Spectacular Scenic Flights, New Zealand

Air Safaris has operated alpine flightseeing throughout the world heritage national parks of Aoraki Mount Cook and Westland Tai Poutini since 1970. The iconic Air Safaris Grand Traverse scenic flight provides the opportunity to view New Zealand’s highest peaks and longest glaciers. You can catch the Grand Traverse flight from either of Air Safaris’ modern facilities located within the South Island of New Zealand at Lake Tekapo and Franz Josef.

Air Safaris also operate charter flights within New Zealand. These flights provide a personalised service that take in New Zealand’s stunning scenery while linking flexibly with a number of destinations including Milford Sound, Queenstown, Wanaka and Christchurch.

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Why Fly Air Safaris?

  • Every seat has a window
  • Safe, modern aircraft with experienced local alpine pilots
  • Friendly personal service since 1970!
  • Experience New Zealand's spectacular alpine scenery on the famous "Grand Traverse" flight of a lifetime!
  • Go further & see more - exploring places no one else will take you
  • Private charter flights to Milford Sound
  • Fixed wing and helicopter flights

About Us

Air Safaris have been flying aircraft in the Mount Cook and Westland National Parks since 1970 and one of the pioneering families still own and operate the company. Air Safaris has grown from a single aircraft operation and now flies 9 aircraft and is one of New Zealand’s largest scenic flight airlines. We look forward to showing you this incredible area.

Spectacular Scenic Flights, New Zealand
"The flight of a lifetime, Stunning!"
Joan, Australia 22/01/2015
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