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30-Minute Alpine Scenic Flight from Queenstown - with unbiased reviews

30-Minute Alpine Scenic Flight from Queenstown

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A winning combination: Spectacular alpine scenery including Skippers Canyon and the Queenstown basin as well as the chance to land in the snow on one of the regions stunning peaks. Route dependent on snow conditions.
What to Expect
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Pass By: Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown New Zealand

Flight includes views around the Wakatipu basin and then heading out to Skippers Canyon for a landing.
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Important Information
Departure Point
35 Lucas Place, Frankton, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Landing and facility fees
  • Headsets to hear the pilot clearly
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat (0-3 years old sit on adults lap)
  • Due to comfort and weight / balance of the aircraft, passengers must supply accurate weights upon booking.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Lesley C wrote a review 7 Dec
73 contributions3 helpful votes
I was beyond impressed how this company operates. It's customer service is top notch. Our original tour to Milford Sound was cancelled due to bad weather and they did everything they could to make sure we were able to do something else last min since it was our last day in
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Date of experience: November 2019
Dee Bee wrote a review Jul 2019
12 contributions1 helpful vote
Have you ever been stuck for words having to describe an experience? Well this is our dilemma now! My husband & I booked the Alpine Scenic flight with Glacier Southern Alps Helicopters. The gentleman that picked us up from our accomodation (Dan, I think his name was) was
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Date of experience: July 2019
Response from GlacierSouthernLakes, Sales and Marketing Manager at 30-Minute Alpine Scenic Flight from Queenstown
Responded 29 Jul 2019
Wow! thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a fantastic review! We are so pleased to hear you had an incredible experience!! Jeremy is amazing and he thoroughly enjoys the experience with you! Happy 25th Anniversary and if you are still here in Queenstown enjoy the rest of your trip!
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Carole P wrote a review Apr 2019
25 contributions7 helpful votes
With the bridge disaster happening in Franz Josef, just 2 days before we were due to leave for our trip, it was so disappointed to have to cancel the planned heli flight onto the F.J glacier for my daughter and myself, especially as it was a birthday gift for her and a 'first
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Date of experience: April 2019
Response from GlacierSouthernLakes, Public Relations Manager at 30-Minute Alpine Scenic Flight from Queenstown
Responded 15 Apr 2019
Dear Carole P Every cloud has a silver lining! So pleased you had the opportunity to fly with us in Queenstown. We appreciate your comments about Jeremy. He certainly has some great insights from the filming work we did on Mission Impossible. We hope to see you again soon. Ka kite ano. Trish
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jddc7 wrote a review Feb 2019
261 contributions38 helpful votes
Most probably the highlight of our trip!!everything went perfect. We were picked up from our hotel and taken on a short drive to the airfield where we were given a safety briefing. We then met our pilot and headed off on our journey. The views are just incredible and something
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Wence wrote a review Sep 2018
275 contributions33 helpful votes
This experience, for me, is a series of firsts. It was my first helicopter ride and my first time to see (and feel) snow. I can’t imagine a better way of doing so. Seeing the snow-capped mountains is just breathtaking and landing in one? Surreal. This tour should be a part of
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Response from GlacierSouthernLakes, Public Relations Manager at 30-Minute Alpine Scenic Flight from Queenstown
Responded 29 Sep 2018
Kia ora Wence W Such great news that we were able to fulfill your bucket list and provide you not only with a snow-capped mountain landing but also a first time helicopter flight. Many thanks for sharing your experiences. Kind regards Trish
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Key Details
  • Lake Wakatipu
  • Duration: 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Hotel Pickup
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