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Wilderness Wings invites you on a once in a lifetime New Zealand scenic flight experience. We are a premier operator of specialising in world class scenic flight tours and exceptional wilderness adventures throughout the beautiful alpine regions of...more
| Hokitika Airport, Hokitika 7791, New Zealand
+64 3-755 8118
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

You cannot beat the service and smiles of owner Ben Patterson and his staff. We were lucky enough to spend 3 days with Ben and Wilderness Wings touring from Manuka Point Lodge to Fox Glacier, Queenstown and back. Highly recommended. Amazing views, wonderful accommodations and...More

Date of experience: July 2016
5  Thank dekledarlin
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Loved it! What a great experience to see the West Coast and Southern Alps from the air. Ben the pilot is great and shared some great knowledge of the area. Really comfortable flight, and even had the heaters cranking!

Date of experience: July 2016
4  Thank Carley_Lockie
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Ben the pilot and owner took us up for a flight over the southern alps visiting the glaciers and Mt Cook. Was absolutely brilliant and the views were breath taking. Thanks to Ben for his expert knowledge on the area/history and his enthusiasm. What a...More

Date of experience: July 2016
3  Thank Aaron O
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Ben Patterson is the best. His equipment is the best. His knowledge is the best. Do not miss the opportunity to fly with Ben. Ed from Oklahoma

Date of experience: April 2016
3  Thank Ed P
Reviewed 7 May 2016

OK, so our tramping trip didn't end up the way that we'd planned and we found ourselves on the wrong side of the mountains. How to get back to the West coast? Well, we had a brainwave and booked a flight with Ben from Wilderness...More

Date of experience: April 2016
3  Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Can't begin to say how good this was, and comparing it in price to others around the glaciers it's brilliant value....$750/£375 for two of us for around 75mins flight, there are helicopter things closer to the glaciers charging far more for less time as far...More

Date of experience: March 2016
3  Thank Rob P
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Ben was very knowledgeable about Mt Cook & the glaciers & very willing to answer any questions we had. The flight was pretty smooth (I'm not as good on small aircraft!) Check in the AA Traveller booklet to see if there's a voucher!

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Ben Patterson is the owner and pilot, a young man who has flying in his veins from a young age. He took us up in his Cessna for nearly one and a half hours from Hokitika to the Fox and Franz Josef glaciers and Mount...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Marie B
Reviewed 11 February 2016

We decided spontaneously to do this trip as the day before it was to cloudy for a helicopter flight from the glaciers. And we were more than happy about that. Our pilot Ben is just a very nice, experienced and funny guy and we felt...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Kalsterdorf
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

Wilderness Wings came strongly recommended locally. Ben was the complete professional pilot in every respect and superb host for our flight over the glaciers and around Mt Cook. He took our safety seriously and enabled us to have second to none views of the mountains...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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23 January 2015|
Response from deukerens | Reviewed this property |
My trip cost around $300 for 2 of us. Took 2 hours and we went where the views were. Ben is a great pilot, loves the mountains and obviously wanted us too. Given the chance I'd go again tomorrow, just loved the trip. If you... More