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50-Minute Glacier Explorer Flight from Queenstown

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You'll start at
35 Lucas Place
35 Lucas Place, Frankton, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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    Mount Aspiring National Park
    Stop: 10 minutes -
    Enjoy a landing on top of a snowy glacier .
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You'll return to the starting point
Highlights
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    35 Lucas Place, Frankton, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
    Departure Time
    9am, 2pm, or 3pm
    Duration
    50m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Landing and facility fees
    • Headsets to hear the pilot clearly
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    Exclusions
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat (0-3 years old sit on adults lap)
    • Due to comfort and weight / balance of the aircraft, passengers must supply accurate weights upon booking.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We hadn't initially planned on doing this trip - we'd been booked to do a heli-hike tour at Franz Josef which had been cancelled due to bad weather. As we were only in Franz Josef for a day it was impossible to rebook that tour but the company gave us a voucher to be used with
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    We were originally meant to do the Franz Josef Glacier Heli-hike but due to weather we were transferred to this glacier explorer trip. This was an excellent experience and our favourite activity our whole trip! Great views over the Mount Aspiring mountain range and Glaciers.
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    Response from GlacierSouthernLakes, Manager at 50-Minute Glacier Explorer Flight from Queenstown
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Kia ora Daniel! Thank you so much for your review! We are so pleased to hear you had incredible trip our Pilot Jono and you enjoyed the incredible Glacier landing! We do hope to see you again in the future!
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    There were incredible views of the mountains around Queenstown, and the weather was suitable for a glacier landing. We both loved it. The shuttle picked us up on time, staff were friendly, and our pilot was informative. Up to 6 people per flight, at least on our chopper.
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    Response from GlacierSouthernLakes, Manager at 50-Minute Glacier Explorer Flight from Queenstown
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Kia ora! Thank you so much for your review! We are so pleased to hear this was the highlight of your trip and you enjoyed the incredible views of Queenstown! We do hope to see you again in the future!
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    The flight to the glacier was spectacular and Bill our pilot kept us informed of the landmarks and some local history to land on the glacier and walk around was such a unique experience . I’ll never forget it . Definitely a bucket list item ! The check in staff are friendly and
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    Response from GlacierSouthernLakes, Manager at 50-Minute Glacier Explorer Flight from Queenstown
    Responded 25 Nov 2019
    Kia ora Jane Thank you for you wonderful review! I am so pleased the weather pulled through and you able to tick this magical experience off your bucket list! We are so lucky to have these amazing views and landscapes on our doorstep and delighted we were able to share a little piece of the magic with you! We do hope to see you again one day!
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    We had originally booked for the Lord of the Rings flight with Glacier landing. However, we weren't able to do that because of weather restrictions. Instead we were able to do this Glacier flight and it was still incredible. We went up at 9am and it was one of the best things
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    Response from GlacierSouthernLakes, Manager at 50-Minute Glacier Explorer Flight from Queenstown
    Responded 29 Oct 2019
    Kia ora! Thank you very much for your great review. We are so pleased to hear you had such an incredible experience with Jeremy and we hope this is a memory you will never forget! Ngā mihi, Jolene
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    About the operator
    By: Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters
    Kim B
    91
    Highlight of our trip
    We took this trip because our Milford Sound Cruise was canceled due to flooding. We are very happy we had the
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    Dara
    Winchester, United Kingdom
    30
    Experience of a lifetime
    This is one of the most incredible experiences of our lives! It was a lovely day for the flight, and the views are
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    Louise
    32
    Outstanding!
    We had a beautiful sunny day to fly to Milford Sound by helicopter and then do the cruise of the Sound. The road
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    Meander&Co
    708
    Clarke glacier scenic flight
    We hadn't initially planned on doing this trip - we'd been booked to do a heli-hike tour at Franz Josef which had
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    Derek B.
    140
    One of the highlights of our trip to NZ!
    We were supposed to do a Helihike to Fox Glacier, but unfortunately it was cancelled due to the weather, so we
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    Mary & Terry
    Gosport, United Kingdom
    61
    Come Fly With Me
    Come fly with me, let's fly, let's fly away If you can use some exotic views there's a bar not far away Come fly
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    Daniel L
    40
    Highlight of our trip
    We were originally meant to do the Franz Josef Glacier Heli-hike but due to weather we were transferred to this
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    Susan G
    Delray Beach, Florida
    100
    What a view!
    We had a spectacular day to fly. The weather was perfect with very little wind. I felt safe from the moment we
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    Dave
    Dallas, Texas
    30
    Great Flight
    Beautiful flight from Queenstown with stops in Milford Sound, Beach Landing on shore Tasman Sea plus Glacier
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    PatronMB
    Nashville, Tennessee
    197
    Highlight of our trip
    There were incredible views of the mountains around Queenstown, and the weather was suitable for a glacier
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    Key Details
    • Duration: 50m
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    • Languages Offered: English
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