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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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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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Epic Afternoon!

An absolutely amazing experience, an incredible flight over Queenstown and surrounds with a snow landing included which was great fun! Had the pleasure of Louisa being our pilot... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Zaire B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An absolutely amazing experience, an incredible flight over Queenstown and surrounds with a snow landing included which was great fun! Had the pleasure of Louisa being our pilot, a credit to you an your team for a fun and professional experience!

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

We had such an amazing flight. From the moment we entered the airport meeting space until the end of the flight was fun, friendly and so professional. We had 'Choppy' as our pilot and she was freaking awesome. Great lady and up for a laugh. We had so much fun. We got engaged on our flight which made it even... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

This was honestly such a unique experience. It is the only way to visit so many views and terrains in a short period of time. It gives you a taste of Queensland. You land on top of a glacier, on top of a waterfall, and everywhere between. The pilot was great and so were the snacks that he brought along

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

We didn't know what to expect never having been in a helicopter but from takeoff it was an incredibly seamless and relaxing adventure. My wife, son, and I took the flight from Queenstown Airport over the lake as far as the Dart River, then through mountain passes to land on a glacier, and over to a west coast beach before... More 

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Port Coquitlam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

We did the helicopter ride with the Milford Sound cruise and glacier landing. Our pilot was very knowledgeable and personable in an understated way. I would highly recommend Over The Top and this tour for everyone going to Queenstown. It is the best way to see and appreciate the natural beauty of the area. Standing on that icy glacier was... More 

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Hawley, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

My wife and I took an unforgettable flight from the Queenstown Airport, over the mountains - landing on a glacier between peaks at 9,000 feet on a beautiful sunny day - then flying to the West coast and landing on the beach and being at another area that you can't get to by motor vehicle. We then flew down the... More 

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

All I can is WOW! Our heli ride with Over The Top was without a doubt the most amazing thing that we have ever done. This is a must do for anyone traveling to NZ. The entire ride we were speechless and blown away by this beautiful land. Seeing NZ from the ground is pretty spectacular, but from the air... More 

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Thank Patrick B
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

I flew to Milford sound with over the top three years ago and the flight was probably the best ive been on in the world, 'Choppy', our pilot, was so friendly and knowledgable and both the flight and scenery were out of this world, we even had a cheeseboard and champagne at the top of the mountain, probably the most... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016 via mobile

We are so glad that we chose this company for our helicopter experience in Queenstown. We were with our son celebrating his college graduation. This adventure was truly outstanding from beginning to end. Our pilot, Brad, went way above and beyond to make our day one that we would remember for life. Office staff was so nice as well.

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Potomac, Maryland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

We reserved two seats on what was advertised as an ""Out of the ordinary, interpretive experience." In fact, the short19 min flight cost us $530 (2 seats) and the pilot gave us no commentary at all. The pilot made a judgement that the winds were too high, so he brought us in early. We appreciate the safety considerations, but we... More 

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