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Heli Tours Queenstown

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Heli Tours Queenstown is locally owned and operated by Paul and Katherine Mitchell, New Zealanders who grew up in the Queenstown and Canterbury regions. With a passion to showcase their extensive knowledge of the local geography and history, Heli...more
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| Queenstown International Airport, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
+64 3-451 0515
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were surprised with this amazing tour as part of a wedding gift. The guys made us feel so comfortable and excited for the ride. It was safe, fun and absolutely life changing! I would recommend it for anyone who is up for a bit...More

Thank Anthony A
Heli T, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Anthony, What a fantastic wedding gift! And congratulations too! Thank you for your review, glad to hear we made an impression on you both. Seeing Queenstown and the mountains from a different view, experiencing a landing on the snow and breathing in the fresh...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Review of: Milford Extended

This was the best decision we made on our Honeymoon! Maddy at the desk was an absolute gem to coordinate with. We signed up for the Friday and had cancellations due to the weather and not meeting the min required number of passengers on the...More

Thank Renée Y
Heli T, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Renee, Thank you very much for your kind detailed review, what a way to treat yourselves on your honeymoon! Excellent to hear Maddy looked after you and took all steps necessary to get you out on a flight with changeable weather conditions. Having some...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Review of: Milford Extended

These guys are great. I cannot recommend Helitours highly enough! I've used them for sightseeing and remote back country access a number of times now. The staff are friendly, pilots are superb and the machines are well kept!

Thank McLuvin78
Heli T, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi McLuvin78, Thank you for your great review, excellent to hear you had a wonderful experience with us on several occasions, We look forward to seeing you again soon, Cheers Paul and Katherine

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We could not fault the service both at the site and in the air. Our pilot was accommodating and knew the area so well he was able to provide insight and some history. The route was incredible and breathtaking and when we landed on the...More

Thank natasha l
Heli T, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Natasha, Thank you for your time to write a valued review, it was great having you join us out on our glacier flight. We trust you had a memorable experience and your pilot took some amazing photos, flying through the Southern Alps alone is...More

Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Scenic flight above Queenstown with landing in the snow above the mountain. Very friendly staff always up to take pictures and helping making this experience as memorable as it can be. Thanks team definitely recommend it!More

Thank Scherby
Heli T, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Hi Scherby Thank you for your kind review, You get a great view from high above Queenstown on our local flights, excellent to hear our friendly staff looked after you to make it extra special for you guys, I trust your pilot got some great...More

Reviewed 25 July 2018
Review of: Milford Extended

Unbelievable flight to Milford Sound yesterday. If you think Queenstown is beautiful from ground level you need to get up above it. It's mind blowing. Snow capped mountains literally as far as the eye can see, bluebird sky, Milford Sound by air... You have to...More

Thank Sean M
Heli T, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Hi Sean, Great to hear you had an unbelievable flight as you described! The Milford Sound extended is one of our favorites, seeing multiple different environments from the air but also having 3 landings to experience it from the ground for photos was a great...More

Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Would bot recommend got told wrong time to meet by staff, even so turned up early then got called a liar try to relsole this and was just told more lies! Read disappointed really expected better. To sum up the story never got to go...More

Thank cassiebrennan
Heli T, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Hi Cassie, We are disappointed you have taken to Tripadvisor to vent your frustration of what was a simple mistake made by your brother. We have carried thousands of other very happy customers who manage to turn up ontime and are respectful and friendly. As...More

Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

An amazing way to experience and view of Queenstown from above. The scenery and flight are both a great and must do experience. The team is super friendly and attentive. From the transfer pick up with Matt to the safe and commentary filled flight with...More

Thank Robert C
Heli T, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Hi Robert C Thank you for your great review, Glad to hear you had a good experience with our friendly team of Matt and Ben looking after you, you can certainly see alot from the air but also when you land to get out and...More

Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Clear blue skies over Queenstown, little to no wind, cool, crisp winters afternoon. We were collected at The Station as arranged and perfectly on time and driven to the Heli Tours office located at the airport. Both there and back the shuttle drivers were excellent,...More

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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Wow! What do we say to that review! Thank you very much for taking the time to tell us about your experience with us. The last few weeks here in Queenstown have been amazing with clear skies, sunshine, no cloud and no wind. You certainly...More

Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Overall it is ok I guess i thought we got to land on snow and take pictures and i was only half right The helicopter’a engine is still on so badically u cant take pictures near the helicopter just few steps further away for safety...More

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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Hi DJLengYein, Thank you for your detailed review, we are disappointed your flight did not meet your high expectations and have looked into the flight taken. You booked through your travel agent for a share with others Alpine Snow landing last week. The flight went...More

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21 April 2018|
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Response from gosz671 | Reviewed this property |
I’m only seeing this now! Ha! We didn’t book in advance, at all. We found a last minute deal. We were there in January, and it was quite busy. The weather in August is much different, perhaps less sunny days, so maybe the... More
Ruby S
24 June 2015|
Response from Ashley K |
Hi Ruby S, you can visit the Glaciers anytime of the year, Summer is generally best, but Autumn is cooler and but good days moving into Winter which the weather can be quite changeable but also some good clear days and... More