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Southern Lakes Helicopters

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Based in Te Anau we offer an array of exciting helicopter experiences to areas often inaccessible to most.Options include sightseeing, heli-hiking, photography, hunting, fishing, boat charters and personalised tours catering for families or small...more
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79 Lakefront Drive, Fiordland National Park 9640, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Based on our experience, these guys are the tops! I've done many scenic helicopter flights around the world and during our month in New Zealand we did five, but the Dusky and Doubtful Sounds flight we took with Southern Lakes Helicopters was one of the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank venividivice
SLHELI, Public Relations Manager at Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks guys, it was our pleasure to be able to let you experience Fiordland's beauty.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yup…and he made it look so easy! During our visit to the South Island, we cruised Doubtful Sound and hiked the Routeburn Track. We wanted to round out our visit of Fiordland National Park by seeing these great mountains and Milford Sound from the air....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank nmsmaine
Marleen W, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We are pleased the weather played its part and we where able show you around the beautiful mountains!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Got the best day of the week weatherwise, and their timing was flexible for better conditions. Pilot knew his way around and we got close to the ups and downs of the peaks, and best positioning for the small lakes and their falls. Landing at...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank NZerGuy
Marleen W, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! Great to hear you you enjoyed the experience and the weather cooperated.

Reviewed 12 February 2019

We booked the heli-flight option to Luxmore Hut with a water taxi pick up to return to shore. We received a telephone call on the morning of the trip explaining that the small copter we had booked could not fly due to windy conditions but...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Barry H
MarleenWi, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2019

Thank you for your review! It is a fantastic hike but as you pointed out can be hard on the knees as it is all down hill. We are pleased we managed to make it work in our bigger machine and still got you to...More

Reviewed 10 February 2019

We didn't plan this activity in and as a helicopter ride is expensive for us we weren't going to do it. However, we decided not to go home regretting that we hadn't done it and we were lucky that space was available. It was definately...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Andrew W
SLHELI, Front Office Manager at Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2019

Thanks for your review and great to hear that you enjoyed your flight. It was certainly our pleasure to show you a small part of Fiordland.

Reviewed 7 February 2019

Pilot Matt took us up to the top of a mountain on a fabulous day. The magnificent views from the top can't be described as other than fabulous. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kevin H
MarleenWi, Public Relations Manager at Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2019

Pleased to hear you had a fabulous trip!

Reviewed 7 February 2019 via mobile

A must do while in Te Anau Friendly relaxed staff, down to earth pilots. And you couldn’t great a more beautiful place than Fiordland

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sowerbys
MarleenWi, Public Relations Manager at Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2019

Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 25 January 2019 via mobile

We had the most amazing experience with our family of 5, which we where given as a Christmas gift. We flew from Teanau’s waterfront up over Luxmore and Landed at Mt Kidd. We had amazing photos taken up here by Snow our pilot and loved...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Covz
MarleenWi, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2019

Thank you for your review! What an experience for your family fantastic

Reviewed 21 January 2019

Out of this world. Our pilot was friendly, personable, and you could tell he really enjoyed flying and doing the tour. The Milford sound was beautiful, we also landed on a glacier which was so amazing. The whole day was picture perfect. Literally.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank marissal256
SLHELI, Public Relations Manager at Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2019

Thanks so much for taking the time to post a review. We certainly enjoy every opportunity to show the wonders of Fiordland to our customers. Great to hear you had an awesome experience.

Reviewed 14 January 2019

There is nothing like flying up and over the Fiordland National Park! Endless mountains rising straight out of the water 5,000 to 9,000 feet. Waterfalls everywhere. My wife and I did the Milford, Dusky and Doubtful sound tour with champagne lunch above the largest waterfall...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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MarleenWi, Public Relations Manager at Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2019

Thank you for your review! Great to hear you had such amazing experience

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