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Highland Helicopters

Dunedin, New Zealand
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About Highland Helicopters
Based in Dunedin we offer a wide range of helicopter experiences. Options include local sightseeing of the city and Otago Peninsula, flights to Fleur's Place Restaurant at Moeraki, the Catlins rain forest, Central Otago vineyards, photography, wedding proposals, hunting, long-distance rifle shooting and hands-on trial flights. We specialise in providing high quality, personalised experiences for our clients.
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Bruce Figgins wrote a review Oct 2019
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A rare sunny day in our Dunedin weekend this time of year, an excellent chopper ride under taken to get aerial views of Dunedin City and shoreline. Highland Helicopter owners Kirsty and Paul from first meeting and impressions couldn't have been warmer. Arrived in tow with family including our two young grandchildren 2.5 yrs and 6yrs who have never been on a helicopter. After Paul's (pilot) safety briefing (with a little pilot humour) and Kirstys assistance we all hopped aboard their pretty flash Jet Ranger. Within two minutes of having the Helo prepped for take off, You know your in good pilot hands when as a passenger in the front seat the pilot gives you a check sheet to hold whilst he sets the 'bells and whistles' on the instrument panel we were airborne and off. The views all round were fantastic as it was all clear from North to South along the Dunedin Coast line clear visibility to the South (Nugget Point) and beyond. To the North towards( Moeraki) clear visibility for miles. To our front from the cockpit far far away in the distance you could see the magnificent Tapanui mountain range capped in snow, just awesome. The flight time was about 10-15 minutes . Hadn't been in a helicopter since my military days and this was a buzz again. Paul (pilot) who knows his stuff flew conservatively to make the trip last to be fulfilling. The whole family (4 adults and two children) thoroughly enjoyed it. This was something well worth doing for a 'what to do in Dunedin City' and I would more than highly recommend Highland Helicopters for one wishing to see the sights of the city from another perspective.If you'd like to the same, then contact Kirsty and Paul of Highland Helicopters. Also their business is for commercial and contract aerial work, so give them a call if you need their services. Cheers Highland Helicopters great day for a flight Bruce Figgins.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from KirstyW1345, Owner at Highland Helicopters
Responded 8 Oct 2019
Awesome Bruce! Thanks for taking the time to provide so much detail to our prospective passengers :-) So pleased you had such a memorable experience. Best regards, Kirsty
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Seraya wrote a review Oct 2019
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Kirsty and Paul are very friendly and approachable people, they take safety, safety briefing and knowledge very seriously. The prior adds to a comfortable and relaxing trip. Give it a go, you will not be disappointed.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Keri wrote a review Jun 2019
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Paul and Kirsty were genuine and friendly hosts. We had two days of perfect flying conditions with stunning views. This trip gave us family memories that will last a life time. The Bell 206L-1 LongRanger was comfortable and allowed us to relax and just take in the view. Thank you Highland Helicopters we wouldn’t hesitate to use you again and highly recommend the awesome service you provide!
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Shaunicy Sturm wrote a review Jun 2019
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Paul and Kristy were the most fabulous hosts, with fabulous conversation and very knowledgeable about the countryside. The helicopter flight to lunch was absolutely breathtaking, and Paul was very accommodating about anything we wanted to see. Lunch was one of the best meals I have had in 5 months in Dunedin, and one of the few places in the world where you can see the fish come in, be filleted, and then end up on your plate. Overall, it was a magical day and I recommend it to anyone who visits Dunedin.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from KirstyW1345, Owner at Highland Helicopters
Responded 12 Jun 2019
Hi Shaunicy, we're very pleased that you had such a wonderful experience. It was a pleasure meeting you :-)
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Sarah wrote a review Aug 2018
Dunedin, New Zealand23 contributions4 helpful votes
This was my 2nd helicopter ride ever being a lot better experience than my first in QT. I was worried about the flight but our pilot Paul was amazing. Such a smooth ride barely any bumping around & a very good tour guide around Dunedin. Beautiful scenery - amazing weather and a very nice couple running this company! Would highly recommend !!!
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Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from Kirsty W, Owner at Highland Helicopters
Responded 14 Aug 2018
Hi Sara, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are really pleased that you enjoyed the experience :-) It was great to meet you and your friends. All the best, Kirsty and Paul
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