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Lake Wanaka Scenic

225     20 mins     1 Landing
• Great for families and helicopter first timers!
• 20 min scenic experience
• Includes one alpine landing
• Enjoy a 'birds eye view' of Lake Wanaka

Experience an introductory Wanaka scenic flight. Enjoy a “birds eye view” of pristine Lake Wanaka, including it’s hidden bays and remote islands. Lake Wanaka is the fourth largest lake in the New Zealand and is surrounded by spectacular alpine landscape.

Enjoy panoramic views of the crystal clear lake waters which is fed by the mighty Matukituki River. You will appreciate the size of this spectacular lake from your seat and see why Lake Wanaka is such a popular destination for visitors.

This 20 minute flight will depart and return to our helicopter base on the edge of Mt Aspiring National Park. Our location keeps our prices competitive and means our clients spend more time amongst the scenery.

Scenic Helicopter Alpine Landing

In addition you will experience the thrill of an alpine landing on the Buchanan Mountain Range. (Note: This flight can also be upgraded to land on Mt Roy on request). Or upgrade to one of our longer introductory flights, such as the Snow Landing tour. This option takes you out to the border of the Aspiring National Park and includes a higher altitude landing.

To conclude, this scenic flight is ideal for families, or for those who have not experienced a Wanaka helicopter flight before. Contact our friendly team for more information or use our online booking form to book your seat.

  • Flat soled, covered shoes
  • Jacket
  • Sunglasses
  • And of course a camera!
  • Note: we have a no drone policy

We also recommend insect repellant if you are travelling to Milford Sound.

  • All current website pricing is valid until 30th September 2021
  • All flights require a minimum of two paying adults to go ahead.
  • Individual passenger weights are required at the time of booking
  • You must reconfirm your flight booking on the day
  • Flights go on demand subject to weather.  We are happy to reschedule subject to availability
  • We have a 48 hr cancellation policy should your plans be disrupted


We all agreed this was the best bit of our holiday! The kids loved it and the experience of flying in a helicopter was amazing - the view of the Southern Alps was breathtaking!

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