8.30am to 12.30pm and 1pm to 5pm
Accommodation transfers, private helicopter, gourmet lunch and private guide
September to April
3 hour hike (can be longer on request)
Combine a breathtaking flight with a unique high country adventure
Soar high above Lake Wakatipu, enjoy spectacular views across Queenstown and towards Fiordland National Park and touch down on Cecil Peak Station for a once-in-a-lifetime hiking adventure.
Your heli hike experience begins as we transport you to your privately chartered helicopter at Queenstown Airport. Take in the panoramic views as we fly across shimmering Lake Wakatipu towards Cecil Peak, before landing on the high country station at a height of 1,978m (6,490 ft).
Immerse yourself in the secluded wilderness of the station as we begin our hiking adventure. Your personal guide will lead the way across deep valleys, down rugged spurs and through alpine tussocks; discovering sparkling alpine streams and crystal-clear lakes along the way.
Breathe in the crisp alpine air and listen for the sounds of native birds as you soak up outstanding views throughout your hike. Lose yourself in nature and feel a sense of remoteness on this dreamlike alpine station.
Our private helicopter meets us here before we enjoy a scenic descent back towards Queenstown. If this is the last activity of your day, your guide will take you back to your accomodation. If, on the other hand, you would like to continue on to another exciting experience, our local guides love being able to make your Queenstown adventure one to remember.
Cecil Peak Station offers exclusive access to this unique experience on their 13,000ha working farm. Renowned for their merino sheep and cattle, you will experience the day-to-day workings of this remote alpine station in a rugged part of New Zealand.