Panorama Heli Bike Expedition Glenorchy

Take to the sky with this 2 night heli-bike experience exploring the back country tracks of the southern lakes. Our package enables you to feel the wind in your hair, breathe the cleanest of air and hit the downhill tracks around Queenstown and Glenorchy.

Explore New Zealand's Epic Backcountry 

Experience a thrilling adventure on our panorama 2 night heli bike expedition. The package includes an unforgettable half day heli bike drop off with mountain bikes, lunch and your host, where you can explore the peaks and ridges around Mt Alaska. From natural trails, mine tracks and mountain grass slopes this bike ride offers an experience for all levels of riding. 

Combine this with 2 nights in our beautiful, sustainable eco cabins, an early check in to give you 3 full action packed days, 30 minutes sports massage and you are sure to have a great stay. The package also includes a delicious home made breakfast both mornings plus dinner prepared by our in-house chef for after your ride. 


The Glenorchy township has so much to offer with a range of activities such as jet boating, horse riding, more biking or of course you could just relax, enjoy some delicious cakes at Mrs Woolly's General Store and take in the view of the two mountain ranges that Camp Glenorchy sits snugly between.



Our 2-night, 2 person Heli Bike Expedition includes:


A scenic helicopter ride to Mt Larkin
A delicious mountain top lunch with some homemade scroggin to snack on throughout your ride
Guided downhill bike ride exploring the back country with a technical mountain safety overview
Bike and safety gear hire
Transport to and from Camp Glenorchy and Heli Pad
2 nights’ accommodation in our Sustainable Cabin Bedroom with your private ensuite
Early check in to give you a window of 3 full days of adventure
Continental, homemade breakfast buffet every morning served with fresh yoghurt, breads, homemade jams, fresh fruit and our famous Mrs Woolly's chef-made granolas! (includes GF options)

Dinner for 1 nights (prepared by our in-house kitchen team prior to your arrival):

Our famous dinner hamper with our famous Moroccan spicy chermoula chicken marinade (or the delicious vegan stuffed pumpkin),  all you need to do is reheat your food and cook the protein when you want it.

2 x 30 minute sports massages by our in-house masseur
A book now pay/later option - flexible and reasonable Covid enforced lockdown booking terms and conditions

2 People for 2 Nights - $2,784

 $696 per person per night 

Add an extra night for $199

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Mountain Bike with friends? Why not get a group together and share the experience:

3 People 2 Nights


$583 per person per night

Add an extra night for $215

1 Cabin plus Private Bunk (the private bunk room has two bunk beds and shares the private ensuite access with the cabin)

4 People 2 Nights


$470 per person per night

Add an extra night for $215

1  Cabin plus Private Bunk (the private bunk room has two bunk beds and shares the private ensuite access with the cabin)

Subject to availability. Valid from 3rd October 2021 - 5 December 2022 
Booking must be placed at least 48 hours in advance. Click HERE to access full terms & conditions.



Heli Bike Details:


No matter your current level of riding, this guided trip is an experience you will never forget. Enjoy the beauty of the mine tracks and 1200m of descent. All expeditions are guided by a professional and are based on a half day with transport to and from Camp Glenorchy to the air field. All trips include a stunning helicopter ride over the local mountain ridge, a heli drop off with your bikes at your selected location and a wholesome and delicious lunch pack. Once dropped off enjoy your time on the mountain and the guided ride back down to the Glenorchy township taking in the amazing vistas. 


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Pano Heli bike

Half day trip | Grade 2  | Descent 1200m | Easy Going

Guided bike trip for mixed experience groups. Heli drop off at @ 1400m at Coffee Ridge on Mt Alaska. The track descends down mine tracks and stunning scenery, with time to take in the awe inspiring views, lunch and finishing back at the airstrip.


Bike Hire

All sizes are available.

You are more than welcome to bring your own bike but the package does include bike hire and safety gear for everyone in your group. The bikes are designed for the job and have full suspension enduros to make your mountain bike experience a good one!





Your Accommodation:


By choosing to stay at Camp Glenorchy, you will be making a good choice for the planet and also supporting the local community. 

Camp Glenorchy is set up with a beautiful homestead with large lounge, fully equipped kitchen and dining room with views looking out on to the mountain ranges. There is also an outdoor fireplace where you can kick back and relax with a drink in the evening taking in the beautiful night sky and of course a marshmallow or too!   The luxe-accommodation is designed in self contained chalets with ensuite bathrooms and outdoor seating. 

The whole place has been has been built to one of the highest standards of sustainability in the world, the Living Building Challenge, and has recently been acknowledged with the world's first ILFI Certification of Sustainability for visitor accommodations. It is now certified as Net-Positive for Energy, producing more energy than it consumes over a year through its solar panels. 




If you are looking for a trip that captures the magic of New Zealand, enables you to be explore the back country by bike but with the knowledge that you can return to a warm comfortable bed at the end of the day then Camp Glenorchy is for you!


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