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Heli Tours Queenstown

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Address: | Queenstown International Airport, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
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+64 3-451 0515
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Heli Tours is owned and operated by Paul and Katherine Mitchell. It is the...

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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Glacier Flight In Summer

A helicopter ride is like no other & best way to see the glaciers is with Heli Tours. Blair was our pilot and cruised his way making us feel very comfortable. Views were... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Angela Ms K
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melbourne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A helicopter ride is like no other & best way to see the glaciers is with Heli Tours. Blair was our pilot and cruised his way making us feel very comfortable. Views were breathtaking & touching & seeing snow for the first was amazing in summer. Ps. Always take a jacket as weather is crazy cold up on those peaks.

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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this review

Hi Angela, Great photos and thanks for the review! Up on the glacier at 7,000ft is certainly different weather than down at Queenstown, good to hear Blair looked after you guys, certainly viewing the crevasses from the air and landing on the ice is a highlight! Enjoy the rest of your holiday, warm regards Paul and Katherine More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to pilot Ben this was amazing awesome trip !!!! Absolutely fabulous views. Plenty of photo opportunities and didn't get rushed to move on

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Thank Dave S
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this review

Hi Dave, Thank you for taking time to write a review, glad you got lots of photos and Ben took care of you guys, it is an excellent way to see the mountains from the Helicopter. Have an awesome holiday in NZ, thanks again Paul and Katherine More 

Antibes, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my parents and my souvenir 😉 haha my partner on the scenic flight, landing on queenstown stunning remarkables. We had Ben who was amazing, from the moment he welcomed us, to the moment we thanked him for the trip of a lifetime. He tested my blood pressure with a cliff drop. Highly recommend this! Aj

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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this review

Hi AjShane, Great review thanks Aj, you get some pretty amazing views from the top of the Remarkables and an excellent experience in a Helicopter! All our pilots do their best to look after our guests and pleased to hear Ben took care of you. enjoy the rest of your holiday, regards Katherine and Paul More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked a flight through bookme which meant i only paid $260 for 2 people and it was worth every cent! the flight was very seamless and we had no turbulence whatsoever, the pilot was very informative with all the views make sure you bring a jacket because we thought it was a very warm day but turns out once... More 

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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this review

Hi a_little_asian, Thanks for your review, you were quite lucky we had good weather with no wind and sunshine as the last few months have been average to say the least! You did get a good deal, there are a couple of them and have strict terms and conditions but fit that discount market. Glad you had fun, hope you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ben (pilot) was awesome. Team were great. Views were stunning. Great experience. Would definitely recommend.

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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this review

Hi CFents, Cheers for the review, Ben is a popular pilot and is a favorite with guests, we try and share our experiences and knowledge with our guests, great to hear you had a wonderful flight and experience with us, we will pass on your comments to Ben. Enjoy the rest of your holiday, regards Katherine And Paul More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is deffinitaly a MUST while you are in Queenstown. Wonderful adventure, really a WOW effect from the beginning to the end and long after that. Super nice people working there, our heli-pilot was the best;) Would recommend to all for sure!! Meesha

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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this review

Hi Meesha T, Thank you for your review, that's wonderful you had a great time out on one of our flights, you certainly get to see everything from the air with views in all directions. All our staff try their best to look after everyone and make their experience to remember and tell your friends about, hope you got some... More 

Lexington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We weren't originally going to do this, and what a shame that would have been! We were supposed to fly to Milford Sound on a small plane via a different company and spend a half day. The day we had booked, the weather didn't allow flight, so it was cancelled. We were pretty busy the two days we had left... More 

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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this review

Hi M_J_Iverson, Great to hear from you again! Thank you very much, it was our pleasure having you join us and as you mentioned lucky you booked last minute! The Milford Sound extended tour is one of the best taking in all environments of Milford sound, the wild west coast and a glacier. All our pilots do their best to... More 

New York, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful afternoon with Heli Tours. The staff were fabulous and the views were incredible. We landed on a beach, on the top of the Glacier and another mountain. We got incredible photos, the pilot was fun and informative and we felt well taken care of.

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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this review

Hi Hobegirl, Great review thank you, an awesome way to see the Southern Alps with all the glaciers, we take pride in all our staff trying help our guests have the best time away in our Helicopters and wonderful to get good feedback, all the best for the rest of your holiday, warm regards Katherine and Paul More 

Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

OK, so it's a short flight, but how often do you get to land on the mountain top to take pictures? The pilot was excellent and the flight gives fantastic aerial views over Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu, before landing on the mountain overlooking the lake. The helicopter seats 6 THIN passengers plus pilot. Good thing you are not airborne for... More 

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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this review

Hi Glyn F Thank you for your review, the short flight you were on was the 20min Queenstown scenic flight, it is a great tour with views over Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown and the surrounding area. You did book on a heavily discounted flight and with that we require minimum passengers to make it viable, unfortunately the human race is getting... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Experience the sights and landscape of Queenstown from a completely different angle. Ben was an excellent pilot and made us feel safe throughout the entire flight. He was super friendly and took some great photos or us on the mountain landing. A great item to get ticked off the bucket list.

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HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this review

Hi Stuart D, Thanks for your review, you certainly get a birds eye view from on top of the mountain, great to hear that Ben looked after you and got some good photos to remember your experience. We wish you all the best for the rest of your holiday, regards Katherine and Paul More 

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