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Queenstown Panorama Helicopter Tour with Alpine Landing

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Take wing in a helicopter to discover the stunning alpine landscape of the Wakatipu Basin in Queenstown!


  • Enjoy a helicopter ride over Queenstown as you take in picturesque views of the scenery.
  • Soar above the beautiful Wakatipu Basin and Lake Wakatipu, New Zealand's longest lake!
  • Take incredible pictures of the towering peaks enveloping the huge lake.
  • Disembark on a mountain top & admire the panoramic view of Queenstown from high above.
  • Choose the option of return transfers for a seamless experience.


  • Scenic helicopter flight
  • Alpine landing
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Informative pilot commentary

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

You’ll enjoy a convenient pick-up from your hotel and make your way to the Helicopter Line Base. You may also choose to meet your guide directly at the base. Take your adventures skyward amidst the clouds as you hop into a chopper. You will glide above the stunning sceneries of Queenstown with its cascading mountains and pristine blue lakes. Be prepared to be amazed at the remarkable landscape of the glacier-carved Wakatipu Basin, surrounded by towering mountains in Queenstown Lakes District. As New Zealand's number one tourist destination, Wakatipu valley is truly a sight to behold especially from an altitude! You’ll get a bird’s eye view of the valley along with the expert commentary of your pilot.

Lake Wakatipu

You will also catch sight of the incredible Lake Wakatipu, the longest and third largest in all of New Zealand. What’s more, the lake dips below sea level at a depth of 380m. Keep an out for settlements around the lake shore including Queenstown & the villages of Kingston, Glenorchy, and Kinloch. You can shoot amazing pictures of the gorgeous alpine landscape. You’ll land atop a peak for a surreal moment in the clouds and a panoramic view of South Island. Get a lifetime of bragging rights with this exceptional experience.

Important Information

  • Infants (Under 4 years & under 15kgs) are required to sit on an adult's knee. Infants over 15kgs will require their own seats.
  • Drones, iPads or selfie sticks are not allowed on board for safety.
  • It is recommended to wear Sturdy covered shoes.
  • Please carry along warm clothing, sunglasses & sunscreen.

Operating Hours

  • The operating hours are subject to change. Please check the calendar to see the operating hours on your intended day of visit.
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly.
  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.
  • Please arrive at the meeting point 30 minutes before the scheduled time of your visit to avoid any delays.

Hotel Transfers

  • This ticket includes hotel pickups and drop-offs.
  • In the next step of booking, please specify the name and address of your hotel.
  • On the day of your tour, please report at your hotel lobby 10-15 min prior to your scheduled departure.
  • If your hotel does not have a lobby, please wait at the entrance of the hotel.
  • Your Headout host will be waiting for you here.

Meeting Point (If not opted for Hotel Pick-up)

  • Meet your guide at The Helicopter Line Base, Queenstown.
  • Address: The Helicopter Line Base, 29 Lucas Place, Frankton, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Robertson St. It is a quick 6-minute walk to the meeting point.
  • Board buses #3 to get you there.
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