Eco Wanaka Adventures - "Misty Mountains" Heli Hike

An exclusive helicopter flight & hiking tour over The Lord of the Rings Trilogy country. Fly the "Eagles" path and follow the very footsteps of the "Dwarves and Bilbo" through Middle‑earth™ as seen in The Hobbit Trilogy! Your own "Unexpected Journey".


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Get an Eagle's eye view of Middle-earth with this exclusive 4.5 hour guided tour over The Lord of the Rings Trilogy country.

Our helicopter follows the "Eagles" flight landing on Fog Peak - admire views of Mt Aspiring and the surrounding Southern Alps – including 3 Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit Trilogies film sites. Skimming the razor back ridges, we then fly and land on Treble Cone's “The Towers Ridge” before walking the very footsteps that the "Dwarves and Bilbo" traversed in their quest across the "Misty Mountains" - as seen in The Hobbit Trilogy.

We descend 2 hours of guided hike from 2000m, traversing the ridgeline, revealing huge rock pillars, canyons, cliffs and glaciers feeding rivers and lakes below - a real adventure!

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Physical address

Lakeside Road, Wanaka town, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $840.00
Age restriction:
Further pricing information:
This tour needs a minimum of 2 people booked in to operate. Price is valid from 1st Nov 2019 - 30th Apr 2020
Cancellation policy:
Full refund is given if more than 24 hours notice of cancellation is given, less than 24 hours will be charged the full amount.

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
1 hour from Queenstown Aiport
Proximity to coach terminal:
5 minutes for local Wanaka coach terminal
Proximity to town:
5 minutes from Wanaka

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Opening times

Business hours:
8am - 6.30pm, 7 days. (Closed Christmas Day & New Year's Day)
Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Nov, Dec

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