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Heli Tours Queenstown

| Queenstown International Airport, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
+64 3-451 0515
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Having a pregnant wife there is not a lot to do in Queenstown but this is definitely one you can... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Matt E
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What a wonderful experience it was. We flew over the Milford sounds, glenorchy, glaciers & glacial... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having a pregnant wife there is not a lot to do in Queenstown but this is definitely one you can and should. The team at heli tours we sensational. We booked the snow landing flight and definitely weren’t disappointed even if a hotter than normal...More

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

Hi Matt, Great to hear from you and thanks for taking time to write a review. Excellent to hear you and your wife had a wonderful time up to the Snow, unfortunately it has been a warm Summer and not much snow left, hope you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful experience it was. We flew over the Milford sounds, glenorchy, glaciers & glacial lakes; saw some beautiful waterfalls. The trip included landing on top of a mountain. The view was just spectacular & we couldn’t have asked for a better weather. The...More

Thank gosz671
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi gosz671 Great to hear from you again and thank you for review. We fly in some amazing environments from Queenstown to see and from your description - Milford Sound (8th Natural Wonder of the World) is a must do. Seeing the Glacier's, Waterfalls and...More

Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Our first experience in Queenstown was taking this scenic flight with Heli Tours. They were excellent to deal with and were extremely accomodating with the wheelchair for my son Aaron. Matt the pilot was a super chilled out guy, very funny, loads of gags and...More

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

Hi John, Thank you for your detailed review, great to hear Matty looked after you and you enjoyed your experience. Some good advice for people with wheel chairs thinking of coming out on a Helicopter too! Enjoy the rest of your holiday, Regards Katherine and...More

Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

We had a great time touring Queenstown and Milford Sound. Landed on a mountain which was awesome. Always had plenty of time to take photos. Pilot was great, took photos for all of us when asked. Doing the Milford Sound boat cruise at the same...More

Thank ZoranK-P
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2018

Hi ZoranK-P Great to hear you had a good time on your Milford Sound tour with the cruise. You get to see so much with the waterfalls, rainforest, alpine lakes and glaciers from the air and also on the water. Our pilots do their best...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

I don’t suppose that any helicopter tour is anything other than expensive, but WOW ! We were collected from our hotel and taken the short drive to the airport. Our pilot, Ben, took all the pre board photos after the safety briefing and then kept...More

Thank Jerry W
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2018

Hi Jerry, Great photo up on the Tyndall Glacier! Thank you for your review, excellent to hear Ben looked after you and felt safe and appreciated. The temperature point is an interesting one as on your trip it was quite warm on the ice in...More

Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Amazing experience flying over mountains, lakes and Shotover River and landing on a glacier with our very skillful heli pilot Matt, who also took stunning pics and videos of all the group members. Highly recommend. Thanks Matt and the Heli tours crew!More

Thank Alex K
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2017

Hi Alex, Thank you for taking time to write a review. Flying by Helicopter through the mountains here in the Southern Alps is amazing, you get to see so much and then experience the Glacier landing. Glad to hear your pilot and guide Matt looked...More

Reviewed 16 December 2017

Had the best day with Heli Tours. Awesome ride over to Milford stopping at the top of a mountain, over glaciers and rainforests it was surreal. Awesome boat trip then ride back, it really was an amazing experience!!!More

Thank RemoHart
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2017

Hi RemoHart Excellent to hear you had a 'awesome' experience with us on your Milford Sound tour. It is such a dramatic change in environments going from Queenstown into Fiordland National Park and being able to see everything form the air. We wish you all...More

Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

First time being on heli and on ice it’s absolutely stunning for me! The flight is smooth as the pilot is so experience.More

Thank ahmadshafik s
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2017

Hi ahmadshafik s Thank you for your review, great to get you on Snow for the first time! It is a different experience and a good opportunity to take some amazing photos. Our Eurocopters are smooth and safe flying around the Southern Alps and with...More

Reviewed 7 December 2017

From the outset Heli-Tours Queenstown provided a wonderful experience, before booking I had a few questions that were promptly answered, they were able to cater to a specific time requested and specific dietary requirements. On the day they arranged a pick up for us at...More

Thank Daniel L
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Hi Daniel L, What a wonderful review, thank you very much! The Picnic in Paradise, is a fantastic experience perfect for couples with beautiful views to match. All out staff take pride in what we do and strive to look after all of our guests....More

Reviewed 4 December 2017

Absolutely spectacular from start to finish - amazing guys to deal with, nothing was too much trouble, consummate professionals. Enabled such an incredibly magical experience with lunch on 'the ledge' at Cecil Peak. We cannot speak highly enough, worth every penny and a real must...More

Thank Tobemory
HeliToursQTN, Owner at Heli Tours Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Hi Tobemory, Thank you for your time to write a review, excellent to hear you had a wonderful experience with us. Our food tours are popular and certainly the picnic in paradise option on Cecil Pk has spectacular views over Lake Wakatipu and Queenstown. We...More

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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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