Helicopter Flight and Guided Mountain Climb

Mt Aspiring National Park departing Wanaka
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Highlights

  • Scenic helicopter flight through the mountains of Wanaka
  • Learn new skills as you climb to the summit of a mountain
  • Lunch and all equipment included

Take an incredible scenic helicopter flight from the valley to mountainside before summiting a mountain. Trained guides will assist both beginners and seasoned climbers for a view never to be forgotten.

  • 1 person
  • Duration - 1 Day
  • Location - View Map
Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

  • Scenic helicopter flight
  • Guided mountain climb
  • Safety equipment
  • Professional guide
  • Transfers from Wanaka

Meet your guides in the morning and head out to the base of the mountain for your days adventure. Board the helicopter for your scenic light into the mountains, towards the steepening slopes and the snow line.

Once at the snow, your guide will run through some climbing techniques and safety details before leading you towards the peak of the mountain.

Enjoy the opportunities for photos against an incredible backdrop and the amazing views at the summit before your descent back to the helicopter for your flight back to the valley below.

This climbing day is intended to be suitable for beginner climbers who would like a taste of what mountain climbing is about and for those who love to be in the outdoors. More difficult objectives can be arranged for appropriately skilled and experienced climbers on request.

On the Day

Session Length

  • Please allow a full day for this experience
  • Departs at 8am and returns at 5pm
  • Operates October - May only
  • The duration of your flight will be approximately 15 minutes each way

Numbers on the Day

The group will have a minimum size of one guide and three climbers and a maximum size of two guides and eight climbers.

Weather

The weather in the mountains can change very quickly so you need to be prepared. This trip requires a good forecast to proceed, in particular the helicopter flight demands fine weather so it is unlikely to be too nasty.

Dress Code

A full equipment list and description of clothing requirements will be given at the time of booking. Some equipment is available for hire and specialised mountaineering equipment will be included.

... and Importantly

Guidelines

A good fitness level and some previous hiking or tramping experience is preferable to participate in this activity although the main asset one can have is a sense of adventure!

Cancellation

Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to their policy.