The perfect way to make a wedding day even more special? How about a helicopter flight over spectacular mountains, fiords, lakes, hanging glaciers and blue ice, to land at a location with the most jaw-dropping views. Don’t forget to take your photographer for the most incredible photo shoot. Being local, we know where to find the most breathtaking and romantic locations for heli weddings, elopements and proposals.
Departing from our Lakefront Helipad, we fly over Lake Te Anau and you see the hidden wonders of our area unfold as you get a real feel for ‘remote’ Fiordland. Crossing over the main divide, forever changing scenery of beech forest, mountain slopes, alpine lakes, waterfalls, hanging valleys and snow-clad mountain tops. A landing is made at Mt Kidd, a high alpine landing with dramatic views. Mt Kidd has its own small lake and snow for around 11 months of the year. Sometimes our rare native bird the kea may visit while you’re there.
DURATION: 30 mins flying time and 45mins at location – total 1 hour 15 minutes approximately.
Departing our Te Anau base we fly over Lake Te Anau heading north towards Milford sound and landing at stunning Lake Erskine. This location is breathtaking; surrounded by mountain peaks and lush green valleys you’ll want to take photos from every angle!
DURATION: 55 mins flying time and 45mins at location – total 1 hour 40 minutes approximately.
Departing from our Lakefront Helipad, we follow the shores of Lake Te Anau heading north over Milford Sound to Tutoko Glacier. Here we will make a landing where there is sure to be snow year round! On the way home we can make a second landing at Lake Quill, head of the Sutherland Falls, one of the highest in the Southern Hemisphere. This is a beautiful location with a large lake and panoramic views. We then return to Te Anau.
DURATION: 1.2 hours flying time and 30 mins at each location – total 2 hours 15mins approximately.
Experience a high altitude ceremony. Take a helicopter high up to the Liebig Dome at 7,600ft and enjoy the panoramic snow covered views of Aoraki/Mount Cook and surrounding glaciers such as the Murchison and the Tasman Glacier.
DURATION: 20 mins flying time and 45 mins at location – total 1 hour 10mins.