Get up close and personal with Mt Aspiring and pristine glaciers on this very popular and diverse helicopter flight. Your tour includes 2 high altitude landings with time for photos and a snowball fight.
Mount Aspiring is the highest peak outside of the Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park. It sits at the junction of three major glaciers, the Bonar, Volta and Therma glaciers. This area is famous for its hanging and valley glaciers. On this helicopter tour you will discover the highlights of New Zealand’s largest National Park. Mt Aspiring National Park forms an integral part of the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage area.
First, you will start by flying into the Southern Alps, a mountainous region which boasts nearly 3000 permanent glaciers. Then you will experience some of the most stunning glacier formations up close, as your pilot skilfully navigates the mountain tops. Above all the thrill of your flight will be matched by the skill and expertise of your pilot. In addition, all our helicopter flights also include personal commentary from your pilot who will show you the hidden sights on this scenic tour.
After that, experience 2 remote helicopter landings. This is where you can truly experience the size and grandeur of this incredible area. Set up your camera for incredible photos before returning back to our Aspiring helicopter base. In conclusion, this is an ultimate helicopter tour for everyone wanting to truly experience the remote backcountry around Wanaka.
(Note: snow landings are offered if conditions are suitable on the day). Book this itinerary privately as a Wanaka Scenic Flight Charter.
We also recommend insect repellant if you are travelling to Milford Sound.
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