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Heli Tours Queenstown

| Queenstown International Airport, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
+64 3-451 0515
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Highly disappointed

I thought this would b a highlight of our holiday to Queenstown as a kiwi living in Aussie and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
KiwiGoldCoast
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Pure magic

We took a helicopter flight to Milford with stops in Milford Sound, a West Coast beach and the top... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Julie J
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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 3 days ago via mobile

I thought this would b a highlight of our holiday to Queenstown as a kiwi living in Aussie and bring our Aussie friends to our beautiful country I felt we were ripped of and thought of as just tourists it turned out to b the...More

Thank KiwiGoldCoast
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi KiwiGoldCoast, Thank you for your review, as discussed in our response to your email, we looked into your flight, the recorded weather conditions from the QN control tower, our satellite tracking of our aircraft and a discussion with our pilot. We are sorry your...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

We took a helicopter flight to Milford with stops in Milford Sound, a West Coast beach and the top of a snowy mountain with views down the Dart Valley to Lake Wakatipu. The scenery was magnificent - it was a day of "Wow"s! Our pilot...More

Thank Julie J
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Julie j, WoW - yes we here that alot! Fiordland and Milford Sound are truly incredible to see from the air, giving you perspective on how small mankind really is. alpine lakes, waterfalls, glaciers and amazing rain-forest, your pilot guided you throughout your trip...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

What a fabulous trip on a fabulous day with our fabulous pilot, Blair. A once in a lifetime experience, soaking up Milford Sound, West Coach beaches and standing atop snow capped mountains! Many thanks for the best day.More

Thank Maria B
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Maria, Excellent to hear Blair looked after you, the Milford Extended is one of the best flights covering Milford Sound, the rugged West Coast and a glacier landing. It is a highlight for many of our guests and hope you got some great photos...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

I was booked onto a helicopter flight to Milford Sound as part of a work team building surprise and it was one of the most amazing days i have had. We travelled to Milford Sound, landed on a secluded beach and on top of a...More

Thank jilly734
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi jilly734 Awesome to hear you guys enjoyed your experience with us, the Milford Sound extended is a favorite with our pilots and is a must do tour. Such a dramatic change in landscape and environment in a short distance with no one there, just...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After reading reviews of many operators that offer heli tours, Heli Tours Queenstown stood out for me. Advertised snow and flight time was much longer than other tour operators state. This was a big selling point for me, particularly when I proposed to my now...More

Thank paynie77
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi paynie77 Thanks for the kind review, great to hear we had a point of difference and you enjoyed your alpine snow landing. This is one of the most popular flights and even better that your now engaged! Congratulations! Enjoy the rest of your holiday...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tucked away in the corner of Queenstown airport, as soon as you arrive feels like you're going to be in for something special. The staff were amazing. From lift off your perspective of the world is instantly changed. Early morning light made everything out the...More

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

Hi ActionAdventurer, Thanks for the awesome review! The Alpine snow landing is one of the most popular flights giving you an opportunity to touch snow for the first time or throw a snowball too! Great to hear Paul looked after you and trust your photos...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Alpine Heli flight with landing, booked with Mark King (Happy Tours) excellent friendly advice. Punctual pickup and welcome, knowledgeable pilot, assisted with helicopter landing, walking and return. Great views and experience. Thanks.More

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

Hi Phil! Thank you for your review, Great to hear you had a fun out on the Queenstown alpine landing tour with our friendly staff. We do try and do our best and look after all our guests, your pilot looked after you during the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were recommended Heli Tours and I'm so glad we booked. It was a surprise for my husband and we both absolutely loved it. The pilot was friendly and so knowledgeable. The transfers were awesome and the view was exceptional. Such an awesome treat and...More

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

Hi Revampnzgirl Excellent to hear you were recommended to us! It sounds like you and your husband enjoyed your Helicopter experience and our pilot looked after you discussing some local history and got some great photos. Thank you for taking time to write a review,...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Prior to the ride, the staff were very patient in replying to all my queries. Our first flight fell through due to cloudy weather, but they were prompt in scheduling us on an alternative flight the following afternoon too. Even though the ride itself was...More

Thank estheryeap
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Hi estheryeap Thank you for the kind review, yes the weather in the Mountains here can change from time to time and why we require the mandatory weather check in the morning. Excellent to hear you had a great experience on the 20min Queenstown flight,...More

Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing experience, spectacular scenery, a present for my 40th bday and my sons 9th bday, was ment to be the trip of a life time however was dampened by the shortness of the trip. It says on the brochure 45m but we were only allocated...More

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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Hi Tash S, Thank you for your review and honesty. Excellent to hear you had an amazing experience on your Snow landing tour with great views in and around the surrounding mountains of Queenstown. We are sorry you are disappointed due to the flight being...More

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