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Tekapo Helicopters - Tours

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Address: Main St, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
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+64 3-680 6229

Enjoy the most breathtaking way to see the southern alps, including Mt...

Enjoy the most breathtaking way to see the southern alps, including Mt Cook,Fox and Franz Josef glaciers with one of Tekapo Helicopters Scenic flights. All flights include a landing!

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Amazing site seeing trip

Can say enough about the experience. The guys at Tekapo Helicopters were awesome. We were running late and they were really flexible in moving around our flight so it would suit... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Vivien M
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can say enough about the experience. The guys at Tekapo Helicopters were awesome. We were running late and they were really flexible in moving around our flight so it would suit us better. We had the best day for flying and the pilot was very knowledgeable on the area and did a great commentary. We landed on the Fox Glacier... More 

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Tekapohelistaff, Front Office Manager at Tekapo Helicopters - Tours, responded to this review

Hi Vivien M, The team can't thank you enough for your kind words. We're glad you had an awesome experience and that we were able to make the flight work around your itinerary. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels. From the team at Tekapo Helicopters. More 

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26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

What a day! Having experienced snow falls in Central Otago and freezing temperatures it had never occurred to me that this would lead to fresh snow falls on Mount Cook et al. Blue skies and great visibility provided ideal conditions for our flight. The views were just stunning and our pilot, Simon, was a delight and very knowledgeable. The overview... More 

Thank grannypatYork
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

Put this on your list to do things, The scenic flight around Mt Cook was amazing along with the pilots (Simon) commentary were very educational. Office and ground crew were professional making sure you got the best advice and briefing before and after your flight. Bruce W

Thank Brudy89
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12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We did a 60 min flight around Mt. cook, fox and franz glacier on Christmas eve day , after our flight had been cancelled the day before because of the bad weather... The price is with 525$ per person not cheap, but we thought it was worth it. The flight was amazing, our pilot explained us everything on the way... More 

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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

This is the best scenic flight ever! The office is very professional and they will make sure you see the best in the best available weather. The pilot was great and all the take off, flight and landings were super steady. Awesome work and totally worth the money spent.

Thank Belinda C
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4 reviews
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

We have booked the 60 minutes flight incl. Glacierlanding on Fox Glacier. My wife took about 150 pictures. The views are absolutely amazing!

Thank Sascha O
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32 reviews
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Reviewed 15 December 2016

Highly recommended. Scenic flight over the glacier. Have to wait a couple of day for a good day/permit to flight over, but was worth it. Team is friendly and this is an experience that I would recommend to anyone. Bring your full winter clothes, as I did on December and was freezing over the glacier

Thank Lyda O
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Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

The team at tekapo helicopters were awesome,friendly made it a great experience for us would definitely recommend!! Thanks Tekapo Helicopters

Thank Jenna P
Nelson, New Zealand
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10 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend this company. We were a party of 6, after the disappointment of no flying on our booked day, the next day we benefited, with a truly stunning flight in clear blue sky. And a landing of fresh untouched snow. Spectacular scenery, a once in a lifetime experience was had by all. Thanks again to Kieren + flight crew... More 

Thank Cat D
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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Truely great. Was unsure about weather in the mountain. Pilot (Simon) took us up with understanding that if we could not see sights we would quickly return no charge. Great pilot, great commentary. Landed on snow field with view of Mt Cook. Had to cut flight short due to weather closing in. No issue with refund to shorter flight. Definitely... More 

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