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Tekapo Helicopters - Tours

Main St, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
+64 3-680 6229
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amazing experience

There were stunning views of the mountains and lakes. A professional team and best pilot ever... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jenny R
Melbourne, Australia

I chose the Mount Cook Safari flight, duration approximately 50 minutes, because I wanted the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dianne C
Wellington, New Zealand
via mobile
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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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  • Very good6%
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  • Terrible7%
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“snow landing” (5 reviews)
“fox glacier” (10 reviews)
“mount cook” (12 reviews)
Main St, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
+64 3-680 6229
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There were stunning views of the mountains and lakes. A professional team and best pilot ever, Aaron. A great time, definitely recommend.

Thank Jenny R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I chose the Mount Cook Safari flight, duration approximately 50 minutes, because I wanted the landing on snow. $465 and worth every cent to me because this was bucket list territory. The aircraft making our flight took five passengers, one upfront with the pilot, and...More

Thank Dianne C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With sunny weather, we had awesome views of Mount Cook, Lake Tasman, Lake Pukaki, Franz and Josef Glaciers, to name a few. First time in a helicopter and the experience was amazing. Very little turbulence and the pilot reassuring and giving us a heads up...More

Thank ShaAndKhing
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We found the tour through the internet and took the 50 minutes with snow landing tour. The guides were friendly and great! They are flexible to accomidate to our timings. As it is a low season, there isnt anyone around when we did the snow...More

Thank flyingdreamz
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Sell the dog, mortgage your children and take a flight with these guys. We were travelling through to Queenstown on a spectacular, still day, with sparkling blue sky. When we inquired we found there was another couple waiting to see if someone else would come...More

Thank youngmerinda
Tekapohelistaff, Front Desk / Ground Crew at Tekapo Helicopters - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

We all loved your opening first sentence in your review, "one of the best" we have read on Trip Advisor. Its always great to hear back from our customers sharing their experience in such a spectacular part of the country and the snow landing is...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017

Clear blue skies, Check! Crisp mountain air, Check! The engines revving and off we go! There is no better way to see the wonders of the New Zealand Mountains and Glaciers then from the air and the team at Tekapo Helicopters certainly know how to...More

Thank LyntonJones
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Booked to fly on the 3rd of July this year. Had an amazing time. Dan was very nice and even picked us up in town. Would definitely recommend this while in Tekapo.

Thank alisonmoloney
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Fantastic flight around and over the main mountains and glaciers. The highlight was a15 minute stop on the Fox Glacier ... perfect blue skies and the mountains were so impressive. Great pilot (Adam) who pointed our the sights during the flight and was excellent at...More

Thank robertsfc
Tekapohelistaff, Manager at Tekapo Helicopters - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Great to hear you guys had a great flight, and always a pleasure to showcase the area here that we have in our backyard!

Reviewed 30 March 2017

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...More

Thank Vivien M
Tekapohelistaff, Front Office Manager at Tekapo Helicopters - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2017

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...More

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...More

Thank grannypatYork
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