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Heli Tours Queenstown

| Queenstown International Airport, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
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Outstanding experience

We took a 2 1/2 hour helicopter tour from Queenstown. It was a lifetime highlight. We flew to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
scrappinheather
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snoqualmie, wa
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Single most amazing experience of my life.

I cannot speak highly enough of the Heli Tours Queenstown team - from the moment I arrived in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ZacRY
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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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 Tours specialise in providing bespoke helicopter flights around Queenstown, Milford Sound, Fiordland and the South Island. Heli Tours Queenstown offer fresh new experiences with a personal touch to highlight the area’s alpine lakes, glaciers, untouched beaches, magnificent waterfalls and family farms, while showcasing local food and produce with our popular Mountain chef experience. Combined with adventurous or leisurely activities, Heli Tours Queenstown can create an itinerary just for you.
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| Queenstown International Airport, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a 2 1/2 hour helicopter tour from Queenstown. It was a lifetime highlight. We flew to Milford sound, got off, walked around which was nice. We then flew via helicopter through the sound, landed on a deserted beach in the Tasman sea and...More

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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi scrappinheather Thanks for taking the time to write a review, The Milford Sound Extended is a very popular choice and also one of our favorites. You get to see so many different environments in a short space of time, it is hard to know...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot speak highly enough of the Heli Tours Queenstown team - from the moment I arrived in Queenstown, they kept me updated on the weather and informed as to the plan on the day. Using this as an excuse to propose to my partner,...More

Thank ZacRY
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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Zac, Excellent to hear you had a great experience with us, congratulations again too! Asking the big question can be a nerve racking time but we do our best to try and keep it under wraps and work with guests to have the best...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the shortest tour they offer and the views are breathtaking. We had an Alpine Landing and were able to find the last bit of snow in the entire town :) The focus on safety and the professional staff put the group at ease....More

Thank Jason V
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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Contruba, Excellent to hear from you and thank you for your review. Yes, our local Queenstown flights are short but have some amazing views when we get out for photos but also in the air from the Helicopter, most of the snow on the...More

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Reviewed March 11, 2018

We ended up doing this flight on a stunning calm day. It had great views of the beautiful queenstown area leaving from the airport but the highlight was definitely the stop on the mountain and the stunning views from the top. The lovely pilot kindly...More

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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2018

Hi CdnNZgal What a fantastic review and summary of your experience with Heli Tours Queenstown, we are a small family business and try our best to offer a more personalized experience rather than a large Corporate approach. Excellent to hear your pilot got some great...More

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Reviewed March 8, 2018

The pilot was friendly and the tour is nice over the mountain sourranding Queenstone. Landing over the mountain just in front of the town was nice with a spectacular view in a sunny day. As we got a promotion the price was good because the...More

Thank Carlos Jose P
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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2018

Hi Carlos Jose P, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I'm a little taken back by your 3 star rating as we try our very best to make sure our customers expectations are met and exceeded. I looked into your flight...More

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Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I went up with Paul and there were four other passengers, the trip was absolutely amazing I can’t speak more highly of it. The city, moonlight waterfall and snowcapped mountain views were simply breathtaking! It was so fun to be up on...More

Thank Chanell C
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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2018

Hi Chanell C Thanks for taking the time to write an honest review. We did check your booking and you did the popular Alpine Snow landing. You are right - awesome views over Queenstown, Lake Wakatipu, the Moonlight waterfalls and the landing on the snow....More

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Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

Having a pregnant wife there is not a lot to do in Queenstown but this is definitely one you can and should. The team at heli tours we sensational. We booked the snow landing flight and definitely weren’t disappointed even if a hotter than normal...More

Thank Matt E
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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2018

Hi Matt, Great to hear from you and thanks for taking time to write a review. Excellent to hear you and your wife had a wonderful time up to the Snow, unfortunately it has been a warm Summer and not much snow left, hope you...More

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Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful experience it was. We flew over the Milford sounds, glenorchy, glaciers & glacial lakes; saw some beautiful waterfalls. The trip included landing on top of a mountain. The view was just spectacular & we couldn’t have asked for a better weather. The...More

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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2018

Hi gosz671 Great to hear from you again and thank you for review. We fly in some amazing environments from Queenstown to see and from your description - Milford Sound (8th Natural Wonder of the World) is a must do. Seeing the Glacier's, Waterfalls and...More

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Reviewed January 12, 2018 via mobile

Our first experience in Queenstown was taking this scenic flight with Heli Tours. They were excellent to deal with and were extremely accomodating with the wheelchair for my son Aaron. Matt the pilot was a super chilled out guy, very funny, loads of gags and...More

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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2018

Hi John, Thank you for your detailed review, great to hear Matty looked after you and you enjoyed your experience. Some good advice for people with wheel chairs thinking of coming out on a Helicopter too! Enjoy the rest of your holiday, Regards Katherine and...More

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Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time touring Queenstown and Milford Sound. Landed on a mountain which was awesome. Always had plenty of time to take photos. Pilot was great, took photos for all of us when asked. Doing the Milford Sound boat cruise at the same...More

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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2018

Hi ZoranK-P Great to hear you had a good time on your Milford Sound tour with the cruise. You get to see so much with the waterfalls, rainforest, alpine lakes and glaciers from the air and also on the water. Our pilots do their best...More

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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
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