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Fishing Tour Options

Fishing Tour Options

We have world class wilderness trout fishing available in alpine high country lakes, rivers and streams. Access is not a problem and we have been locating clients to these wilderness places for 20 years. Your satisfaction of your high country fishing experience is of paramount importance to us. 

Hanmer Springs Helicopters is able to offer you ease of access, and a wilderness experience in itself! 

  • We offer a daily drop off/pick up option or a full heli-fish option with the helicopter remaining with you all day so you can move around with ease
  • Experienced heli fishing guides and equipment are available upon request, but subject to availability
  • There is excellent accommodation available in Hanmer Springs for stopovers. We can arrange this for you, and, of course, you can soak those aching muscles in New Zealand's premier thermal reserve
  • Helicopter fishing trips are priced on a case by case basis. If you would like to make enquiries on pricing, let us know your requirements, and we'll get back in touch with a price

Heli fishing locations that we frequent

  • Upper Hope River
  • Upper Waiau River
  • North Branch Hurunui River
  • South Branch Hurunui River
  • North and South Esk Rivers
  • Broken River
  • Boyle River
  • Clarence River
  • Lake Sumner
  • Matakitaki River
  • Glenroy River
  • Waiheke River
  • Other locations further afield available on request

For further information about our premier South Island high country helicopter fishing, contact us

On application 
Prices are in NZ Dollars and include GST 

Conditions Apply 
Please check out our Policies.

For your information, help and comfort, we provide the following information. 

Flights or routes may vary owing to weather conditions and are at the pilot's discretion. 

Passenger Numbers 
We cater for 1-6 fishermen per trip. Our range of modern helicopters provide cost effective options for small and large groups of fishermen. 

Courtesy transfers 
Courtesy transfers are available to and from Hanmer Springs. 

What to bring 
You'll know what to bring! 

Please check our policies as well. 


Photo's courtesy of Zane Mirfin.

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