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Heli Tours Queenstown

| Queenstown International Airport, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
+64 3-451 0515
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Beautiful view!

My little sister had never seen the snow so while in Queenstown we decided to go on this tour and... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2017
laís B
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Queenstown Heli Tours

Nice staff and pilot. Highly recommend. Beautiful mountain landing and given just the right amount... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2017
531gracec
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Heli Tours is owned and operated by Paul and Katherine Mitchell. It is the ONLY privately locally owned Helicopter Company that fly in Queenstown. We are New Zealanders who grew up in the region. We have a passion, the knowledge of and a relationship with this land. All year round we specialise in Helicopter flights around Queenstown,Milford Sound, Fiordland and Canterbury.
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| Queenstown International Airport, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand

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Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

My little sister had never seen the snow so while in Queenstown we decided to go on this tour and visit the remarkable . It was such a nice experience, the driver was very nice and entertained us during the whole flight and stopped in...More

Thank laís B
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2017

Hi Lais, You are right! What a beautiful view you get from the top of the mountain, we hope your photos came out excellent taken by your pilot, sounds like you guys had fun throwing snowballs about! Thank you very much and we wish you...More

Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

Nice staff and pilot. Highly recommend. Beautiful mountain landing and given just the right amount of time on peak before returning.More

Thank 531gracec
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2017

Thanks 531gracec, Great to hear you had a excellent experience flying with us, being in the Helicopter flying around the mountains around Queenstown is something pretty special, even better when you land and get out for photos taken by your friendly pilot. Safe travels for...More

Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

Amazing Experience, great knowledgable pilot and I proposed and they had organised champagne for us. Memorable trip & highly recommended.More

Thank blairrossy
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2017

Hi Blair, Congratulations! Thank you for your review, excellent to hear your pilot looked after you and had a memorable experience up on the Tyndall Glacier. You will have to plan your engagement party and your wedding now! We wish you all the very best...More

Reviewed July 1, 2017

A big thank you to Jaime and Ben at Heli Tours for an amazing experience. I decided to surprise my girlfriend with a mountain top proposal, and Heli Tours suggested a perfect tour of Cecil Peak, and even provided the champagne. It all was perfect!...More

Thank Ryan H
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2017

Hi Ryan, Thank for the review, great to hear you had an amazing experience with Jaime and Ben. Congratulations again too, what a wonderful way to surprise your girlfriend! Thank you again and all the best for the future ahead, we look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed June 10, 2017

It was extremely nice and fun to go with Heli tours. We had really nice flight over the mountains, landing on the ice and the pilot was just terrific, nice guy with sense of humour. It's a little overpriced, but It's just Queenstown, everything is...More

Thank Bartosz W
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2017

Hi W Bartosz! Thank you for your review, excellent to hear you enjoyed your flight with a Glacier landing and your pilot looked after you. Helicopters are very expensive and hence the prices to recover business costs (fuel/maintenance/landing fees/admin/staff) as an example. It is totally...More

Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

Heli Tours excellent picked us up from the motel the flight was amazing never been in a helicopter before.Pilot Ben was great thanks for the James Bond style flight from the top of the peak was pretty cool .Would love to go again thanks Heli...More

Thank Michael C
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2017

Hi Michael C, Thank you for your review, excellent to hear you enjoyed your first Helicopter flight! Once you get a taste for it, it is very addictive! Will pass on your comments to Ben, we trust he took some good photos of you guys,...More

Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing time with this tour and the pilot was so much fun he made it even more of a great experience. He even went out of his way to make sure we saw snow when he heard I had only seen it...More

Thank KaylaShoe
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2017

Hi Kayla, Thank you for taking time for your review, wonderful to hear your pilot looked after you, experiencing a Helicopter flight up to the top of the mountain is certainly a must do while in Queenstown, even better you had fun in the snow!...More

Reviewed May 23, 2017

Did a Milford Extended Heli-flight this week and was an unforgettable experience and sceneries of incredible beauty. Our pilot Paul (owner/operator of Heli Tours) took us on a 2.5h flight to Milford Sound from Queenstown and shared his local knowledge . We discovered the hidden...More

Thank AlexisBuhagiar
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2017

Hello Alexis, What a kind, detailed review. The Milford Sound extended is one of the most popular flights and also our pilot's favourite too! The view from the air flying over waterfalls, rivers, alpine lakes, glaciers and ice shelves, rain forest is breathtaking and glad...More

Reviewed May 22, 2017

My husband and I recently stayed for 8 nights in Queenstown and we'd planned in advance most of what we wanted to do. However, while we were there I saw a super discounted last minute deal for a Scenic Flight & Mountain Landing with Heli...More

Thank sydneysan
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2017

Hi sydneysan Thank you for your great review, we appreciate it! Awesome to hear it was one of your highlights during your stay in Queenstown, the Queenstown flight and mountain landing is a good entry level flight for people never flown before but also one...More

Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

A must do in Queenstown. Four of us had never been in a helicopter, so treated ourselves. What an Amazing experience. Thankyou Ben and Heli Tours for the best time 👍👍👍👍More

Thank Kim S
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2017

Thanks Kim, great to hear you had fun and Ben looked after you. It is an amazing experience to be in a Helicopter for the first time, completely different to a plane and more exciting too! We wish you all the best for the rest...More

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Hi Ruby S, you can visit the Glaciers anytime of the year, Summer is generally best, but Autumn is cooler and but good days moving into Winter which the weather can be quite changeable but also some good clear days and... More
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