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Heli Tours Queenstown

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Heli Tours Queenstown is locally owned and operated by Paul and Katherine Mitchell, New Zealanders who grew up in the Queenstown and Canterbury regions. With a passion to showcase their extensive knowledge of the local geography and history, Heli...more
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| Queenstown International Airport, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
+64 3-451 0515
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Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

This was a ‘once in a lifetime’ opportunity. We did the Milford Sound, Glacier landing, west coast beach landing tour and it was incredible. We saw the most spectacular scenery, no pictures or words to it justice. We booked direct with Heli Tours and their...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Heli T, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2019

Dmac0, Thank you for your review of our Milford Extended flight, Seeing Fiordland from the air is a awesome way to see the mountains, waterfalls, alpine lakes and beautiful rainforest. The Milford extended is one of our most popular flights and also a favorite with...More

Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile
Review of: Milford Extended

I went out on Heli Toues Milford Sound Extended today and it was by far the best experience of my life! Andrew, our pilot, flew us above Queenstown, Mt Aspiring National Park with views of Glenorchy and the Dart River to Milford Sound. We had...More

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Heli T, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2019

Hi Lisa, Great review, thank you! Excellent to hear you had a wonderful experience on our Milford Extended, it is a popular flight as you can see many different environments (rain-forest/coastal/alpine glacier/southern lakes) from the air and get up close and personal in that location....More

Reviewed 5 December 2018

Ben did an amazing job on our tour. Very professional. Thanks for making our trip to Queenstown an epic adventure.More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Heli T, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2018

Hi KHlowder Thank you very much for your review, Excellent to hear Ben looked after you during your Milford Sound experience with us, we take extra care of all our guests and treat everyone like family. We wish you all the very best for the...More

Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

I find that when I try to describe this experience, the words I come up with don’t seem adequate. This tour was simply breathtaking. It was my first time on a helicopter. Matt was a fantastic pilot & guide! Milford Sound is beautiful & seeing...More

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Heli T, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2018

Hi edsgrl Thank you for your review, Excellent to hear you had a wonderful experience with us, Milford Sound is certainly breathtaking and is a highlight for many of our guests, certainly worth viewing the "8th Natural wonder of the world" from the air. All...More

Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

This has been great experience for me and my husband. We had availed a discounted rate from bookme.co.nz. The Heli experience was for 20-30 mins but it was worth every bit of it. The pilot took us to top of the snow covered mountain and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Heli T, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Hi Sushmush Thank you for your review, excellent to hear you and your husband had a wonderful time on our Alpine snow landing. You get excellent views over the Southern Alps and surrounding areas of Queenstown. We trust your pilot got some great photos and...More

Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Wow, where to begin!!! After having our trip canceled due to weather for 2 days we finally got a break. Hell Tours picked us up at our hotel and took us to their heli pad to start our journey. We took the Milford Sound extended...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Heli T, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2018

Hi wiljor Thank you for thanking time to write a wonderful review. Great to hear we could get you out with the changeable weather in Milford Sound.(we generally can fly to Milford Sound 250 days a year) The Milford Sound extended is one our most...More

Reviewed 24 October 2018

Unfortunately we weren't able to do the Milford Sound tour (due to low booking numbers) however this was not the issue. We found the customer service to be poor and very unhelpful. When we asked for a refund, we were told this was not possible...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Heli T, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2018

Hi Ellie, Thanks for taking time to let us know about experience. We looked into your booking which you booked through a 3rd party discount website with specific terms and conditions, as you mention one of them was minimum numbers of which was not met...More

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

If you’re thinking about it, just do it, you won’t regret it! We had the most amazing couple of hours, makes you so proud to be a kiwi. Our pilot, Matt, was great. Made sure we all had photos of our great memories and added...More

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Heli T, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Hello Greenfieldsontour Thanks for you great review, New Zealand has a special place in everyone's hearts and is a hidden treasure to our International guests. Excellent to hear Matt looked after you and made sure you felt comfortable and got some amazing photos for you....More

Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

This was by far the best experience I’ve had in Queenstown by far, possibly the best experience of my vacation. I’ve never done a heliride before, considering it’s always quite expensive, and I was surprised to find that they’re pretty cheap in Queenstown! I got...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Heli T, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Thanks Michel_traveler, Great to hear from you, that's excellent you had the best experience with us and even the best on your holiday. All our guests are required to call in the morning of the flight as the weather may change as it does change...More

Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

My daughter & I had an amazing experience today with the Heli Tours Queenstown, I’m still smiling! We booked online & the communication and professionalism of both the office staff & pilot were excellent. We were absolutely blown away by the views, amazing! I’d thoroughly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Heli T, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2018

Hi Kellielafontaine, Thank you for your kind words, it was our pleasure having you join us with your daughter. The views from the Helicopter are amazing, to experience something unique and different for the first time is a challenge but very rewarding. We wish you...More

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Response from gosz671 | Reviewed this property |
I’m only seeing this now! Ha! We didn’t book in advance, at all. We found a last minute deal. We were there in January, and it was quite busy. The weather in August is much different, perhaps less sunny days, so maybe the... More
Ruby S
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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