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Southern Lakes Helicopters

79 Lakefront Drive, Fiordland National Park 9640, New Zealand
+64 3-249 7167
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Bucket List Brilliance

My wife and I today flew with Snow on the Doubtful Sound flight. Our first time in a helicopter... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
Breath taking flight!

Our pilot was very professional and informative. Had an spectacular experience with this company... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Yudith D
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Based in Te Anau we offer an array of exciting helicopter experiences to areas often inaccessible to most.Options include sightseeing, heli-hiking, photography, hunting, fishing, boat charters and personalised tours catering for families or small groups. Our dedicated team is committed to providing all our clients with a truly memorable helicopter experience to see all the World Heritage Fiordland National Park has to offer.
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“luxmore hut” (7 reviews)
“kepler track” (7 reviews)
LOCATION
79 Lakefront Drive, Fiordland National Park 9640, New Zealand
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+64 3-249 7167

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I today flew with Snow on the Doubtful Sound flight. Our first time in a helicopter and definitely not the last! Snow was very friendly and personable, knowledgable and made us feel welcome, relaxed and comfortable. Scenery is incredible with two landings,...More

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SLHELI, Front Office Manager at Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks guys, it was our pleasure to show you around Doubtful Sound and will look forward to seeing you next time.

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Our pilot was very professional and informative. Had an spectacular experience with this company. We highly recommend them. Wish we could give them 10 stars.

Thank Yudith D
SLHELI, Front Office Manager at Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your kind comments, we really appreciate your review.

Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We recently went on the doubtful sound trip with our pilot michael and had the most fantastic experience! If you are trying to decide whether to spend the money then dont hesitate. ...its worth every penny! 😊

Thank Jo H
SLHELI, Front Office Manager at Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review, we appreciate your comments.

Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Come to visit family from wales and my auntie brought us to the lakes helicopter. What an experience! Our pilot was absolutely brilliant! Would highly recommend.

Thank Elinor G
SLHELI, Front Office Manager at Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review, we appreciate your kind comments. Hope your entire time in NZ was great.

Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

I didn't want to spend the money but went along to be a supportive spouse. It surpassed our wildest dreams as the best helicopter ride we have ever taken and worth every penny and more. Incredible experience and way to see the Fiordlands like no...More

Thank ChicagoEllie
SLHELI, Front Office Manager at Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Ah ha - so being a supportive spouse really paid off this time. Lol. Thanks for your great review.

Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Our pics just dont do it justice. Scenic, informative and stunning. A must do for a family experience. No pushy sales after for pics just raw experience. We were upgraded to do the The Lord of the Rings Tour.....mountain landing, saw snow on peaks, hikers...More

Thank cookie077
SLHELI, Front Office Manager at Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, we appreciate your comments.

Reviewed 17 January 2017

We loved our flight with Rod over Dusky Sound and Doubtful Sound. Rod is a very experienced pilot who knows the area so well. We shared the flight with four others and all had turns at sitting up front but anywhere was a good seat....More

Thank monty20142014
SLHELI, Front Office Manager at Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. You are correct - Rod is a very experienced pilot, and he enjoys sharing Fiordland's scenery with his passengers.

Reviewed 12 January 2017

We enjoyed a very unique experience thanks to Southern Lakes helicopters. They took us on a short (5min max) ride to the Luxmore Hut. We were traveling with our young girls and this was the only way we could hike on Kepler Track up to...More

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SLHELI, Front Office Manager at Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, we appreciate your comments.

Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

My friend and I took a scenic flight with Southern Lakes Helicopters (Dec 16) and were blown away by the beauty of Fiordland. Our pilot was Rod and we took the tour with two landings and even as fellow Kiwi's we'd do it again tomorrow!...More

Thank hayleymgolden
SLHELI, Front Office Manager at Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks guys, we appreciate your comments.

Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

First helicopter experience and I loved every second of it! 😍😍😍You get a completely different perspective of the national park from above, would highly recommend this to anyone

Thank Joel A
SLHELI, Front Office Manager at Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review, we also think the views from the helicopter are amazing.

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