EXPERIENCED AND TRUSTED COMMERCIAL HELICOPTER SERVICES
HANMER SPRINGS, NEW ZEALAND
Alpine Springs Helicopters operates from Hanmer Springs, North Canterbury, New Zealand providing services South Island wide. Bill Hales founded Alpine Springs Helicopters in 1995 building on his experience gained since joining the industry in 1979. Our pilots are all experienced with mountain flying and have extensive local knowledge. Bill Hales has over 7,000 hours and pilot Mike Geen 700 hours.
We operate two Hughes 500 helicopters and one Robinson 22 helicopter allowing us to cater for a variety of work catering from one passenger to groups and lifting of equipment. Alpine Springs Helicopters has NZCAA135, NZCAA137 licenses and Department of Conservation landing license.
Commercial and recreational
We provide support for mustering, equipment transport, fire control, frost protection and more
HUNTING & FISHING
Our local knowledge and relationships ensures we can place in the best spot for hunting and fishing.
We can assist with a wide range of commercial services ranging from filming and photography to research.
We work with Department of Conservation across a number of projects including Kiwi protection programmes.
We can help transport goods to remote locations including lifting to support construction.
Wedding transport, transfers, day trips, remote picnics and vineyard lunches can be arranged on request.
From a few minutes to a full day out, we provide customised scenic flights South Island wide.
A group of us have been using Alpine Springs Helicopters twice a year for about five years now and we're really happy with the service. Smooth and flawless flying comes naturally to this guy. The team are always on time with good safety and very accommodating with difficult loads.