Southern Alps Scenic Flights
Whether you’re interested in a snow-landing on a remote glacier, breathtaking landscapes or easy access remote West Coast hunting and kayaking, we have you covered.
We have created the most varied and beautiful scenic flight paths, backed by our deep knowledge over 20 years of experience.
West Coast Scenic Flight Options
With friendly personal service, wide window views, more alps and glaciers, our flights are extremely good value.
Choose from 3 glacier scenic flights including glacier landing flights as well as a selection of heli-hike options to suit your time and your budget.
An exciting short and sweet taste of Glacier Country. Fly up the Whataroa River to the Butler Range, altitude 2000 metres. Discover the stunning snow–clad peaks of Mts Rangatira, Whataroa, Tohunga and Ariki. Get up close and personal with an option of landing onto a remote glacier in the magnificent southern alps to experience the most exhilarating surroundings of a natural beauty. Extremely good value.
Across Middle Earth
Fly the route of the Glacier Temptation, then over the Southern Alps to see New Zealand’s largest glacier, the 28km long Tasman Glacier, and views of Mount Cook, (NZ’s highest) and Mount Tasman. Orbit Mt Elie de Beaumont, the neve of Franz Josef Glacier and view nine other glaciers. A superb flight not offered anywhere else in Glacier Country! Awesome.
Mt Cook Panorama
Arguably the best flight experience offered in Glacier Country. This flight has it all. Combine the Across Middle Earth route with an extended flight along the dramatic eastern slopes of the Southern Alps to world renowned Mount Cook, Mount Tasman and Tasman Glacier before crossing the Southern Alps back into the West Coast to discover Fox Glacier nevé and returning via Franz Josef Glacier.
Heli Hike departs from Franz Josef or Fox Glacier townships. Includes a scenic helicopter flight onto the glacier icefall, land and enjoy up to a three hour guided hike with a professional, experienced guide.
Get lifted deep into the Whataroa Valley to access headwaters of some of the most beautiful glaciated rivers in New Zealand.
Easy access to wilderness hunts for red deer, chamois and tahr in the South Island.