15 Stunning Photos from the Flight of a Lifetime above Lake Tekapo

15 Stunning Photos From The Flight Of A Lifetime Above Lake Tekapo

 

For many, New Zealand is a dream destination, and it should be in yours, too, since there are many great reasons for you to set foot in New Zeland. Being one of the most sought-after destinations in the world and with its best attractions, there’s just so much for you to see and do in this country. From rolling hills to lakes, snow-capped mountains, exquisite views, and ancient glaciers, it’s definitely a destination like no other.

If you’re the type who loves to enjoy mountain views, there’s one way for you to see New Zealand, as not so many tourists opt to do, and that is to see it from above. Why should you at least give this a try? This article shows you so.

Seeing New Zealand From Above

To really appreciate the sheer size and scale of New Zealand’s highest mountains, major glaciers, and icefields, you really have to see it from above. Flying over 200 kilometers of breathtaking alpine scenery in Lake Tekapo is a must-do attraction in New Zealand. Truth to be told, if you were going to pick one place in New Zealand to do a scenic flight, then this award-winning “Grand Traverse” flight by Air Safaris should be a top priority on your list.

Lake Tekapo is a very beautiful place to visit. But, when you do it on land, you can be sure to bump through many tourists since it’s a well-loved tourist attraction. Lake Tekapo is one of the ten largest lakes in the whole of New Zealand. Also, because it’s a glacial lake, it has perfect turquoise blue water, especially in autumn, you’re guaranteed a magical time around the area.

Not only that, one of reviews on TripAdvisor mentioned that it utterly wiped out the scenic flights over the Grand Canyon, Mount Everett, and Great Barrier Reef. One of the main reasons is that their aircraft has a window seat for every passenger and wings-above for optimum viewing below. I was like, “Whoah! No way!” When I found out.

Why Take A Lake Tekapo Aerial Tour

The best thing about this is that you get a close-up view of the summit of Mount Cook without having to take a multi-day hiking trip to the summit! It was truly unbelievable sightseeing of the turquoise glacial lakes, valleys of Mackenzie Basin to the alpines, icefalls of the Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers, and, of course, Mount Cook. Not to mention a complete view of the Tasman Glacier, which was totally awesome to see!

Besides, I cannot tell you how fortunate I am to get this scenic flight on a complimentary basis!

Even though I’m not religious, but I feel like heaven existed when I was above the beautiful sceneries. — Seriously, those sceneries would be on loop in your memory forever after this flight. I can’t even take my mind off the sightseeings since I got off the aircraft.

I’ve been to over 40 countries, I can assure you this is the Flight of a Lifetime.

Still hesitating? Oh, fret not! Let my photos do the talking and you’ll be mind-blown! you enjoy the photos below, keep yourself excited about taking your own and then don’t forget the best photography hashtags when you share these photos with the world, as I’ve done.

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15 Stunning Photos from the Flight of a Lifetime above Lake Tekapo

It’s amazing seeing how the erosion flows through the nature.

15 Stunning Photos from the Flight of a Lifetime above Lake Tekapo

An aerial view of turquoise-blue Lake Tekapo. Doesn’t this view just keep the hypes up as you continue on your journey through New Zealand?

15 Stunning Photos from the Flight of a Lifetime above Lake Tekapo

The view of over 100 peaks seemed eternal to me!

15 Stunning Photos from the Flight of a Lifetime above Lake Tekapo

Does this give you an insight of how vast this planet is?

15 Stunning Photos from the Flight of a Lifetime above Lake Tekapo

Spotting Franz, Fox and Tasman Glaciers!  These three are some of the most magical glaciers in New Zealand. Now that you’re able to view it from above, you’re giving yourself that very memorable way to enjoy nothing less than the best sights that New Zealand’s glaciers can offer.

15 Stunning Photos from the Flight of a Lifetime above Lake Tekapo

Don’t shout, or you’ll see an avalanche!

15 Stunning Photos from the Flight of a Lifetime above Lake Tekapo

Forget that multi-day hike to the summit! This flight will do the job, I’m telling you.

15 Stunning Photos from the Flight of a Lifetime above Lake Tekapo

Contemplating over those beautiful, snowy mountains.

15 Stunning Photos from the Flight of a Lifetime above Lake Tekapo

You’ll find it hard to believe that this is entirely snow, not the clouds!

15 Stunning Photos from the Flight of a Lifetime above Lake Tekapo

This shattered ice definitely looks like a great spot for ice-climbing!

15 Stunning Photos from the Flight of a Lifetime above Lake Tekapo

At this point, you’ll find it impossible for you to take your eyes off the window viewing over this scenery.

15 Stunning Photos from the Flight of a Lifetime above Lake Tekapo

Imagine how tiny you are to the mountains! Frightening, huh?

15 Stunning Photos from the Flight of a Lifetime above Lake Tekapo

Snow and mountains everywhere! Heck, it’s summer!

15 Stunning Photos from the Flight of a Lifetime above Lake Tekapo

This reminds how lucky I am to get this experience.

15 Stunning Photos from the Flight of a Lifetime above Lake Tekapo

Doesn’t this make you want to stand on the top of that peak and scream, “I am the King of the World!”? While you may not be able to do that in real life, at least at the safety of your aircraft, you can bask in that experience that’ll send chills down your spine.

Final Word / Conclusion

With these photos, you should now be more convinced that visiting New Zealand is a very good idea. Beyond just that, it’s also worth trying another exceptional way to enjoy New Zealand’s best views: go on an aerial tour. Yes, it’s going to be costly, but these are experiences that are worth a lifetime, and it’s one of the best things that money can buy. Now, get planning and start hopping on that trip of a lifetime.

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