Middle Earth Scenic Helicopter Flights

Fly like Gwaihir around the Southern Alps

Explore the Scenery Featured in Blockbuster Movies

Middle Earth & The Hobbit Movie Locations

No one knows Middle Earth & The Hobbit like we do.

Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopter's senior pilot Alfie Speight was the principal film pilot for both The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies, and all our pilots are highly familiar with the unique landscapes that appear in these well-known films. 

Queenstown Helicopter Tours 

Take to the air to discover Middle Earth for yourself as you soar above 'Dimrill Dale', 'the Ford of Bruinen' and many other recognisable landscapes.  

Glacier Flight Queenstown 

Combine your Middle-Earth scenic helicopter flight with our most popular Glacier Explorer flight.  Land on inaccessible, pristine glaciers near Queenstown 

Please note: glacier and snow landings are subject to weather and availability.

We strongly recommend you make your flight bookings in advance and at the start of your Queenstown itinerary. If we cannot fly due to adverse weather, we can transfer your booking to another day. Alternatively, if you would prefer, we will refund you in full if your flight is cancelled due to weather.