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Heli Tours Queenstown

| Queenstown International Airport, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
+64 3-451 0515
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Heli Tours Queenstown is locally owned and operated by Paul and Katherine Mitchell, New Zealanders who grew up in the Queenstown and Canterbury regions. With a passion to showcase their extensive knowledge of the local geography and history, Heli Tours specialise in providing bespoke helicopter flights around Queenstown, Milford Sound, Fiordland and the South Island. Heli Tours Queenstown offer fresh new experiences with a personal touch to highlight the area’s alpine lakes, glaciers, untouched beaches, magnificent waterfalls and family farms, while showcasing local food and produce with our popular Mountain chef experience. Combined with adventurous or leisurely activities, Heli Tours Queenstown can create an itinerary just for you.
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| Queenstown International Airport, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
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"cecil peak"
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"mountain landing"
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"pilot paul"
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"milford sound"
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"glacier flight"
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"amazing experience"
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"quick safety briefing"
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"amazing pilot"
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"snowball fight"
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"ticked all the boxes"
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"worth every cent"
in 10 reviews
"snow covered"
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"cannot speak highly enough"
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"mountain top"
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"entire flight"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Scenic flight above Queenstown with landing in the snow above the mountain. Very friendly staff always up to take pictures and helping making this experience as memorable as it can be. Thanks team definitely recommend it!More

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Heli T, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Scherby Thank you for your kind review, You get a great view from high above Queenstown on our local flights, excellent to hear our friendly staff looked after you to make it extra special for you guys, I trust your pilot got some great...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Would bot recommend got told wrong time to meet by staff, even so turned up early then got called a liar try to relsole this and was just told more lies! Read disappointed really expected better. To sum up the story never got to go...More

Thank cassiebrennan
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Heli T, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Cassie, We are disappointed you have taken to Tripadvisor to vent your frustration of what was a simple mistake made by your brother. We have carried thousands of other very happy customers who manage to turn up ontime and are respectful and friendly. As...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing way to experience and view of Queenstown from above. The scenery and flight are both a great and must do experience. The team is super friendly and attentive. From the transfer pick up with Matt to the safe and commentary filled flight with...More

Thank Robert C
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Heli T, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Robert C Thank you for your great review, Glad to hear you had a good experience with our friendly team of Matt and Ben looking after you, you can certainly see alot from the air but also when you land to get out and...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Clear blue skies over Queenstown, little to no wind, cool, crisp winters afternoon. We were collected at The Station as arranged and perfectly on time and driven to the Heli Tours office located at the airport. Both there and back the shuttle drivers were excellent,...More

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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Wow! What do we say to that review! Thank you very much for taking the time to tell us about your experience with us. The last few weeks here in Queenstown have been amazing with clear skies, sunshine, no cloud and no wind. You certainly...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Overall it is ok I guess i thought we got to land on snow and take pictures and i was only half right The helicopter’a engine is still on so badically u cant take pictures near the helicopter just few steps further away for safety...More

Thank DJLengYein
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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Hi DJLengYein, Thank you for your detailed review, we are disappointed your flight did not meet your high expectations and have looked into the flight taken. You booked through your travel agent for a share with others Alpine Snow landing last week. The flight went...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

One of the most beautiful places on earth..We shared our amazing tour with our 11 week old son and it was one of my most memorable moments in life as it was our first family holiday . From Queenstown We helicoptered into Milford sounds &...More

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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Hi rodez1 Thank you for your detailed email, excellent to hear you had memorable experience with us. All our Fiordland tours are pretty popular and an excellent opportunity for all ages from all different countries to experience this unique National Park. Milford Sound certainly is...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2018

What an experience!! In Queenstown for Luma and my best friends shout me a ride with Heli Tours. Mark and I were picked up and wizzed away to board a chopper! What awesome staff by the way friendly and informative. I hope I have his...More

Thank maisiemao
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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Hi maisiemao Excellent to hear you had a great weekend in Queenstown, the Luma light event was amazing and topped off with a scenic Helicopter flight. You are very kind with your comments regarding our staff, we try our best look after everyone and have...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

This experience exceeded all expectations! After arriving at the office located near the car hire carpark at Queenstown airport our pilot gave us a quick safety briefing and then we were off! We flew to Cecil Peak and we were given a very generous amount...More

Thank Keith H
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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Hi Keith, Thank you for your detailed review on our Alpine Snow landing, excellent to hear you had a great experience with us and Ben our pilot looked after you. Certainly the views at the moment with fresh snow and blue skies make it very...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Very friendly staff to begin with then into chopper to see the amazing scenery including snow covered mountains around Queenstown area, landed on top of snow covered peak, threw a few snow balls at the wife , gotta love it. Cheers guys at Heli Tours...More

Thank michaelaR1940CL
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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Hi michaelaR1940CL Excellent to hear you had a fantastic flight up to the snow, perfect for throwing a few snowballs! We hope you enjoy the rest of your holiday here in New Zealand, Regards Katherine and Paul

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heyymateyy
21 April 2018|
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Response from gosz671 | Reviewed this property |
I’m only seeing this now! Ha! We didn’t book in advance, at all. We found a last minute deal. We were there in January, and it was quite busy. The weather in August is much different, perhaps less sunny days, so maybe the... More
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Ruby S
25 June 2015|
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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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