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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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An Experience You Will Never Forget

I have Flown with Toby numerous times now and always first on his list is safety. Once in the air... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Simon E
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Wakefield, New Zealand
Very professional Kiwi company that goes that extra mile

Toby Reid and his team are extremely professional and ensured that we were collected on time from a... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2017
Margaret M
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256, Eighty Eight Valley Road RD 1 Wakefield, Nelson 7052, New Zealand
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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

1  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

Thank Andrew S
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...More

Thank DeoSan
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...More

Thank Jenni H
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...More

Thank whitney449
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...More

Thank Skimsa
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Pat G
My wife and I are planning a trip to New Zealand in March. We want to take a heli tour of the LOTR sites. Reid has one to Mt. Owen and one to Mt. Olympus. If you could not take the Combo, which of the sites has the best experience?
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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fromagebleu
Hi, I'm thinking about taking a helicopter flight while I'm in Nelson next month - what was the cost per person for your flights? The Reid site only shows the price for one of their options.
21 March 2015|
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