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Address: 2 Ord Road | Cromwell Racecourse Airfield, Cromwell 9384, New Zealand
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+64 3-445 0444
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Richard and Jolanda Foale from Heliview Flights invite you to take to the...

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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US$215.00*
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Cromwell Basin Flight with Alpine Snow Landing
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US$629.18*
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Ladybird Hill Helicopter Flight with Winery Tour and Lunch

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What an amazing experience

My partner and I booked the 45 min trip. It was such and amazing experience, the weather was perfect and the flight was smooth. Pilot is very knowledgable on the area, the fight... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 June 2016
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Rangiora, New Zealand
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Rangiora, New Zealand
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

My partner and I booked the 45 min trip. It was such and amazing experience, the weather was perfect and the flight was smooth. Pilot is very knowledgable on the area, the fight included a hot chocolate at the top and 10 mins of walking around the summit and time to be able to get pictures wit the helicopter. The... More 

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Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this review

Dear Bazingamedia Thank you so much for taking the time to give us such an outstanding review! We are so glad you enjoyed your experience with us. Your positive comments really help us to strive to be the best at what we do. Please follow our journey on Facebook.com/Heliview, and please hashtag any photos you upload on your social media... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

What an amazing experience, 5 star! Great customer service, friendly, great communication via email and phone. It is a MUST when visiting New Zealand! Just incredible experience, hot cholocate was great, so happy to visit the snow, the photos they took where great! Thanks Jolanda and Richard! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this review

Dear Mel and family Yay, thank you so much for the great review! We loved showing you around ☺️. And yay for Andrew's first helicopter flight 🚁 and snow experience ❄️! Your positive comments really help us to strive to be the best at what we do. Please follow our journey on Facebook.com/Heliview, and please hashtag any photos you upload... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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27 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

My partner and I booked a flight with heliview for our Queenstown holiday over the long weekend. We had a booking for the morning flight but Jolander messssged us the day before our flight asking if we would like to take the afternoon flight as fog was heavy that day and would probably be the same the next day. We... More 

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Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this review

Dear penny-layn Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a review. We are so glad you enjoyed your experience with us. Your positive comments really help us to strive to be the best at what we do. Please follow our journey on Facebook.com/Heliview, and please hashtag any photos you upload on your social media stream with... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful trip up to the Pisa Range, where we landed, had a hot chocolate and played in the snow. Our pilot was really informative, and we got to see parts of the area we had never seen before. Was a great thing to do with a toddler too. We highly recommend Heliview Cromwell, Richard and Yolanda were... More 

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Richard F, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this review

Dear Nardia Thank you so much for your kind words. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your experience with us. Yes, toddlers love coming up in the chopper and playing in the fresh powder snow :). We loved meeting you and look forward to seeing you again some day soon! Thanks again for taking the time to give us... More 

Auckland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

Richard and Yolanda were phenomenal. They have a great thing going for them. The flight was great and the stop over on top of a snow covered hill for hot chocolate was perfect. Thanks guys for an unforgettable experience.

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Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this review

Dear Mitchnz Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a review. We are so glad you enjoyed your experience with us. Your positive comments really help us to strive to be the best at what we do. And we certainly love doing what we do - glad it shows :). Please follow our journey on Facebook.com/Heliview,... More 

Gold Coast, Australia
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

It's our first flight in a helicopter. Love it!! The views are just breathtaking. Jolanda is super nice and very helpful. If you are taking the flights in winter season, better bring your own rain/snow boots so that it's easier to walk around on the snow mountain top:)

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Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this review

Dear linwrofl Thank you for your wonderful feedback. It's great to hear you enjoyed your Cromwell Basin Flight with Alpine Landing. After a fresh dump of snow there is a lot of powder to sink into, for sure. That's what makes it so much fun to go for an alpine landing in winter :). We hope we will see you... More 

Gore, New Zealand
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

As a first-time to experience a helicopter flight , this was awesome. Jolanda and Richard make a great team...she is a warm and excellent communicator, keeping us up-to-date with information re a short delay in the planned flight. Richard was a very careful and thorough Pilate and made sure we all got to see the spectacular views. His photography was... More 

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Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this review

Dear Joy and Clive Thank you so much for your kind words. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your experience with us. It was a pleasure showcasing our backyard to you from the air. We look forward to seeing you again some day soon! Thanks again for taking the time to give us a review. Your feedback ensures we... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Thank you so much for our memorable experience. Our first time in a helicopter for myself and our 5 year old daughter. What an incredible way to see Cronwell and the surroundings. The hot chocolate on top was just perfect!

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Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this review

Dear Courtney, Ben and Isla Thank you so much for your kind words. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your experience with us. We look forward to seeing you again some day soon! Thanks again for taking the time to give us a review. Your feedback ensures we are keeping up with our customers expectations. Kind regards Richard &... More 

Cairns, Australia
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46 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Had a great scenic tour. Jolanda is excellent to deal with. Prompt efficient communication at all times. We ended up booking a hotel/heli combo that Heliview sell. Had a beautiful flight up onto the Pisa range with great views of surrounding area. Excellent commentary from Richard during the flight. Enjoyed the hot chocolate at the top during the landing. Would... More 

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Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this review

Dear Matt and Steve Thank you for your wonderful feedback on our Cromwell Basin Flight with Alpine Landing. It's great to hear you enjoyed your Heli-Stay package in conjunction with the Heritage Lake Resort! We hope we will see you again some day. Thanks again for your kind words & feedback. Kind regards Richard & Jolanda Foale Heliview Flights More 

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

Yolanda made us feel very welcome, and impressed us with Heliview's professionalism right from the get-go. Richard is clearly a seasoned pilot... he immediately instilled a lot of confidence in us newbies. Everything about the experience was first-class, from the booking to the pre-flight checking to the flight itself, to the video they gave us of the actual flight. A... More 

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Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this review

Dear Robert and Julia Thank you so much for your kind words. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your experience with us. It was a pleasure to meet you and your family and friends! We look forward to seeing you again some day soon! Thanks again for taking the time to give us a review. Your feedback ensures we... More 

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