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The Helicopter Line Queenstown

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Set against a backdrop of The Remarkables Mountain Range and nestled on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown is a picture perfect alpine paradise, recognised internationally. The many exciting activities available in this natural playground have...more
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was a amazing experience to fly up the Remarkables mountain. We will able to see snow on the mountain top during summer. The pilot was so skilful to manoeuvre between the mountains.

Thank DesmondN105
Reviewed 5 days ago

A helicopter flight with a glacier landing from Queenstown was in incredible experience. To see beautiful snow covered mountains at very close range was awesome . The pilots are first class and provide an interesting commontary as we flew among the mountains. An experince not...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Graeme W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As it was our first helicopter flight, we took the 20 minutes pilot’s choice. The staff were very friendly and we were the lucky ones sitting in the front next to the pilot. However, it seemed like our pilot didn’t warnt to do too much...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lena_Wilden
TotallyTourism, General Manager at The Helicopter Line Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great to hear that you enjoyed your flight with us. Apologies if you had been misinformed but all of our flight include a 10 minute mountain landing; the perfect chance to get out of the helicopter and capture some truly incredible photos. Our shorter flight...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to do this tour this morning, and had an awesome experience. The Helicopter Line staff from reception to pilot, couldn't have been more helpful and friendly. As Kiwis, we were once again blown away by the outstanding landscape and beauty of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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TotallyTourism, General Manager at The Helicopter Line Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Fantastic to hear that you enjoyed your flight with us and thank you for such a positive review. We agree that flying in our helicopters around the mountains of New Zealand is the best way to truly experience what this stunning country has to offer.

Reviewed 15 December 2018

This was a scenic flight from Queenstown airport with a landing on the Remarkables. Thanks to Danny our pilot for a great and informative flight. The views were spectacular. Happy to recommend.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AJG35
TotallyTourism, General Manager at The Helicopter Line Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for flying with The Helicopter Line Queenstown! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your trip with Danny and the overall experience with us! We hope to see you again sometimes.

Reviewed 15 December 2018

We had a 'pilot's choice' helicopter ride from Queenstown. The staff were friendly and informative and we had a fantastic flight. We got some great photos. Would highly recommend this flight.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Colleen S
TotallyTourism, General Manager at The Helicopter Line Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your thoughts on our flights! The Pilot’s Choice flight is a great way to experience a helicopter and see the stunning scenery of Queenstown. Thanks again for flying with us, we hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Queenstown.

Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

This was amazing a must do if you visit Queenstown. We we're picked up and dropped off to our accommodation by Zac who was very friendly and recommended other activities in Queenstown. Our pilot was Scotty we had a snow landing on the Remarkable's this...More

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TotallyTourism, General Manager at The Helicopter Line Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2018

Thanks for choosing to fly with us in Queenstown. We are glad to hear that you were looked after by our staff members!

Reviewed 5 November 2018

The helicopter flight up to the remarkables is incredible. You meet the bus in town and they transport you to the tarmac (and back into town). A well organised flight, with a safety briefing on the ground. The staff are just as excited as you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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TotallyTourism, General Manager at The Helicopter Line Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2018

Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us! Our staff are all enthusiastic to ensure that the customers enjoy their experience with us as we do have an awesome job working with helicopters! Unfortunately there can be some unexpected turbulence however, it is all a...More

Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

We booked this in Queenstown as we had to cancel the same activity in Franz Josef due to bad weather. It was amazing and totally worth the wait. I would highly recommend this as a way to end your trip. A very professional company and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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TotallyTourism, General Manager at The Helicopter Line Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review of The Helicopter Line Queenstown. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

We booked a glacier landing but unfortunately due to weather we couldn’t do that trip. So we changed to a 30 minute flight with a snow landing but unfortunately the clouds closed in on us and we couldn’t land in the snow, but our pilot...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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TotallyTourism, General Manager at The Helicopter Line Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2018

We are happy that we managed to get you on a flight, even if it was not what you were expecting! Unfortunately the weather is constantly changing and therefore our pilots are constantly checking the weather reports to ensure the experience is safe or alternative...More

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This company seems to operate all over the South Island so I imagine they do. I recommend you contact them direct, their customer service is spot on.
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