A snow landing allows for stunning photographs against the backdrop of Mt. Aspiring and its glaciers, giving you more wonderful memories to take home. Minaret Station’s experienced guides are there to explain the landscape and its wildlife as well as to prepare a gourmet picnic lunch to be enjoyed along the way at a spectacular location.

The flight path for this scenic charter is tailored to include stops or hikes that complement guests’ activity levels and present a diverse range of photographic opportunities. A great day experience for guests who like to combine some exploring with an unforgettable scenic flight.

Minaret Station West Coast Discover


  • Private helicopter charter

  • Guide

  • Hiking

  • Gourmet picnic lunch with beverages

  • Multiple landings

Time Required: Full Day

Departure Point Detail: Minaret Station Alpine Lodge, Wanaka or Queenstown

Equipment Required: Warm jacket, comfortable shoes/hiking boots, sunglasses

Private Charter Price:

(maximum of 4 guests / helicopter)

Departing From Minaret Station Alpine Lodge, Wanaka or Queenstown


All prices are in NZD