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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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The weather cleared and we got to go on a short trip with Brad as our pilot. The scenery was incredible and simply breathtaking. Brad was patient and friendly, and helped take... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The weather cleared and we got to go on a short trip with Brad as our pilot. The scenery was incredible and simply breathtaking. Brad was patient and friendly, and helped take some rather nice photos of our family on the glacier. He is an excellent pilot and the flight was extremely smooth. My husband and I were particularly touched... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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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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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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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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Address: Address: The Blue Hanger, Tex Smith Lane, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-442 2233
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown

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