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Heliview Flights

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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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Auckland
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Auckland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW 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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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Wonderful flight. Beautiful scenery, professional pilot and very easy to communicate with the company. They made sure we had a great time and rearranged our flight to suit better with the weather. Thanks heaps :)

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

These guys really know what they are doing offering an amazing experience. Helicopter so smooth - take off and landing seems effortless. Fantastic views and commentary, Cromwell from the air is magnificent. Thanks Yolanda and Richard.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Wow, the flight was excellent: nice staff, location with snow in the summer and duration -perfect. Thanks!!!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

A great outing despite being bloody cold at the top. The trail selected by Jolanda was a perfect fit for what we were looking for on the day. The scenery was great and the cherry ice creams on the way home were also winners. The bikes were near new Scott Genius 720's - very nice to ride. A highly recommended... More 

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Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! How unfortunate that a southerly wind decided to blow across the South Island that morning. Luckily it was only the first 10 minutes at the exposed top that really affected us. And as you say, by the end the cherry ice creams were a refreshing end to a great trip :). Regards, Jolanda More 

Oamaru, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Heliview flight to Gibbston Winery Concert was absolutely amazing. Can't praise Richard, Jolanda and staff enough for their excellent, friendly and professional service. Would have no hesitation in recommending them to other people. Loved the outdoor game of snakes and ladders at the end of our return flight. Linda and Gerald.

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Linda and Gerald, it was a pleasure meeting you and flying you to the Gibbston Valley Winery Summer Concert in style without any traffic queues! Richard and Jolanda Foale More 

Hamilton, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Loved our first Helicopter Flight with Heliview. Awesome staff that have a real passion for what they do! Would highly recommend them! We had a perfect afternoon! It was great getting the history of the area as we flew over it. Thanks Heliview!

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Love love loved my first Helicopter experience thanks to the awesome staff at Heliview. Could not recommend this experience more if you want to truly see over Cromwell. We had quite a windy day and for my first flight I was a little nervous but the whole experience I ended up feeling totally relaxed with such a competent pilot and... More 

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Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this review

Hi Charlotte. Thanks a lot for your review :). We pride ourselves in looking after our customers and work hard at making everyone feel at ease - even when the wind has a bit of a different idea sometimes. But rest assured, we postpone our flights if it becomes too uncomfortable. We can fly in a lot worse conditions than... More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

As this was a surprise as a birthday gift I only heard later the lengths that Jolanda and my wife went to to work around a tight time frame and inclement weather to ensure that I had a great time and wonderful flight. A generous tour, very quiet helicopter and even a slight deviation to ensure I got a view... More 

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Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this review

Barry, you are very welcome! It's always a pleasure to work with our clients' specific travel dates and choose the best weather whenever possible. And an extra perk when it all comes together so nicely, albeit on the last available morning! Happy birthday again :). More 

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