Southern Lakes Helicopters offer a variety of private charter flights. Our highly experienced pilots have specialist skills and extensive regional knowledge, which enable us to fulfill most requests. With an excellent knowledge of Fiordland, Southland and the Southern coast, our staff are able to provide you with plenty of advice, supply and operate technical equipment for your commercial project, suggest locations for your activity or event and work with local tourism operators to provide a truely unique scenic flight experience. Whether you are planning a wedding, a voyage to a special location, a hunting or fishing excursion, or have a commercial project to complete, get in touch and we'll do our best to make your vision a reality!


Let us help you find the perfect setting for your wedding ceremony or for photographs following your wedding. Our Pilots have an amazing knowledge of the Fiordland area and can suggest some spectacular locations you may not have even heard of! Working with you to fulfill your personal wishes and budget, we can provide a service to get you to otherwise inaccessable locations in the comfort and style of our modern fleet of aircraft. There are some beautiful small lakes, remote mountain tarns and secluded valleys situated not too far from our Te Anau base. Alternatively, if you are planning a wedding at a venue in town, why not begin or complete your ceremony in style, arriving or departing by air? Contact us to find out more. We are always happy to help you plan your special day.


Fiordland is renowned for its excellent hunting opportunities and Southern Lakes Helicopters are able to help you plan the ideal hunting trip. Our experienced staff are able to provide advice for all aspects of your hunting trip and offer competitive prices using locally based, highly experienced pilots. For further information about hunting charters see our hunting page.


River fishing wherever the fancy (helicopter) takes you

Fiordland and Southland are renowned for offering some of the best brown and rainbow trout fishing experiences in New Zealand. Amongst the majestic mountains and lush rainforests of Fiordland, pristine rivers offer keen fishermen the opportunity to experience true wilderness fishing. Downstream, these rivers also abound with good fish stock, providing exceptional opportunities for fishing amongst the spectacular scenery of Fiordland and rural Southland. Southern Lakes helicopters are able to transport you to some of the best and most remote fishing locations, both in and outside the Fiordland National Park. Our experienced and knowledgeable pilots are able to work with you to ensure that you are able to get the most out of your fishing experience.

Or just whatever

Whatever your reason for visiting the remoter parts of Fiordland and Southern New Zealand, we will get you to your desitination quickly and safely, and with gear you'd rather not carry too! We could take you to some great fresh powder for a great ski. Maybe you'd just like to get an extra day's worth of country under your belt on a tramp. Hey, you might even find that the car's too small for all the gear you wanted to take!

There are many reasons why chartering a helicopter makes sense - your imagination starts with a Southern Lakes Helicopters charter flight. Talk to us today.