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Wanaka Helicopters

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Wanaka Helicopters has operated since the mid 1990s in the Southern Lakes region and into the World Heritage Mount Aspiring and Fiordland National Parks. Experience stunning scenery with our flights including Wanaka, Mount Aspiring, Glaciers, and...more
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6 Lloyd Dunn Ave | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka 9343, New Zealand
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+64 800 463 626
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All reviews coromandel peak pilot chris helicopter ride snow landing these guys excellent pilot fantastic flight mt aspiring scenic flight highly recommend this company new zealand my partner thank you so much an amazing experience whole team weather conditions take photos
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you Chris for an amazing flight, highlighting Wanaka's stunning scenery, and your wealth of knowledge. An afternoon where I felt on top of the world!

Thank CarleneC71
Wanaka H, Public Relations Manager at Wanaka Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Carlene, thanks so much for taking the time to review your experience with us. Great to hear you had an amazing time!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am not someone who likes to fly at the best of times, but a flight in a chopper with these guys was absolutely fantastic and i forgot about my fear of flying, in fact I wanted to go up again! Nick took us up...More

Thank mattomeara
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to be a part of our friends wedding on Coromadel Peak. This in itself was a magical experience but our pilots (Nick and Dean) were absolutely sensational. They were extremely friendly and approachable and gave us the best experience. I couldn't...More

Thank Jamie E
Wanaka H, Public Relations Manager at Wanaka Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Jamie - we are so happy to hear you had a great experience with us. Thanks so much for taking the time to review!

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

The best heli picnic highly recommend !!! Organised a surprise romantic picnic Wanaka helicopters definitely delivered !!! Amazing bubbles and delicious food provided. Simon our pilot host an eventful day , perfect weather and experience was unforgettable!! Thank you Wanaka helicopters

Thank Christina S
Wanaka H, Public Relations Manager at Wanaka Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Hi Christina, thanks so much for taking the time to review your heli picnic experience with us. So pleased to hear you had an unforgettable time. Thanks for flying with us!

Reviewed 13 August 2018

We were so fortunate to have weather that the pilots described as being the best they've seen in a long time. The views we saw just can't be beaten. As soon as we arrived we were greeted by the very warm and welcoming team. We...More

Thank FraserD89
Reviewed 25 July 2018

We were watching the weather forecast after arriving in Wanaka on Saturday to rainy weather. Wednesday looked like the pick of days during our stay. The weather was perfect, blue skies and no wind. We turned up for our flight and were welcomed with a...More

Thank DISAPPOINTEDSTU
Wanaka H, Public Relations Manager at Wanaka Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Hi there, thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us. So glad to hear you had a great time and got a beautiful day! Thanks so much for choosing to fly with us!

Reviewed 8 July 2018

Picture perfect vision to the top of Mt Aspiring and sight lines right across to Mt Cook; yes, we got the perfect day and a brilliant pilot to point out the scenery and to record photos of the experience for us to treasure. So, from...More

Thank bjskps
Wanaka H, Public Relations Manager at Wanaka Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thanks so much for your review, we are delighted to hear this was the highlight of your trip! So pleased you got a perfect day and were able to enjoy the experience at its best. Many thanks

Reviewed 6 July 2018

I planned a scenic flight last week to propose to my girlfriend. Nicky couldn’t have been more accommodating. All my questions & requests were responded to immediately. The pilot was very discreet and took some fantastic photos while he was hidden, and the bottle of...More

Thank Kyle G
Wanaka H, Public Relations Manager at Wanaka Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thank you so much for your review Kyle, wonderful to hear you had a great experience and you got some great photos to enjoy and share of your special moment. Thanks!

Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Wow, where do I start... Jayden and I are still beaming from our "Snow Max" trip with Simon today. It was an experience we will never forget with breathtaking scenery. While photos don't do the trip justice, Simon took so many awesome photos of us...More

Thank Nicola F
Wanaka H, Public Relations Manager at Wanaka Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Hi Nicola, thanks so much for reviewing your experience with us. With all the recent snow, the views are pretty spectacular from above and we are pleased to hear you had an awesome time with us!

Reviewed 15 May 2018

What a fantastic way to see the lakes, mountains and absolutely stunning views of the local country. Our pilot Chris was very knowledgeable about the area so on top of the incredible views we were given interesting information about the areas we flew over. The...More

Thank Diane M
Wanaka H, Public Relations Manager at Wanaka Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Hi Diane, thanks so much for taking the time to review your experience with us. We are so pleased you had good weather and got to enjoy the spectacular scenery. Thanks

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VicParkDiner
6 April 2015|
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Response from Wanaka H | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. Our wedding prices vary from $599 to $2000 depending on numbers and location. Contact Wanaka Helicopters directly if you would like some more detailed information. Regards, Nicky.
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Stan R
7 March 2015|
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Response from Wanaka H | Property representative |
Hey Stan! Thanks for your question! We have a range of flights which you can take, all depending on your price and timeframe! Have a look at our website which will give you an idea on our flights which may suit you! We do... More
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