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Lake Wakatipu Extended 30-Minute Heli Tour & Alpine Landing

Product ID: 189462
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Discover the diverse landscapes of the Wakatipu Basin from above on a scenic 30-minute heli tour. Fly past Shotover River's canyons, Coronet Peak, and land high above Queenstown on a craggy mountain precipice.
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Duration: 30 minutes
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Pickup included

Hotel pickup and drop off available from selected central Queenstown locations. Provide your hotel details when booking and the local operator will advise your trip and pickup information with confirmation.

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  • Circle the whole of stunning Queenstown from above
  • Land high above Queenstown and soak in the striking views
  • Discover the enormity of the Lake Wakatipu
  • Benefit from your pilot's local insights with inflight commentary
Full description
Discover Queenstown from above on an extended scenic 30-minute helicopter flight with an alpine landing. Admire the beauty and diverse landscapes of the Wakatipu Basin as you take to the skys.

After pickup from your central Queenstown hotel, enjoy the short drive to the helicopter base at the airport. Check-in and meet the friendly crew who will ensure you make the most of your aerial experience. Climb aboard and take flight, flying past the canyons of the Shotover River, the ski slopes of Coronet Peak, and rural retreats and villages that Queenstowners call home.

Land high above Queenstown on a craggy mountain precipice. In winter, stand in snow as you take in the striking views. Your experienced pilot will share local insights and point out points of interest. Tour concludes with the return flight to the helicopter base and transfer back to your hotel.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • 30-minute scenic helicopter flight
  • Alpine landing
  • Inflight pilot commentary
  • Department of Conservation landing and concession fees

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• All flights are subject to favorable weather conditions. It is recommended to book for your first available day in Queenstown so that you have maximum flexibility to roll on to the next available date.
• Your flight date and/or time may be different to the one requested. Your exact flight time will be confirmed by the local operator via email after booking.
• Children and infants must be accompanied by an adult.
• Children 4-14 years and 15-kilograms or more will have their own seat.
• Infants (Under 4 years and under 15kgs) are required to sit on an adults knee. Infants over 15kgs will require their own seat
• Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements and you'll be offered an alternative or full refund.

From US$ 240.03 per person

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The Helicopter Line Queenstown

Product ID: 189462