Experience the Extraordinary

Mackenzie Helicopters offers extraordinary flight experiences from our base in Lake Tekapo, New Zealand.

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Mackenzie Helicopters


Welcome to Mackenzie Helicopters.

We offer extraordinary flight experiences from our base in Lake Tekapo, New Zealand.

Mackenzie Helicopters takes pride in curating a range of experiences that showcase the very best of the South Island.

Crave a relaxed day of pampering? Fly from wineries to beautiful secluded beaches to a private hot tub perched high on a remote mountainside. Seeking adventure in the rugged Mackenzie High Country? We’re the go-to helicopter operator for heli-skiing, hunting and other backcountry pursuits.

Our mission is to connect with each client and create a flight to surpass their greatest expectations.

With Mackenzie Helicopters, there are no standard flight packages and cookie-cutter itineries. We know each client is unique, and we work with you to develop your ideal bespoke flight experience.





Signature Experiences

Lavish West Coast Cuisine Adventure

Savour West Coast cuisine with a touch of adventure on this lavish and unforgettable outdoor experience.

High-Altitude Whisky Bar

Enjoy a dram and the views at New Zealand’s most exclusive whisky bar, perched on a mountain saddle at 6,800 feet.

Wild West Coast Beach

Enjoy New Zealand’s most beautiful landscapes and relax on your own secluded West Coast beach.

Sunrise and Sunset Flights

Experience the Southern Alps at their most breathtaking, lit by dramatic morning or evening light. This option is especially perfect for a romantic special occasion, or for landscape and natural light photographers.

Champagne Breakfast in the Mountains

Begin your day with an extraordinary experience, a private champagne breakfast among New Zealand’s grandest mountains.

Still Looking for the Perfect Flight?

Mackenzie Helicopters specialises in custom private charter flights.
All itineraries can be tailored to your preferences and priced by individual quote.

Get in touch, and let us create your perfect adventure.