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Tekapo Helicopters - Tours

Main St, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
+64 3-680 6229
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Pilot was very friendly - we got to fly over Franz Jospeh Glacier and also land on fox Glacier... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Greensborough, Australia
via mobile
An absolute highlight

We were lucky to find a clear sunny window after a day of torrential rain, booked the 90 minute... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vienna, Austria
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Enjoy the most breathtaking way to see the southern alps, including Mt Cook,Fox and Franz Josef glaciers with one of Tekapo Helicopters Scenic flights. All flights include a landing!
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  • Very good5%
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  • Terrible7%
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Main St, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
+64 3-680 6229
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pilot was very friendly - we got to fly over Franz Jospeh Glacier and also land on fox Glacier !!! Magical experience walking up in the snow. The flight was stunning - highly recommend!!!

Thank Jemhow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky to find a clear sunny window after a day of torrential rain, booked the 90 minute heli flight to Mt. Cook for $400 pP - and enjoyed a breathtaking experience including a landing on a snowfield opposite Mt. Cook. If you fail...More

Thank Brock53
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just popped in on the off chance of getting a flight and were told we needed a minimum number of people. Ada took our number and promised to call if any more people wanted the same trip. She called us about 2 hours later...More

Thank Andrea H
Reviewed 6 November 2017

There were stunning views of the mountains and lakes. A professional team and best pilot ever, Aaron. A great time, definitely recommend.

Thank Jenny R
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

I chose the Mount Cook Safari flight, duration approximately 50 minutes, because I wanted the landing on snow. $465 and worth every cent to me because this was bucket list territory. The aircraft making our flight took five passengers, one upfront with the pilot, and...More

Thank Dianne C
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

With sunny weather, we had awesome views of Mount Cook, Lake Tasman, Lake Pukaki, Franz and Josef Glaciers, to name a few. First time in a helicopter and the experience was amazing. Very little turbulence and the pilot reassuring and giving us a heads up...More

Thank ShaAndKhing
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We found the tour through the internet and took the 50 minutes with snow landing tour. The guides were friendly and great! They are flexible to accomidate to our timings. As it is a low season, there isnt anyone around when we did the snow...More

Thank flyingdreamz
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Sell the dog, mortgage your children and take a flight with these guys. We were travelling through to Queenstown on a spectacular, still day, with sparkling blue sky. When we inquired we found there was another couple waiting to see if someone else would come...More

Thank youngmerinda
Tekapohelistaff, Front Desk / Ground Crew at Tekapo Helicopters - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

We all loved your opening first sentence in your review, "one of the best" we have read on Trip Advisor. Its always great to hear back from our customers sharing their experience in such a spectacular part of the country and the snow landing is...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017

Clear blue skies, Check! Crisp mountain air, Check! The engines revving and off we go! There is no better way to see the wonders of the New Zealand Mountains and Glaciers then from the air and the team at Tekapo Helicopters certainly know how to...More

Thank LyntonJones
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Booked to fly on the 3rd of July this year. Had an amazing time. Dan was very nice and even picked us up in town. Would definitely recommend this while in Tekapo.

Thank alisonmoloney
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