Scenic Flight + Experience
- Minimum Pax 2
- Duration 3-6 hours
- Cost 270pp
- Depart from Te Anau
Merge air, land and lake with this fantastic Fiordland experience.
Enjoy 15% off your Fiordland Heli-hike when you mention KIWITRAVEL on booking. Available for direct bookings via our website.
Departing from our Te Anau lakeside base, the journey begins by soaring over Lake Te Anau. Soak up views of the Hidden Lakes before flying above the local’s playground. We land at a mountain tarn – take a breath of crisp alpine air and enjoy rugged mountain views over the Main Divide.
Once airborne again, you’ll fly over the remote Kepler Mountains before getting dropped off at the Luxmore Hut. Enjoy stunning views over the South Arm of Lake Te Anau before beginning your hike on the Kepler Great Walk trail.
- Soar high above the Kepler Mountains and view the Kepler Track from the air
- Land beside a pretty mountain tarn with views of the Main Divide
- View the ‘Hidden Lakes’ from the air
- Enjoy a taste of the well-formed Kepler Track
- Explore fascinating limestone caves (optional)
- Combine air, land, and lake for a fantastic experience amidst the Fiordland wilderness
The track is easy to follow, but we’ll provide you with a map and a full briefing before departure. You have the option to make it a half or full day trip.
Option 1 for hike: Luxmore Hut to Brod Bay.
The well-formed track winds through native beech forest and is all downhill to Brod Bay, onto the shores of Lake Te Anau.
Duration of hike: 2.5-3 hours
Option 2 for hike: Luxmore Hut – Luxmore Summit – Brod Bay
We highly recommend this option so you can soak up the amazing views from Luxmore Summit, before descending onto the shores of Lake Te Anau.
Duration of hike: 5-6 hours including additional Summit Track
Scenic flight: 25min
Hike: 3 or 6 hours
Boat trip back to town centre: 10min
Make sure you bring insect repellent, sun lotion, good footwear, a torch to explore the limestone caves (optional), lunch, and good layers of clothing
**During the Great Walks Season we are only permitted to land at Luxmore Hut between the hours of 10am – 3pm**
Please note all prices listed are Share with Others. If you would prefer to book an exclusive flight, please let us know at the time of booking and we will confirm the cost with you.