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Wanaka Helicopters

6 Lloyd Dunn Ave | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka 9343, New Zealand
+64 800 463 626
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"Absolutely Mesmerized" How we fell in love with Wanaka!!!

Would just like to say a huge thank you to the whole team at Wanaka Helicopters for a magical... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sarah M
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Caloundra, Australia
Fantastic flight

This is the highlight of my trip so far. We did the 40min flight, with a stop on the snow. Mind... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
shelleyridings
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Brisbane, Australia
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Wanaka Helicopters offers a variety of high standard flights around Lake Wanaka, into the National Parks and surrounding areas such as Mount Aspiring, and to spectacular Milford Sound. All scenic flights include remote alpine landings and walk arounds. We operate a variety of different sized helicopters, which means that no minimum passenger numbers apply to our flights. We can cater for all number combinations. Wanaka Helicopters also offers a product called Heli-Adventures, which includes soft adventure type activities for the more adventurous, such as mountain biking, fishing, hiking and jet boating. We also offer to opportunity to fly yourself in a one off training flight called our 'Mission Possible'. Not only are we a scenic flight operator, we are a training school, training pilots to gain their private helicopter license, as well as their commercial helicopter license. All our instructors are highly professional and safe pilots and flight instructors.
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6 Lloyd Dunn Ave | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka 9343, New Zealand
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+64 800 463 626

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Would just like to say a huge thank you to the whole team at Wanaka Helicopters for a magical flight! While on holidays in New Zealand my partner thought it would be an amazing idea to go up in a helicopter to see the country...More

Thank sarah M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the highlight of my trip so far. We did the 40min flight, with a stop on the snow. Mind blowing. Chris the pilot was fantastic and so was Nicky. Must do. Want to go again.

Thank shelleyridings
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Thanks to the amazing team at Wanaka Helicopters for a life changing experience! My husband and I were on our honeymoon and this was by the far the best thing we did. If you are reading this and considering it....just do it!! Thanks guys.

Thank jasmineharris2017
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

First time in a helicopter and it was amazing! Would do it again! The views were stunning.. best way to see the sites!

Thank Marni Q
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

You have to take a helicopter lesson with these guys! So many people think you have to take hours of lessons before you give it a go, BUT THATS NOT THE CASE. Friendly, informative and exciting experience. By far the best way to see the...More

Thank ReeceM007
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Great helicopter flight up to Mount Aspiring and wonderful hospitality from the staff and pilot. Would go again in a heartbeat! Highly recommend.

Thank Kate R
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Great customer service from the moment you step into their office. My partner got a "fly a helicopter" voucher, experience which he loved. His pilot was friendly, knowledgeable and fun. I came along with my partner's parents and we were asking lots of questions and...More

Thank Ladoosh
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We were really hoping to go on a heli ride with snow landing (live in the tropics) and contacted Wanaka Helicopters who were very accommodating and very honest about the snow situation and the weather. The first day the flight didn't end up going as...More

Thank Anett B
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Three of us recently flew with Wanaka Helicopters. The team was very professional and informative about the trip and of course safety instructions. Scenic views from a chopper in this region are simply breathtaking and leave you speechless - so much to see and so...More

Thank DiDarryl
Reviewed 15 April 2017

My wife and I recently took a sunset helicopter ride with Wanaka Helicopters. It was an experience we will never forget. Simon, our pilot was amazing. As he gently lifted us off the ground headed to the mountaintop he was explaining the history and geographic...More

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VicParkDiner
6 April 2015|
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Response from Wanaka H | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. Our wedding prices vary from $599 to $2000 depending on numbers and location. Contact Wanaka Helicopters directly if you would like some more detailed information. Regards, Nicky.
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Stan R
7 March 2015|
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Response from Wanaka H | Property representative |
Hey Stan! Thanks for your question! We have a range of flights which you can take, all depending on your price and timeframe! Have a look at our website which will give you an idea on our flights which may suit you! We do... More
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Stan R
7 March 2015|
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Response from Wanaka H | Property representative |
Hey Stan! Thanks for your question! We have a range of flights which you can take, all depending on your price and timeframe! Have a look at our website which will give you an idea on our flights which may suit you! We do... More
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