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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were driving down to Hokitiki and spotted the sign for helicopter rides, drove in, made enquiries and were soon on our way up to the mountains! The helicopter takes four passengers and two people had been waiting a little while for two more to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spur of the moment decision to take the short 20 minute helicopter flight over the Butler range and so glad we did. A lovely calm and smooth flight with comentry from the pilot all the way. Look for them before you get to Franz Josef...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jbines
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got in touch with Kevin due to a kayaking trip on the Perth River. Great experience with Kevin and his team.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mariusbaettig
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only stopped for lunch but got talking to Kevin and joined another couple who hadn’t been able to take off from Franz Josef. What a brilliant decision the trip was once in lifetime experience in the very capable hands of the pilot Jamie. Thank...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Voyage24720435072
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were hesitant to do this flight due to the price. We were very happy to have done it. Ken was a relaxed seasoned pilot who made all the passengers at ease. The helicopter was in good cosmetic repair. We had a very enjoyable 30...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank beechjetdd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend this helicopter company and their scenic flights. The operator Kevin was very safety conscious. Colin our pilot provided a very smooth ride and great views including the blue pools. He went the extra mile to show us a group of Himalayan tahr careening...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank vjoannef
Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

Long story short: we were booked in with one of the big companies in Franz Josef to do a Heli hike, and the weather turned crappy so it got cancelled. They rebooked is but only had room for a quick scenic fly over - no...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jesss130
Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

Went to have a look at the river and stumbled across these guys, what an absolute treat! Breathtaking views, personable and well informed staff made for a fantastic experience. Took the 30 minute trip up the glacier, a truly one of a kind experience that...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jessheaton97
Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

It was an absolute delight to be flown by Josh for our 50min flight across the Alps and Glaciers. We had a calm, clear day and Josh’s safe and smooth flying is to be commended. Fabulous vistas and the good commentary makes it well worth...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PaulD965
Reviewed 10 January 2019 via mobile

Yesterday we had an amazing flight over the mountains and glaciers of the Westcoast with fantastic views, you only see in films and naturedocus on television. We had a very nice, competent and reasuring pilot, Ken, who explained what we saw during our flight. One...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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