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Over The Top - The Helicopter Company - 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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I did the Milford Highlights flight and suffice it to say it was incredible! The guys at Over The Top are very good at ensuring you have the best experience with consideration to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

I did the Milford Highlights flight and suffice it to say it was incredible! The guys at Over The Top are very good at ensuring you have the best experience with consideration to the weather, the service, and the experience itself. Experiencing Milford from the air is really something special. If you are going to book a Milford flight, Over... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We were lucky to have perfect flying weather. Our pilot, Simon, was awesome, very capable and knowledgeable, when we arrived at Milford Sound, we took a boat tour which was very nice. Flying home we landed the copter at 6000 feet for excellent thrill and photo op. Professional service all the way around.

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Long Island, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We had booked a private "ultimate" adventure several months in advance. When they cancelled on us for reported bad weather, our hotel called a different company who took us immediately (at the time of the reported bad weather) and we had a great time...and the weather was in fact fine and the trip awesome. Not sure what was going on...and... More 

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OverTheTophelicopter, Owner at Over The Top - The Helicopter Company - Tours, responded to this review

5StarDivaFamily We do apologise that you were unable to fly with Over The Top during your time in Queenstown. The Civil Aviation Authority have parameters for Air Transport Operations that do not allow us to fly over cloud or within a stipulated distance of cloud at passes.We strictly adhere to these when setting our criteria on whether it is safe... More 

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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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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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