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Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters

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35 Lucas Place | Queenstown Airport, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
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Lord of the Rings and Glacier Helicopter Tour
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US$179.80*
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20-Minute Remarkables Helicopter Tour from Queenstown
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US$715.52*
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Half-Day Milford Helicopter Flight and Cruise 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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“snow landing” (29 reviews)
“milford sound” (161 reviews)
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35 Lucas Place | Queenstown Airport, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
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"helicopter ride"
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"snow landing"
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"great flight"
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

We took 2 1/2 hour tour with two couples and two other folks (this was their "bucket list" activity for the year!).Two of us had never been in a helicopter and had our fears. Get over fears! Our pilot, Luke, was amazing. Kept us very...More

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GlacierSouthernLakes, Director of Sales at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Kia ora Renee, Thank you for your fantastic review of your experience with us! Sounds like you all had an amazing time on the flight & felt really comfortable flying with our company. Safety is always our number one priority no matter what! Our pilots...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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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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