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“Excellent Ride, great staff & great price!”

Mountain Helicopters
Ranked #7 of 16 things to do in Fox Glacier
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Reviewed October 16, 2013

My husband and I were recently in Fox Glacier and we chose Mountain Helicopters over the other two helicopter companies because of the friendly staff and professionalism. We wanted a private tour and the other companies wanted to put us with four other people for a total of six or they would only take us if we bought three tickets instead of two. Mountain Helicopters had no problem taking just the two of us, which was great because we both got to ride up front with Mike the pilot and owner and therefore got a fantastic view of everything. What I also liked about this company is that it is a Husband & Wife team and Mike's wife Terese was also very helpful after our trip recommending other sites to see in Fox Glacier. It was truly an amazing experience, a very well run family business, very reasonably priced, the helicopter was maintained well, the pilot Mike was excellent and I would recommend this company for a helicopter tour for anyone visiting Fox Glacier!

Thank Aileen M
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Reviewed October 1, 2013

I chose this company because I wanted a small group, personal experience. Clark definitely delivered this and more. Great little helicopter, great, smooth pilot. Excellent snow landing and very informative commentary. Great work.

Thank Barry W
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Reviewed September 9, 2013

The best 20 minutes I spent in New Zealand. There're negative reviews bout old helicopter etc but I think what matters the most is that you enjoyed the flight. Given the price, you couldn't ask for more (there're plenty of heli companies out there, so pick the one you're willing to pay). The crew is friendly, the info given along the way is clear, and the majestic view is simply like what you'll see in National Geographic.

Thank Gladys C
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

What a amazing experience. The staff went out of their way to make our honeymoon flight the most awesome day of our trip! The landing spot will remain one of our most precious memories, breathtaking! Felt very safe with our amazing pilot. Great views of Fox Glacier, Mt Cook and surrounding farmlands. Don't forget your camera! We would highly recommend Mountain Helicopters NZ and will definitely be doing this again.

Thank Amanda A
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Reviewed June 30, 2013

We enjoyed the flight on 13/06/2013. We booked the 40mins flight through bookme.co.nz. We were bit worried as the weather that day was cloudy at noon and the pilot asked us to wait for another hour to see if it get better. Lucky we could fly at 13.00, there were only two of us so we had a fantastic view. We also landed on the snow opposite Mt Cook. The whole flight was exciting and safe. Highly recommend Mountain Helicopters!

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