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Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters

Glacier Explorer Helicopter Flight - 50 Minutes

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  • 50-minute Queenstown helicopter flight
  • Glacier landing if weather permits
  • Spectacular glacier views
  • See hidden glaciers and ice falls
  • Informative pilot commentary
  • Explore Mt Aspiring National Park
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What you need to know

Witness multiple glaciers from above on the 50-minute Glacier Helicopter Flight in Queenstown with Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters. This popular Queenstown helicopter tour takes you on an unforgettable journey over several of New Zealand's glaciers located in the Southern Alps. If weather permits, you will even have the chance to land on a glacier for the ultimate photo opportunity.

The 50-minute Glacier Explorer helicopter flight is the perfect opportunity to witness hidden glaciers from a unique perspective. Hop aboard state-of-the-art helicopter with Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters and prepare to be amazed as you soar above majestic mountains and icy peaks.

This thrilling helicopter flight will provide you with unparalleled views of Queenstown's Wakatipu Basin, Paradise Valley and Mt Aspiring National Park. Capture stunning photographs of the mountain scenery, glaciers and sparkling ice formations before the helicopter touches down for a glacier landing. Step out onto the icy surface, feeling the crunch beneath your feet. Take a moment to absorb the awe-inspiring surroundings and breathe in the crisp mountain air.

The experienced and knowledgeable pilots at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters will provide you with fascinating insights into the history and geology of the glacier, making this an educational and enriching experience.

Don't miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the glaciers surrounding Queenstown from the comfort of a helicopter. Book your Glacier Explorer helicopter flight in Queenstown today and create memories that will last a lifetime.


  • 50-minute scenic helicopter flight from Queenstown
  • Glacier landing (weather permitting)
  • Informative pilot commentary


  • In late summer glacier landings may not be suitable but an alpine landing will be substituted


  • The duration of this experience is 50 minutes


  • This experience takes place at Queenstown, New Zealand

Departure Location

  • This experience departs from 35 Lucas Place, Frankton, Queenstown
  • Courtesy transfers 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)
  • Helicopter flights are weather dependent

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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