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Heli Hiking Franz Josef

Experience a Franz Josef Glacier heli-hike as you explore ice caves and other glacial terrain with a professional guide.  Then don provided boots, jacket and ice axe for a 2-hour guided hike past deep crevasses and towering ice-blue pinnacles before the return chopper ride down. Choose from seasonal departure times to suit your schedule.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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US$312.25
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Sydney Harbour Tour by Helicopter

Enjoy sweeping views of Sydney Harbour and beyond during a scenic helicopter flight over Sydney. Take to the skies for a 20-minute flight that provides stunning panoramic views of Sydney’s eastern coastline including Coogee Beach, Bondi Beach, Manly Cove, Sydney’s spectacular Harbor and city skyline, the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House. Learn about the city’s history from your knowledgeable pilot as you fly along the coast of the Pacific Ocean before your pilot whirs over Sydney Head marking the harbor’s entrance. Your Sydney helicopter tour includes hotel pickup and drop-off from central Sydney.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Twin Glacier Helicopter Flight from Franz Josef

Appreciate the majesty and scale of Franz Josef and Fox glaciers from the air during a 30-minute helicopter flight and snow landing. Enjoy aerial views over both glaciers from your prime position in the sky, and hear live commentary from the professional pilot before landing atop either Fox or Franz Josef. Then hop out and focus your camera lens on a glacial scene of frozen icefalls, glowing blue ice fields and plunging crevasses — considered to be among New Zealand’s most stunning landscapes.
  • Duration: 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 30 minutes
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45-Minute Mount Cook Ski Plane and Helicopter Combo Tour

The Mount Cook National Park is home to New Zealand’s longest glacier and highest mountain, and the stunning scenery is even more impressive from above. This 45-minute tour includes a thrilling aerial tour by both ski plane and helicopter, soaring over the Tasman Glacier and Hochstetter icefall, and touching down on a snow-covered mountaintop. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
  • Duration: 45 minutes
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US$277.48
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  • Duration: 45 minutes
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Great Barrier Reef Scenic Helicopter Tour and Cruise from Cairns

Customize your visit to the Great Barrier Reef from Cairns with your selection from three travel options with a choice of snorkeling, scuba diving and a one-way or round-trip scenic helicopter tour. Admire views of the Great Barrier Reef from your helicopter as you get a multi-angled perspective on one of the world’s top natural wonders. Then enjoy a close experience of the coral reef by choosing to snorkel or enroll in an optional scuba diving course (additional expense).
  • Duration: 8 hours
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US$269.50
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Franz Josef Mountain Scenic Helicopter Flight

See the imposing Southern Alps on an aerial tour with a helicopter landing on the snowfields of Franz Josef Glacier. Your 40-minute helicopter flight soars above the stunning alpine landscapes of the South Island, narrated by the professional pilot. Enjoy prime views of Aoraki/Mt Cook and Tasman Glacier from above before descending toward the lush rainforests at the edge of the Tasman Sea.
  • Duration: 40 minutes
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  • Duration: 40 minutes
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Half-Day Milford Helicopter Flight and Cruise from Queenstown

Located in the heart of Fiordland National Park, Milford Sound forms part of the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage site. Explore the stunning fiord by air and water during a half-day excursion. The exhilarating, round-trip helicopter flight from Queenstown includes a glacier landing on Mt. Tutoko. Perhaps spot dolphins, seals, and penguins during an unforgettable cruise.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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US$730.22
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Mt Cook Helicopter Flight and Tasman Glacier Walk

Experience an exhilarating Tasman Glacier heli-hike adventure. You’ll soar over the Southern Alps and UNESCO-listed Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park, then land atop New Zealand’s largest glacier for a 2-hour guided walk. Ice axe in hand, follow your guide over this frozen natural wonder to get up close to pinnacles, ice caves, crevasses and seracs. Choose from three departure times per day to suit your schedule. Snow gear and round-trip hotel transport are included.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Sydney Helicopter Tour: Super Saver Scenic Flight

Take a scenic helicopter flight over Sydney’s star attractions for a comprehensive overview of the waterside city at a great price. Your experienced pilot shows you all the nooks and crannies of Sydney Harbour, pointing out landmarks near and far including Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, Bondi Beach and Manly. Keep your camera handy for fantastic photo ops of this photogenic city during your 20-minute flight, the perfect outing on a visit to Sydney.
  • Duration: 18 minutes
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US$130.73
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  • Duration: 18 minutes
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Frogmore Creek Winery by Helicopter with Optional Lunch

Treat your special someone to a scenic helicopter flight that travels from Hobart to Frogmore Creek Winery, topped off with a wine tasting and optional winery lunch. Prepare to be amazed by aerial views of the River Derwent, the Tasman Bridge and Mt Wellington, hearing informative commentary from your pilot as you go. Land near the vineyards and head into the tasting room to enjoy the specialty cool-climate wines of Frogmore Creek. If you like, choose the lunch upgrade when booking to include a memorable meal at the winery, which features seasonal local produce and other locally produced fare, accompanied by a bottle of wine.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Twin Glacier Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier including snow landing (allow 30 minutes)

Visit both the Franz Josef Glacier and the Fox Glacier on a single tour from Franz Josef on this flight tour that includes a snow landing. Get up close with the blue ice of these mammoth glaciers and snap unbelievable aerial photos from both the air and the ground level. Learn about the glaciology and environment of the area through your pilot's guided commentary.
  • Duration: 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 30 minutes
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2-Day Best of Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef

See the best of Cairns with a two-day package that provides the ultimate reef and rainforest experience. First, explore the town of Kuranda, traveling via the Kuranda Scenic Railway and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. Then discover the aquatic wonders of the Great Barrier Reef on a 5-hour ocean cruise with stops for snorkeling and scubadiving. Return to Cairns by helicopter, taking a scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef. Have the option to add on admission to Rainforestation in Kuranda to learn about Aboriginal culture and Australian wildlife.
  • Duration: 2 days
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  • Duration: 2 days
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35-Minute Valley and Glacier Helicopter Tour from Mount Cook

Experience the natural beauty of Aoraki Mt Cook National Park during a 35-minute scenic helicopter flight. See the Southern Alps, Tasman Valley, and Hochstetter Icefall before a landing in the snow on the Tasman Glacier. Includes use of headsets to hear your pilot's commentary, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Duration: 35 minutes
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  • Duration: 35 minutes
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Mt Cook Fly Heli-Hike Fly from Queenstown

The mighty Aoraki/Mount Cook is New Zealand’s highest mountain and lies at the heart of the Southern Alps. On this tour, soar through the Alps on a helicopter, admire spectacular aerial views of Tasman Glacier Lake, and touchdown at a remote high-altitude location. Accompanied by an experienced guide, set out on a thrilling glacier hike, using crampons and glacier boots to tackle the rugged terrain.
  • Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
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Great Barrier Reef Cruise to Moore Reef Pontoon and Return Helicopter Flight from Cairns

Discover one of the world’s most breath-taking natural wonders from the sea and the sky on this 6-hour tour from Cairns. Marvel at the UNESCO-listed Great Barrier Reef as you cruise out to the Moore Reef pontoon; enjoy swimming and snorkeling amid schools of tropical fish and spot marine life from a glass-bottom or semi-submersible boat. After tucking into a hearty buffet lunch (included), return to the mainland on a thrilling helicopter flight and admire spectacular aerial views along the coast.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Blue Mountains Helicopter Day Trip from Sydney Including Scenic World

A trip to Sydney is not complete without a visit to Australia’s most accessible wilderness region, stretching out over one million hectares - the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains. With this package you get it all – a helicopter ride over Sydney Harbour and the spectacular Blue Mountains; close up views of the famous Three Sisters; a delicious lunch and all access admission into Blue Mountains Scenic World where you can marvel at the expanse of rugged bushland stretching across the valley floor to the horizon in the distance. Perhaps take a closer look with a ride on the world’s steepest railway descending to the base of the cliffs below and into the ancient rainforest for a short bushwalk to nearby waterfalls.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Mt Tarawera Helicopter Tour with Volcano Landing

Hover above Mt Tarawera on a helicopter tour with a landing that includes a 20-minute guided exploration of the volcanic terrain on foot. View the geothermal landscape of crater lakes and domes from the air, then get up close to the volcanic scenery as you learn about its geologic history from your guide. You’ll soar above the Northern Lakes district as you take off from Rotorua.
  • Duration: 40 minutes
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  • Duration: 40 minutes
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Mount Cook Mountains High Helicopter Flight

Gain up-close access to the remote alpine landscapes of the South Island on a premier helicopter flight. This 40-minute aerial tour from Mt Cook village soars above the Southern Alps and makes a snow landing atop Tasman Glacier, where you’ll enjoy prime views of Aoraki/Mt Cook, New Zealand’s highest peak. Back in the air. Then, fly through the Burnett Mountains and marvel at the expansive Mackenzie Basin below.
  • Duration: 40 minutes
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  • Duration: 40 minutes
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Bay of Many Coves Helicopter Tour with 3-Course Lunch from Wellington

Across the Cook Strait is the Marlborough Sounds, a cluster of picturesque bays, inlets and islands. Set in one of these bays is the Bay of Many Coves Resort, a luxury hotel that can only be accessed by boat or helicopter. Your helicopter will leave the Wellington waterfront and fly you over the Cook Strait to the Resort. Once there, you’ll be treated to a three-course lunch at the resort’s gourmet restaurant The Foredeck.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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50-Minute Glacier Explorer Flight from Queenstown

Take your Queenstown visit to new ‘heights’ of adventure thanks to this 50-minute helicopter flight complete with a glacier landing. Soar above the spectacular scenery of Mt. Aspiring National Park, gliding above turquoise ice formations, hidden alpine lakes and towering mountains before landing on top of a glacier for photos.
  • Duration: 50 minutes
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  • Duration: 50 minutes
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White Island Volcano Helicopter Flight and Crater Tour

Discover New Zealand’s most active volcanoe on a White Island helicopter flight from Tauranga. Fly over to White Island, one of the islands in the Pacific Ring of Fire off the Bay of Plenty. With the blades of your helicopter whirring overhead, hear live commentary from your pilot via your headset earphones. Fly along the island’s rugged coastline. See flocks of birds flying over the sulfur-yellow landscape and watch the waves for marine life.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Milford Sound and Glaciers Fly-Over Tour from Queenstown

Get aerial views of Mount Aspiring National Park, Fiordland National Park, and Milford Sound on a spectacular 1-hour, 15-minute flight from Queenstown. Every person in the 7-seater aircraft has a window seat, so you’ll look straight down at the South Island’s remarkable glaciers, lakes, waterfalls, and peaks. The pilot will help orient you with live commentary throughout the flight, and when you reach Milford Sound, will guide the plane into a descent for great views of Stirling Falls and Mitre Peak.
  • Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
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  • Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
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Premier Helicopter Whale Watch

Hover above Kaikoura Canyon on an unforgettable helicopter flight in search of year-round sperm whales. If sighted, you’ll orbit the length of an entire whale while listening to your pilot’s commentary. Search the waters of the Kaikoura Peninsula for other marine life before an alpine landing in the Seaward Kaikoura Range. Please note, this is the only whale-watching helicopter tour fully permitted by New Zealand's Department of Conservation.
  • Duration: 1 hour
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  • Duration: 1 hour
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Southern Glacier Experience Helicopter Flight from Queenstown

Take to the skies on a 50-minute Queenstown helicopter flight that includes a snow landing on Jura Glacier. Soar above Lake Wakatipu’s northern shores and discover unparalleled views of New Zealand’s Southern Alps from an aerial perspective. After your pilot lands atop the glacier, snap photos of surrounding alpine peaks, such as Mt Aspiring, before the return helicopter ride over glacier-fed lakes and the Rees and Dart River valleys.
  • Duration: 50 minutes
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  • Duration: 50 minutes
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