Earnslaw Burn + The Glaciers
- Duration: 40 Minutes (approx.)
- Location: Queenstown, NZ
If you’re looking for something a little off the beaten track then join us on one of our favourite backyard flights. Embrace the chance to discover some of New Zealand's most spectacular scenery from the air on this shorter scenic flight departing Queenstown into the spectacular Skippers canyon and over the Richardson mountains to take in the incredible glaciers of Mount Earnslaw.
Mount Earnslaw, also known by its Māori name of Pikirakatahi, stands 2,819-metres high and actually consists of twin peaks, the second and third highest peaks of Otago. Enjoy panoramic views of Glenorchy township, the stunning braided rivers of the Rees-Dart Valley and return to Queenstown via Lake Wakatipu.
Take in the spectacular Lake Unknown, nestled among the ranges of Mt Aspiring National Park an alpine lake with an unrivalled sense of majesty and grandeur.
If you are a Lord of the Rings fan, the area itself is most famous for its appearances in the film industry; a chance to see Isengard and the lighting of the beacons Your knowledgeable and highly skilled local pilot will provide interesting and informative commentary during this flight of a lifetime.
We're all here for the view and every seat on every plane is a window seat.