Greenstone Helicopters

Flightseeing in West Coast
Price range:
$225.00 - $1195.00


Description

Fly through unspoiled, natural landscape of dramatic rugged coastline, sweeping curved beaches, deep fiords, high alpine snowfields, mountains and spectacular glaciers.
Greenstone Helicopters also specialises in commercial operations and caters for hunting, fishing and tramping charters to many remote parts of South Westland.
Fly with friendly, knowledgeable local pilots that have passion, understanding and a relationship with the area’s that they explore. This is our back yard, Let us show you around…….

100% Safety
We are very proud of our 100% safety record which shows we hold our clients safety as our top priority. All pilots hold first aid certificates.

Local Knowledge
Our experienced pilots see what lies waiting in the hills on a day-to-day basis. A little local knowledge can save you time and money.

Two Heli Bases
With two helicopter bases, one at Haast Junction and one at Neils Beach, we can ensure the most efficent service possible.


Options

#1 - Haast Highlights

Lake Douglas & the Hidden Valley
Flight over native rain forest, rivers & lakes
Glacier views
Alpine landing
Allow 30 minutes

We ask you to arrive at our base 10 minutes before your scheduled flight to check in.Wear comfortable, warm clothing and sturdy footwear. It's always handy to bring sunglasses and wear sunscreen and insect repellent, and don't forget your camera!
All our scenic flights involve a landing where you will be able to get out of the helicopter and walk around.

NOTES
Our Neils Beach Base is a 35 minute drive from Haast Township. Follow the signs to the Neils Beach Aerodrome.
Access to our Haast Junction/Haast Aerodrome Base is via a Right Of Way adjacent to Haast Motors at Haast Junction.


#2 - Greenstone

Cascade Plateau (ex Neils Beach)

Massive Greenstone boulders
Coastal wildlife viewing
Geologically & culturally significant Cascade Plateau
Allow 45 minutes ex Neils Beach
$575 ex Haast, allow 1.2 hours

We ask you to arrive at our base 10 minutes before your scheduled flight to check in.Wear comfortable, warm clothing and sturdy footwear. It's always handy to bring sunglasses and wear sunscreen and insect repellent, and don't forget your camera!
All our scenic flights involve a landing where you will be able to get out of the helicopter and walk around.

NOTES
Our Neils Beach Base is a 35 minute drive from Haast Township. Follow the signs to the Neils Beach Aerodrome.
Access to our Haast Junction/Haast Aerodrome Base is via a Right Of Way adjacent to Haast Motors at Haast Junction.


#3 - Aspiring

Mount Aspiring ‘Matterhorn of the South'
High altitude alpine landing
Flight over coastline, native rain forest, rivers, lakes, waterfalls, mountain tops and glaciers
Allow 1.2 hours ex Haast
$695 to experience a glacier landing (allow 1.5 hours)

We ask you to arrive at our base 10 minutes before your scheduled flight to check in.Wear comfortable, warm clothing and sturdy footwear. It's always handy to bring sunglasses and wear sunscreen and insect repellent, and don't forget your camera!
All our scenic flights involve a landing where you will be able to get out of the helicopter and walk around.

NOTES
Our Neils Beach Base is a 35 minute drive from Haast Township. Follow the signs to the Neils Beach Aerodrome.
Access to our Haast Junction/Haast Aerodrome Base is via a Right Of Way adjacent to Haast Motors at Haast Junction.


#4 - Greenstone & Gorge

Greenstone & Gorge River Flight
George River & NZ's most remote family and Art Gallery
Geologically & culturally significant Cascade Plateau
Massive Greenstone boulders
Coastal wildlife viewing

Allow 1.2 hours ex Neils Beach
ex Haast, allow 1.5 hours

We ask you to arrive at our base 10 minutes before your scheduled flight to check in.Wear comfortable, warm clothing and sturdy footwear. It's always handy to bring sunglasses and wear sunscreen and insect repellent, and don't forget your camera!
All our scenic flights involve a landing where you will be able to get out of the helicopter and walk around.

NOTES
Our Neils Beach Base is a 35 minute drive from Haast Township. Follow the signs to the Neils Beach Aerodrome.
Access to our Haast Junction/Haast Aerodrome Base is via a Right Of Way adjacent to Haast Motors at Haast Junction.


#5 - Glaciers, Greenstone & Grub

South Westlands Iconic Landscapes

Mount Aspiring ‘Matterhorn of the South'
See the amazing Red Hills
Enjoy Jacksons Bays Famous ‘Fish & Chips'
Massive Greenstone boulders
Coastal wildlife viewing
Geologically & culturally significant Cascade Plateau
High altitude alpine landing
Flight over coastline, native rainforest, rivers, lakes, waterfalls, mountain tops and glaciers.
Allow 2.5 hours

We ask you to arrive at our base 10 minutes before your scheduled flight to check in.Wear comfortable, warm clothing and sturdy footwear. It's always handy to bring sunglasses and wear sunscreen and insect repellent, and don't forget your camera!
All our scenic flights involve a landing where you will be able to get out of the helicopter and walk around.

NOTES
Our Neils Beach Base is a 35 minute drive from Haast Township. Follow the signs to the Neils Beach Aerodrome.
Access to our Haast Junction/Haast Aerodrome Base is via a Right Of Way adjacent to Haast Motors at Haast Junction.


#6 - Milford Sound

8th Wonder of the World
Milford Sound, the 8th wonder of the world!
Landing at Milford aerodrome with a native bush walk or perhaps a cup of coffee
Immerse yourself in the local wildlife – plenty of seals and birdlife!
Flight over coastline, native rain forest, rivers, lakes, waterfalls, mountain tops and glaciers
Allow 2.5 hours

We ask you to arrive at our base 10 minutes before your scheduled flight to check in.Wear comfortable, warm clothing and sturdy footwear. It's always handy to bring sunglasses and wear sunscreen and insect repellent, and don't forget your camera!
All our scenic flights involve a landing where you will be able to get out of the helicopter and walk around.

NOTES
Our Neils Beach Base is a 35 minute drive from Haast Township. Follow the signs to the Neils Beach Aerodrome.
Access to our Haast Junction/Haast Aerodrome Base is via a Right Of Way adjacent to Haast Motors at Haast Junction.


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CANCELLATION POLICY

If a cancellation is made within 24 hours of arrival day, loss of 100% of the total booking price.