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Ranked the #1 helicopter company on TripAdvisor

Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters have flown guests from all over the world, offering a selection of daily scenic helicopter tours around:-

  • Queenstown,
  • Middle Earth,
  • Mt Aspiring
  • Fiordland National Park.

Alpine, snow or glacier landings are part of all their scenic flights and glacier landings are included in all Milford Sound options.

Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters have the largest & most modern fleet of privately owned helicopters in Queenstown, the average age of their fleet is 2.5 years. They own & operate:-

  • Airbus H130 – this luxurious helicopter is the only one of its kind to be permanently based at Queenstown Airport
  • And pristine fleet of Airbus B2 & B3 Squirrels that Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters already operate. 

Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters are New Zealand’s aerial film specialists and completed all the aerial film work for Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit trilogies. Other aerial film work includes Mission Impossible - Fall out, Narnia, King Kong, Wolverine and much more! They have the most experienced team of helicopter pilots in Queenstown who collectively have more than 100,000 hours of flying experience.

Let Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters show you the best of our amazing scenery!

Contact Us
Company: Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters
Tel: +6434423016
Freephone: 0800801616
Web: Visit Website

  • Physical Address

    35 Lucas Place


    Queenstown, 9300


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    • MinPrice: $185
    • MaxPrice: $2,155
    • Private charters available on request

    • Courtesy shuttle service available from Queenstown accommodation and the centre of Queenstown

    • Holiday hours: Operating as normal APART from Christmas Day

    • Months of Operation: Jan - Dec

    • Group Info: Contact us for group capacities, private charters & enquiries

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