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Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters

35 Lucas Place | Queenstown Airport, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
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Glacier Southern Lakes is Queenstown's leading scenic heli-flight company with a reputation of providing a high standard of professionalism and service. We offer daily scenic helicopter tours over the mountains, lakes, glaciers and fiords in and around Middle-earth, Queenstown, Milford Sound and Fiordland National Park & Mt Aspiring National Park. Alpine or snow landings are part of all our flights and glacier landings are included in all our Milford Sound flights. We have the most experienced team of helicopter pilots in Queenstown who will share their extensive local knowledge with you. For Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit fans we can show you many of the Queenstown film locations like nobody else, with pilots who were part of the film crew.
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“snow landing” (29 reviews)
“milford sound” (162 reviews)
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35 Lucas Place | Queenstown Airport, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
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"helicopter ride"
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"snow landing"
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"milford sound"
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"pilot andy"
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"an amazing experience"
in 26 reviews
"once in a lifetime"
in 18 reviews
"new zealand"
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"worth every cent"
in 18 reviews
"great pilot"
in 12 reviews
"great flight"
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"professional company"
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"these guys"
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"tasman sea"
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"scenic flight"
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"fresh snow"
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"perfect weather"
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"amazing scenery"
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From the online booking to the day of the flight, we were kept informed and updated the whole time. We were lucky that the weather was clear and we had an amazing flight with Stu. Safety was their priority and this was clear from the...More

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Kia ora S_Li_2000 We really appreciate your extensive review. So pleased we were part of creating such a memorable experience for you. Kind regards Trish

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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

This is a great way to take in the vastness of NZ South Island terrain. Our flight involved two stops, one on top of a glacier and the next a grassed mountain. Our pilot Chris was great in explaining the scenery and pointing out locations...More

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GlacierSouthernLakes, Public Relations Manager at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Kia ora We really appreciate your review. Our scenery is amazing by air and so pleased you got to see such a variety. Thanks so much about your comments regarding Chris and Darren. :-) Enjoy the rest of your visit. Kind regards Trish

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

We had a booking for two people for a glacier landing flight booked over four months in advance. When it came to the day of the booking, the weather wasn’t good, and the flight was understandably cancelled. We were called in the morning to advise...More

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GlacierSouthernLakes, Sales Manager at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Thank you for your feedback which we always take seriously. We also trust that Trip Advisor readers use a range of our reviews to ascertain a picture before making an informed decision to book with us. 99% of our customers give excellent feedback and given...More

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janie2411
21 November 2017|
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Response from GlacierSouthernLakes | Property representative |
Hi Janie, Thank you for your question! Yes, February is a great time of year to join us on a Milford Extended Flight! To be honest, any time of the year is great, it really depends on what is happening with the weather... More
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Sue I
28 October 2017|
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Hi there, Absolutely - we offer courtesy pick up and drop off from the centre of Queenstown or from your accommodation. Just let us know where you are staying at the time of booking and in your booking confirmation we... More
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leslie f
13 August 2016|
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Hi Leslie, thank you for your enquiry and apologies for the delay with our response.As mentioned above it is definitely recommended to bring sturdy shoes and warm clothing. We have a variety of flights that are longer and... More
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