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Lord of the Rings Mt Owen, Exit from the Mines of Moria provided by Helicopters Nelson

Lord of the Rings Mt Owen, Exit from the Mines of Moria

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Included in this adventure: • Approximately 40 minutes flight time exploring the Kahurangi National Park • Two-way communication between you and your pilot • 1 x Mountain landing SIGHTS: • Official Lord of the Rings film location! • Unique land forms, habitats, plant communities and wildlife • Native bush • Breathtaking mountain landscapes
Important Information
1h 30m
  • Private tour
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Landing and facility fees
  • National Park fees
  • Lunch (available at an extra cost)
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infant rates apply if they occupy a seat
  • Adult pricing applies to all travellers
  • Bring a camera, wear a warm jacket and sturdy shoes
  • Physical activity level: Easy - Suitable for adults, children, and seniors.
  • Passengers over 250 lbs may be subject to a weight restriction fee.
  • Helicopter weight and balance changes with every flight because of individual passenger weights, luggage and the amount of fuel required. It is important that we have accurate body weights and luggage items from every passenger prior to flights commencing. CAA regulations require all passengers to declare their weight on check-in and if required, passengers and luggage will be weighed before the flight. If total passenger and luggage weights exceed the helicopters’ permissible allowance, the Pilot at his/her discretion will instruct an upgrade to a larger helicopter if possible where an additional charge will be applicable, or alternative arrangements may need to be made for passenger luggage.
  • If the weather conditions make flying unsafe on the day of the trip Reid Helicopters Nelson will cancel the flight. This is at the pilot’s discretion and there is no charge in this situation.
  • Cancellation within 30 days prior to the trip = 25% of total booking cost
  • Cancellation within 7 days prior to the trip = 75% of total booking cost
  • Within 48 hours of the trip commencing = 100% of total booking cost
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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CjC wrote a review Oct 2019
Naples, Florida100 contributions33 helpful votes
It's a must, beautiful scenic vistas - and takes you right back to when you saw it in the movie! Yes, you have to go to Hobbiton too, but this shouldn't be missed.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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By: Helicopters Nelson
Very cool, highly recommend!
Right from the start of booking our flight with Sylvie we knew we were in good hands! Positive, professionail, frie
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Kevin B
Our trip out with Toby was superb. Even the views from the hill top heliport were stunning before we started but on
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In Blenheim, the Visitor Center and Wine Depot are a great place to start!
The Wine Depot was fantastic. Michelle is knowledgeable and helpful. Her staff make it easy to taste the numerous
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Excellent service!
Fantastic for Lord of the Rings Fans to see and visit some of the iconic - and not easy to reach -filming locations
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Great experience!
My wife and I visited New Zealand in June 2019 with Red Carpet Tours, and this helicopter tour was provided as an o
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LOTR Must see!
Wonderful tour and chance to visit iconic location from The Lord of the Rings. I would recommend leaving sufficien
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NZ Must-Do!
This was hands down one of the best parts of our trip. Such an amazing experience; especially for LOTR fans. Our pi
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Easter Weekend Heli Tour
Had a wonderful time flying over Kahurangi National Park, landed at LOTR location, lunch at beach, spotted a seal,
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Lunchtime helicopter scenic trip
Charlie (excellent) was our pilot for a stunning mountain top lunch experience on Mt Fell. A highly recommendable a
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Great helicopter ride to two Lord of the Rings sites
We took a helicopter tour of Mt. Owen and Mt. Olympus. These 2 mountains were the sites of some scenes from the Lor
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Stephen C
Fantastic arial tour
We thoroughly enjoyed our helicopter tour of the Abel Tasman National Park and the Kahurangi National Park. Our pil
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Diane D
Highlight of our trip
Awesome experience. Two amazing trips with Charlie and Bill - what a way to see the stunning scenery of Mount Owen
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Spectacular ! Loved it and will definitely go again w Toby (Reid)
We left the itinerary to Toby and he delivered a phenomenal trip. Tea on a beautiful remote island, stunning scen
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Had the most amazing day with these guys! The scenery blew us away! Charlie was an awesome pilot. Thank you!!!!
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Richard U
LOTR trip
This was an amazing experience. Charlie and Chris were very friendly and made booking the trip so easy. Chris was a
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Key Details
  • Duration: 1h 30m
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