Tekapo Helicopers operate scenic helicopter flights from bases in Franz Josef Glacier, Fox Glacier, Haast, Makaroa and Lake Tekapo in the heart of the South Island, New Zealand.



You will find the Tekapo Helicopters office on the main street of Lake Tekapo. Our hangar is located 5.2 kms from Lake Tekapo.

Follow State Highway 8 out of Lake Tekapo towards Twizel. We are 5.2 km from Lake Tekapo on the left-hand side of the State Highway.

Scenic Helicopter Flights

On our standard tours you can choose from five different routes from the Mackenzie Basin into the Mount Cook region and the West Coast glaciers. Our experienced pilots will provide you with informative commentary about the area and a mountain top landing.

Commercial Flights

We offer flights for heli-skiing, hunting, weddings, lifting jobs, mustering, filming, photography, fishing, fire fighting, power line survey work, DOC work, search and rescue, pest control, animal relocation. We also offer general charter flights in New Zealand.


We love our region and we're sure you will enjoy a selection of photos from some of our flights.
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