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Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters

Private Doubtful Sound Helicopter Flight - 3.5 Hours

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  • Doubtful Sound helicopter flight
  • Dramatic and ancient landscapes
  • 3.5 hour private experience
  • Enjoy a gourmet alpine picnic
  • Private charter from Queenstown
  • Views of Fiordland National Park
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What you need to know

Witness the largest sound in Fiordland National Park on a private Doubtful Sound helicopter flight from Queenstown. Measuring in as 10 times larger and three times longer than Milford Sound, Doubtful Sound is also the deepest fiord in New Zealand. Explore Doubtful Sound from above on this 3.5-hour private helicopter charter with Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters.

Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters offer private charters for an exclusive and personalised journey, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring scenery of Doubtful Sound. Marvel at its rounded peaks, beautiful waterfalls, and untouched surroundings as you glide through the air in comfort and style.

On this specialist helicopter flight from Queenstown, you can escape the crowds and discover hidden gems that are inaccessible by other means. The experienced pilots at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters will private insightful commentary as you pass over points of interest, such as the Kepler Track and Wilmot Pass. Throughout the Doubtful Sound Experience, your pilot will perform two alpine landings - one at a remote alpine location, and the other for your gourmet alpine picnic. Capture stunning photographs and create lasting memories as you witness the untouched beauty of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Whether you're travelling with a group of friends or just looking for that extra wow-factor, a private charter is the perfect choice for your Doubtful Sound helicopter flight. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of Fiordland National Park and let the beauty of Doubtful Sound take your breath away. Book your helicopter flight today and embark on a once-in-a-lifetime journey through one of New Zealand's most spectacular natural wonders.


  • 3.5-hour helicopter flight with two landings
  • Alpine landing at a remote location
  • Alpine landing for a gourmet picnic
  • Commentary from the pilot
  • Private helicopter charter experience


  • This experience departs year round on request. You also have the choice of helicopters from the Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters fleet


  • Please allow approximately 3.5 hours of this experience

Departure Location

  • This experience departs from 35 Lucas Place, Frankton, Queenstown
  • Courtesy transfers are available from Queenstown Central (enquire at the time of booking)

What To Bring

  • Comfortable walking shoes/boots
  • Windproof jacket
  • Warm clothing

Additional Information

  • On all scenic flights, minimum numbers apply unless otherwise stated. Individual bookings may be combined if necessary to achieve minimum numbers. We carry a maximum of 6 passengers per aircraft within Civil Aviation Authority restrictions. For aircraft weight and balance purposes, please advise at the time of booking if any passenger exceeds 83kg (CAA standard weight).
  • Do you have your own transport or would you like a hotel pick up? If so advise hotel pick up location
  • Please advise preferred departure time

Cancellation Policy

  • Change your booking up to 24 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 24 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience
  • Cancellations within 24 hours of the departure time will incur a 100% cancellation fee

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements
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