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High Altitude Whisky Hut Heli Flight - 60 Minutes

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Mackenzie Helicopters

High Altitude Whisky Hut Heli Flight - 60 Minutes


  • Experience the snow topped Southern Alps on a 60 minute heli flight
  • Indulge in a selection of drinks at New Zealand's most exclusive whisky bar
  • Fly over the breathtaking Aoraki/Mount Cook, Tasman and Murchison glaciers

Experience a spirit tasting like no other with this 60 minute scenic helicopter flight to ‘The Bad Decision’ Whisky Hut. Soar past New Zealand's highest peaks and longest glaciers, before landing at this tiny alpine whisky bar and indulging in a tasting of the finest whiskies.

What's Included?

  • 1 hour helicopter flight
  • Whisky tasting at 'The Bad Decision' High Altitude Hut
  • Experienced knowledgeable pilot
  • Single Landing
  • Safety briefing

Prepare for the most exclusive spirit tasting you’ll ever attend with this 60 minute Heli Flight to a Whisky Hut in the mountains of Mackenzie. Take off from the heli base in Lake Tekapo, and begin your scenic journey up to the mountain tops as you soar over the Southern Alps, a magnificent snow topped wilderness of New Zealand's longest glaciers and tallest peaks. Fly past Aoraki Mt cook, New Zealand's highest peak before arriving at ‘The Bed Decision’ whisky bar. This tiny alpine hut is situated on a high mountain saddle at 2072 metres, and boasts a delectable collection of fine whiskies, pure mountain air and simply unbeatable views. Sip and enjoy the tasting with your partner or friend, and soak up these incredible moments that are sure to be remembered for a lifetime.

Session Length

  • This flight is 60 minutes in duration
  • Please allow additional 20 minutes time for check in, safety briefing and transport to


  • For comfort and safety reasons, there is a height and weight limit


  • Change your booking up to 7 days before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 48 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience


If weather conditions prevent Mackenzie Helicopters from flying, the Client may reschedule to the next available day, space permitting. Operator reserves the right to cancel, delay or amend bookings or timetables for any reason including without limitation due to adverse weather conditions.

Dress Code

Please bring a light jacket, sunglasses, camera and sturdy shoes you don't mind getting a bit wet if there is fresh snow.

Other Info

Flight durations are indicative. Flight time and flight paths and landings are at the discretion of the operator, subject to weather conditions, safety and pick up locations.

This flight will depart from Lake Tekapo, New Zealand.

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