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Mt Earnslaw Heli Experience - A Tolkien inspired journey

A Hobbit tour like no other. Travel by helicopter in to the mighty Mount Earnslaw, the spectacular landscape of Middle-earth.

Heli-Hobbit - NZ's most spellbinding movie location tour

Journey with helicopter to the Earnslaw Glacier; land on a dramatic ridgeline besides the glacier with unrivalled views over the surrounding mountains and valleys. After return flight to Queenstown, join by a Nomad Safaris 4WD vehicle for a bespoke 2.5 hours tour of Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit filming locations that capture the breathing taking natural beauty of New Zealand.

Price: On application 

Departs: On demand. Allow 4.5 hours.


Exclusive helicopter flights to and from Mt. Earnslaw. Knowledgeable guide with full commentary and anecdotes. Refreshments and central Queenstown hotels transfers. 

What to bring: 

Water, a camera and a sense of adventure!

Contact Us
Company: Outback New Zealand Ltd. - Nomad Safaris
Tel: +6434426699
Freephone: 0800 688 222
Web: Visit Website

  • Physical Address

    37 Shotover Street

    Queenstown, 9300


    Duration Hours
    Price Information
    Transport Info
    Opening Information
    Groups Info
    • 4.50

    • Contact us to find out more.

    • Return transfers from Queenstown town centre or central Queenstown Hotels. Surrounding suburbs by arrangement. Please advise and reconfirm.

    • Monday: 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    • Tuesday: 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    • Wednesday: 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    • Thursday: 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    • Friday: 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    • Saturday: 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    • Sunday: 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM

    • Holiday hours: 07:00 - 21:00

    • Months of Operation: Jan - Dec

    • Group Capacity: 0