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Sunset Heli Flight over the Southern Alps - 50 minutes

Lake Tekapo
Mackenzie Helicopters

Sunset Heli Flight over the Southern Alps - 50 minutes


  • Experience a 50 minute helicopter flight in Aoraki/Mount Cook
  • Witness the sun set over the mountain peaks
  • Enjoy an alpine landing before visiting the high altitude whisky bar

Witness the Southern Alps in all their glory at golden hour during this once in a lifetime Sunset Helicopter Flight from lake Tekapo. Soak up the awe inspiring views as you soar above the lake and between peaks before experiencing an alpine landing and heading to the Bad Decision Whisky Bar.

What's Included?

  • 50 minute helicopter flight
  • Single Landing
  • Experienced knowledgeable pilot
  • Safety briefing
  • A visit to the Bad Decision high-altitude whisky bar

Experience a sunset you will never forget with this 50 minute helicopter flight experience from Mackenzie Helicopters. Take off in the last hour before sunset and share magical moments in the sky as the light dances across the snow on this golden hour flight. Witness the snowy peaks of New Zealand's highest mountains get bathed in pink and orange hues before experiencing an alpine landing to stop and soak up the beautiful views on foot. Enjoy a visit to The Bad Decision high-altitude whisky bar to top off your experience.

Session Length

  • This flight is 50 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 48 hours 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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