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Aspiring Helicopters

Wanaka, New Zealand
+64 3-443 7152
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US$280.09*
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35-Minute Helicopter Flight Including Glacier Landing from Wanaka
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US$219.82*
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25-Minute Helicopter Tour Including Snow Landing from Wanaka
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US$390.00*
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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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Thank Tony T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great adventure! We felt completely safe & secure the entire flight. Guy our pilot was informative, hilarious, and ensured we all felt comfortable through the flight. Such an amazing/easy way to get to the top of stunning peaks around the region. I’d highly...More

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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Aspiring H, Front Office Manager at Aspiring Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

I’ll admit I was a bit scared, having never flown in a helicopter, and my partner thought it was a bit pricey. However, we both agree it was a jaw- dropping experience to ride with our very experienced and competent pilot Davey and Alex (in...More

Thank rondak540
Aspiring H, Front Office Manager at Aspiring Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Thanks so much for sharing your experience. Great to hear that even though you had reservations you went away thinking it was all worthwhile. We'd have to agree with your sentiments "just do it"!

Reviewed 26 October 2017

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Thank tedx2016
Aspiring H, Front Office Manager at Aspiring Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

I was so disappointed that the weather prevented my wife and I from taking a helicopter ride at the Fox and Franz Josef glaciers, so the b&b host recommended we check out Aspiring Helicopters as they are able to do snow landings and show some...More

Thank jc300917
AspHeli, Front Office Manager at Aspiring Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

So pleased we were able to take you flying - this is certainly a beautiful region with plenty of of glaciers to see and experience - and our pilots love showing visitors around their backyard! We hope you enjoy the rest of your honeymoon in...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017

Soaring over Lake Wanaka, the valleys and surrounding mountains with 5 of your best friends has to be one of the best things to do in Wanaka. Guy Beange was our pilot. The views were enhanced by Guys very moving mountain chant which we will...More

Thank vnixon30
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We had been so disappointed that the weather had prevented us taking a helicopter ride in Franz Josef that we decided to book this instead. We were staying in Wanaka so this was an easy drive and they offered a trip that allowed us to...More

Thank Selina_J_W
AspHeli, Front Office Manager at Aspiring Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Thanks so much for your feedback and so pleased we were able to help you tick off a "glacier" experience after you missed out on the West Coast. Also great to hear that this was a highlight of your trip to New Zealand. It was...More

Reviewed 25 June 2017

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
AspHeli, Front Office Manager at Aspiring Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Thanks for your feedback team. Great that we were able to get you out the next day. Certainly no point taking a "scenic flight" if you can't enjoy the scenery! We're pleased you took the option to go in the morning. Thanks again for flying...More

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