Southern Glacier Helicopter Flight



  • Scenic helicopter flight around the Southern Alps and Aspiring National Park
  • Alpine snow landing
  • Amazing and dramatic views

See the spectacular beauty of the Southern Alps and Aspiring National Park from the sky! On this scenic helicopter ride you'll get to witness the magical wonder of the ancient icefalls of glaciers and mountain peaks. You'll land and stand in snow, looking out to Lake Wakatipu's northern shores.

Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

  • Courtesy transfers to and from central locations
  • Safety briefing and in flight headset
  • Experienced and qualified pilot
  • Scenic helicopter flight with views of the Southern Alps, Aspiring National Park and Lake Wakatipu
  • Alpine snow landing

Be amazed by jaw-dropping views of the Southern Alps, Aspiring National Park and Lake Wakatipu, as you fly high above on this scenic helicopter flight. With snowy mountain peaks, ancient icefalls from massive glaciers, magical vistas and an alpine landing, this flight is a truly beautiful experience sure to take your (frosty) breath away. With transfers to and from the helicopter base and a qualified and knowledgable pilot, this experience is super easy and you won't have to organise a thing! Once you're up in the air, the pilot will provide some commentary of the surrounding landscapes below, before your alpine landing on soft snow. Once you get out of the helicopter and stand on the snow surrounded by giant mountain peaks, you'll feel like you're on top of the world - quite literally!

On the Day

Session Length

  • The whole experience lasts 50 minutes including the alpine snow landing
  • The supplier operates 365 days a year
  • Booking time will be confirmed by experience provider

Numbers on the Day

Minimum numbers are required for trips to operate.


If your flight is cancelled due to weather you will be given the option to reschedule or cancel.

Dress Code

Sunglasses are recommended.

Other Info

Bring your camera along!

... and Importantly


  • Suitable for all ages
  • Please let the supplier know at the time of booking if you are travelling with an infant or toddler, they can arrange this


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


  • Over 24 hours prior to the experience date: No charge
  • Within 24 hours of the experience, No Shows and Late Arrivals: Participants forfeit their experience and are not entitled to a refund or re-book. Participants are advised to make their own insurance provisions in case of unforeseen circumstances