This extensive 3-hour small group helicopter tour takes in the highlights of Mt Aspiring and Fiordland National Parks. You will visit remote mountain ranges with deep valleys carved by ice, experiencing the diversity of the Southern Alps with their extensive ice plateaus, the temperate rainforests of Fiordland and Milford Sound and the wild and rugged West Coast. See the pinnacle of the National Park, Mt Aspiring before returning to the Matukituki Valley. Description
Flying from the hangar in the Matukituki Valley you will visit the remote alpine Lake Lochnagar.
You will then continue across the Harris and Darran Mountain ranges to Milford Sound where you will land and have the opportunity to take a short nature walk.
Fly the length of the Sound and enjoy a landing on a rugged West Coast beach before continuing your flight back over the Olivine Ice Plateau wilderness area, around Mt Aspiring, viewing her associated glaciers with their blue ice and crevasses.
Enjoy a fourth alpine landing with spectacular views back across the Southern Alps. Your flight ends above the braided turquoise blue Matukituki River.Highlights
- Choice of several departures throughout the day
- Scenic helicopter flight
- Small-group tour
- Enjoy fantastic aerial views
- Qualified and professional pilot
: Wanaka, New ZealandDuration
: 3 hours Voucher Redembtion
: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.