Weddings & Events

Weddings & Events

Stretching from the Southern Alps to the Pacific Ocean, with stunning snow-capped mountains as its backdrop and bordered by impressive braided rivers and crystal clear lakes, Mid-Canterbury is one of the great secrets of New Zealand, and an amazing wedding location. 

Make your day even more special with the red carpet treatment from Mt Hutt Helicopters. We can deliver you in safety and style to your ceremony or transfer you from ceremony to reception. We also offer the perfect opportunity for spectacular wedding photos with landing rights to some exclusive alpine locations amongst the dramatic backdrop of the Southern Alps, river beds, glaciers and alpine tarns.

For a breath taking mountain top ceremony or post ceremony photographs in the magnificent alpine scenery, Mt Hutt Helicopters have many options to make your day truly unforgettable. From Methven let us transport you and your wedding party away to a special alpine location.

Our team can work with you to suggest perfect backdrops for your wedding photography. Some example flight paths include:

Flight & Photography Options

  • Lagoon Saddle - This flight takes you over the impressive Canterbury High Country with views spreading out to the Southern Alps. Landing at lagoon Saddle provides a spectacular photo opportunity.  We can then fly over the top of Mt Hutt to enjoying some amazing views over the Canterbury Plains
  • North Peak Mt Hutt - Fly over the impressive Canterbury High Country and summit of Mt Hutt with spectacular panoramic views
  • Black Hills - Fly up the Rakaia river to the Blacks Hills range with views of the impressive upper Rakaia High Country stations and river catchments and across to the main Divide
  • Cotton Sheep Range - Fly up along the Rakaia river and Mt Hutt over Lake Coleridge, to Cotton Sheep range at the top end of the lake, with views of Lake Coleridge and the upper Rakaia catchments to the Southern Alps

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