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Heli Glenorchy

35 Mull Street, Glenorchy 9350, New Zealand
+64 3-442 9971
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BlakeP

This was without doubt the best activity we did in Queenstown. The weather prevented our original... read more

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Blake P
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Wow just WOOWWWWW

This was just amazing, we had an absolute ball and could not have asked for better. The weather was... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2018
Denise C
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Let us show you this beautiful part of our world from a perspective like no other...Heli Glenorchy is a locally owned and operated helicopter company, offering spectacular scenic and commercial flights from Glenorchy, gateway to Paradise and on the doorstep to the Southern Alps, Mt. Aspiring and Fiordland National Parks. The spectacular 40 minute drive from downtown Queenstown to Glenorchy is rated as one of New Zealand’s Top 10 scenic drives, and a must-do for visitors to the region. It is the location for numerous films scenes, including the Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit Trilogy, Wolverine and Mission Impossible 6 movies. We recognise that for many of our visitors flying into the untouched beauty of Fiordland and Mount Aspiring National Parks is a once in a lifetime opportunity. We keep our fleet small, the experience personal, our operation safe, and we deliver that once in a lifetime experience that you will never forget.
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“milford sound” (71 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
35 Mull Street, Glenorchy 9350, New Zealand
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+64 3-442 9971
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was without doubt the best activity we did in Queenstown. The weather prevented our original trip so the brought the trip to us as Glenorchy was blocked off. Glenorchy is so country so kiwi and so not over commercialised. ‘Rivvey’ was amazing. The flight...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2018

This was just amazing, we had an absolute ball and could not have asked for better. The weather was perfect, the flight was just WOW so great, totally loved it. Pilot was just fantastic. Best experience ever thank you so much. 👍🐑More

Thank Denise C
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HeliGlenorchy, Reservations / Operations at Heli Glenorchy, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Denise Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your trip. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your flight so much. Our pilots love being able to show off the amazing scenery that Glenorchy has to offer. We...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2018

It was a great helicopter ride. My family enjoyed every second of it. The pilot was great. We had fun in the snow. It was one amazing experienceMore

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HeliGlenorchy, Reservations / Operations at Heli Glenorchy, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Hi addyllette Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your trip. We have had so much snow to start the winter its great you and the family were able to enjoy it. We hope the rest of your holiday is full...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Took the heli from Glenorchy to Milford Sound. First time helicopter experience for us. Was cool, saved an awfull lot of driving to Milford. Stopped on thr wat back with the helicopter on a glacier. Nice alpine landing. Pilot was not a talker, quite straight...More

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Thank ceriel2018
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HeliGlenorchy, Sales & Marketing Manager at Heli Glenorchy, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Hi Ceriel2018, Thank you for review. We appreciate the time you took to write this. It is always great to hear about visitors first helicopter experience and we are so pleased you had an amazing trip to Milford Sound with us. Hope you got some...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Fantastic experience. The staff were extremely helpful and informative. The pilot was great and took us very close to the glacier which was amazing and then landed us on top of a mountain to give us incredible views. We were lucky enough to be the...More

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HeliGlenorchy, Sales & Marketing Manager at Heli Glenorchy, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Hi _kjdexpress3, Thank you for your review. We are so pleased you had a fantastic experience with us even though the weather wasn't the best. Mountain views are pretty spectacular aren't they. Definitely gives you a view fro a different perspective. Hope you got some...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Took off from Glenorchy. Flew out over Milford Sound. Landed on the beach. Then flew up to a Glacier and landed there. Absolutely highly recommended. Excellent knowledgeable pilotMore

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Thank David J
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HeliGlenorchy, Sales & Marketing Manager at Heli Glenorchy, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Hi David, Thank you for your review. Sounds like you did our Milford, Beaches and Glacier experience. Great way to see the breathtaking scenery of the area. Appreciate your feedback about your pilot. I will be sure to pass this onto them. Love the recommendation...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

The staff and pilot was great. They modified the course due to my wife getting a little nervous towards the middle of the trip. Would love to do this again and highly recommend them.More

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Thank xaggie95
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HeliGlenorchy, Sales & Marketing Manager at Heli Glenorchy, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Hi xaggie95, Thank you for your review. We are so happy to read you would love to fly with us again. It is unfortunate that your wife was nervous but great to hear our pilot tried to reassure her by adjusting the flight path. I...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018

I took my family on a surprise trip with Heli Glenorchy and we had a lot of fun. We were initially booked for an afternoon trip but decided to pop in to the shop after we finished our morning activity as we could see the...More

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HeliGlenorchy, Sales & Marketing Manager at Heli Glenorchy, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Hi Anne, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about your trip with us. The weather can change at short notice so it great we were able to reschedule you and your family quickly so you could experience Glenorchy with...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2018

The weather cooperated and we were able to see and land on snow capped mountains and the ocean. We also landed at a winery to enjoy some food and excellent wine -- the pilot only enjoyed the food. The pilot was very informative and provided...More

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HeliGlenorchy, Sales & Marketing Manager at Heli Glenorchy, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Hi Mark, Thank you for your review. Wonderful to hear you had a fantastic charter flight with us. Always helpful with the weather plays nicely. It is quite spectacular to land in snow, a beach and then at a winery all in a few hours....More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Our 30min Heli trip was one of the best parts of our holiday. We were in Queenstown but couldn’t find a 30min snow landing flight....until we called these guys. We did the amazing drive to Glenorchy and flew up to the snow where the kids...More

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HeliGlenorchy, Sales & Marketing Manager at Heli Glenorchy, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Hi Cimey001, Thank you for your review. Wow what a great experience to have as family. Hope you got some great photos for the family album. There is something about landing in snow. The drive to Glenorchy is breathtaking isn't it. We are so pleased...More

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Good Afternoon Kevin, Thank you for your message. Yes we can accommodate 6 passengers in one helicopter to keep your group together. Yes we are also open in June. beautiful time of year to take a helicopter flight as... More
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Good afternoon. Yes you can book your trip now and provide us with a credit card number to secure the booking. We would not make any charges to the card until we are sure the flight is going ahead. Please contact us on our... More
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