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Canterbury Aviation is privately owned business, operating since 1998. Based at Christchurch International airport, our aircraft and business is certified by Civil Aviation – Air Operating Certificate 45781. Our pilots are experienced in mountain...more
800 Pound Rd | Harewood Aviation Park, Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 3-359 8006
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Traveling with Hugh was truly a once-in-a-lifetime, amazing experience. Part of that is because of the airplane ride itself, and part of that is because Hugh is such an amazing guy! First, the airplane ride — We had initially been planning to see the glaciers...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2017

What a fantastic morning. We had originaly booked a flight over the glaziers and on down to Milford Sound but the owner/pilot, and general great bloke Hugh, advised us several days before, and again the day before our trip, of deteriorating weather and advised us...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We topped our visit to South Island with an amazing trip to Fox and back with Hugh. Amazing views and if you have a choice if this or a whizz on the heli on to the glacier, choose Hugh! He gives a great commentary on...More

Thank Fujishimo
Reviewed 12 June 2015

Flying with Hugh Robinson of Canterbury Aviation was, hands down, the best part of my husband and my two-week trip to New Zealand. Hugh took us from Christchurch to Milford Sound and back. Hugh's flying is so smooth that, on the flight out, I didn't...More

1  Thank Christina B
Reviewed 6 September 2014

A beautiful day at Arthur's Pass, blue sky, no cloud, sun is out and no wind. Picked up by Hugh in his plane at a bush strip near Arthur's Pass. Flying over but close to the tops of snow covered mountains, close up to glaciers,...More

1  Thank Garry B
Reviewed 23 May 2014

Where to begin? Hugh was the best tour guide I have ever met... We covered hundreds of miles of the must stunning picks, valleys, rivers, hills, trees, views...and Hugh knows every nook and cranny... He gave us a detailed description of what seemed every mile...More

2  Thank VWJ71
Reviewed 25 March 2014

If you are tight with time and want to see the major places such as Milford or Queenstown, Hugh is the man to go to! We booked a one full day with him, flew across mt cook down towards milford sound. Booked a tour on...More

3  Thank jumbocards
Reviewed 9 October 2013

We were in New Zealand on business and had one free day to travel. Hugh Robinson made it happen. Within an hour after he picked us up at Christchurch Airport we were in the air headed for the Southern Alps including Mt Cook and their...More

2  Thank DCviews
Reviewed 11 July 2013

We booked the flight partly on the strength of the previous review - and nothing disappointed at all. Hugh arranged a completely customised flight for us out from Christchurch, over the Alps, taking in all the sights of the peaks, glaciers and lakes. We flew...More

4  Thank Rugby-Travellers
Reviewed 22 September 2010

We booked our South Island Scenic Flight with Canterbury Aviation based at Christchurch Airport. The owner, Hugh Robinson, first flew us in a small plane down the West Coast, with beautiful views of the beaches and Tasman Sea. Then at the little town of Franz...More

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