Testimonials

Our incentive group enjoyed a flight out to Milford Sound and then, on return, a glacier landing followed by a mountain top stop for a magnificent picnic lunch. An incredible experience and without doubt the highlight of the amazing Queenstown experience. Our business does a lot of incentive/reward activities and this rates as the very best activity we have ever done. Thanks to everyone at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters for your outstanding service and organisation … absolutely first rate!
(Peter Rogers – Inspired Automotive Marketing)

This was one of the most amazing experiences of my life. Expertly piloted by Andy we flew through the mountains around Queenstown, touched down on a glacier, the edge of the Tasman Sea and Milford Sound. On a beautiful day the views were indescribably lovely, flying through the Sound was breathtaking. The helicopter was very steady so we could enjoy the experience and scenery. The company took safety seriously and we were very well looked after in all respects. A magical experience.
(Sally Onions, via TripAdvisor)

When visiting Queenstown I have to say a helicopter trip to the glaciers is a must do. The Glacier Southern Lakes team were very professional from pick up to drop off and everything in between. The flight to and from the glacier had sensational scenery, but the highlight for us was landing on the glacier where the snow was around 25 – 30cms. deep. Once again thanks to the team at Glacier Southern Lakes for the experience and if my wife and I return to Queenstown we will certainly book with them again.
(Duncan, via TripAdvisor)

We took a Milford Sound helicopter tour ex Queenstown. Our impression? MIND BLOWING!! Our pilot Andy was fantastic, full of local knowledge and made us feel entirely safe. It was an experience of a lifetime and was absolutely worth every cent. The staff were friendly and accommodating, the helicopter was kept immaculately and we just couldn’t fault a single part of the experience. If you’re considering going on a helicopter tour while in New Zealand, don’t hesitate in booking with Glacier Southern Lakes – you won’t be disappointed.
(Kylie, via Tripadvisor)

Incredible experience. Completely worth it. Had the time of our lives. Peter at the front desk was superb. He genuinely tried to help us choose the best flight for us. Spent time showing us options taking us through what each meant. He was the primary reason we took the flight today. Full marks! Our pilot Michael was fantastic. He was great on the flight. Pointed out the right sights and ensured we had a great time. Two thumbs up to this great team – very highly recommended!
(Ajay Gupte, via TripAdvisor)

Just arrived back from our trip to NZ and would just like to thank you all for helping us to have a fantastic wedding in Queenstown, truly a day to remember. Evan: the ceremony was just as we wanted, Tim: the photos have really caught the moment and to all the staff at Glacier Southern Lakes thanks for your help in getting us up the mountain!! Many thanks again.
(Pete & Jan Cashin)

My partner and i recently flew with Glacier Southern Lakes for a flight to the Remarkables mountains. We were picked up from town and driven out to their hangar in Frankton. We met with Matt and Sharon who checked us in and introduced us to our pilot Alfie. Being in the helicopter was exciting enough, and then we flew towards The Remarkables which was amazing. We then landed right on top of them, needless to say we had THE BEST view of Queenstown and had some awesome photo ops.
My favourite part was when my wonderful partner got down on one knee and proposed! Of course it was a YES! Alfie was so kind and helped us with our glasses of bubbly and took lots of pictures for our special moment. We stayed up the top for a glass or two and headed back down to where the rest of the GSL team were waiting.
I would like to thank Matt, Alfie, Sharon and Darren for making our memorable day extraordinary, I did not suspect a thing and you were all so friendly. You will always be remembered in our fond memories of this day.
(Tegan, via TripAdvisor)

Unbelievable… I must have said that word 50 times during the flight, from Queenstown, stopping on a glacier, the beach, then Milford Sound. This was the best experience we had in Queenstown & worth every cent! Big thanks to Chris our pilot, who was a great guy, with lots of local knowledge to share with us. Unbelievable!
(Karen & Simon, via TripAdvisor)



Trip Advisor Reviews

Facebook Posts

Twitter Tweets