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Tekapo Helicopters - Tours

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Address: Main St, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
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Enjoy the most breathtaking way to see the southern alps, including Mt...

Enjoy the most breathtaking way to see the southern alps, including Mt Cook,Fox and Franz Josef glaciers with one of Tekapo Helicopters Scenic flights. All flights include a landing!

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What a day! Having experienced snow falls in Central Otago and freezing temperatures it had never occurred to me that this would lead to fresh snow falls on Mount Cook et al. Blue... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a day! Having experienced snow falls in Central Otago and freezing temperatures it had never occurred to me that this would lead to fresh snow falls on Mount Cook et al. Blue skies and great visibility provided ideal conditions for our flight. The views were just stunning and our pilot, Simon, was a delight and very knowledgeable. The overview... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Put this on your list to do things, The scenic flight around Mt Cook was amazing along with the pilots (Simon) commentary were very educational. Office and ground crew were professional making sure you got the best advice and briefing before and after your flight. Bruce W

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We did a 60 min flight around Mt. cook, fox and franz glacier on Christmas eve day , after our flight had been cancelled the day before because of the bad weather... The price is with 525$ per person not cheap, but we thought it was worth it. The flight was amazing, our pilot explained us everything on the way... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This is the best scenic flight ever! The office is very professional and they will make sure you see the best in the best available weather. The pilot was great and all the take off, flight and landings were super steady. Awesome work and totally worth the money spent.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

We have booked the 60 minutes flight incl. Glacierlanding on Fox Glacier. My wife took about 150 pictures. The views are absolutely amazing!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Highly recommended. Scenic flight over the glacier. Have to wait a couple of day for a good day/permit to flight over, but was worth it. Team is friendly and this is an experience that I would recommend to anyone. Bring your full winter clothes, as I did on December and was freezing over the glacier

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

The team at tekapo helicopters were awesome,friendly made it a great experience for us would definitely recommend!! Thanks Tekapo Helicopters

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend this company. We were a party of 6, after the disappointment of no flying on our booked day, the next day we benefited, with a truly stunning flight in clear blue sky. And a landing of fresh untouched snow. Spectacular scenery, a once in a lifetime experience was had by all. Thanks again to Kieren + flight crew... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Truely great. Was unsure about weather in the mountain. Pilot (Simon) took us up with understanding that if we could not see sights we would quickly return no charge. Great pilot, great commentary. Landed on snow field with view of Mt Cook. Had to cut flight short due to weather closing in. No issue with refund to shorter flight. Definitely... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

We had a short rider with a landing on one of the hills nearby...good view of Lake Tekapo and Lake Pukaki...perhaps is more exciting in the colder months with a possible slow landing...

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