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Fiordland Local Lunch

Discover Fiordland by air, then sit down, relax, and enjoy a luxury lunch with a view.
Dine in style, with a heli drop-off right to your table.
Your Fiordland trip begins with a spectacular helicopter flight, taking in the incredible views of Lake Manapouri, Mount Titiroa and the expansive Fiordland mountains. From there, you’ll arrive at Brunel Peaks Cafe and Bar in style, touching ground right outside the front door. Sit back, relax and relish the delicious food and coffee surrounded by dreamy rural farming landscapes - maybe even try the famous Southland cheese roll. After your lunch, fly back over Blackmount Hill and Lake Manapouri before touching down in Te Anau to end your Fiordland trip.
Note: This product is available on request. We will confirm availability after receiving your booking. Minimum 4 people required. Additional food and drink may be purchased from Brunel Peaks Cafe and Bar at your expense. Conditions apply.

What’s included:

  • Scenic helicopter flight

  • One landing

  • Light lunch and drink at Brunel Peaks Cafe and Bar

  • In-flight commentary from your knowledgeable pilot via two-way communication

Your journey with us

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View of Te Anau township


Arrive at Te Anau

Arrive at the Te Anau Airport [42 Aviation Drive] 15 minutes before your flight takes place.

Preflight Check and Orientation


Pre-flight orientation & safety briefing

Complete a passenger information form if required, then relax and enjoy the stunning views while your pilot readies the aircraft. You will undergo your safety briefing before boarding the helicopter.

Two women wearing headsets while seated inside a Fiordland helicopter, looking out the window, dressed in warm clothing.



Time to get in the heli. Your pilot and ground crew will ensure that you are comfortable, buckled in, and have your headset on and ready to go.

Aerial view of a fiordland landscape with snow-capped peaks, dense forests, and a distant lake partially obscured by clouds.



The heli takes off, and you’re airborne. Take in the sights of the beautiful Lake Manapouri and Mount Titiroa as your pilot flies over Fiordland, sharing the stories and history of the region as you fly.


Lunch with a view

Your heli will drop you right outside Brunel Peaks Cafe and Bar. Find a sunny spot to sit back, relax and enjoy the delicious food and coffee while soaking up the rural farming landscapes surrounding you.

A fiordland helicopter with a "" logo parked on a mountain overlooking a river and distant hills.


Back to the helicopter

After lunch, it’s back to the heli. You’ll fly home over Blackmount Hill and Lake Manapouri before touching back down in Te Anau.

Two women taking a selfie next to a Fiordland helicopter on a mountain at sunset.


Share your experience

We’d love to hear about your flight, and so will your family and friends. Make sure to tag #teanauhelictopers in your photos if you’d like to be featured on our socials.