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Over The Top - The Helicopter Company

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OVER THE TOP – more than a helicopter flight. With the latest helicopters available, our interpretive excursions take you over Queenstown, Milford & the Fiords of southern New Zealand. We shut down the helicopter on all of our landings to enjoy...more
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10 Tex Smith Lane | Frankton, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Although initially weathered in, we were rescheduled for later in the day and had a Magnificent, Fabulous experience flying to Milford Sound, walking on a glacier and looking everywhere in absolute awe. Words are inadequate in expressing the spectacular beauty afforded by this experience. As...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As our friends and us told our pilot, Rene, we have been lucky enough to experience many wonderful things throughout the world and for us to have a “best” experience is a very high bar. This trip was absolutely perfect in every way. Four amazing...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank KevinS9080
OverTheTophelicopter, Guest Relations Manager at Over The Top - The Helicopter Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you KevinS9080! We really appreciate your amazing review, we are certainly lucky to have some of the most stunning locations in our backyard. We're delighted you had such a great experience with Rene and it sounds like he set the bar quite high. It...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spend the money and take this trip. It is the most awsome and professionally run experience you will have in New Zealand. Great reception prior to our flight, modern, spacious helicopter, and big thanks to Rène our pilot... who made us all feel safe and...More

Thank iansmith483
OverTheTophelicopter, Guest Relations Manager at Over The Top - The Helicopter Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you iansmith483! We really appreciate your amazing review, we are certainly lucky to have some of the most stunning locations in our backyard and we're delighted you had such a great experience with Rene. It was a pleasure having you on board, thank you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I took this helicopter tour over Milford Sound and the glaciers on our honeymoon. The views were stunning, the staff were so friendly, and landing on the glaciers was an amazing experience. The guide was very knowledgeable and taught us a lot....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Mary Z
OverTheTophelicopter, Guest Relations Manager at Over The Top - The Helicopter Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Mary Z! We really appreciate your amazing review, we are certainly lucky to fly our passengers to some of the most stunning locations in the world on a daily basis and we hope you captured some magic honeymoon memories both on flight and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The name of the company says it all.... Over The Top, is right, and we loved every minute of it! This experience was something straight out of Hollywood! A helicopter ride to the peak of a remote mountain, a gourmet picnic lunch with champagne, and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SoCalQTPie
OverTheTophelicopter, Guest Relations Manager at Over The Top - The Helicopter Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you SoCalQTPie! We really appreciate your amazing review, we are certainly lucky to have some of the most stunning locations in our backyard and sometimes our pilots feel like they are living in a Hollywood Movie. Glad you enjoyed our gourmet picnic lunch &...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We traveling around the world heavily and like to try new experiences. Most of the helicopter rides appear to be sketchy or money-grubbing, with safety being a big question mark. We heard from multiple friends about this company, and when visiting Queenstown, this is a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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OverTheTophelicopter, Guest Relations Manager at Over The Top - The Helicopter Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you NicholsFamilyTravel! We really appreciate your amazing review, we are certainly lucky to fly our passengers to some of the most stunning locations in the world on a daily basis and we're glad you enjoyed your experience with Dan in the Fiordland National Park....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was blown away by our experience! I really am rather lost for words which makes writing a review rather challenging! We had originally booked into a Milford Sounds Heli Experience. But this had to be cancelled as a result of inclemental weather. Nevertheless the...More

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OverTheTophelicopter, Guest Relations Manager at Over The Top - The Helicopter Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you 342kateg! We really appreciate your amazing review, we are certainly lucky to have some of the most stunning locations in our backyard and we're delighted we were able to fly an alternative excursion so you could experience it all. It was a pleasure...More

Reviewed 12 February 2019

I booked this trip as a surprise for my husbands birthday, hoping it would be a great experience.....but it was truly an amazing experience for him and me! The team at OTT were truly professional and although our initial booking date had to be cancelled...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Fi F
OverTheTophelicopter, Guest Relations Manager at Over The Top - The Helicopter Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Fi F! We really appreciate your amazing review, we are certainly lucky to have our Over The Top Golf 4500ft high to create a truly unique golfing experience. It was a pleasure having you on board, thank you for choosing us and I...More

Reviewed 11 February 2019

This was beyond my expectations of the best orientation of Queenstown I could have hoped for. Massive thanks to James and Rene for hosting our large group. They went above and beyond to make sure we all had a great experience whilst giving us a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Emily P
OverTheTophelicopter, Guest Relations Manager at Over The Top - The Helicopter Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Emily P! We appreciate your feedback, It was certainly a pleasure having you both on board with us and sharing our beautiful backyard. I will share your kind words with James & Rene and look forward to welcoming you back when your next...More

Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

Four of us took the Milford Ultimate helicopter trip. It as as good as these things get. A pristine helicopter (Squirrel), a great pilot (Rees), and we touched down and spent time on mountainsides, by a glacier and on a remote beach. We finished with...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank foxbat
OverTheTophelicopter, Guest Relations Manager at Over The Top - The Helicopter Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you foxbat! We really appreciate your amazing review, we are certainly lucky to fly our passengers to some of the most stunning locations in the world on a daily basis and we hope you have some super photos that have captured some magic moments....More

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