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Taste of Fiordland // Helicopter Scenic Flight from Te Anau

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US$ 222.79
2 travellers
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    What to Expect
    Your helicopter tour starts with hotel pickup in Te Anau and a transfer to the launch pad at the local airport. Once you’re strapped in, snap on your headset to hear the pilot’s narration clearly and take off.

    The 20-minute scenic flight encompasses spectacular aerial views over Fiordland National Park. Soar above the snow-capped peaks of Lake Manapouri, considered one of the South Island’s most gorgeous landscapes. Fly over the mountains and forested valleys of Fiordland as a serene wilderness unfolds below.

    Take advantage of supreme photo ops during an alpine landing. Lifting off again, you’re treated to views of Lake Te Anau and the farmlands of the Te Anau basin.

    At the end of your helicopter flight, relax with return transport to your hotel in Te Anau or Manapouri.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Te Anau Airport or your hotel
    Departure Time
    5/1/2019 - 9/30/2020Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Return Details
    Tour returns to your Te Anau hotel
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Te Anau or Manapouri
    • Guide
    • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Lunch
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • Due to comfort and weight/balance of the aircraft, passengers weighing over 130kg will be required to purchase an additional seat. This is payable directly to the tour operator on the day of the tour
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    The weather wasn't the best for our flight, foggy nor dangerous, so we couldn't land on a mountain and what we could see in the short flight was not so spectacular. Recommend a longef flight or to go from Milford so you're in the heart of the best scenery to start with.
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    We were picked up from our accommodation in an antique limo, and we were driven to the lift off point by a super sweet woman. At the lift off point, we were given biscuits and tea (or coffee), which seems to be an NZ thing (which is so perfect). We talked with a guide about
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    A must do to see areas of Fiordland that you might never otherwise see. Spectacular views, excellent commentary from our pilot, attentive ground staff. It's not cheap but worth the money.
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    On a beautiful day in Manapouri we thought we would take a chance at booking a last minute flight for Te Anau. These guys really stood out and from the minute we contacted them they could not have been more helpful. The trip itself was breathtaking and we really appreciated the
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    About the operator

    This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

    By: Te Anau Helicopter Services
    42 reviews
    A small taste of fiordland!
    The weather wasn't the best for our flight, foggy nor dangerous, so we couldn't land on a mountain and what we
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    Bristol, United Kingdom
    Amazing flight over stunning scenery
    Had an amazing flight from te anua to Milford Sound Paul our pilot was amazing, pointing out all the places of
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    Awesome flight, thank you!!
    Great service, very friendly, relaxed, felt very comfortable. Commentary was much appreciated. Ensured we enjoyed
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    Clare R
    Outstanding helicopter ride over Stewart Island
    This flight was the most memorable ever. We left Bluff and flew over the North end of Stewart island and landed.
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    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    So Cool!
    We were picked up from our accommodation in an antique limo, and we were driven to the lift off point by a super
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    Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
    Such a wonderful experience
    This is a very good company to book your helicopter flight. They pick you up and bring you to your hotel, if
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    SF Bay Area
    They canceled our trip at the last minute
    We booked & paid for an April 2019 helicopter trip (Kepler Track heli-hike) back in July 2018. 5 days before the
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    Tess R
    Frensham, Surrey
    Fantasy flight
    It was just the most surreal experience. What an awesome way to see Doubtful and Dusky Sounds. Such skill in
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    Marcel B
    Vienna, Austria
    amazing flight and amazing nature
    Great flight with great pilot and lots of time during the 2 landings. Pilot showed a lot of details and was
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    Portland, Maine
    Great views and Service to Match
    Our tour included two landings with spectacular views in each location. Our pilot, Paul, was informative and
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    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    See the Kepler Track in Style
    We only had a half day between other adventures and we wanted to hike a bit of the Kepler track. Te Anau
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    Janelle P
    Sydney, Australia
    On top world! Helicopter flight over Doubtful and Dusky Sound.
    Gaven, our highly skilled pilot, gave us an excellent commentary as we flew over some of the most spectacular
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    G G
    Dublin, Ireland
    Flight over Doubtful and Dusky Sound
    This was THE best morning of our month in NZ. Paul’s flying skills and knowledge of the area made this such a
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    Tracy M
    Kitchener, Canada
    Highlight of my 38-Day Trip to NZ
    The weather was proving to be a real hindrance for me to experience what later became the highlight of my whole
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    Sydney, Australia
    Amazing experience not to be missed
    Our two hour flight over Dusky Sounds and around the Fiordland National Park was a truly an awesome experience!
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