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Reviewed 25 November 2019 via mobile

We booked the Southern Alps tour for a group of six. We originally had the tour booked on my sons 9th birthday but had to reschedule it for to weather. We had perfect conditions the day we went. It was amazing from start to finish. Chris, our pilot, made sure to include my sons in all of his communications. We were able to do a glacier landing, see Mt. Cook and the Hans Josef glacier up close, stopped for a great lunch in a secluded spot near a glacier lake, run up Milford sound and stop to get a great picturesque view of Lake Wakatipu. We Also got to see Mt. Aspiring really close and cruise down the beach. Lunch was absolutely amazing with both the views and the quality of lunch. Today is a day that I will never forget and it was a great day for my son whose birthday was two days ago!!! Picnic lunches will never be the same after today.

Date of experience: November 2019
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GlacierSouthernLakes, Manager at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2019

Kia ora Aannison

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a great review!

We are so pleased to hear you had such a memorable flight on the Southern Alps Tour, It is certainly up there with one of our best flights showcasing some of the most incredible views we have on our doorstep!

I hope your son had a magical birthday! We aim for our guests to enjoy the magnificent views, feel connected to our land and culture and leave with a memory of a lifetime!

We do hope to welcome you back again one day!


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Reviewed 17 November 2019

By far one of my most favourite activities I did in New Zealand. Never been in a helicopter before but I would definitely recommend Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters. Picked up from hotel and taken to their office where we were given a safety briefing. Didn't have to wait long to get in the helicopter. It is really the best way to see the Mountains and rivers. Luke (& Bill) were great hosts. We did an alpine stop which was absolutely amazing and then landed at Milford Sound. The cruise was a great part of the tour, but honestly nothing can compare to the helicopter. After the cruise it was back on the helicopter to Queenstown.

Date of experience: November 2019
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GlacierSouthernLakes, Manager at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2019

Kia ora Chilrach

Thank you so much for your review!

We are so pleased to hear you had incredible trip and got to enjoy the wonderful views here in Queesntown! I do hope this is something that will be a forever memorable experience for you!

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Reviewed 15 November 2019

I booked a kjet high flyer combo and was really worth the penny. I would consider it as one of the best experience of my like. This flight is typically very good to see the best view of queenstown and get a quick good pictures for instagram. Shoutout to all the crew involve in the company including the lovely driver who dropped us to the airport to the pilot who flew us to the mountain, the team is really polite and nice to the customers.

Date of experience: November 2019
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GlacierSouthernLakes, Manager at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2019

Kia ora!

Thank you so much for your review!

We are so pleased to hear you had incredible trip and our crew were awesome as always!

We do hope to see you again in the future!

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Reviewed 7 November 2019

This was one of the highlights of our New Zealand trip! Chris was an amazing, confident pilot and so much fun to be around. We had perfect flying weather! The glacier landing was such a treat! Highly recommend!

Date of experience: November 2019
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GlacierSouthernLakes, Manager at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2019

Kia ora Melissa!

Thank you so much for your review!

We are so pleased to hear you had incredible trip our Pilot Chris and you enjoyed the incredible Galcier landing!

We do hope to see you again in the future!

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Reviewed 6 November 2019

Wonderful company! Excellent customer service and their pilots are just fantastic! Highlight of our holiday.

Date of experience: July 2019
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GlacierSouthernLakes, Public Relations Manager at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2019

Kia ora BoltDuo94


We appreciate you taking the time to share your experiences with us. So pleased to help create such lasting memories for you.


Nga mihi nui

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