Farming is a big part of New Zealand's history and way of life. Heli Tours Ltd, in association with Real Journeys, invite you to experience this important aspect of life in New Zealand as we showcase the true sustainable High Country farms that surround Queenstown and the Lake Wakatipu region.
Learn about the unique High Country story of farming super fine-wooled Merino sheep whilst preserving the beautiful tussock lands, land utilisation, the environment and the people who live and work this land.
Experience a helicopter flight up to a selected landing site where we land and see the beautiful Lake Wakatipu and over Queenstown, heaps of opportunities for photos before continuing the flight through to Walter Peak where you'll join Real Journey's Walter Peak Station Farm Tour, including Morning or Afternoon tea at the Colonel's homestead.
At the conclusion of your farm tour, you'll board the iconic vintage steamship, the famous 'lady of the lake', TSS Earnslaw, for your scenic voyage across Lake Wakatipu back to Queenstown.
Included: Courtesy transport from your Queenstown accommodation to Heli Tours hanger, scenic helicopter flight with narrative, Walter Peak Station Farm Tour including Morning or Afternoon Tea, return voyage to Queenstown via the TSS Earnslaw.
Daily Departures: 9am, 11am, 1pm
Price: $595 NZD pp
Duration: Allow 4 hours (from pick-up in Queenstown via Heli Tours courtesy transport to arrival via TSS Earnslaw)
During your booking, please let us know if you require our complimentary transfers. These transfers are subject to availability and are on a first in first served basis as spaces are limited. Transport is limited to CBD (pick-up and drop-off outside Station building, corner of Camp and Shotover Streets) and hotel accommodation along Frankton Road between the CBD and Queenstown airport.
Infants under 3yrs travel free of charge and sit on a parent’s lap. If an infant is over 15kg CAA rules require them to occupy their own seat. Please note in 'special requests' if you will be traveling with an infant.
During booking, please provide us with an estimate of each passengers individual weight in kilograms (Kgs) Actual weights will be recorded prior to the departure of your flight.
All flights are conducted under CAA rules and regulations.
If the passenger weights exceed our aircraft limitations, you will be charged for an extra seat.
Flights are weather dependent and at the pilot's discretion. Minimum numbers of 4 passengers may apply.
Cancellation fees may apply if bookings are cancelled less than 48 hours before departure. Heli Tours reserves the right to revise prices in accordance to increases in operating costs.
The TSS Earnslaw steamship may from time to time be unavailable. If such an alternative vessel will be provided. Deals not available to agents.
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