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Heli Tours Queenstown

| Queenstown International Airport, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
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Bucket list Queenstown Milford Landing Glacier

One of the most beautiful places on earth..We shared our amazing tour with our 11 week old son and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
rodez1
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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Fantastic ride!! Awesome staff

What an experience!! In Queenstown for Luma and my best friends shout me a ride with Heli Tours... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
maisiemao
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Wellington, New Zealand
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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 Tours specialise in providing bespoke helicopter flights around Queenstown, Milford Sound, Fiordland and the South Island. Heli Tours Queenstown offer fresh new experiences with a personal touch to highlight the area’s alpine lakes, glaciers, untouched beaches, magnificent waterfalls and family farms, while showcasing local food and produce with our popular Mountain chef experience. Combined with adventurous or leisurely activities, Heli Tours Queenstown can create an itinerary just for you.
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“cecil peak” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Queenstown International Airport, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful places on earth..We shared our amazing tour with our 11 week old son and it was one of my most memorable moments in life as it was our first family holiday . From Queenstown We helicoptered into Milford sounds &...More

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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi rodez1 Thank you for your detailed email, excellent to hear you had memorable experience with us. All our Fiordland tours are pretty popular and an excellent opportunity for all ages from all different countries to experience this unique National Park. Milford Sound certainly is...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an experience!! In Queenstown for Luma and my best friends shout me a ride with Heli Tours. Mark and I were picked up and wizzed away to board a chopper! What awesome staff by the way friendly and informative. I hope I have his...More

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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi maisiemao Excellent to hear you had a great weekend in Queenstown, the Luma light event was amazing and topped off with a scenic Helicopter flight. You are very kind with your comments regarding our staff, we try our best look after everyone and have...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This experience exceeded all expectations! After arriving at the office located near the car hire carpark at Queenstown airport our pilot gave us a quick safety briefing and then we were off! We flew to Cecil Peak and we were given a very generous amount...More

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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Keith, Thank you for your detailed review on our Alpine Snow landing, excellent to hear you had a great experience with us and Ben our pilot looked after you. Certainly the views at the moment with fresh snow and blue skies make it very...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Very friendly staff to begin with then into chopper to see the amazing scenery including snow covered mountains around Queenstown area, landed on top of snow covered peak, threw a few snow balls at the wife , gotta love it. Cheers guys at Heli Tours...More

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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2018

Hi michaelaR1940CL Excellent to hear you had a fantastic flight up to the snow, perfect for throwing a few snowballs! We hope you enjoy the rest of your holiday here in New Zealand, Regards Katherine and Paul

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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We took a 2 1/2 hour helicopter tour from Queenstown. It was a lifetime highlight. We flew to Milford sound, got off, walked around which was nice. We then flew via helicopter through the sound, landed on a deserted beach in the Tasman sea and...More

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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Hi scrappinheather Thanks for taking the time to write a review, The Milford Sound Extended is a very popular choice and also one of our favorites. You get to see so many different environments in a short space of time, it is hard to know...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

I cannot speak highly enough of the Heli Tours Queenstown team - from the moment I arrived in Queenstown, they kept me updated on the weather and informed as to the plan on the day. Using this as an excuse to propose to my partner,...More

Thank ZacRY
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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Hi Zac, Excellent to hear you had a great experience with us, congratulations again too! Asking the big question can be a nerve racking time but we do our best to try and keep it under wraps and work with guests to have the best...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

We did the shortest tour they offer and the views are breathtaking. We had an Alpine Landing and were able to find the last bit of snow in the entire town :) The focus on safety and the professional staff put the group at ease....More

Thank Jason V
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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Hi Contruba, Excellent to hear from you and thank you for your review. Yes, our local Queenstown flights are short but have some amazing views when we get out for photos but also in the air from the Helicopter, most of the snow on the...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

We ended up doing this flight on a stunning calm day. It had great views of the beautiful queenstown area leaving from the airport but the highlight was definitely the stop on the mountain and the stunning views from the top. The lovely pilot kindly...More

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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Hi CdnNZgal What a fantastic review and summary of your experience with Heli Tours Queenstown, we are a small family business and try our best to offer a more personalized experience rather than a large Corporate approach. Excellent to hear your pilot got some great...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2018

The pilot was friendly and the tour is nice over the mountain sourranding Queenstone. Landing over the mountain just in front of the town was nice with a spectacular view in a sunny day. As we got a promotion the price was good because the...More

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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Hi Carlos Jose P, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I'm a little taken back by your 3 star rating as we try our very best to make sure our customers expectations are met and exceeded. I looked into your flight...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

My friend and I went up with Paul and there were four other passengers, the trip was absolutely amazing I can’t speak more highly of it. The city, moonlight waterfall and snowcapped mountain views were simply breathtaking! It was so fun to be up on...More

Thank Chanell C
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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2018

Hi Chanell C Thanks for taking the time to write an honest review. We did check your booking and you did the popular Alpine Snow landing. You are right - awesome views over Queenstown, Lake Wakatipu, the Moonlight waterfalls and the landing on the snow....More

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21 April 2018|
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Response from Chanell C | Reviewed this property |
You probably only need a month or two but for winter it could be busier so no harm in booking early
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Ruby S
24 June 2015|
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Response from Ashley K |
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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