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Over The Top - The Helicopter Company - Private Tours

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Address: The Blue Hanger, Tex Smith Lane, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-442 2233
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Description: OVER THE TOP – more than a helicopter flight. With the latest helicopters...
OVER THE TOP – more than a helicopter flight. With the latest helicopters available, our interpretive excursions incorporate Queenstown, Milford and the Fiords of southern New Zealand, alpine glaciers and remote lakes with gourmet picnics, hiking, boating, extreme golfing, wine tours, fly fishing or skiing.Our selection of relaxed experiences distils the essence of New Zealand’s most dramatic scenery whilst immersing you in the natural history of the area.Meet, friends of ours, local photographers, artists, high country farmers, wine makers, skippers all of whom are delighted to share their expertise and friendliness. Safety is paramount and continued investment has seen our fleet grow to include the Eurocopter, the worlds most advanced flight seeing helicopter with its enhanced safety features and incredible viewing.
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Flew to White Island and Mt Tarawera from Treetops in Rotorua

An unbelievable trip. World class in every respect. White Is is an active volcano and our pilot and guided Daniel's just excellent. The scenery around Rotorua and Taupo is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

An unbelievable trip. World class in every respect. White Is is an active volcano and our pilot and guided Daniel's just excellent. The scenery around Rotorua and Taupo is exceptional but the desolate yet colourful landscape of the Island takes the cake.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We loved our helicopter tour. We thought our pilot was very responsible. We loved the views. It was a great experience. Only note is that we thought we would have a private trip but ended up with another (nice) couple.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Over the weekend my friends and I were lucky enough to experience Queenstown from all new heights. We took off from OTT's 'Blue Hangar' on Tex Smith Lane and headed down the Kawarau River searching out the best vineyards to try our hand at before swinging back around and heading over the Crown Range and Arrowtown, around the basin up... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

My wife and I recently traveled to Queenstown for our honeymoon. We were excited for all the adventure it had to offer, but also hoped to take in the scenery in a less daring way. Lunch on a mountain peak seemed like something out of The Bachelor, and an experience we never thought we'd share. Simply put. This was everything... More 

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Amritsar
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 via mobile

Shakespeare should have lived to these times to see this Helicopter Company justifies its name through the professionalism and genuine hospitality they offer. You can just imagine how highly rated they are in terms of their work that when we told our taxi driver about the trip he was like "OVER THE TOP ??GUYS YOU GONNA HAVE TIME OF YOUR... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Over the Top Helicopters provides a TOP NOTCH experience. The booking and check in where seamless (despite the delays with weather), the staff was spectacular, our captain was a true host and the views and flight were unmatched. Thank you for a stellar adventure!

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Our family took a helicopter tour of Fiordland national park, up to milford sound at new years. i was a bit nervous, given only my second helicopter ride but Steve, our pilot, a former English military pilot, put us immediately at ease. He was incredibly knowledgeable, friendly and great with our kids. We saw the most incredible scenery - only... More 

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Aliso Viejo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

We were taken to such beautiful places, only reachable by helicopter. Our pilot, Brad, was so professional and knowledgable about the area. I highly recommend this company.

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Baltimore, MD
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This helicopter ride over the NZ alps was one of the highlights of our three week trip We almost left it out since it is expensive, but it was SO worth it. Our pilot, Michael, was knowledgeable and good company, not to mention an expert heli pilot. He took us to a rarely visited lake, flew us down Milford Sound,... More 

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Noblesville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

I have done a Lot of great adventures but this definitely is in my top 5. We booked a private tour form5 with this company. They have several helicopters and this was a mid size on flown by Brad. He has been flying for 10 years. He is a great pilot and a wonderful guide. We first stopped on a... More 

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