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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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US$246.90*
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30-Minute Alpine Scenic Flight from Queenstown
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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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35 Lucas Place | Queenstown Airport, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
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+64 3-442 3016
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pilots, Luke and his workmate(another flight), provided us very high professional service @ this fantastic trip! Thoughtful, patient, professional! Highly recommended to all! NZToursMore

Thank Eddie W
GlacierSouthernLakes, Director of Sales at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia ora Eddie, Thank you for your fantastic review of Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters. Great to hear that you had such an excellent experience with your pilot Luke! We will pass your feedback on to Luke and the rest of the team! Thanks again for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok, so for this one I'll admit i'm a little biased as I have a fascination and love of helicopters and hop in one every chance I get. I did this for my birthday as it was a present from my parents. A helicopter is...More

Thank Kezbomb05
GlacierSouthernLakes, Front Office Manager at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia ora Kezbom, The helicopter photo you posted along with this review is not our helicopter - if this was the helicopter you flew in you did not fly with our company. Just letting you know so you can remove from our page and repost...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Words could never do this justice. I had never seen or touched snow before. what a way to do it for the first time! Thanks to our pilot, Chris, for getting us up and back safely and for giving us the experience of a lifetime!...More

Thank katehaddan
GlacierSouthernLakes, Director of Sales at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia ora Kate, Thank you for your excellent review of Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters. Wow, how amazing it must have been for you to experience snow for the first time! Something you will certainly remember forever. So great to hear that you loved the flight...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an epic way to see Queenstown and Milford sound. I can't describe how incredible this trip was. The views are out of this world, magical and breathtaking. A 100% must do, if it's on your bucket list TO go on a Helicopter go out...More

Thank pspw1604
GlacierSouthernLakes, Director of Sales at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Kia ora, Thank you for your excellent review! You are right - it is really difficult to describe just how good a Milford Sound helicopter flight is! The views certainly are amazing and we agree it is a 'must do' activity, a once in a...More

Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

This was my first time ever touching snow! Our pilot was wonderful, telling us fun facts about the glaciers and there surroundings whilst making us feel very comfortable on the flight. The scenery is mind blowing, it really is out of this world. I definitely...More

Thank NatarshaCole
GlacierSouthernLakes, Director of Sales at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Kia ora Natarsha, Congratulations you your engagement! What a fantastic way to get engaged! Especially as it was your first time touching snow. Great to hear you enjoyed the flight so much. Thanks for your review & we hope you enjoyed the rest of your...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Our first helicopter experience. Absolutely breathtaking views. We booked the Kjet High Flyer combo, the weather opened up long enough for our lovely pilot Alfie to fly us up to one of the Crown Range Mountains (the Remarkables were a bit cloudy) after the journey...More

Thank Hayleigh R
GlacierSouthernLakes, Director of Sales at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Kia ora Hayleigh, Thank you for your excellent review! Glad the weather opened up for you and you got out on an amazing flight with Alfie. That's right - Alfie was the principal aerial film pilot for both Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017

As unfortunate as it was not to be able to land and do the activity we booked due to weather. Peter and the team at Glacier southern lakes went above and beyond their requirements, great communication, lovely staff, full refund and a cab back to...More

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GlacierSouthernLakes, Director of Sales at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Kia ora Lorne, Thank you for your review of Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters. Great to hear that, while things changed due to the weather the team were still great at looking after you and making other arrangements. We will pass on your feedback to Peter...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

After a few days of bad weather it was awesome to finally get up in the air and land in the snow. GSLH were very professional in every way! Chris was a great pilot.More

Thank 10centcoin
GlacierSouthernLakes, Director of Sales at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Kia ora, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us! Great to hear the weather cleared and you managed to get out on a flight with us - a snow landing is pretty special, especially at this time of the year....More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

My partner and I decided to do the package with - helicopter flight with glacier landing, helicopter flight to Milford Sound, boat cruise through Milford Sound and helicopter flight back to the airport. Our pilot was very experienced and knowledgeable. Felt very safe. The sights...More

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GlacierSouthernLakes, Director of Sales at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Kia ora, Thank you for your fantastic review of our Milford & Cruise Flight 202. By helicopter is truly the best way to experience Milford Sound, the views certainly are spectacular and we are glad you enjoyed the cruise with Southern Discoveries. It's great to...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017

The team at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters were professional, helpful, competent and friendly from booking through to our incredible flight with Stu and complimentary shuttle to the helipad. A stunning crisp clear winter day meant we could see right through to Milford and landing on...More

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GlacierSouthernLakes, Front Office Manager at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Kia ora Marianne, Thank you for your great review! It's wonderful to hear that all aspects of your experience with us were so excellent! Sounds like you had a stunning day for a Milford Sound flight, you are right - there are no other words...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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nikki h
10 May 2016|
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Response from GlacierSouthernLakes | Property representative |
Hi Nikki, our 20 minute Remarkables flight is $230 & is an alpine landing for approx 10 minutes. Other options you might be interested in is our 30 minute Alpine Scenic flight including a 10 minute snow landing ($330 per... More
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michael c
14 February 2016|
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Response from echidnasydney | Reviewed this property |
Casual & comfortable can get chilly in the mountains if you land!
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