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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 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!

Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

When Milford Sound weather turned we went with their suggestion of touring the Southern Alps. Our family of 7 split up into 2 helicopters and enjoys the breathtaking ride that included stops at waterfalls and crushing golf balls into the lake nestled in the alps....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 really appreciate your feedback and are delighted you had such an amazing time with us, all whilst creating new family memories! We hope you enjoyed your time in NZ and look forward to welcoming you back to fly with us again soon!

Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

The team at Over-The-Top were great. We had a large group going on several scenic flights from a remote location on the edge of Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown, NZ. The remote booking was done seamlessly. We were appraised as to the weather conditions frequently leading up...More

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

Thank you John for your fine words and praise. We were delighted to be part of the milestone birthday celebrations for Nell!

Reviewed 30 January 2018

We spent 2+ weeks in New Zealand on our honeymoon and this was the highlight of our trip. I could not recommend Over the Top enough. If i could go back and do it over again, I would have booked another tour (or two)!

Date of experience: December 2017
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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 our pilots and we look forward to welcoming you back to fly with us again soon!

Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Great flight to Milford Sound. I felt safe at all times. Pilot was responsible and decided on an alternative landing site when weather conditions deteriorated. Communication with the pilot over headphones was clear commentary on the geography

Date of experience: January 2018
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OverTheTophelicopter, General Manager at Over The Top - The Helicopter Company, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Thank you Kevin for your review. Safety is indeed paramount in the dynamic weather environment of Fiordland National Park.

Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

This trip was incredible!! Dan showed us all around Queenstown aerially and then took us to see Milford Sound. We landed at several amazing places, always feeling very comfortable with Dan’s flying. He had us at ease the entire time so we could enjoy all...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Our family had a fantastic experience on our helicopter ride. We landed in four different spots. Once on a glacier, once in Milford sound, once on a black sand beach and then by a beautiful lake. There is no way you could see all these...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

First time in a helicopter and the experience was amazing!! James, our pilot, was so awesome and he took us to land on a glacier and view the Milford Sound and surrounding area. what a beautiful way to see Queenstown. Highly recommend this company for...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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OverTheTophelicopter, General Manager at Over The Top - The Helicopter Company, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Thanks for your review and great to have you fly with us on your first helicopter flight! It really is the best way to experience our beautiful backyard.

Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Fantastic experience -made even more so as it was a surprise! OTT literally! Totally worth it. Late afternoon was a superb time to do it about 5pm in December, as the light was amazing.

Date of experience: December 2017
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OverTheTophelicopter, Manager at Over The Top - The Helicopter Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thank you for your review. Golden evening light is amazing isn't it!

Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Superlatives do not do justice to our experience! Two of the party were disabled and required extra help. This was provided with alacrity. We all had a wonderful trip. Tony Heyes (Dr)

Date of experience: November 2017
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OverTheTophelicopter, Manager at Over The Top - The Helicopter Company, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Thanks for your review and glad you enjoyed your trip with us!

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