35 Minute Whakatipu Basin Scenic Helicopter Flight

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Highlights & inclusions

Explore the highlights of the Whakatipu Basin from the air
35 minute scenic helicopter flight over incredible alpine scenery
Flying towards the mighty Remarkables Mountain range
Take amazing photos of Queenstown and surrounds at a secret alpine landing location
See the popular ski area of Coronet Peak
Special flight path includes a tour over the rugged Skippers Canyon and Ben Lomond
or 4 payments of $96.60 with more info
Free cancellation up to 48 hours prior to experience

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Mon, Jul 15, 2024

What you can expect

Discover the highlights of the Whakatipu Basin on this breathtaking 35 minute scenic helicopter flight from Queenstown. This must do flight will travel towards the Remarkable Mountain range with a special alpine landing at a secret location. Marvel at the rugged mountainous landscape with plenty of time to capture incredible photos.

Back in the air, continue the journey tracking over the famous ski area of Coronet Peak and the Skippers Canyon, known for its rich mining history before circling over Ben Lomond and downtown Queenstown. The New Zealand South Island is world renowned for its awe-inspiring scenery and the best way to explore it all is in the air on a magical Queenstown scenic helicopter flight. Don't miss out, book online here.


What you need to know

  • 35-Minute flight to explore the highlights of the Whakatipu Basin
  • This experience departs at 2:00 PM
  • Available March 1 2022 – September 30 2022
  • The away times (flight durations) specified in the flight tour itineraries are approximate and can be subject to weather conditions. On occasion, flight paths and landing locations may change at the pilot’s discretion. We will always keep you informed of any changes to the published information.
Hotel Pickup
  • A courtesy coach is available to pick up and drop off passengers from their accommodation in the Queenstown area.
What To Bring
  • Comfortable walking shoes/boots
  • Windproof jacket
  • Warm clothing
  • Camera, sunglasses, hat, sunblock and any personal items
Additional Information
  • On all scenic flights, minimum numbers apply unless otherwise stated. Individual bookings may be combined if necessary to achieve minimum numbers
  • We carry a maximum of 6 passengers per aircraft within Civil Aviation Authority restrictions
  • For aircraft weight and balance purposes, please advise at the time of booking if any passenger exceeds 83kg (CAA standard weight)
Cancellation Policy
  • Change your booking up to 24 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 24 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience
  • Cancellations within 24 hours of the departure time will incur a 100% cancellation fee
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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