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Aspiring Helicopters

Wanaka, New Zealand
+64 3-443 7152
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35-Minute Helicopter Flight Including Glacier Landing from Wanaka
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25-Minute Helicopter Tour Including Snow Landing from Wanaka
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1-Hour Mount Aspiring and Glaciers Helicopter Tour from Wanaka
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Renowned for their breathtaking scenic flights which take passengers up to the majestic peak of Mt Aspiring and offer stunning views of ice blue glacial fields and snow covered peaks, Aspiring Helicopters is housed in a state-of-the-art hangar to house with a fleet of helicopters.The facility incorporates a comfortable passenger departure lounge and reception area with the company office. Operating a variety of helicopters flights cater for 2-6 passengers per helicopter. Be it a scenic flight to Mt Aspiring and the glaciers, the once in a lifetime trip to Milford Sound or the beginning of an epic day heli-skiing! Being located in the Matukituki Valley is the ideal take off zone for quick access to the very heart of the Mt Aspiring National Park and the Fiordland World Heritage Area.
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Reviewed yesterday

We we to take the family up one day and the weather was not good to land on glaciers. Aspiring helicopter guides want you to have your experience. They said they would call us early next morning to give weather report. They called first thing...More

Thank bmpoth6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I spent a spectacular day with Mike (our helicopter pilot) and Laetitia (our guide). We purchased a special package, I think only available through Ahipara Travel, called Shotover Saddle Heli Hike, which included a beautiful flight over the Southern Alps, from Aspiring's...More

Thank Oakland_Gal
AspHeli, Front Office Manager at Aspiring Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for your great feedback team - we have passed your comments on to both Mike and Laetitia. Great to be able to do something special for our Ahipara clients and to know that these experiences are the once-in-a-lifetime events that we aim to provide.

Reviewed 2 May 2017

We did the 1hr flight and had beautiful clear skies - 2 landings with the most incredible views. Michelle made us feel very welcome when we arrived at the office, and Tim our pilot was awesome in pointing out things in the area and about...More

Thank Bemaak
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Aspiring fitted us at fairly short notice, and we had the most amazing experience. Mike the pilot was brilliant, telling us what was happening, and what we were looking at. My wife and I were the only passengers, so when we landed on the glacier...More

Thank Norbert2013
AspHeli, Front Office Manager at Aspiring Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

Thanks for sharing your feedback team, always nice to get people out on last minute bookings and pleased to hear you had an amazing experience.

Reviewed 16 March 2017

I had booked a Glacier landing just for myself as my husband has mobility problems as well as a fear of flying. However on arrival, the lady checking me in was concerned that he would regret doing it as well. With a little gentle persuasion...More

Thank marybehancherith
AspHeli, Front Office Manager at Aspiring Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2017

Thanks Mary - I'm so pleased we were able to talk your husband into joining you - we knew he would have an amazing experience. So pleased to hear you thought it was a trip of a lifetime. We hope you took away lots of...More

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We did the Milford Sound 3hr flight which included a beach, glacier & 2 other landings. They changed the flight plan to cover exactly what we wanted instead of landing at Milford Sound airport. The Pilot Tim was excellent and told us everything about the...More

Thank Alun O
AspHeli, Front Office Manager at Aspiring Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2017

Thanks for your feedback team, it's nice to be able to be a little flexible when there are just two clients! Also a big thank you for letting me tag along, not often I am allowed out of the office so was great to be...More

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Absolutely awesome worth ever cent, Mike was an awesome pilot with excellent knowledge of the area. Quality of service second to none.

Thank MPK013
AspHeli, Front Office Manager at Aspiring Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2017

Thanks for sharing team, our Mighty Milford is definitely an expensive option but great to hear you though it was worth every cent. We think it's the best way to see the lower South Island - especially with a pilot who knows the area well.

Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

If you got the money spend it on the glacier landing. It was the highlight of our trip to New Zealand.

Thank John W
AspHeli, Front Office Manager at Aspiring Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2017

Thanks for sharing John, so nice to hear our Glacier Landing was the highlight of your trip!

Reviewed 22 February 2017

Wow! I can't believe this trip I had up to Elizabeth Glacier and around Mt Apsiring with Aspiring Helicopters. What a wonderful journey. The staff were wonderful and myself , my wife and my 21 year old daughter reckon it was the best thing we...More

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AspHeli, Front Office Manager at Aspiring Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2017

Thanks so much for sharing your comments. We're pleased to hear it was the best thing you have done as a family in an hour or so together. It's certainly a special experience and we're pleased you were all able to share it together!

Reviewed 20 February 2017

My goodness, what an amazing experience! We booked the three hour Mighty Milford Sound trip which is pricy but is absolutely worth the money. The whole experience was faultless from booking through to the trip itself. It is a very professionally run outfit and Michelle...More

Thank Runnergirl418
AspHeli, Front Office Manager at Aspiring Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2017

Thanks so much for your lovely feedback. Whilst this is our most expensive trip it's great to hear you felt it was worth the money. The diversity you experience is quite amazing and you're right it simply "has to be seen to be believed". We...More

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