Fiordland and Mt Cook Scenic Flights
Be inspired with our exciting range of Fiordland, Aoraki/Mt Cook and Mackenzie Region scenic flight options.
From Milford Sound to Mount Titiroa and the great glacier, our experiences read like a ‘Greatest Hits’ of the Southern Lakes area.
We can also tailor-make flights to suit – please get in touch to discuss.
All our tours & flights are weather permitting.
Fiordland Scenic Flights & Experiences
When a place is so special it’s been awarded World Heritage status, seeing it from the air is an absolute must-do.
These are just some of our scenic flight options. Visit our website to see all we have to offer.
Enjoy a taster of the scenery Aoraki/ Mt Cook is so famous for with a short adventure into remote and untamed Southern Alps.
- Experience a high alpine landing
- Views of Aoraki/ Mt Cook
- View hanging glaciers
- See Icebergs on the Tasman Terminal Lake
Tasman Glacier Explorer
This 5* rated Mt Cook scenic flight includes a helicopter flight along the entire length of the mighty Tasman Glacier. All our helicopter tours include personal commentary from your pilot. They are passionate about their backyard and will show you the hidden treasures of this National Park that only a local expert can.
Scenic Te Anau
Enjoy a taster of the scenery Fiordland is so famous for with a short adventure into the remote and untamed Kepler Mountains – the maunga traversed by the Kepler Great Walk trail.
Fiordland Heli Hike
Merge air, land and lake with this fantastic Fiordland experience.
Departing from our Te Anau lakeside base, the journey begins by soaring over Lake Te Anau. Soak up views of the Hidden Lakes before flying above the local’s playground. We land at a mountain tarn – take a breath of crisp alpine air and enjoy rugged mountain views over the Main Divide.
Doubtful Sound Scenic Flight
Our Doubtful Sound Scenic Flight offers a spectacular birds’ eye view of the rugged mountains, waterfalls and rainforests of this fiord.
Leaving from our lakeside Te Anau base, soar high above the Iris Burn Valley and Lake Manapouri, also known as the ‘Lake of Many Islands’ (it’s easy to see why!).
Spot the infamous West Arm Power Station on Lake Manapouri before flying up and over the Wilmot Pass into Doubtful Sound. This long and winding fiord is one of Fiordland’s deepest and is home to a number of stunning waterfalls.
Scenic Flight Milford Sound
Milford Sound is world-famous for very good reason – it truly is spectacular!
Our Piopiotahi/Milford Sound scenic flight departs from the Te Anau lake front and showcases breathtaking, birds-eye views of some of the highest and most-photographed mountains in Fiordland.
Alps to Ocean Helicopter Transfers
Our Heli bike transfers for the Alps to Ocean bike trail depart from our helicopter base at Aoraki/Mount Cook Airport. From there we will transfer you and your bike/gear across the Tasman River to Black Point “Rotten Tommy.” On the short journey you will enjoy stunning views off the braided Tasman river and surrounding Southern Alps. Once landed at Black Point you will continue your biking adventure on one of New Zealand’s most scenic bike trails.
Fiordland Charter Flights
Our highly experienced team of pilots have specialist skills and in-depth knowledge of Fiordland and Aoraki/Mt Cook, allowing us to offer a variety of private charter flights.
With excellent knowledge of Fiordland, Southland and the Southern coast, our friendly team is able to provide you with plenty of advice, supply and operate technical equipment for your commercial project, suggest locations for your activity or event and work with local tourism operators to provide a truly unique scenic flight experience.
Whether you are planning a voyage to a special location, a wedding, a hunting or fishing adventure, or have a commercial project to complete, get in touch with us and we’ll do our best to make your vision a reality!
AORAKI/MT COOK BASE
Aoraki/Mt Cook Airport
State Highway 80
Freephone in NZ: 0800 666 668
Phone: +64 3 435 1460