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Over The Top - The Helicopter Company

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OVER THE TOP – more than a helicopter flight. With the latest helicopters available, our interpretive excursions take you over Queenstown, Milford & the Fiords of southern New Zealand. We shut down the helicopter on all of our landings to enjoy...more
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10 Tex Smith Lane | Frankton, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My son got married through Over the Top. They took us to the top of a mountain but unfortunately it was too windy so they flew us down into a valley with a beautiful stream. The wedding was very small and intimate. The company were...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Elaine P
Reviewed 4 days ago

I can't imagine a better way to experience the majestic beauty of Fjordland. We made 4 different stops, all gorgeous and almost completely different environments. We were pretty lucky with the weather, seemed like a clear day, but our pilot, Ryan, was worried about clouds...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank amanda_to_go
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a superlative experience with Over The Top. Everyone at Over The Top is exceedingly capable. Our pilot, Ryan, was extraordinarily competent, personable and knowledgeable. We could not have been more pleased. The experience of viewing the landscape from the air plus landing on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank londonterrace
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I premised this review with I hate flying. Our pilot Brad made me feel so comfortable by constantly communicating the bumps and conditions. We saw some epic mountains and the Milford Sounds. Ended with a landing on a peak. Epic adventure

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Maxworldtravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazingly beautiful day to fly to Milford Sound, take the cruise in the spectacular Sound and fly back to Queenstown with a stop on a glacier. I understand that the weather is often not co-operative so definitely have a back-up option if...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jaehh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour agent recommended this company and we were not disappointed. Fabulous experience with a first rate pilot. Recommend the earliest flight as the weather seems better. Plus, the mountains get crowded with helicopters as the day goes on and there may not be a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Greg H
OverTheTophelicopter, Guest Relations Manager at Over The Top - The Helicopter Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you Greg H! We appreciate your feedback and we're glad you had such an amazing experience with us in our beautiful part of the world, as we are certainly challenged by weather in our diverse landscape. We look forward to taking you Over The...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Milford Sound was out because of poor weather (happens 50%) but OTT offered the 2 of us a spectacular scenic option. We flew out from the airport heading west across some spectacular rising country climbing to 6000 feet under the careful control of Brad. We...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lloyd J
OverTheTophelicopter, Guest Relations Manager at Over The Top - The Helicopter Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Lloyd J! We really appreciate your amazing review, we are certainly lucky to have some of the most stunning locations in our backyard and we're delighted we were able to fly an alternative excursion so you could experience it all. It was a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had planned a trip to Queenstown to propose to my now fiancée and thought that a landing on a remote hill/mountain with a picnic would be a great way to do it, so emailed OTT and was delighted to find that this is in...More

Thank DuncanH758
OverTheTophelicopter, Guest Relations Manager at Over The Top - The Helicopter Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Congratulations again on your engagement Duncan - what a great day! We really appreciate your amazing review, thank you. We are certainly lucky to be apart of life changing moments of our passengers and in any weather we will find you a stunning location for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a beautiful way to see Queenstown and the surrounding areas. Great communication with Katie in the office and a very professional and friendly pilot on the day. A fantastic experience overall and can't wait for the next time.More

Date of experience: December 2018
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OverTheTophelicopter, Guest Relations Manager at Over The Top - The Helicopter Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you hazy_eye! We really appreciate your feedback, It was certainly a pleasure having you both on board with us and sharing our beautiful backyard. We are certainly lucky to have a great fleet of luxury helicopters and amazing pilots! I will be sure to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic in every way. Safe, beautiful and delicious first class picnic. Would highly recommend to all.More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TaranC784
OverTheTophelicopter, Guest Relations Manager at Over The Top - The Helicopter Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you TaranC784, we appreciate your feedback and we're glad you had such an amazing experience with us and our beautiful part of the world. I will pass on your kind words to our crew and we look forward to welcoming you back to fly...More

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