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Over The Top - The Helicopter Company - Tours

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Address: The Blue Hanger, 10 Tex Smith Lane, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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+64 3-442 2233
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OVER THE TOP – more than a helicopter flight. With the latest helicopters...

OVER THE TOP – more than a helicopter flight. With the latest helicopters available, our interpretive excursions take you over Queenstown, Milford and the Fiords of southern New Zealand. We shut down the helicopter on all of our landings to enjoy quiet beauty of this incredible part of the world.

Fly with Over The Top to experience alpine glaciers and remote lakes with gourmet picnics, hiking, boating, extreme golfing, wine tours, fly fishing or skiing. Our selection of relaxed experiences distils the essence of New Zealand’s most dramatic scenery whilst immersing you in the natural history of the area. Meet, friends of ours, local photographers, artists, high country farmers, wine makers, skippers all of whom are delighted to share their expertise and friendliness. Safety is paramount and continued investment has seen our fleet grow to include the Eurocopter EC130, the worlds most advanced flight seeing helicopter with its enhanced safety features and incredible viewing.

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Over the top 🚁trip was excellent!

What a fabulous way to see the stunning scenery in New Zealand. We had a private trip and it was one of the best things we've ever experienced. Well worth the money. Landing on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Auchterarder, United Kingdom
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Auchterarder, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fabulous way to see the stunning scenery in New Zealand. We had a private trip and it was one of the best things we've ever experienced. Well worth the money. Landing on the Franz Josef Glacier, the Pink Beach and the ridge on Mount Creighton was something else. We had wonderful weather and our pilot was friendly and... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the best tours we have ever taken. Everyone was extremely friendly. The helicopter ride over the mountains to Milford Sound was spectacular. Viewing Milford Sound from the air was truly amazing, waterfalls, cliffs. Then we landed on a beach that could only be accessed by a helicopter, just beautiful. Then within 5 minutes we were landing... More 

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Thank Jorge V
Queenstown, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did an awesome flight recently. Took off from Queenstown and firstly landed on a Glacier.....WOW! incredible to be on top of the world. From there we landed on a beach on the west coast and then flew into Milford sound from the coast. the flight into the Fiord was incredible. Thank you soo much to the whole "Over the... More 

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1 Thank Craig H
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We did the Milford Ultimate Experience with friends from Germany. One of our friends had never been in a helicopter before and although initially apprehensive ,was quickly convinced that this is the ultimate way to travel. The first stop was lunch at Lake Erskine where we had a very tasty picnic of local cheeses, meats and pickles accompanied by fresh... More 

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Thank Darcie704
Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I were recommended Over the Top Helicopters and have to say we were not disappointed. Friendly, helpful staff, superb pilots and great "gear". Landed on the Jura glacier in our Eurocopter. Chopper Dan was informative during our flight and knew his stuff. Simply memorable , a trip where memories were made. Stephen McIvor

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Thank mcivorlive8
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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Our experience with Over the Top Helicopters couldn't have been better. The pilots were awesome and the places they took us to were beyond beautiful. Thanks so much for making our big day one that we'll never forget!

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Thank Matt W
Mexico City, Mexico
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

We took a private 3 hours tours, with 4 stops, it was a great experience. It's incredibly that you can land on a glacier and in a beach, in a lake on the mountains and in a valley, 4 different landscapes. We had a very good lunch in front of the lake in the mountains with salmon, cheeeses, bread, fruit... More 

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Thank Karina L
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We took a 1.5 hour flight from Queenstown over the glaciers and Milford Sound. We landed on a glacier and had the most spectacular views with perfect weather. Our pilot was very informative and the trip went above our expectations. I would highly recommend this company. The experience was truly amazing... even our 13 year old boys were impressed!

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1 Thank physiegirl
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6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Today my wife and I had the ultimate Queenstown experience and took a scenic helicopter trip the top of a mountain for a Fergburger. The pilot James was a brilliant guide and and made the whole trip incredible. The best way of seeing the town and avoiding the queues at Fergburger.

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Thank Lance W
Naples, Florida
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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I beg you, please do this. It was an amazing way to see the incredible beauty of Queenstown and beyond. Our helicopter picked us up near the hotel and flew us around the mountain tops. We landed on top of a mountain next to a clear uninhabited lake. You are completely alone and feel like you are on top of... More 

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