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Address: 2 Ord Road | Cromwell Racecourse Airfield, Cromwell 9342, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-445 0444
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Description: Blending a luxury helicopter, personalised service, friendly staff and the...
Blending a luxury helicopter, personalised service, friendly staff and the stunning Central Otago landscape, family-owned Heliview Flights offers a range of scenic helicopter flights and heli-biking trips (guided and self-ride). From their base at Cromwell Racecourse Airfield, flights take in the majestic vista of the surrounding area and Southern Alps. Note: we used to be in New Plymouth, which old reviews reflect, but it's the same people and helicopter as before, so expect the same high standards, combined with new scenery.
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Fantastic tour which I would highly recommend to anyone travelling in the area. Richard and Jolanda were extremely helpful with the booking process, being really flexible as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Fantastic tour which I would highly recommend to anyone travelling in the area. Richard and Jolanda were extremely helpful with the booking process, being really flexible as weather conditions were not in our favour. They were both very knowledgable and professional making the tour that much more worth while. Jolanda was also great with recommending other activities to do while... More 

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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Our two bought us this trip while wew ere in the Queensland / Otago area and we booked a week or so oput from our arrival. As with some of these types of tours we were weather dependant and Jolanda and Richard who own the business could not have been more helpful as we had to change days about 3... More 

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Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your experience with us. It was a pleasure to ensure we got the best weather opportunity for your flight during your stay! We look forward to seeing you again some day soon! Thanks again for taking the time to give us a review. Your feedback... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Amazing views and great hosts, they really know the area and are keen to point out the little things we would of missed! Great round trip so not doing the same route twice, loved it!

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Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful feedback. It's great to hear you enjoyed your flight with us, including all the little details :). We hope we will see you again some day. Thanks again for your kind words & feedback. Kind regards Richard & Jolanda Foale Heliview Flights More 

Ontario
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We had the good fortune to tour NZ for 1 month! The helicopter tour with Richard was outstanding!!! We were greeted by his lovely wife Jolanda and adorable daughter! Richard was very professional yet had a great sense of humour! This was definitely a highlight of our incredible journey in a beautiful country! Stew & Dianne Gilmore Guelph Ontario Canada

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Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this review

Stew and Dianne, thank you for taking the time to write us such a fabulous review for others to see! It was a great meeting you and hopefully we will get a chance to welcome you or your friends and family on board again. Kind regards, Richard and Jolanda Foale Heliview Flights More 

Cromwell, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

What made our flight so special was it gave me a sense of perspective. I had no idea of the size and scale of the Pisa Range and Cromwell Valley until we were in the air. Unlike other scenic flights around the country (and I've been on a few) what I really enjoyed was the constant contrast. We flew past... More 

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Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words! We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your experience with us, and great to have made such a positive impact on adventure baby's first helicopter flight :). We look forward to seeing you again some day soon - maybe a HeliBike trip next time?! Thanks again for taking the time to give... More 

Maleny, Australia
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29 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Had a great flight with Richard, and his wonderful friendly wife Jolanda. We luckily had perfect weather, but alas no snow on the Pisa Range to land on. The flight over the Central Otago vinyards was wonderful to see the extent of the industry. The helicopter was very quiet and felt like a very safe aircraft, especially with Richard at... More 

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Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this review

It was a pleasure! Thank you so much for taking the time to give us such a fabulous review. We are so glad you enjoyed your experience with us. Your positive comments really help us to strive to be the best at what we do. Please follow our journey on Facebook.com/Heliview to stay in contact, and please hashtag any photos... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

First of all, Jolanda was just amazing and super friendly. My partner and his parents also absolutely loved the experience. I would definitely recommend it to anyone wants an extraordinary exp.

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Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this review

It was a pleasure looking after your partner and his parents. Thank you for your kind words and sharing your experience for others to read. We trust they enjoyed the rest of their NZ holiday and got back home to China not too exhausted from all their Kiwi adventures :). Hopefully we'll be able to welcome you on board again... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Great family run business, great experience with some great scenery form our country. Commentary was very good

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Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us such a great review. Your feedback ensures we are keeping up with our customers expectations. We look forward to seeing you again some day soon! Kindest regards, Richard and Jolanda Foale More 

Auckland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

Heliview flights looked after us as soon as we called to make the booking. We were lunching at Mt difficulty and it was their suggestion to pick us up from there which made the experience just that extra special. Smooth take off, flight and landing and detailed commentary.sharp looking helicopter. Will definately fly again. Thank you.

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Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this review

Thank you for including us during your recent family holiday in Central Otago. It was a real pleasure to get to meet you and your family. We like to add a little special twist to our flights - in your case picking you up and dropping you at Mt Difficulty Winery. The smiles and friendships after the flight are truly... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

We called into Cromwell on the way to Queenstown and it was easily the best thing we did on our honeymoon. The scenery was amazing. The helicopter was comfortable, stable and smooth. This family owned business was welcoming, efficient, unique and very safe. The pilot Richard was highly competent and very informative. The fact that you can land on the... More 

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Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this review

Thank you for the big thumbs up! We are pleased to have so positively contributed to your honey moon :)! It was a real pleasure to have you both on board experiencing one of our flights. We wish you all the very best for your future together! Jolanda and Richard More 

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