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Over The Top - The Helicopter Company - Private Tours

Address: The Blue Hanger, Tex Smith Lane, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-442 2233
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Ranked #35 of 202 Activities in Queenstown
Type: Private tours, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: OVER THE TOP – more than a helicopter flight. With the latest helicopters available, our...
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Type: Private tours, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: 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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Amritsar
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW 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 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

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
10 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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63 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
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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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This is a must do for honeymooners, ask for this trip as a wedding gift like we did! This trip is amazing! We were taken by helicopter up on a peak overlooking Queenstown and the beautiful lake and snowy peaks. There we were handed lunch bags and then the helicopter took off, leaving us to ourselves with a gorgeous lunch... More 

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Washington, DC
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Thank you Over the Top for a wonderful time exploring the mountains around Queenstown. We had a start/stop morning due to weather, but Pedro kept us informed and got us in the air with our pilot, Michael. Informative ride and incredibly kind staff. Looking forward to recommending this tour to our friends!

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Perth, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Thank you for an amazing trip over the Cecil Peaks for our wedding. Pilot was great felt very safe =)

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This ranks as one of the top three Helicopter rides in the world.In July we did the Kauai ride.This is better.Our pilot Michael was delightful and extremely professional.He exudes confidence.We went to Milford Sound and few other surprises.We rate the flight the highlight.The scenery is without peer.Worth every cent.

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