We’ve just been awarded Qualmark Silver – Tourism New Zealand’s official mark of quality

A little birdie (Kea to be exact), dropped in to deliver some exciting news this week! We have officially been awarded the Qualmark Silver Sustainable Tourism Business Award! As New Zealand tourism’s official mark of quality, this award means you can book your scenic flight adventure with us with confidence, knowing we’ll provide a quality, safe, and sustainable experience coupled with kiwi hospitality.

“Qualmark has broadened the scope of its evaluation criteria to recognise those businesses that are focused on protecting what makes New Zealand unique and special.  Your award can be proudly displayed as evidence that  Glenorchy Air  is committed to protecting our beautiful natural environment, enhancing connections with our local communities, whilst also delivering a quality, safe experience for all visitors.”

Qualmark New Zealand

Silver Sustainable Tourism Business Award

A Silver Award is evidence of a sophisticated tourism business that consistently exceeds visitor expectations.  Proactive leadership and management ensure that a culture of high performance is evident throughout the entire business.  The business will have a real focus on continuously improving their economic, social and environmental performance to ensure the tourism product they deliver is a genuine, constantly improving sustainable experience.

Light Footprint – An environmentally friendly and holistically sustainable experience

Safe & Sound – Where safe principles and practices are part of every experience

Warm Welcome – Where you will always find a genuine welcome and true New Zealand hospitality

After the most trying 18 months we’ve ever had, adapting to a changing world and catering to a domestic market, we are so proud of what our team here at Glenorchy Air has accomplished. During this time, we created new products, the true star being our Sunrise Flight around Mt. Aspiring, whose beauty can be seen all over our passenger’s Instagram feeds. Venturing further south, we started our Stewart Island Fly | Explore | Fly where you can explore Ulva Island, marine farms and meet the local birdlife. Our latest and greatest, the Milford Sound Ultimate Overnight Experience, delivers two days immersed in Milford Sound’s spectacular beauty by land, water, and air. We want to thank our incredible team for their huge effort during this time, from cheerfully taking our passenger’s first phone call or email, to our pilot’s taking the “long way home” to show off their favourite hidden alpine lake.

Book online with us today, knowing you’re supporting a local, family-owned tourism business committed to our team, our customers, our community and our environment.


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