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Reid Helicopters Nelson

256, Eighty Eight Valley Road RD 1 Wakefield, Nelson 7052, New Zealand
+64 3-541 9530
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Lord of the Rings Scenic flight.

My first flight in a helicopter. A lot of good local info from the young pilot about the area and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Stephen F
Hele-jet boat combo

John Brown Absolutely fantastic flight down to Buller Canyon for a Jet boat ride with three... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Hovis321
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Reading, United Kingdom
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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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256, Eighty Eight Valley Road RD 1 Wakefield, Nelson 7052, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My first flight in a helicopter. A lot of good local info from the young pilot about the area and LOTR filming. Most impressed with seeing the two sites from both the air and touching down. It was worth every penny paid as an add...More

Thank Stephen F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

John Brown Absolutely fantastic flight down to Buller Canyon for a Jet boat ride with three friends. Special thanks to Rachel our Pilot, excellent in flight commentary, with a relaxed but very professional attitude from start to finish which made the trip the highlight of...More

Thank Hovis321
Rachael R, Owner at Reid Helicopters Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Guys, Thanks for your review and it was a pleasure showing off the Nelson region while you were here on your stay during the Lions Tour. From the team at Reid Helicopters Nelson

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We asked to fly to the Blue Lake then back down the Richmond Ranges and over to Mapua and Brightwater to view our own private properties from the air. Pilot was fine very friendly and chatty. We asked for an extra 1/2 hour to be...More

Thank LuluPopNZ
Rachael R, Owner at Reid Helicopters Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Guys, Thank you for your review. We are sorry your experience was not as you were expecting. Can you please contact us with the date of travel and your information so we can investigate the flight further. We would love the opportunity to put...More

Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Thank you for making this birthday surprise so utterly memorable. I cannot believe our luck at securing Reid Helicopters for the spectacular Abel Tasman tour. Every single thing Reid Helicopters did for us was right on pointe. With Peter and I both having previous careers...More

1  Thank Linda W
Rachael R, Owner at Reid Helicopters Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Thank you Linda. It was a pleasure having yourself and Peter onboard with us. And yes, we love show-casing our beautiful region and everything it has to offer. We do hope you see you onboard with us again in the future! All the best Toby...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017

I have Flown with Toby numerous times now and always first on his list is safety. Once in the air he is chatty and informative about where you are flying and what you are looking at. A very professional pilot who looks after both his...More

Thank Simon E
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Toby Reid and his team are extremely professional and ensured that we were collected on time from a remote West Coast location and delivered safely to Nelson. It is so heartwarming to have commercial operators act on trust under what were for us somewhat stressful...More

2  Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Thanks so much to your team for an awesome flight up to ghost lake hut. Ground team at both ends very professional and organised. Would definitely recommend and fly with you again. This was a short notice booking from us but you were very accomodating...More

1  Thank keenonholidays
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...More

1  Thank kookoo48
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...More

Thank macodim
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...More

1  Thank Andrew S
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Pat G
8 February 2016|
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Response from Rachael R | Property representative |
Hi Pat, Thanks for getting in touch. Both of the sites are truly spectacular, but if we had to pick one we would suggest Mt Olympus, 'South of Rivendell.' A great scene in the movie! Please contact us via our website to... More
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