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Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters

Queenstown Middle Earth Helicopter Flight - 45 Minutes

Help code: 37DF-675A

  • 45-minute Queenstown helicopter flight
  • See the Ford of Bruinen and Misty Mountains
  • Views of Lake Alta and Deer Park Heights
  • Lord of the Rings filming locations
  • Remote alpine landing
  • Fascinating pilot commentary
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Experience the magic of Middle Earth on the ultimate Queenstown Lord of the Rings tour by helicopter. Embark on an unforgettable Queenstown helicopter flight with Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters and soar above some of the landscapes that served as the backdrop for the iconic film series. Your 45-minute Queenstown helicopter flight even includes an alpine landing amidst at the heart of this recognisable scenery.

The Middle Earth Queenstown helicopter flight takes you on a journey through the breathtaking scenery that made The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies come to life. Marvel at views of the Misty Mountains (The Remarkables Mountain Range), the Ford of Bruinen (the Shotover River), Dimrill Dale (Lake Alta) and much more. These majestic mountains, alpine lakes, and braided rivers make up some of the scenery that captured the imagination of millions of fans worldwide. The helicopter flight includes an alpine landing in a remote location, providing the perfect opportunity to take photos.

As you fly over Queenstown, you'll be treated to panoramic views of some the region's most famous Lord of the Rings locations. From the towering peaks of the Remarkables to the tranquil beauty of Glenorchy, every moment of this tour is a feast for the eyes. Throughout the Middle Earth Queenstown helicopter flight, your Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters pilot will provide fascinating commentary on notable locations and behind-the-scenes stories.

Whether you're a die-hard Lord of the Rings fan or simply seeking a unique and thrilling adventure, this Queenstown Lord of the Rings tour by helicopter is a must-do. Book your Middle Earth Queenstown Helicopter Flight today and prepare to be transported into a world of fantasy and wonder.


  • 45 minute Queenstown helicopter flight and landing
  • Remote alpine landing
  • Aerial views of Lord of the Rings filming locations
  • Commentary from the pilot


  • This experience departs daily at 2pm


  • Please allow 45-minutes of this experience


  • This experience takes place in Queenstown, New Zealand

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)
  • 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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