South Island Wide Scenic Flights
South Island offers a great selection of scenic flights and aviation adventure, giving the opportunity to see the South Island from another angle. Soar over vast, beautiful landscape on a scenic flight in the South Island.
NB: This South Island directory is specifically for tourism companies that cover the South Island. They either have many outlets or are able to offer you a service throughout this part of the country.
Select Scenic Flights in the South Island of New Zealand from the list below.
Mobile-friendly - Welcome to Skydive Fox Glacier. Voted the 2nd most scenic skydive in the world (Lonely Planet). Our leisurely flight to altitude takes us over the Fox Glacier and up close to Aoraki/Mount Cook - this is truly the best scenery on offer in New Zealand.
Scenic flights over the South Island's spectacular Southern Alps. Our high wing Cessna seats five and provides fantastic viewing and photo opportunities. Enjoy unimpeded views as you fly through a landscape of unbelievable grandeur and beauty. Scenic routes include Mt Cook & West Coast Glaciers and the Rangitata Headwaters. Airport transfers from Christchurch to Queenstown or anywhere in between.
Mobile-friendly - Glacier landings, scenic flights, personalised experiences: Let us take you exploring over Mt Aspiring and Fiordland National Parks giving you the ultimate birds-eye view and unique alpine landings only possible by helicopter. Set foot on an ancient glacier, enjoy the diverse landscape on a Milford Sound flight or simply take in the majestic mountains surrounding Wanaka. Charter flights available.
Mobile-friendly - An internationally unique guiding operation, Franz Josef Glacier Guides prides itself on providing the most incredible glacier experience. The skill and experience of their guides, combined with crampons, allow you to travel comfortably through some of the most spectacular and challenging terrain imaginable.
Welcome to Murchison Heli Tours, a place to see all the wonders 'our world' has to offer. Offering a professional helicopter transport operation, specialising in scenic flights and charters, hunting/fishing drops, heli-biking/tramping, kayaking and rafting, commercial operations and flight training. Take a moment to explore the various scenic flights we offer. Fly with us across untouched New Zealand landscapes.
Mobile-friendly - 19,000ft – NZ's highest skydive. Skydive surrounded by NZ's highest mountains including Aoraki/Mt Cook, Franz Josef & Fox Glaciers, native rainforest, rivers & coastal views.
Choose from the 19,000ft Kea Jump - NZ’s highest skydive or 13,000ft, 16,000ft options. 15 – 20 min flight to altitude.
6 – 8 min parachute ride. Nobody jumps higher. BOOK NOW!
Mobile-friendly - Fly into some of the Lord of the Rings secret locations. Explore the mystical environment and venture into the unknown. Experience the isolation and spectacular rocky landscapes south of Rivendell (Mount Olympus). Fly over Chetwood Forest. Visit Lake Canaan Down and Harwoods hole.
Mobile-friendly - Shallow water jet boating in spectacular wilderness rivers. River Jet Safari (one hour) fast paced, jet boat ride into the World Heritage-listed Mt Aspiring National Park. Enjoy a 50-kilometre wilderness river journey amidst native beech forest, ancient river valleys and rugged ice-capped mountains, or combine this trip with a spectacular heli-jet combo.
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