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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 4 June 2018

We had Reece take us up on Friday, he was fantastic with the kids and we never felt rushed to go back. We had a fantastic day for it that’s for sure. Our son left his sweatshirt up on Cecil Peak and Reece went back...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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OverTheTophelicopter, Guest Relations Manager at Over The Top - The Helicopter Company, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

Thank you! We really appreciate your feedback and are delighted you had such an amazing time with Rhys and creating new family memories, we loved seeing your kids faces and stories when they came back to base. Collecting left behind items from a mountain top...More

Reviewed 25 May 2018

Thank you so much Rhys and the whole Over The Top team, my husband and I were on our honeymoon in Queenstown and for his birthday we decided to play golf on top of a mountain. (As you do) Rhys made us feel safe and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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OverTheTophelicopter, Guest Relations Manager at Over The Top - The Helicopter Company, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Thank you! We really appreciate your amazing review, it's celebrations such as your husbands birthday combined with an anniversary that we love going Over The Top to deliver you the best memorable experience. It was a pleasure having you on board with us and sharing...More

Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

We took the 2 1/2 hr helicopter ride booked in advance before leaving the states,flew with such a nice family Campbell, Amanda and Hazel who were just as thrilled with the ride as we were.I would recommend this company to anyone our pilot was so...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Richard C
OverTheTophelicopter, Guest Relations Manager at Over The Top - The Helicopter Company, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Thank you Rick & Mary! We really appreciate your amazing review, we are certainly lucky to fly our passengers to some of the most stunning locations in the world on a daily basis and we're glad you have some super photos that have captured these...More

Reviewed 6 May 2018

A group of us landed on Cecil Peak and had the champagne picnic for a friend's 30th...WOW. We have all been living in QT for a number of years and this was by far the best experience we have had yet. From the staff, to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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OverTheTophelicopter, Guest Relations Manager at Over The Top - The Helicopter Company, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Thank you! We really appreciate your amazing review and it's exciting to provide our locals with a WOW experience in our own backyard. What a great way to celebrate your friends 30th Birthday! I will pass on your kind words to Brad & the crew...More

Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Was a great flight and scenery was out off this world. Landed on the glacier which was spectacular and didn’t think it would get any better,but then flew over Milford Sounds unreal. Thanks to our pilot Brad whom was outstanding and Jess who was part...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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OverTheTophelicopter, Manager at Over The Top - The Helicopter Company, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Thank you Lance for your review! It really is breathtaking flying through Fiordland isn't it? Thanks again for flying with Over The Top and kind words about our team Brad and Jess.

Reviewed 18 April 2018

So I've been traveling Australia and NZed for 1 month. I did 2 helicopter rides in Sydney, one in the Coral Reef Barrier and this one. This was by far the best. Have to be fair: just because the views are out of this world....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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OverTheTophelicopter, Guest Relations Manager at Over The Top - The Helicopter Company, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Thank you! We really appreciate your amazing review, we are certainly lucky to fly our passengers to some of the most stunning locations in the world on a daily basis and we're glad you have some super photos that have captured these magic moments. It...More

Reviewed 26 March 2018

What a fun time we had, flying over The Remarkables. We were lucky that the wind had died down which allowed us to fly to The Remarkables, and then land! We then hit golf balls(biodegradable of course) off the side of the mountain into a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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OverTheTophelicopter, Guest Relations Manager at Over The Top - The Helicopter Company, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Thanks Dan! We appreciate your feedback and we're glad you had such an amazing experience with us hitting golf balls off the top of The Remarkables - our trips are only limited by your imagination! Will share your kind words with Dan and the rest...More

Reviewed 8 March 2018

How does one say a company does exactly what they say? Look no further. Safe. Fun. Exactly as they promise. And not a bad place to practice your golf swing looking into Queenstown. Good food on the picnic and receive exactly what you pay for.More

Date of experience: March 2018
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OverTheTophelicopter, Guest Relations Manager at Over The Top - The Helicopter Company, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Thank you, we really appreciate your feedback and we're glad you had such an amazing experience with us in our beautiful part of the world, you can't beat our Gourmet Picnics at 4000ft! We really enjoyed flying you both with and look forward to taking...More

Reviewed 1 March 2018

We had six hours of flying into the Fiords, landing on beaches, Corrie lakes, hanging valleys, ancient forests, River valleys, snow covered glaciers and culminating in a marvellous picnic over looking the Queenstown Lake half way up a mountain, with rugs, champagne, delicious food and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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OverTheTophelicopter, Guest Relations Manager at Over The Top - The Helicopter Company, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you, we appreciate your feedback and we're glad you had such an amazing experience with us and our beautiful part of the world. We look forward to taking you Over The Top next time your in town...!

Reviewed 28 February 2018

What an amazing time! Sweeping away at a thrilling but gentle pace, our pilot Dan was both charming, informative, and technically proficient. Amazingly gentle landings on the smallest of perches to get the best of views of an amazing town, mountain range, glacier, lakes, rivers,...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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OverTheTophelicopter, Guest Relations Manager at Over The Top - The Helicopter Company, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you, we appreciate your feedback, It was certainly a pleasure having you both on board with us and sharing our beautiful backyard! Will share your kind words with Dan and looking forward to welcoming you back to fly with us again soon!

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