Lord of the Rings and Glacier Helicopter Tour
Get both panoramic and up-close views of key film sites
Gain an insider perspective by flying with 'Lord of the Rings' film crew
Convenient round-trip transportation from select Queenstown hotels
Why take this tour?
Soar above 'Lord of the Rings' film sites on this helicopter tour, flying above the fictional Middle-earth locations of the Misty Mountains, Isengard, Lothlórien, and more. Make two spectacular landings, on Clarke Glacier in Mount Aspiring National Park and in Skippers Canyon. Your pilot—who worked on the 'LOTR' and 'Hobbit' trilogies—shares stories and commentary throughout the scenic flight.
Landing and facility fees
Hotel pickup and drop-off
70 minutes of flight time
GST (Goods and Services Tax)
Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
Frequently asked questions
Things to know
Before you book
Duration: 1h 10m
Mobile tickets accepted
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Glacier Southern Lakes is Queenstown's leading scenic heli-flight company with a reputation of providing a high standard of professionalism and service. We offer daily scenic helicopter tours over the mountains, lakes, glaciers and fiords in and around Middle-earth, Queenstown, Milford Sound and Fiordland National Park & Mt Aspiring National Park. Alpine or snow landings are part of all our flights and glacier landings are included in all our Milford Sound flights. We have the most experienced team of helicopter pilots in Queenstown who will share their extensive local knowledge with you. For Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit fans we can show you many of the Queenstown film locations like nobody else, with pilots who were part of the film crew.
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