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“Snow landing”

Aspiring Helicopters
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35-Minute Helicopter Flight Including Glacier Landing from Wanaka
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25-Minute Helicopter Tour Including Snow Landing from Wanaka
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1-Hour Mount Aspiring and Glaciers Helicopter Tour from Wanaka
Ranked #12 of 57 Tours in Wanaka
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Owner description: Renowned for their breathtaking scenic flights which take passengers up to the majestic peak of Mt Aspiring and offer stunning views of ice blue glacial fields and snow covered peaks, Aspiring Helicopters is housed in a state-of-the-art hangar to house with a fleet of helicopters.The facility incorporates a comfortable passenger departure lounge and reception area with the company office. Operating a variety of helicopters flights cater for 2-6 passengers per helicopter. Be it a scenic flight to Mt Aspiring and the glaciers, the once in a lifetime trip to Milford Sound or the beginning of an epic day heli-skiing! Being located in the Matukituki Valley is the ideal take off zone for quick access to the very heart of the Mt Aspiring National Park and the Fiordland World Heritage Area.
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Reviewed 29 July 2014 via mobile

Amazing flight above Mount Aspiring NP with snow landing . Highly recommended to have a memorable holiday in Wanaka !

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AspHeli, Front Office Manager at Aspiring Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2014

Hi Laura,
Many thanks for your review - we are very pleased you enjoyed your snow landing flight! Regards.

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Reviewed 8 May 2014 via mobile

Aspiring went above and beyond accommodating our 2.5 flight around the glacier, Mt. Aspiring and Milford Sound. We made two landings during the trip and each were just amazing!!! The pilot was also the owner and did a wonderful job telling us about the wonderful sites we flew over. He also had a great sense of humor!! I truly can't say enough wonderful things about our flight with Aspiring Helicopters. I highly recommend them to all visiting the Southern Island/Wanaka area of New Zealand. When we return, we will definitely fly with you again! Thank you for an amazing scenic tour!!

Thank Tucker1221
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Reviewed 6 April 2014

The team at Aspiring Helicopters will really make your trip memorable.
With interesting commentary and local knowledge about the area.
Our landing on top of the Isobel Glacier was amazing.
We were staying at Wanaka during our week visit to New Zealand. Aspiring Helicopters are approximately 20 minutes drive from town along a spectacular drive towards Rob Roy Glacier in the Mount Aspiring National Park. A great thanks to Keely Buick for her advice on planning this trip. Thanks also to our local pilot Geoff for his superb flying.
A must do adventure.

Thank Paul H
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Reviewed 16 March 2014

The team at Aspiring Helicopters happily accommodated us at short notice so that we could take advantage of a stunning day for flying. Our highly experienced pilot Charlie is a warm Wanaka local who actually started the company. Given he also owns the station (farm) where we took off from Charlie knows this stunning land like the back of his hand and it shows. Throughout the flight, and on the ground, we felt privileged to be the recipients of anecdotes and information that reflected a hugely personal investment in this business. The varied sights and scenery were beyond jaw dropping of course - rugged mountains dropping to the sea, lakes and tarns, misty waterfalls, frolicking chamois and seals. The intimacy of a helicopter flight has to be best way to see this rugged piece of paradise and we can't recommend the lovely team at Aspiring Helicopters highly enough.

Thank JulietteNoosa
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Reviewed 26 December 2013

...we turned up unexpectedly and were given the most enjoyable flight .....the girls were excited to land on Mt Roy and the pictures are outstanding!! ....the scenic views with glorious weather was jaw dropping certainly inspiring the two girls to wanting to continue there day...spectacular service and reasonable priced ...would highly recommend to all ...thankyou to all the team ...hope to see you all again!!

Thank Tracy M
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