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Heliworks Queenstown Helicopter Flights

Tex Smith Ln | Frankton, Queenstown, New Zealand
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Best way to experience Mt Cook and Tasman Glacier

This trip was too awesome for words! We were lucky that it snowed in the Mt Cook area the night... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
SarahBella1063
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Sydney, Australia
Heliworks - must do in Queenstown

We decided to do a Heli tour with Earnslaw waterfall and Milford Sound cruise. Although due to bad... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
isachiu
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Taipei, Taiwan
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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 the Rings Trilogy and discover many 'Middle Earth' locations. Heliworks has exclusive landing rights in some of the most spectacular locations around Queenstown - ideal for heli-weddings and private picnics.
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Tex Smith Ln | Frankton, Queenstown, New Zealand

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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

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Heliworks, Manager at Heliworks Queenstown Helicopter Flights, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

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.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Heliworks, Manager at Heliworks Queenstown Helicopter Flights, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this tour through Alpine Adventures. Heliworks seems to own the right to land in the high meadow which is just spectacular. You land near a waterfall, and the pilot lays out a picnic. You can wander for an hour looking at the waterfalls...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 review your experience with us. The Earnslaw Burn is certainly our favorite exclusive location to take clients! We hope to welcome you back to our little piece of paradise again soon. Kind regards, Heliworks Queenstown Helicopters

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Craig, our pilot, took us to Earnslaw Burn Waterful and waited for us to take a hike around! It was beautiful and Craig did an awesome job flying us around. The helicopters are large and very stable. Beautiful and smooth trip!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 your great review. It was our pleasure to take you out on the day and we will be sure to pass on your feedback to Craig! We hope to welcome you back to Queenstown soon - perhaps we another flight...More

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Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

I proposed to my girlfriend on a flight and picnic at earnslaw burn. Earnslaw burn is jaw droppingly beautiful and the service at heliworks is outstanding. My fiancée is gluten free and they were able to provide a perfect picnic all gluten free. Our pilot,...More

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Heliworks, Office Admin at Heliworks Queenstown Helicopter Flights, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2018

Hi Tim, Thank you for the amazing review and we are very happy to have been part of your special day. We wi We hope to see you again next time you are in Queenstown. Kind Regards Heliworks

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Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

We did the Earnslaw Burn exclusive. The pilot took us over some spectacular scenery over the ridges and up to the glacier which was truly awesome, the size of which was difficult to gauge as you hover near it. Then we landed at the base...More

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

Hi there, Thank you for the great review! We are very happy that we could make your flight happen and that your family enjoyed it. We hope to see you again next time you are in Queenstown. Kind Regards Heliworks Queenstown Team

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Jenny T
September 6, 2017|
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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
March 14, 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
December 24, 2014|
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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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