Mt Hutt Helicopters are based in Methven and offer a wide range of helicopter flights.
From airport transfers and charter services, access by helicopter is the way to see breathtaking views of the mighty Southern Alps and beyond. Call in to see the crew at their sales office in Methven on McMillan Street, right next door to Primo Cafe.
Here’s just a few products to give you an idea of where the helicopter can take you.
High Country Scenic with landing
This scenic flight takes you over the impressive Canterbury High country with views spreading out into the Southern Alps. Landing at Lagoon Saddle hut provides a sensational photo opportunity before flying off around the summit of Mt Hutt and enjoying views over the Canterbury Plains to the Port Hills and south to the Hunter Hills.
Alpine Scenic with Seasonal Snow Landing
This scenic flight takes you winding up the north Ashburton River, out into the expansive back country with impressive views of the Taylor Range and down to Lake Heron. Land up on Black Hills and experience the chill of snow between your hands or just enjoy the spectacular views of the Rakaia River system. Continue the journey out over Lake Coleridge, home of the landlocked Chinook Salmon as well a brown and Rainbow Trout before returning via the Rakaia Gorge along the Mt Hutt range.
When its time to celebrate a significant occasion, treat that special person to a breathtaking picnic. MHH will fly you to secluded snowcapped mountains or a romantic alpine lake leaving you to take in the stunning views of the Southern Alps. Take your time as you indulge in the freshly prepared gourmet picnic lunch complete with a bottle of Champagne.
Mountain Spectacular with Glacier views and landing
New Zealand’s Southern Alps mountain range has dramatic glacial peaks which are remnant of the ice ages. This spectacular scenic flight takes you on a journey through a vast range of alpine lakes and glaciers as they carve their way amongst rugged towering peaks. On the return enjoy a landing on Black Hills with breathtaking views along the Rakaia Gorge and Lake Coleridge.