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What to Expect
A Nelson mountain adventure!

Fly over farmland and forested valleys, into Nelson’s remote mountain ranges.  Enjoy elevated views of the spectacular Tasman Bay and the surrounding National Parks. This flight offers a remote Alpine landing, and excellent photo opportunities. In Winter, you can even land in snow!

PLEASE NOTE:
• All flights are subject to change, and weather conditions.
• Bring your camera!
• Sturdy footwear, and warm clothing is essential
• Departure times are on request and subject to availability.
• Passengers over 250lbs, may be subject to a weight restriction fee.
• Please let us know if a standard airline seat-belt is too small

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY LEVEL:

Easy: Suitable for adults, children, and seniors.

 
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Important Information
Departure Point
Reid Helicopters Nelson Base
Departure Time
On request
Duration
40m
Inclusions
  • Private tour
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Landing and facility fees
  • National Park fees
Exclusions
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infant rates apply if they occupy a seat
  • Bring a camera, wear warm clothing and sturdy shoes
  • Physical activity level: Easy - Suitable for adults, children, and seniors.
  • Passengers over 250 lbs may be subject to weight restriction fee.
  • Helicopter weight and balance changes with every flight because of individual passenger weights, luggage and the amount of fuel required. It is important that we have accurate body weights and luggage items from every passenger prior to flights commencing. CAA regulations require all passengers to declare their weight on check-in and if required, passengers and luggage will be weighed before the flight. If total passenger and luggage weights exceed the helicopters’ permissible allowance, the Pilot at his/her discretion will instruct an upgrade to a larger helicopter if possible where an additional charge will be applicable, or alternative arrangements may need to be made for passenger luggage.
  • If the weather conditions make flying unsafe on the day of the trip Reid Helicopters Nelson will cancel the flight. This is at the pilot’s discretion and there is no charge in this situation.
  • Cancellation within 30 days prior to the trip = 25% of total booking cost
  • Cancellation within 7 days prior to the trip = 75% of total booking cost
  • Within 48 hours of the trip commencing = 100% of total booking cost
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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By: Helicopters Nelson
63 reviews
CandRTravelers
Naples, Florida
896
Gotta Go if You've Seen the Movies!
It's a must, beautiful scenic vistas - and takes you right back to when you saw it in the movie! Yes, you have to
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CandRTravelers
Naples, Florida
896
In Blenheim, the Visitor Center and Wine Depot are a great place to start!
The Wine Depot was fantastic. Michelle is knowledgeable and helpful. Her staff make it easy to taste the numerous
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The_fotobug
Palm Harbor, Florida
17563
Excellent service!
Fantastic for Lord of the Rings Fans to see and visit some of the iconic - and not easy to reach -filming
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petepalmere
Abilene, Texas
30
Great experience!
My wife and I visited New Zealand in June 2019 with Red Carpet Tours, and this helicopter tour was provided as an
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The_fotobug
Palm Harbor, Florida
17563
LOTR Must see!
Wonderful tour and chance to visit iconic location from The Lord of the Rings. I would recommend leaving
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anna9237
Hoffman Estates, Illinois
110
NZ Must-Do!
This was hands down one of the best parts of our trip. Such an amazing experience; especially for LOTR fans. Our
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lcho2015
Auckland Central, New Zealand
275
Easter Weekend Heli Tour
Had a wonderful time flying over Kahurangi National Park, landed at LOTR location, lunch at beach, spotted a
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lippy2018
Nelson, New Zealand
40
Lunchtime helicopter scenic trip
Charlie (excellent) was our pilot for a stunning mountain top lunch experience on Mt Fell. A highly recommendable
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N595LDjosephh
Gresham, United States
201
Great helicopter ride to two Lord of the Rings sites
We took a helicopter tour of Mt. Owen and Mt. Olympus. These 2 mountains were the sites of some scenes from the
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417StephenC
Austin, Texas
7920
Fantastic arial tour
We thoroughly enjoyed our helicopter tour of the Abel Tasman National Park and the Kahurangi National Park. Our
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Diane D
Ulverston, United Kingdom
3920
Highlight of our trip
Awesome experience. Two amazing trips with Charlie and Bill - what a way to see the stunning scenery of Mount
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FChapman
San Francisco, California
7652
Spectacular ! Loved it and will definitely go again w Toby (Reid)
We left the itinerary to Toby and he delivered a phenomenal trip. Tea on a beautiful remote island, stunning
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Getaway28468864320
10
Amazing!!!
Had the most amazing day with these guys! The scenery blew us away! Charlie was an awesome pilot. Thank you!!!!
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628richardu
San Antonio, Texas
193
LOTR trip
This was an amazing experience. Charlie and Chris were very friendly and made booking the trip so easy. Chris was
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wackersGoldenBay
golden bay
3711
Fantastic service
These guys fro Reid Helicopters are awesome - they have flown into Cape Farewell Horse Treks where I work on
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