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“Awsome!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Wanaka Helicopters

Wanaka Helicopters
Ranked #5 of 58 Tours in Wanaka
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Christchurch
2 reviews
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“Awsome!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2014 via mobile

My partner and I went to wanaka for a wee break and the main event was out helicopter ride. Loved every minute of it and our pilot was lovely and was great at explaining the trip and surroundings and made us feel very comfortable on our trip. Just wished it could have been longer!!!We will be back thank you so much well worth it for sure!! Breathtaking

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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“Wanaka Helicopters came to our rescue!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2014

The heavens opened up the morning of our wedding and it was touch and go whether the ceremony could take place on Coromandel Peak overlooking beautiful lake Wanaka. The original helicopter company booked to fly us up cancelled on us last minute however with the help of our wonderful wedding planner, Wanaka Helicopters literally flew to our rescue... As it happened the skies cleared, the sun shone and the rain disappeared (typical New Zealand!) and our pilot Chris flew us to our wedding ceremony destination without a single hitch! Thank you Wanaka Helicopters!

Visited June 2014
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Wanaka, New Zealand
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“Mindblowing!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2014

If you are looking for the ultimate experiences: This trip was seriously one of the best experiences of my life! Together with my friend I flew to Milford Sound with Wanaka Helicopters. I have driven to Milford in the past, but flying over Aspiring National park and Fjordland is just in one word incredible. I just can't explain it, you have to see it! The views were mind blowing, the service was great and our pilot did an excellent job! Thank you for this amazing day!

Visited May 2014
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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“Eloping in Wanaka”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

We got married on Coromandal Peak overlooking Lake Wanaka and were flown in by pilot Chris who is now our Best Man! Nicky in the office, was helpful, friendly and very easy to deal with in regard to booking and planning. On the "Big Day" Chris used his vast experience in guiding the photographer to the best views for our photos. Great service, great staff.

Visited July 2014
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California
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“Incredible scenery”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2014

Simon is an excellent pilot, and he showed us the best scenery we saw in New Zealand, maybe the world. The Mount Aspiring tour with a snow landing could not have been better. Definitely worth it.

Visited June 2014
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