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August 2021 update

14th August 2021 - August 2021 update

We have had a mixed bag with the weather so far this month but on the good flying days it has been epic, with plenty of fresh snow in the MORE »


June 2021 update

4th June 2021 - June 2021 update

The great news is that snow has arrived in Wanaka and we are gearing up for a terrific heli-ski season with Harris Mountain Heliski. However, while we wait for the MORE »


Eloping in Wanaka?  We have the perfect option.

26th January 2021 - Eloping in Wanaka? We have the perfect option.

In our new Covid world wedding options have changed and whilst Kiwis are still getting married the choice to have a smaller ceremony or even just to elope is becoming MORE »


Spring “Snow Landing” Special $150 pp

1st October 2020 - Spring “Snow Landing” Special $150 pp

With plenty of late snow fall in Wanaka on the peaks surrounding our hangar we are able to offer a great Spring Special. A short scenic helicopter flight and 10min MORE »


Roy’s Peak alternate photo opportunity

8th October 2019 - Roy’s Peak alternate photo opportunity

With the closure of the Roy’s Peak walking track between 1st October and 10th November for lambing we offer an alternate option for you to get ‘that photo’ from Coromandel MORE »


Heli-Ski with Harris Mountains Heliski

16th August 2019 - Heli-Ski with Harris Mountains Heliski

Our partners Harris Mountains Heliskiing are giving away a heli-ski for two this winter through their social media channels.  If you and your partner are keen skiers and want to MORE »


Snow Landing “Special” for winter

26th July 2019 - Snow Landing “Special” for winter

With plenty of snow around for our winter scenic flights we are now offering a Snow Landing “Special”.  A great option for visitors to Wanaka who aren’t skiing but would MORE »


Wanaka Heli-ski open for business

6th July 2019 - Wanaka Heli-ski open for business

We were stoked to get our first group of heli-skiers out with Harris Mountains Heliski on Friday (5th July).  Early season conditions have been quite slim for the local ski MORE »


Award of recognition for Search and Rescue

6th May 2019 - Award of recognition for Search and Rescue

Helicopters play a big part of life in New Zealand.  From mustering farm animals to lifting and shifting conservation and track workers.  From spraying agricultural crops to fighting fires – MORE »


April is a beautiful time of year in Wanaka

17th April 2019 - April is a beautiful time of year in Wanaka

After a very unsettled summer here in Wanaka April is turning out to be the ‘month of the year’.  Calm clear bluebird days abound!  If you are visiting Wanaka then MORE »


Search and Rescue volunteers put through their paces

24th November 2018 - Search and Rescue volunteers put through their paces

Our small town of Wanaka is very lucky to have a large group of highly skilled volunteers who are happy to give freely of their time in the event of MORE »


Morning breaks after a Frost Fighting Mission

13th October 2018 - Morning breaks after a Frost Fighting Mission

The sun hasn’t yet peeped it’s head over the horizon but the phone is ringing. We’d been expecting the call after going on alert yesterday afternoon. The orchard farmer from MORE »


Wanaka Heliski Season Open

25th June 2018 - Wanaka Heliski Season Open

Very exciting news, we have taken our first clients out heli-skiing this week which marks the opening of the season.   Two groups headed into some of our favourite terrain MORE »


A great travel tip for your New Zealand Glacier experience

6th March 2018 - A great travel tip for your New Zealand Glacier experience

Our local glaciers might not be as well known as Fox and Franz Josef but they still put a smile on visitors faces and we regularly receive great feedback on MORE »


Tick off two top five NZ Must Do’s with us

4th February 2018 - Tick off two top five NZ Must Do’s with us

With so many must-see and must-do experiences on offer in New Zealand it can be difficult to fit everything in, especially if you are on a limited time frame. We MORE »


Fire ops in Wanaka

9th January 2018 - Fire ops in Wanaka

Helicopters come in handy for all manner of interesting jobs, one that’s little known but becomes quite obvious with increased media attention is their usefulness in fighting fires. This summer MORE »


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