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A helicopter landed on a grassy mountaintop in Fiordland at sunset, with distant snow-capped mountains under a clear sky.

Taste of Fiordland

Let the Taste of Fiordland fill you with majestic views, remote peaks, alpine lakes and the curiosity to never stop exploring.
Aerial view of a fiordland landscape with clear blue waters and rugged terrain under a bright blue sky.
Helicopter landing on a grassy mountain ridge in Fiordland with a panoramic view of a deep valley and distant mountains under a clear blue sky.
Aerial view of snow-capped mountain peaks bathed in golden sunlight during a clear sunrise, captured from a Fiordland helicopter.
Explore those elusive Fiordland peaks you’ve been dreaming of on Te Anau’s skyline.
This flight is our quintessential Fiordland helicopter tour. Fly high over Lake Manapouri, then onwards through the Kepler Mountain range and over the famous Kepler Track, one of the Great Walks of New Zealand. Explore hidden alpine lakes, lush green forests and snow-capped mountains, and experience the land at its very best with this stunning Fiordland helicopter flight.

What’s included:

  • Fiordland scenic helicopter flight

  • One remote landing

  • Spectacular photo opportunities

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

NOTE: The final flight path will be decided at the pilot’s discretion based on weather conditions on the day. We will do our best to include an alpine landing if conditions allow, though landing locations may vary.

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.

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 as your pilot weaves towards the Kepler Mountain Range, sharing the stories and history of the region as you fly.

Two people sitting on a snowy hillside in Fiordland, waving at a helicopter taking off in a mountainous landscape.


Remote landing

Your pilot chooses a secluded spot amongst the peaks to land. They’ll let you out into the remote Fiordland wilderness, where you’ll be immersed in nature’s incredible views. Be sure to snap some photos.

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


Back to the helicopter

Loaded back in the aircraft, you’ll again explore the Fiordland National Park by helicopter as you head back to the Te Anau Airport.

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.