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Reid Helicopters Nelson

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Address: 256, Eighty Eight Valley Road RD 1 Wakefield, Nelson 7052, New Zealand
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+64 3-541 9530
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Reid Helicopters Nelson is a locally owned and operated helicopter company...

Reid Helicopters Nelson is a locally owned and operated helicopter company specializing in personalized tours of the Nelson & Marlborough regions. We are also Nelson's leading provider of commercial services. With 3 generations of experience operating helicopters in Nelson and the surrounding national parks, who better to show you the diversity of our naturally beautiful region?

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Fly fishing with Bill and Tobey

Safe secure sensitive pilots with decades of experience and understanding of the passengers thoughts and reservations No risks and quest for passenger maximum comfort and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 January 2017
kookoo48
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Vancouver, Washington
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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Safe secure sensitive pilots with decades of experience and understanding of the passengers thoughts and reservations No risks and quest for passenger maximum comfort and concerns. Choppers are best in class and well maintained and best Maintenance I have seen in my decades of personally flying. I will fly any day anywhere with this three generation helicopter family operation in... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

we hired reids helicopters for one of there outings to punga cove it was the best birthday present ever the flight was amazing the service was just as good and the food was as well .The team at reid helicopters are friendly welcoming and treat you as if you are one of the family . this well worth the trip

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

My mother booked this trip for me and a friend in December 2015. We chose to do their full three hour Lord of the Rings trip. Since we were going skydiving earlier that day, we requested that they pick us up at the skydiving landing area, and they accommodated us. It was an unforgettable experience, jumping out of a plane... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

We were completely blown away on this ride. My first helicopter ride and it won't be my last. The scenery was stunning, Michael was friendly n accommodating. The drive to Wakefield was easy and amped you up for an unforgettable tour. We only stopped off at one point as we were short of time. The team ran us through what... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

We can't say enough good things about Reid Helicopters. We enjoyed the Lord of the Rings flight - Amazing! Mike, the pilot, was personable, knowledgeable, and so hospitable. Couldn't believe how smooth the flight was and how cool to actually see and be where the LOTR filming took place. Hamish welcomed us to Reid Helicopters and was great fun to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

This was my first helicopter experience, and it was just perfect. The owner of Stonefly Lodge arranged this for us. It was our last day, and we had a few hours before we had to catch our flight home. I have always been a little nervous about trying this, especially ones geared towards tourists. But as soon as I arrived... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

WOW! This day could not have gone better! We were greeted and given a safety talk. Our pilot then ensured we were comfortable before flying us over the stunning landscape. New Zealand is the most beautiful place on Earth but this is the best way to see it by far. We then set down on the mountain and instantly recognised... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

I did two helicopter flights with Reid Helicopters for fly fishing. Both were great experiences. The pilot, Rachel, was knowledgeable and safe. Flights were very smooth and offered incredible scenery.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

We loved our helicopter ride to Mt. Olympus and Mt. Owen, two important filming locations for LOTR that are inaccessible otherwise. Our pilot, Mike, couldn't have been friendlier or nicer, and he not only made us comfortable, but also taught us a lot about how the national parks are managed (esp. wildlife control). Views are outstanding.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Couldn't recommend this experience any higher. Took a scenic flight tour over the Abel Tasman national park. The pilot was very friendly, and the helicopter was of good quality/well maintained. The views were spectacular, and was overall a highly positive experience. The flight was reasonably priced, and will certainly recommend to others!

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