South Island NZ Helicopter Flights Daily for Adventurers & Sightseers

Departing from:  Franz Josef  |  Fox Glacier  |  Lake Tekapo  |  Haast

SCENIC FLIGHTS DEPARTING

Lake Tekapo

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Max out your senses

The stunning Mt Cook region is one of New Zealand's top attractions and our Tekapo base specialises in scenic flights over the region's spectacular alpine scenery.

One of the most breathtaking ways to make the most of your visit here is by taking a flight in one of our four-seater and six-seater turbine helicopters.

Our pilots provide you with an informative commentary about the area while you take in the spectacular views. You can also enjoy a landing which allows you to experience the beauty of the area up close. Choose your Scenic Flight departing Lake Tekapo below. Walk-ins welcome.

Scenic flights departing Lake Takapo

The Lake Takapo flight office

Our Lake Tekapo flight office is on the main street of the Lake Tekapo township right in the heart of the town. This is your first stop to check in for a flight or make a booking.

Our helipad is 5.2 km from Lake Tekapo on the left-hand side heading towards Twizel on State Highway 8. We provide a shuttle service from the booking office to the heliport.

Our base in the Lake Tekapo township is very close to Aoraki/Mt Cook – one of New Zealand’s most impressive attractions and New Zealand’s highest mountain. We offer flight packages from 20 minutes to one hour, or private exclusive charters across the magnificent Mackenzie Country, featuring the picturesque turquoise waters of Lake Pukaki and Lake Tekapo extending out below New Zealand’s highest peaks.

Fly with us and you can see all the highlights of our region without all the extra driving to get to the Mt Cook Village.

Important information

Lake Tekapo flight office: +64 (0)3 680 6229
Summer (November-March)  8.00AM to 6.30PM
Winter (April-October) 8.30AM to 6.00PM. 

Please note: All standard flights include a snow landing but please note that such landings are subject to weather conditions and are at the pilot’s discretion

Check-in time is 30 minutes before your scheduled departure time. This allows time for payment processing and aircraft allocation.

Flight duration is only approximate. Pricing is in New Zealand dollars and includes GST. Minimum numbers apply.

 

  • 5 star ratingAmazing experience ! This experience could be described in one word: outstanding! The views, the service, our pilot Josh, .. everything about this... read more

    Virginie H Avatar Virginie H
    13/07/18

    5 star ratingGreat trip down the coast After staying overnight in Haast we wandered down to the office and asked for tour options . We choose to... read more

    Paul A Avatar Paul A
    22/01/18

    5 star ratingAmazing!! Could not recommend this any higher, we took a quick flight along the coast to see a seal colony and... read more

    James R Avatar James R
    24/02/18
  • 5 star ratingMy first flight in a helicopter and I absolutely loved it! We were so lucky to find Haast Heli as it was a very personal experience, tailored to our interests! The... read more

    Ina R Avatar Ina R
    11/08/17

    5 star ratingAmazing experience not to be missed! Me and my wife drove all the way to franz Josef purely for this helicopter ride and snow landing, and... read more

    Ashraf F Avatar Ashraf F
    29/04/18

    5 star ratingShayne WOW !! What a Fantastic flight ! We were unable to get up with another company and went to Scenic... read more

    neonleon68 Avatar neonleon68
    18/05/18
  • 5 star ratingBucket List ticked We chose to do the Flight 4- Grand Tour and so glad we did.

    From the moment we checked in we... read more

    Karen19092014 Avatar Karen19092014
    30/05/18

    5 star ratingFantastic Fox, Franz and Mount Cook! We only decided the night before that we were even going to book a helicopter flight over the glaciers.

    If... read more

    ranidkny Avatar ranidkny
    13/04/18

    5 star ratingAwesome View Took the 60 minute flight and it was a trip of a lifetime, we had an amazing pilot called Brooke,... read more

    John W Avatar John W
    23/05/18