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The Helicopter Line Queenstown

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“snow landing”(30 reviews)
“milford sound”(37 reviews)
“franz josef”(5 reviews)
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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Lucas Place | Queenstown Airport, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
+64 3-442 3034
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 4 March 2014

I was lucky enough to get a chance to fly to Milford Sounds from Queenstown with a scenic flight and then fly back to Queenstown on a scenic helicopter flight. This was probably the coolest thing I've done as a travel agent and I am...More

2  Thank kylieg89
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2014

For a start thank you for the fantastic review. The team and pilots here all get a great buzz when we read reviews like this! We are glad that you had the experience of a lifetime and got to play around in the snow. It...More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 28 May 2015

I had a booking (3 adults) on 28/5/2015 (Today) with Helicopter Lines for Milford Sound Heli-Cruise-Heli, the weather is awesome here in Queenstown right now. I called up the Helicopter Lines to confirm my booking prior to 1 hour of departure. And i get a...More

5  Thank Nishan8
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2015

Thankyou for your honest feedback in regards to your booking on the 28/5. We apologise for any inconveniences that occurred as a result. Our current written confirmation procedures all include a footnote that state minimum required numbers, check-in procedures and weather restrictions. This however has...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank smythl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Annette M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having purchased this experience almost 12 months ago I have been looking forward to it for some time, and was not at all disappointed. The whole experience was made to put you at your ease from the start and even the Health and Safety stuff...More

Thank Craig C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the 30 min flight with snow landing and it was sensational! The service was amazing, booking was a dream and the experience was well worth every cent. We had a booking with Glacier Southern Helicopters next door but because of their terrible service...More

1  Thank Thelly76
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks Pete and the team! It was my first time in a helicopter (my husbands been many times). It was absolutely amazing! I would highly recommend it. I can’t wait until the next trip.

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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the review! We look forward to seeing you soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked on the alpine snow landing at NZD350 per person. This was mine and my partners first time in a helicopter. I am both terrified of heights and claustraphobic but I still found the ride really enjoyable. We tried to land at Coronet Peak...More

1  Thank 644KateR
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are glad you enjoyed the Snow Landing. Glad to see you found the pilot comforting during the unexpected turbulence. We look forward to hearing from you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The flight was short, 30 minutes but the views were amazing. The seats were very comfortable. It is a great photo op.

Thank Patty W
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for flying with us in Queenstown. We hope the views and photos surpassed expectations.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best way to get about and see up close the beautiful mountains and gorges the pilots gave us a trip to never forget

Thank Donna4509
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Glad to hear you enjoyed your helicopter flight. It is the only way to truly experience the mountains.

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Response from TelNin | Reviewed this property |
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.