Best Helicopter Tours in New Zealand

Best Helicopter Tours in New Zealand

Helicopter tours in New Zealand offer an unparalleled opportunity to experience the country’s diverse and breath-taking landscapes from a unique perspective. With its stunning natural beauty, including rugged mountains, pristine lakes, lush native forests, and picturesque coastlines, New Zealand provides an ideal setting for unforgettable helicopter adventures. Let us share our pick of the best helicopter tours in New Zealand.


  1. Incredible Glacier Helicopter Tour

The Southern Alps are home to many stunning glaciers. From the air, you can witness the grandeur of the Fox Glacier, the Franz Josef Glacier, the Tasman Glacier and the incredibly secluded Rakaia Glaciers as well as many other stunning landscapes and even get up close. Our Rakaia Glaciers experience is an incredible tour that sees you land on an isolated mountain top only accessible by helicopter, overlooking the stunning Rakaia Glaciers (The Lyell and Ramsay Glaciers which are rarely visited due to their inaccessibility).


  1. Franz Josef Glacier Helicopter Tour

Flying from Christchurch to Franz Josef Glacier by helicopter offers a breath taking journey through some of New Zealand’s most spectacular landscapes. As you soar westward towards the Franz Josef Glacier region, your pilot will navigate through the rugged mountain ranges, passing over pristine alpine lakes, verdant forests, and winding river valleys. As you descend towards the glacier, you’ll witness its massive ice fields and deep crevasses up close, with the towering peaks of the Southern Alps towering above. Private charter a Helicopter from Christchurch to Franz Josef today.


  1. Mount Cook Helicopter Tour

Mount Cook is New Zealand’s highest mountain and is surrounded by stunning glaciers and lakes. Our World in a Day Helicopter Tour is the best way to see this stunning landscape from above. Soar over the mountains, glaciers, and lakes, taking in the stunning views before touching down for an alpine landing overlooking the secluded Rakaia Glaciers for a champagne picnic.


  1. Queenstown

Flying from Christchurch to Queenstown by helicopter is an exhilarating journey through some of New Zealand’s most spectacular landscapes. As you lift off from Christchurch, the bustling cityscape quickly gives way to the vast expanse of the Canterbury Plains. Below, patchwork fields and meandering rivers stretch out to meet the horizon. As the helicopter gains altitude, the Southern Alps come into view, their snow-capped peaks towering majestically against the sky. Flying amidst these rugged mountains, you’ll witness breath-taking vistas of jagged ridgelines, deep valleys, and sparkling alpine lakes. The scenery is ever-changing, with each turn revealing a new aspect of the natural beauty that defines this region.


In conclusion, New Zealand has some of the most stunning scenery in the world, and a scenic flight is the best way to see it. Whether you’re looking for adventure or relaxation, there’s a Helicopter Tour out there for you! Book your tour today and get ready for an unforgettable experience!