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Aspiring Helicopters

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Wanaka, New Zealand
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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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US$398.27*
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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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“glacier landing” (10 reviews)
“milford sound” (13 reviews)
“pilot mike” (3 reviews)
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Wanaka, New Zealand
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"glacier landing"
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"milford sound"
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"helicopter companies"
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"alpine lake"
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"snowball fight"
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"great pilot"
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"southern alps"
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"jaw dropping views"
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"short flight"
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"fantastic tour"
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"new zealand"
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"heli flight"
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"interesting commentary"
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"awe inspiring"
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"once in a lifetime"
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"experienced pilot"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife son and I had the fortune to pick this company to get up on the glacier region above Wanaka It was exceptional and a privilege to access the raw nature of this region in such a way Obviously this is a popular trip...More

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Aspiring H, Front Office Manager at Aspiring Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your kind words and for coming flying with us. We're pleased to hear you had such a good experience. Our pilots do enjoy the opportunity to show visitors the beauty of the Southern Alps!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You have to ask for this heli flight to Coromandel peak as they do not advertise it. But well worth the cost. The views from the top of the peak are WOW. The pilot was exceptionally capable and landed the helicopter beautifully at the peak....More

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Aspiring H, Front Office Manager at Aspiring Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your feedback team, pleased you enjoyed your flight and were able to get a photo of that amazing Wanaka view !!

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Our tour guide contacted Aspiring Helicopters at the last minute, after Cyclone Fehi blocked our route to Franz Josef Glacier. I was heartbroken at traveling halfway around the world and not getting to the famous glacier. But now, I'm GLAD that happened, because my flight,...More

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Aspiring H, Front Office Manager at Aspiring Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Thanks so much for sharing your feedback. We're pleased we were able to take you flying and that missing out elsewhere turned into a such a positive for you. It's always nice to be able to give people a second chance when it comes to...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

The clear highlight of our 4 weeks here to date. We had been fortunate enough to fly in a few helicopters before in the US and Africa, but this was easily the best. Our pilot Mike, flying Mike Mike chopper, was friendly, charming and very...More

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Aspiring H, Front Office Manager at Aspiring Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Thanks for sharing your feedback team and great to hear you thought this was your best helicopter experience. The scenery here is certainly quite spectacular, especially from the air. Thanks for coming flying with us.

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Did the flight over the Southern Alps to Milford Sound with Aspiring Helicopters today with a nice stop at the Sound then on top of the Isabelle Glacier. Truly amazing scenery and Mike, our pilot, provided some great information and an interesting commentary which kept...More

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Aspiring H, Front Office Manager at Aspiring Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Thanks for your great feedback Joe, you are right it is a once in a lifetime trip and we're pleased to hear you enjoyed it and Mike was able to keep your kids entertained!!

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