Get up and away in a small plane or helicopter to truly see what this area has to offer, land on a glacier or link to a cruise on Milford Sound
Plane flightsMany beautiful destinations around the South Island are accessible from the Glenorchy airstrip via small fixed-wing aircrafts operated by a family run business. Locations include Milford Sound, where you can link with a cruise, Fiordland, Mt Cook, the Glaciers, and Lord of the Rings movies sites. With a guaranteed window seat you'll see everything our area has to offer. Flight times vary with the seasons, prices start from $505 for a 4hr trip inc. Milford Sound cruise.
Helicopter flightsSpectacular scenic flights to Milford Sound, Fiordland, and the Queenstown region from the Glenorchy airstrip for those with less time to fly. Get up close to a hanging glacier, land on snow topped mountains, link with a cruise on the sounds, or choose your own adventure, charter flights are available. Flight times vary according to bookings, prices start from $310pp for a 25min flight.
SkydivingFor the more adventurous, experience an adrenaline rush as you roll out of a specialised skydiving plane at 200kph towards Lake Wakatipu. Depending on which height you choose to jump from, enjoy a 15-20 minute scenic flight, up to 60 second freefall and 5-7 minutes under canopy. Flights leave regularly throughout the day and prices start from $289 for a 9,000ft jump. Maximum weight is 115kg/253lbs; persons 95-104.9kg will incur a weight surcharge of $50 and those 105-115kg a weight surcharge of $75.
All trips are weather dependent