Blue Lake Express
Included in this adventure:
• Approximately 60 minutes flight time exploring the Nelson Lakes National Park
• Two-way communication between you and your pilot
• 1 x Mountain landing
• Blue Lake – the world’s clearest lake
• Unique land forms, habitats, plant communities and wildlife
• Native bush
• Breathtaking mountain landscapes
Rotomairewhenua / Blue Lake – The Clearest Lake in the World
“Rotomairewhenua” – Blue Lake is a small lake located in Nelson Lakes National Park, in the northern reaches of New Zealand’s Southern Alps. Sacred to local Māori, it has the clearest natural fresh water in the world. This flight takes us south into the Nelson Lakes where we enjoy spectacular Alpine views of Lake Rotoiti, Lake Rotoroa and Blue Lake.
Please note that Blue Lake is a protected wilderness area which we are only permitted to overfly.
• Bring your camera!
• Passengers over 250 lbs may be subject to a weight restriction fee.
• All flights are subject to change and weather conditions.
• Lunch is not included in our pricing as we do not wish to restrict your menu options.
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"Infant rates apply if they occupy a seat"
"Bring a camera, wear warm clothing and sturdy shoes"
"Physical activity level: Easy - Suitable for adults, children, and seniors."
"Passengers over 250 lbs may be subject to weight restriction fee."
"Helicopter weight and balance changes with every flight because of individual passenger weights, luggage and the amount of fuel required. It is important that we have accurate body weights and luggage items from every passenger prior to flights commencing. CAA regulations require all passengers to declare their weight on check-in and if required, passengers and luggage will be weighed before the flight. If total passenger and luggage weights exceed the helicopters’ permissible allowance, the Pilot at his/her discretion will instruct an upgrade to a larger helicopter if possible where an additional charge will be applicable, or alternative arrangements may need to be made for passenger luggage."
"If the weather conditions make flying unsafe on the day of the trip Reid Helicopters Nelson will cancel the flight. This is at the pilot’s discretion and there is no charge in this situation."
"Cancellation within 30 days prior to the trip = 25% of total booking cost"
"Cancellation within 7 days prior to the trip = 75% of total booking cost"
"Within 48 hours of the trip commencing = 100% of total booking cost"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
Duration: 1 Hour
Reid Helicopters Nelson Base
Cancellations and refunds:
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.