Flight 202. Great to hear that everyone enjoyed the flight so much! Fantastic that you felt it was great value for money - it certainly is a memorable flight and the best way...More

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GlacierSouthernLakes, Director of Sales at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an experience and a must for the bucket list.. Thanks to the pilot for making this a flight to remember.More

Thank Terry B
GlacierSouthernLakes, Director of Sales at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia ora Terry, Thank you for your review! Glad to hear you had a 'bucket list' experience with us & we will pass your feedback onto the pilots. A helicopter flight from Queenstown is certainly going to be the highlight of your New Zealand itinerary....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

It was my first time on a helicopter and I loved it! The ride and landing was smooth. The views from above was breathtaking! Our pilot, Luke, was informative, funny and took great pictures of us! I would highly recommend this tour to anyone!!!

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GlacierSouthernLakes, Director of Sales at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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GlacierSouthernLakes, Front Office Manager at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Did the Milford Sound Heli+Cruise and it is the best highlight of our New Zealand trip!!! The company is very organized and made sure our flight was seamless. Captain decided to stop midway on a snow-capped mountain too so we had a bonus! Would definitely...More

Thank mzh602
GlacierSouthernLakes, Front Office Manager at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Kia ora, Thank you for your review of our Milford & Cruise Flight 202. By helicopter is definitely the best way to see Milford Sound and all the incredible scenery between Queenstown and Milford! Our clients often comment that the landings we do on the...More

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GlacierSouthernLakes, Front Office Manager at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

We are a group of 4 friends from Sydney and had such a great experience. It's daunting spending so much money but if you're going to splurge, this is the company to do it with. They're a really professional outfit and everything is well organised....More

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GlacierSouthernLakes, Front Office Manager at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Kia ora, Thank you for your fantastic review of your experience with us! It's great to hear that Peter and Alfie looked after you so well. Alfie certainly is a very experienced helicopter pilot who was the principal film pilot for Lord of the Rings...More

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janie2411
21 November 2017|
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Response from GlacierSouthernLakes | Property representative |
Hi Janie, Thank you for your question! Yes, February is a great time of year to join us on a Milford Extended Flight! To be honest, any time of the year is great, it really depends on what is happening with the weather... More
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Sue I
28 October 2017|
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Hi there, Absolutely - we offer courtesy pick up and drop off from the centre of Queenstown or from your accommodation. Just let us know where you are staying at the time of booking and in your booking confirmation we... More
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leslie f
13 August 2016|
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Response from GlacierSouthernLakes | Property representative |
Hi Leslie, thank you for your enquiry and apologies for the delay with our response.As mentioned above it is definitely recommended to bring sturdy shoes and warm clothing. We have a variety of flights that are longer and... More
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