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Wanaka Helicopters

6 Lloyd Dunn Ave | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka 9343, New Zealand
+64 800 463 626
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My kids 1st helicopter ride

Thank you pilot Pete for giving my 3 and 5 year old children their first helicopter ride. It's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
markcarlsontv
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Brussels, Belgium
Amazing Peninsula Picnic

We had an amazing experience with Wanaka Helicopter. We went for s picnic at the top of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mathieu D
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Londom
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Wanaka Helicopters has operated since the mid 1990s in the Southern Lakes region and into the World Heritage Mount Aspiring and Fiordland National Parks. Experience stunning scenery with our flights including Wanaka, Mount Aspiring, Glaciers, and Milford Sound. Trips range from 25 minutes - to all-day adventures that encompass more dramatic land, sea and alpine vistas than anywhere else in New Zealand. Wanaka Helicopters is a Safety Award Winning company. Our pilots are highly experienced scenic pilots and helicopter flight instructors. We fly 7 days a week (weather permitting) from Wanaka Airport. We are genuinely passionate about what we do and love to share our special part of the world with those who fly with us. On every flight you can expect a safe, highly professional and reliable service that will be memorable, educational and totally personal.
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6 Lloyd Dunn Ave | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka 9343, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you pilot Pete for giving my 3 and 5 year old children their first helicopter ride. It's been almost two weeks since you flew us over Lake Wanaka and my kids are still talking about how much fun it was. They think you are...More

Thank markcarlsontv
Wanaka H, Public Relations Manager at Wanaka Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your flight with us! Great to hear the kids had so much fun, Pete loved taking you up. Thanks for choosing us, we were delighted to be able to give your children their first helicopter...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing experience with Wanaka Helicopter. We went for s picnic at the top of the peninsula which is a great location as you can see both side of Wanaka's lake. I would recommend it to everyone. The food and the bottle of...More

Thank Mathieu D
Wanaka H, Public Relations Manager at Wanaka Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Mathieu, thanks so much for taking the time to review your experience with us. Great to hear you enjoyed your flight and picnic. It is certainly a beautiful location to enjoy some delicious food!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

FANTASTIC view. Worth every penny. The view on Roy's Peak is SUPER stunning. We were so lucky to chose Wanaka Helicopter. Carolyn and Simon were so kind and showed great hospitality. We've written much email for detail questions and changed schedule several times. They've always...More

Thank esmeliu
Wanaka H, Public Relations Manager at Wanaka Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience with us! We are really lucky to have such a beautiful part of the world to share with our visitors. So pleased to hear you had an awesome time and enjoyed...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a truly wonderful experience. The flight alone is incredible, but stopping on the glacier and then on another scenic view point make it perfect. It was made even better by our pilot, Simon, who clearly has a passion for the area and showing...More

Thank Paul D
Wanaka H, Public Relations Manager at Wanaka Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Paul, thanks so much for taking the time to review your experience with us! Simon is extremely experienced and knowledgeable about our part of the world and loves sharing this information. So pleased to hear you had an incredible trip and enjoyed your time...More

Reviewed 19 October 2017

While the price is not for the faint hearted, the ride, views and walk on the glacier are a platinum experience.

Thank stephenmclernon
Wanaka H, Public Relations Manager at Wanaka Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review, so pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience with us!

Reviewed 13 October 2017

We did the Aspiring Max flight and words cannot describe how much we enjoyed it. "Beautiful" is nowhere near good enough. We had a great time and have the photos to prove it. I would recommend if you are thinking about a scenic flight, go...More

Thank Sue G
Wanaka H, Public Relations Manager at Wanaka Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

Hi Sue G, thanks so much for taking the time to review your experience with us. Great to hear you had such a magical time, the Aspiring Max flight is stunning and top it off with a snow landing, what a great choice!

Reviewed 6 October 2017

Massive thanks to the team at Wanaka Helicopters, especially Simon, our awesome pilot. Truly an amazing experience never to be forgotten! Highly recommend all visitors (& NZ locals) to get in touch with Wanaka Helicopters if you want to experience the best of the South...More

Thank Craggles74
Wanaka H, Public Relations Manager at Wanaka Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

Thanks so much for your review. So pleased to hear you had an amazing experience!

Reviewed 8 September 2017

Would just like to say a huge thank you to the whole team at Wanaka Helicopters for a magical flight! While on holidays in New Zealand my partner thought it would be an amazing idea to go up in a helicopter to see the country...More

Thank sarah M
Wanaka H, Public Relations Manager at Wanaka Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

Hi Kylie and Adam, thanks so much for your review! What an absolutely special experience, thanks for letting us be part of it. We will look forward to seeing you again next year, all the best for your wedding planning!

Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

This is the highlight of my trip so far. We did the 40min flight, with a stop on the snow. Mind blowing. Chris the pilot was fantastic and so was Nicky. Must do. Want to go again.

Thank shelleyridings
Wanaka H, Public Relations Manager at Wanaka Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

Thanks so much for your review. Great to hear you enjoyed your trip and it has been a highlight Hope to see you back again!

Reviewed 7 August 2017

Thanks to the amazing team at Wanaka Helicopters for a life changing experience! My husband and I were on our honeymoon and this was by the far the best thing we did. If you are reading this and considering it....just do it!! Thanks guys.

Thank jasmineharris2017
Wanaka H, Public Relations Manager at Wanaka Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

Thanks so much for the review! Great to hear you had an incredible time and fell in love with Wanaka. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip!

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VicParkDiner
7 April 2015|
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Response from Wanaka H | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. Our wedding prices vary from $599 to $2000 depending on numbers and location. Contact Wanaka Helicopters directly if you would like some more detailed information. Regards, Nicky.
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Stan R
7 March 2015|
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Response from Wanaka H | Property representative |
Hey Stan! Thanks for your question! We have a range of flights which you can take, all depending on your price and timeframe! Have a look at our website which will give you an idea on our flights which may suit you! We do... More
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Stan R
7 March 2015|
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Response from Wanaka H | Property representative |
Hey Stan! Thanks for your question! We have a range of flights which you can take, all depending on your price and timeframe! Have a look at our website which will give you an idea on our flights which may suit you! We do... More
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