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Helicopter Flights & Adventures

From flights that take you soaring high above alpine lakes and river systems with views that stretch across the Canterbury Plains, to breath-taking heli-adventures which promise to get even the most seasoned thrill-seeker’s adrenalin pumping; the Methven Mt Hutt area can provide a wide range of helicopter flights & adventures.

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Scenic Flights & Picnics

Enjoy panoramic views over the agricultural patchwork of the Canterbury Plains, fly over Canterbury’s high country lakes & braided rivers, experience the chill of snow between your hands with an alpine snow landing, celebrate a significant occasion or treat that special person to a breath-taking picnic. Create life long memories with a helicopter flight in the Methven Mt Hutt area.

Popular options include:

  • Magic Mt Hutt (ex Ski Area)
  • High Country Scenic with landing
  • Alpine Scenic with Seasonal Snow Landing
  • Heli Picnic
  • Mountain Scenic Spectacular with Glacier views and landing
Helicopters Flights & Adventures - Helibiking - Methven Mt Hutt Guide NZ


Experience a helibiking adventure and enjoy the solitude of the South Island high country.  Take a scenic helicopter ride into the tussock foothills of the Southern Alps and be dropped into a remote high country location to start your biking adventure.
The tracks are mostly well defined and easy to follow – intermediate level (level 3/4) and a reasonable level of fitness is required.

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Heli Fishing & Hunting

Methven is located within close access to a range of spectacular alpine fed rivers and crystal clear lakes renowned for their salmon & trout fishing, and 1000’s of hectares of Department of Conservation land famous for trophy red stags, Himalayan thar and chamois. Helicopter transfers for private or guided fishing & hunting trips are available, providing local knowledge to group up to five people per trip.

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Heli Activities Combos

If you are looking for something exciting and different to do, how about taking a spectacular scenic flight high over the Canterbury Plains and foothills of the Southern Alps before enjoying a local activity. From Jet boating, clay shooting & archery, to golf we can offer some fantastic activity and adventure combos in the Methven area.

About Mt Hutt Helicopters

Mt Hutt Helicopters is an established agricultural and tourism company that has been operating since the late 1990’s. In April 2013, Mt Hutt Helicopters’ was purchased by the Kershaw family who have a long association in the aviation industry.

Their relentless commitment to the highest standards sees them boast a flawless safety record, and their passionate crew are dedicated to providing an exceptional customer service that exceeds the expectations of their clients and sets the standard for aviation of the future.

Call in to see the crew at their sales office in Methven on McMillan Street, right next door to Primo Cafe.

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