Backcountry Helicopters Ltd

Backcountry Helicopters offers personalised scenic helicopter flights. Departing from Makarora to Mount Aspiring, Milford Sound or Mount Cook your flight will encompass glaciers and ancient river valleys, while wild animals are also often sighted.

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Departing from Makarora to Mount Aspiring, Milford Sound or Mount Cook, your flight will encompass incredible glaciers and ancient river valleys of the World Heritage listed Mount Aspiring and Fiordland National Parks. Flights can include an alpine landing on any of our routes. Backcountry Helicopters specialize in unique experiences and luxury tours in some of New Zealand's most remote and spectacular locations. Wilderness discovery and adventure still beckon as you explore the wild landscape of the South Island. And don't forget to add a wild food gourmet picnic to your activity package for an unforgettable experience. Backcountry Helicopters provide a high quality service to suit a range of requests including private charters, scenic flights, access into the National Parks media and filming to name a few. Enquire direct for a full range of activities and packages. 


BCH can accomodate groups of all different sizes. Contact us for more info on times and group prices.

Physical Address

State Highway 6, Makarora, Makarora, Wanaka 9346, New Zealand


$340.00 to $1500.00

Trips depart on demand with min numbers applying. Enquire direct for private charter packages.

Mon-Fri 8:00AM – 5:30PM
Saturday 8:00AM – 5:30PM
Sunday 8:00AM – 5:30PM
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