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Heliworks Queenstown Helicopter Flights

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Fast responses from the staff. Everyone is extremely friendly. Pilot is knowledgable of the areas... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Donovan_Wayne
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One of the coolest things we've ever done!

We took the "Best of LOTR Scenic Flight." It was AWESOME! Our pilot, Dave, was an excellent guide... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2018
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Exciting scenic flights and exclusive helicopter excursions to Milford Sound, remote locations in Fiordland and Mt Cook. We are the only helicopter company licensed to land on the Tasman Glacier at Mt Cook. Fly with the pilots who filmed the Lord of...more
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Tex Smith Ln | Frankton, Queenstown, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fast responses from the staff. Everyone is extremely friendly. Pilot is knowledgable of the areas you are visiting. You are well taken care of.

Thank Donovan_Wayne
Heliworks, Front Office Manager at Heliworks Queenstown Helicopter Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, many thanks for taking the time to post a review! We hope you had a great flight and hope to welcome you back to Queenstown again in the near future! Kind regards, Heliworks Queenstown

Reviewed 23 May 2018

We took the "Best of LOTR Scenic Flight." It was AWESOME! Our pilot, Dave, was an excellent guide. The trip was even better than the description listed on the website, in part because we got 5 landings instead of 3. It was expensive, but totally...More

Thank Angela M
Heliworks, Front Office Manager at Heliworks Queenstown Helicopter Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Angela and Brett, Many thanks for taking the time to post a review! It was a pleasure taking you both on a flight with our fabulous pilot Dave and the weather was absolutely perfect on the day of your flight! We hope to welcome...More

Reviewed 10 May 2018

We took a trip to Mt Nicholas and Earnslaw Burn in early May 2018. Just sensational. I was a little nervous - first time in a helicopter, but there was no need. Our pilot Charlotte was fantastic - seemed effortlessly professional, very knowledgeable about the...More

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Heliworks, Front Office Manager at Heliworks Queenstown Helicopter Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, Many thanks for taking the time to post a review! The Earnslaw Burn is truly our favorite exclusive location (we're in awe of it every single day..) and we're very glad you had a lovely flight with our pilot Charlotte. Perhaps we could...More

Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went on a scenic flight to Earnslaw Burn as part of our honeymoon. The views and sights were amazing during the autumn months. Our pilot (the general manager) was really welcoming and knowledgeable about the surrounding region. We had a great...More

Thank Chris M
Heliworks, Front Office Manager at Heliworks Queenstown Helicopter Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Chris, Many thanks for taking the time to post a review, it was certainly our pleasure taking you both out on a flight apart of your honeymoon into the Earnslaw Burn. We're glad you enjoyed your picnic - especially flying with Mr Mills is...More

Reviewed 19 April 2018

This trip was too awesome for words! We were lucky that it snowed in the Mt Cook area the night before we took our flight so there was so much fresh snow on all the surrounding mountains, plus the glacier. I felt so safe with...More

Thank SarahBella1063
Heliworks, Manager at Heliworks Queenstown Helicopter Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

Hi there, Thanks for taking the time to post a review - Mt Cook is a stunning place to take a helicopter ride! We will certainly pass your messages to our Mt Cook team. Kind Regards, Heliworks Queenstown Helicopters.

Reviewed 11 April 2018

We decided to do a Heli tour with Earnslaw waterfall and Milford Sound cruise. Although due to bad weather we had to postpone a day and had to shorten our tour time, but overall the experience was wonderful. The best part was the picnic at...More

Thank isachiu
Heliworks, Manager at Heliworks Queenstown Helicopter Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

Hi there, Many thanks for taking the time to post a review. We are stoked that you all had a great flight with us and glad the weather cleared up in time to take you to some very special spots. It was certainly our pleasure...More

Reviewed 4 April 2018

We had the best experience flying to Mount Cook with Heliworks from the Mount Cook Airport with Mark our Helicopter pilot who gave us a great commentary and never to be forgotten memories of Mount Cook and landing on the Glazier. Great photos and video...More

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Heliworks, Office Admin at Heliworks Queenstown Helicopter Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Hi there, Thank you for the great review, I will pass this message on to our Mt Cook team and Mark. If you are ever in Queenstown or Mt Cook again we would love to take you on another flight. Kind Regards Heliworks Queenstown

Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I decided to cancel our big wedding in the US and we bought tickets to NZ to elope. We were referred to Heliworks by our videographers, Shotover wedding videos. They were AMAZING. Craig was our pilot and he was so kind and...More

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Heliworks, Office Admin at Heliworks Queenstown Helicopter Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Hi Jenna, We are very happy to have been part of your special day. Both the locations look amazing and your photos are incredible. I will make sure to show Craig. Thank you for spending this day with us. Congratulations again and we hope to...More

Reviewed 1 April 2018

We took the fly-cruise-fly trip from Heliworks on 23 March. There are other lot of cheaper options of doing similar trips on planes available and we were initially wondering whether paying the extra bit was worth it. IT certainly was. For starters our pilot, a...More

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Heliworks, Office Admin at Heliworks Queenstown Helicopter Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Hi there, Thank you for your AMAZING review, a helicopter flight can definitely give you extra special landings. I will pass on your review to Scott as well. We hope to take you out again. Kind Regards Heliworks Queenstown

Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

We went for the Earnslaw burn heli picnic. It was absolutely incredible. So special that they are the only company able to land there. The team at reception were friendly and made the most amazing platter! Such a once in a life time experience! So...More

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Heliworks, Office Admin at Heliworks Queenstown Helicopter Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

Hi There, Thank you for coming on a flight with us, we are glad you had an amazing time. Its our favorite place to take people and we are glad to have taken you there. we hope to take you out again another time. Kind...More

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Response from James B | Reviewed this property |
Not much at all. The helicopter lands 30m from the edge
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Tonythebedouin
14 March 2016|
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Response from Heliworks | Property representative |
Hi there, We have a couple of different options in regards to our LOTR flights. We have the Best of the Lord of the Rings which is $1940.00 pp , Great Forest flight $935.00 pp and the Flight to the Ford $500.00pp. If you... More
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Jason S
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Response from herefishyfishy123 | Reviewed this property |
We went on the "ultimate paradise picnic'. Landed on a snow capped mountain nearby (they asked us if we would like to land on the snow or grass somewhere). We were up there for about an hour and a half, awesome experience!
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