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Heliview Flights

24 Ord Road | Cromwell Racecourse Airfield, Cromwell 9384, New Zealand
+64 3-445 0444
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Cromwell Basin Flight with Alpine Snow Landing
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Richard and Jolanda Foale from Heliview Flights invite you to take to the skies over Central Otago, near Queenstown. 5 reasons we make your holiday awesome * Heliview Flights - a family business with the personal touch; we spend more time with you, making your trip special * Cromwell has the best flying weather in New Zealand, with only 400mm of rain per annum! * Dramatic landscapes, majestic vistas or a stunning sunset all from our luxury 7-seater helicopter * Your pilot Richard has extensive experience (over 30 years) including search & rescue, police, corporate and UK Army AirCorps * Experience Cromwell: an authentic, gentler pace, only a 45 minute drive from bustling Queenstown, NZ's adventure capital Blending a luxury helicopter, personalised service, friendly staff and the stunning Central Otago landscape, family-owned Heliview Flights offers a range of scenic helicopter flights and heli-biking trips (guided and self-ride). From their base at Cromwell Racecourse Airfield, flights take in the majestic vista of the surrounding area and Southern Alps. Note: we used to be in New Plymouth, which old reviews reflect, but it's the same people and helicopter as before, so expect the same high standards, combined with new scenery.
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24 Ord Road | Cromwell Racecourse Airfield, Cromwell 9384, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful afternoon Mt Biking with great views and understanding the local area of Cromwell and it's history. Our group contained different levels of Mt biking experience but Jolanda was a great guide and coach for everyone. I would highly recommend if you...More

Thank JJQLD
Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Jayne and Dave Thank you so much for spending a lovely Sunday afternoon with us biking in the hills above Cromwell. It was a pleasure meeting you both and telling you a little about the history and beauty of our region with you. Enjoy...More

Reviewed 4 December 2017

What a team Richard and Jolanda are!! So incredibly helpful and flexible, totally went the extra mile to help make everything happen exactly as I wanted. Felt super safe the whole time as well, couldn't really recommend them highly enough!More

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Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2017

Dear Simon Thank you very much for flying with us for your wedding proposal surprise to Laura! And yay for the weather on the day and being able to tie in a flight over Wanaka and a private alpine landing at Lake McKay to pop...More

Reviewed 24 November 2017

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Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2017

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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Thank you so much Richard & Jolanda ! The scenic experience was fantastic ~ very professional and rate you guys among the best !! :-) totally recommend ....

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Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Dear Uapoto Thank you so much for flying with us - It was a pleasure welcoming you on board and we look forward to having another opportunity in the future :). Warm regards, Jolanda and Richard Foale Heliview Flights

Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Great experience, not to be missed, Jolanda was a great host. Everything went like clockwork, smooth flight up to landing area, Richard the pilot gave us a good commentary during flight, and hot chocolate once we landed. This is an experience you shouldn't miss.

Thank Lee S
Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

Dear Lee Thank you so much for your review Lee! It was a pleasure meeting you and Jennifer last weekend. We hope to welcome you on board again 😄🚁. Jolanda and Richard, Heliview Flights

Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Such a beautiful experience. Jolanda organised everything perfectly providing us with great photos afterwards. Richard gave an informative commentary which was really fun and interesting. The landing location was an experience that could not be reached any other way. We loved it.More

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Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Dear Mohan and Miriam Thank you very much for your kind review - it was great meeting you both and taking you on our signature 45 minute Cromwell Basin Flight with Alpine Landing. We hope to welcome you on board again some time. Warm regards,...More

Reviewed 26 October 2017

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Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Wow! What an amazing experience. Richard and Yolanda were great and the flight was awesome. The scenery was spectacular and landing up in the mountains amidst patches of snow really made the trip. We went as a family with a 10 and 13 year old...More

Thank Andrew S
Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Dear Andrew and family It was a pleasure taking you all to the skies on Thursday! What a stunning day to go flying and have hot chocolates in the snow :). Thanks so much for taking the time to post your review for others to...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017

We had the best flight ever recently at Cromwell when we booked with Richard and Yolanda. My wife and I did the signature flight and along the way we were provided with a great commentary of the sights along the way. Thoroughly recommend this activity...More

Thank Martin S
Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Dear Martin Thank you so much for your glowing review and thanks for posting it for others to read as well. It was a pleasure welcoming you both on board and we hope to do so again in the future. Kind regards, Jolanda and Richard...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017

Yolanda and Richard are amazing! So genuine and pleasant! I rang Yolanda about a Heliview wedding, she was immediately accommodating! The day before our flight she suggested we change the day (to a couple of days later and worked with Richard to recommend the exact...More

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Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Dear Tammy It was an absolute treat working with you and Steve to make your 20th wedding anniversary vow renewal a memorable one! We're so pleased that everything came together so beautifully for you - you looked gorgeous in your wedding gown <3! All the...More

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Response from hj60something |
Shouldn't be any snow but wear some warm clothes, you are a long way up and no central heating!
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Response from Rachel M | Reviewed this property |
If you are hiring a car, it is very easy to find helliview. It will however take you about 1 hour to drive to Cromwell. Its a stunning drive.
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