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Heli Tours Queenstown

| Queenstown International Airport, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
+64 3-451 0515
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Once in a life time experience

OMG this has to be one of the best tours we have ever done, Paul the tour guide, pilot all round... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tracey S
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Sydney, Australia
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10 million stars.

Loved it loved it loved it. Worth it worth it worth it. Do it do it do it. Words don’t do... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bek 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 5 days ago via mobile

OMG this has to be one of the best tours we have ever done, Paul the tour guide, pilot all round nice guy gave us 2.5 hours of pure joy, amazing views, unforgettable landmarks. The only downside if there was one was the cloud at...More

Thank Tracey S
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Tracey, Great to hear back from you and excellent to hear you had a wonderful time with Paul. The Milford Sound extended is one of the most popular tours and also pilot's highlights. The weather can change from time to time especially in Fiordland...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved it loved it loved it. Worth it worth it worth it. Do it do it do it. Words don’t do justice to the helicopter experience we had the opportunity of doing in Queenstown. We had the perfect view of all the mountains, lakes, and...More

Thank Bek C
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Bek C, Thank you very much for your kind words, it certainly is an exciting experience for everyone, you get to see so much from the air! Excellent to hear your pilot looked after you along with our amazing team, we all thank you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Paul welcomed us into his office with his humble personality and great service. The tour was spectacular flying next to sites only a helicopter could reach such as glaciers, hidden waterfalls in the mountains and seals along the coast line. Would highly recommend Heli Tours!More

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

Hello Dee, Thank you for taking time to write a kind review, It was our pleasure to have you join us and show you our amazing backyard we call home. The Milford extended is certainly our pilot's favorite as it captures many different environments without...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my girlfriend chose Heli Tours for their great reviews and competitive prices. From the moment we stepped inside the office we were greeted by the lovely young lady at the counter who was very helpful and friendly. Our pilots name was Blair. Before...More

Thank ryanbP6535DN
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Ryan, Thank you very much for the detailed review, great to hear you had a wonderful experience with us and your pilot Blair. We also must say Congratulations again! We trust the video came out ok with the big moment caught on camera, a...More

Reviewed 17 October 2017 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

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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

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 17 October 2017

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 19 October 2017

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 17 October 2017

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 19 October 2017

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 17 October 2017

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 19 October 2017

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 16 October 2017 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 19 October 2017

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 24 September 2017

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 25 September 2017

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

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