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Southern Glacier Experience - 50 Minute Scenic Flight & Alpine Snow Landing - The Helicopter Line

Experience the unforgettable sights of the breathtaking Southern Alps and Mt Aspiring before exploring the ancient Southern Glaciers!

Join the Helicopter Line as they reach exhilarating heights and unveil Queenstown’s world-renowned Alpine views.

You’ll be blown away when you see the remote icefalls of the Jura, Clarke, Grant and Isobel glaciers from ultimate aerial viewpoints.

Making a snow landing, you’ll stand in pristine white snow as you immerse yourself in the most stunning alpine setting imaginable.

Exposing the spectacular bird's eye visuals of Lake Wakatipu, Mount Aspiring, and the majestic Rees and Dart River Valleys - this is a truly memorable experience of New Zealand’s treasured alpine wonders.

Adult $615.00 (Pre-Covid Border Closure Price $615.00, Discount Shown From This Rate )
Child $382.00 (4-14 years old)
Infant $288.00 (0-4 years old)

Duration

  • Allow approximately 1 hour for the whole experience

Location

  • Departs from The Helicopter Line Base, Lucas Place, Queenstown

Notes

  • All flights are subject to weather conditions and minimum numbers being met.

    Scenic flight routes are dependent on current snow conditions in Queenstown and surrounds.

    This flight requires a minimum number of 4 passengers for departure.

    Please provide us with your central Queenstown pick-up location as your proceed through the check out or alternatively let us know if you will have your own transport.

  • All Children must be accompanied by a fare paying adult.

    Please provide us with an estimate of each passengers individual weight as you proceed through the checkout. Actual weights will be recorded prior to the departure of your flight.

    Acceptance of your reservation is conditional upon the information and weight estimates provided by you.

Available Bookings from December 06 to December 12

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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  • Adult$436.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$382.00
  • Infant$288.00

  • Adult$429.90 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$382.00
  • Infant$288.00

  • Adult$615.00
  • Child$382.00
  • Infant$288.00

  • Adult$436.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$382.00
  • Infant$288.00

  • Adult$429.90 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$382.00
  • Infant$288.00

  • Adult$436.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$382.00
  • Infant$288.00

  • Adult$615.00
  • Child$382.00
  • Infant$288.00

  • Adult$492.00
  • Child$382.00
  • Infant$288.00

  • Adult$492.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$382.00
  • Infant$288.00

  • Adult$615.00
  • Child$382.00
  • Infant$288.00

  • Adult$467.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$382.00
  • Infant$288.00

  • Adult$467.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$382.00
  • Infant$288.00

  • Adult$467.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$382.00
  • Infant$288.00

  • Adult$467.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$382.00
  • Infant$288.00

  • Adult$615.00
  • Child$382.00
  • Infant$288.00

  • Adult$467.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$382.00
  • Infant$288.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

4.9

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ashg2 from New Zealand wrote on 28 November 2021

Amazing

What can we say but Wow!! this was amazing highlight of our trip. Our pilot Ben was absolutely amazing lots of information top notch guy. This is a must do in Queenstown put it as number 1 on your list.

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Thank you so much for leaving us and Ben such a glowing review. We’re so happy to be remembered as such a positive part of your trip. It’s hard not to enjoy the beautiful views of Queenstown. Ben is one of the best! We’re lucky to have him. Thank you for your support. We look forward to flying with you again soon.

joelw8 from New Zealand wrote on 13 November 2021

Unbeatable experience

Amazing scenery, great commentary and all round fantastic flight

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Luke Payne from New Zealand wrote on 13 August 2021

This is a must do

Highlight of my trip

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Emma Robinson from New Zealand wrote on 03 August 2021

Incredible experience & a great team

I’ll be honest, it took a bit of time trying to decide which operator to go with for Milford Sound cruise but I picked these guys and I honestly made the best decision 🙌🏾 Incredible service from the team, and the knowledge from the commentary made the trip! We were lucky enough to see penguins, dolphins & seals on our trip and our skipper made sure we could circle back and make the most of the experience. If you’re second guessing which tour to take, pick this one with Southern Discoveries!

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Mark Carlton from New Zealand wrote on 29 July 2021

Fantastic Flight

Great experience, our pilot Gerrard was awesome , right from preflight to commentary throughout the flight to the shake of hands at departure. Spectacular scenery with a landing in a Loch. Overall rate very well, good value for money

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