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Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters

35 Lucas Place | Queenstown Airport, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
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Glacier Southern Lakes is Queenstown's leading scenic heli-flight company with a reputation of providing a high standard of professionalism and service. We offer daily scenic helicopter tours over the mountains, lakes, glaciers and fiords in and around Middle-earth, Queenstown, Milford Sound and Fiordland National Park & Mt Aspiring National Park. Alpine or snow landings are part of all our flights and glacier landings are included in all our Milford Sound flights. We have the most experienced team of helicopter pilots in Queenstown who will share their extensive local knowledge with you. For Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit fans we can show you many of the Queenstown film locations like nobody else, with pilots who were part of the film crew.
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“milford sound” (161 reviews)
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35 Lucas Place | Queenstown Airport, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a booking for two people for a glacier landing flight booked over four months in advance. When it came to the day of the booking, the weather wasn’t good, and the flight was understandably cancelled. We were called in the morning to advise...More

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GlacierSouthernLakes, Public Relations Manager at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your feedback which we always take seriously. We also trust that Trip Advisor readers use a range of our reviews to ascertain a picture before making an informed decision to book with us. 99% of our customers give excellent feedback and given...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very professional company and will not take you up if weather not great. Weather closed in just before our takeoff time and we were delayed for 2 hours. But oh man the delay was so worth it as the scenery was amazing, we got to...More

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GlacierSouthernLakes, Public Relations Manager at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia ora Kirsty G Sounds like you had a super time. Our scenery is quite breath-taking. We pride ourselves in providing the best possible experience for our guests....even if that may have involved a delay. Thanks for taking the time to share. Kind regards Trish

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took helicopter to Milford Sound via southern Alps and glacier walking. This was a fantastic experience, amazing scenery flying through the Southern Alps and spectacular Milford Sound. Walking on the glacier was the best! The pilot was great in describing our journey and very professional....More

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GlacierSouthernLakes, Public Relations Manager at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia ora trurab Thanks so much. We have such fantastic scenery in our part of the world and so pleased we could share it with you. We appreciate your comments. Kind regards Trish

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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

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janie2411
21 November 2017|
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Response from GlacierSouthernLakes | Property representative |
Hi Janie, Thank you for your question! Yes, February is a great time of year to join us on a Milford Extended Flight! To be honest, any time of the year is great, it really depends on what is happening with the weather... More
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Sue I
28 October 2017|
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Hi there, Absolutely - we offer courtesy pick up and drop off from the centre of Queenstown or from your accommodation. Just let us know where you are staying at the time of booking and in your booking confirmation we... More
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leslie f
13 August 2016|
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Hi Leslie, thank you for your enquiry and apologies for the delay with our response.As mentioned above it is definitely recommended to bring sturdy shoes and warm clothing. We have a variety of flights that are longer and... More
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