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Heli Tours Queenstown

| Queenstown International Airport, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
+64 3-451 0515
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Nice but expensive

It was extremely nice and fun to go with Heli tours. We had really nice flight over the mountains... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bartosz W
Mike and Alli

Heli Tours excellent picked us up from the motel the flight was amazing never been in a helicopter... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michael C
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Heli Tours is owned and operated by Paul and Katherine Mitchell. It is the ONLY privately locally owned Helicopter Company that fly in Queenstown. We are New Zealanders who grew up in the region. We have a passion, the knowledge of and a relationship with this land. All year round we specialise in Helicopter flights around Queenstown,Milford Sound, Fiordland and Canterbury.
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| Queenstown International Airport, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
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+64 3-451 0515

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was extremely nice and fun to go with Heli tours. We had really nice flight over the mountains, landing on the ice and the pilot was just terrific, nice guy with sense of humour. It's a little overpriced, but It's just Queenstown, everything is...More

Thank Bartosz W
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi W Bartosz! Thank you for your review, excellent to hear you enjoyed your flight with a Glacier landing and your pilot looked after you. Helicopters are very expensive and hence the prices to recover business costs (fuel/maintenance/landing fees/admin/staff) as an example. It is totally...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Heli Tours excellent picked us up from the motel the flight was amazing never been in a helicopter before.Pilot Ben was great thanks for the James Bond style flight from the top of the peak was pretty cool .Would love to go again thanks Heli...More

Thank Michael C
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Michael C, Thank you for your review, excellent to hear you enjoyed your first Helicopter flight! Once you get a taste for it, it is very addictive! Will pass on your comments to Ben, we trust he took some good photos of you guys,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing time with this tour and the pilot was so much fun he made it even more of a great experience. He even went out of his way to make sure we saw snow when he heard I had only seen it...More

Thank KaylaShoe
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Kayla, Thank you for taking time for your review, wonderful to hear your pilot looked after you, experiencing a Helicopter flight up to the top of the mountain is certainly a must do while in Queenstown, even better you had fun in the snow!...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Did a Milford Extended Heli-flight this week and was an unforgettable experience and sceneries of incredible beauty. Our pilot Paul (owner/operator of Heli Tours) took us on a 2.5h flight to Milford Sound from Queenstown and shared his local knowledge . We discovered the hidden...More

Thank AlexisBuhagiar
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Alexis, What a kind, detailed review. The Milford Sound extended is one of the most popular flights and also our pilot's favourite too! The view from the air flying over waterfalls, rivers, alpine lakes, glaciers and ice shelves, rain forest is breathtaking and glad...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I recently stayed for 8 nights in Queenstown and we'd planned in advance most of what we wanted to do. However, while we were there I saw a super discounted last minute deal for a Scenic Flight & Mountain Landing with Heli...More

Thank sydneysan
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi sydneysan Thank you for your great review, we appreciate it! Awesome to hear it was one of your highlights during your stay in Queenstown, the Queenstown flight and mountain landing is a good entry level flight for people never flown before but also one...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must do in Queenstown. Four of us had never been in a helicopter, so treated ourselves. What an Amazing experience. Thankyou Ben and Heli Tours for the best time 👍👍👍👍More

Thank Kim S
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Kim, great to hear you had fun and Ben looked after you. It is an amazing experience to be in a Helicopter for the first time, completely different to a plane and more exciting too! We wish you all the best for the rest...More

Reviewed 14 May 2017

My daughter and I decided to treat ourselves to a ride as we could get a discount whilst booking a few tours at the same time. We decided to book the cheapest option to the Remarkables, but were incredibly lucky to be upgraded to a...More

Thank KiwiGs
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Hi KiwiGs, Thank you for your detailed review, what an experience you had! You were quite lucky with the upgrade as the Glacier flight is quite different compared to the local Queenstown flight. Excellent to hear Ben looked after you and everyone else, good to...More

Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Queenstown is nothing.........without going on a flight with heli tours! Absolutely amazing flight with a top class pilot (Ben F) and incredible scenery! Words cannot explain how amazing it was. Highly recommend! We went out on sunset up to Cecil Peak and the views were...More

Thank Alice P
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Hi Alice, Thank you for your great review, certainly seeing Queenstown from the air and surrounding mountains is a must do, wonderful to hear Ben looked after you and got some great photos too on sunset, enjoy your stay here in Queenstown, regards Katherine and...More

Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Fantastic day out, we did the Flight to Milford sound, cruise then land on the snowfield on the way home. BEN the pilot was very informative and made the Flight fun and interesting. First time helicopter flight first time snow and the views and immense...More

Thank Peter T
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thank Peter, Wonderful to hear Ben looked after you and had a great Milford Sound experience with the glacier landing too. Milford Sound is one of the Natural wonders of the world and a must see for visitors to NZ, we are pleased the weather...More

Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We did a 35min helicopter flight over Queenstown landing on Cecil Peak, the flight was amazing, scenery stunning. We found the entire experience from pick up to drop off smooth and friendly. The pilot was reassuring and very informative throughout. Would definitely use this company...More

Thank Maria P
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Hi Maria, Thank you so much for your review, that's awesome to hear you enjoyed yourself and had a wonderful experience with us, we do try and help all of our guests made feel welcome, I trust your photos came out well and look forward...More

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Ruby S
What is the best time to visit the glacier? is there any months that are hard to travel in/ too hot? we're also planning on doing lots of trekking, if anyone knows a great time of year.
25 June 2015|
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Response from Ashley K |
Hi Ruby S, you can visit the Glaciers anytime of the year, Summer is generally best, but Autumn is cooler and but good days moving into Winter which the weather can be quite changeable but also some good clear days and... More
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