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The Ultimate Lord of the Rings Experience

Helicopters Nelson is a family run business that personally flew the cast and crew during filming and production for Lord of the Rings. Pilot Bill Reid was instrumental in scouting out the locations for the films, and worked closely with Sir Peter Jackson, the cast and the crew during the filming. Helicopters Nelson’s Lord of The Rings Tours include two world famous sites, adventuring into the breathtaking scenery of Mt Olympus (South of Rivendell) & Mt Owen (Dimrill Dale). Not only will you have the opportunity to experience these stunning locations up close, you will also learn first hand the stories and tales from the filming shoots, see exactly where the action took place…and get to walk in the footsteps of Hobbits!

Journey into another world with Helicopters Nelson Lord of The Rings Tours!

Mt Owen Helicopter Flights

The Ultimate Lord of the Rings – Combo Tour

Combine the Mt Olympus and Mt Owen tours for the ultimate Lord of the Rings Experience!…

Lord Of The Rings – Mt Olympus, South Of Rivendell

Lord of the Rings – Mt Olympus, South of Rivendell

Fly northwest from our Wakefield Heliport over the Kahurangi National Park and into Golden Bay for a…

Lord Of The Rings – Mt Owen, The Mines Of Moria

Lord of the Rings – Mt Owen, Exit from the Mines of Moria

Explore Mt Owens truly spectacular surroundings Fly southwest from our Wakefield Heliport before entering the Kahurangi…

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If you’re looking for something with a little more adrenaline or action for your helicopter flight, then maybe one of our Heli-Adventures will be just the thing. From biking, to tramping or fishing, we can pack your day with action.


Perhaps you have a paticular destination in mind, or you’re planning a special occasion and a helicopter flight would add the final touch. Together we can plan your ultimate charter.

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