Dusky & Doubtful Sound scenic helicopter flight - Southern Lakes Helicopters

Journey deep into the heart of Fiordland's remote wilderness: silent fiords, hanging valleys, waterfalls. Land at Mt Pender in Dusky Sound, one of our most remote fiord. Fly over stunning Campbell’s Kingdom, a unique hanging valley in Doubtful Sound.


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Begin by soaring over picturesque Lake Manapouri and above the Kilcoy mountains. A landing is made at Mt Pender, where we shut down the helicopter to enable you to soak up the grandeur of the rohe (area). One of Fiordland’s largest and most remote fiords, 40km-long Dusky Sound is dotted with more than 350 small islands. Access to the sound is by sea or air only – very few people get to experience the beauty of this magical place.

You’ll fly over three more impressive fiords before descending into Crooked Arm in Doubtful Sound. Doubtful Sound’s Māori name is Patea, which translates as the ‘Sound of Silence’ because of the total serenity that blankets the Sound. This is the dreamy scenery that New Zealand specialises in.

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Physical address

Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $995.00
Further pricing information:
Minimum numbers of passengers required - 2 pax.
Cancellation policy:
Standard Scenic flights – if your cancellation is due to unforeseen circumstances and: More than 48 hours notice is given, no payment will be taken. Less than 48 hours notice is given, a 50% payment will be charged. If no notice is given and you do not show up for your flight, 100% payment will be charged.

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Daylight hours
Months of operation:
All months of the year

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