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Alpine Helicopters

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10 Lloyd Dunn Avenue | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
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Tremendous!!

Excellent experience with Alpine Helicopters. We were warmly greeted and all the staff members were... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lyba19
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Lyon, France
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Incredible wedding heli flight

We flew into the mountains with Guy to get our wedding photos taken. The service we got was second... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kiwibex88
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Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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Established in 1972 Alpine Helicopters has an unparalleled knowledge of the area with a high regard for passenger safety. We specialize in scenic helicopter flights, commerical and private charters, from heli fishing in the summer to heli skiing in...more
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10 Lloyd Dunn Avenue | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent experience with Alpine Helicopters. We were warmly greeted and all the staff members were amazing, they carefully took pictures and assisted us with explanations. Everyone made sure we were enjoying our first helicopter flight! The view is incredibly breathtaking. We had a perfect weather...More

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AlpineHelicoptersNZ, Public Relations Manager at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi. Thank you for taking the time to review your flight with us. We're really pleased you enjoyed it so much. It sounds as tthough the photographs cames out well! Sunrises like that are pretty special aren't they?

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We flew into the mountains with Guy to get our wedding photos taken. The service we got was second to non from the start of booking all the way to when we got back. Guy was an extremely experienced pilot and made us feel very...More

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AlpineHelicoptersNZ, Public Relations Manager at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

It's great to hear that we were able to help make your wedding special. Getting great photographs is so important as they're really special memories. We love to see examples of happy couple when the photos are finished so feel free to tag us in...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

During the trip in South island of NZ we made a stop at Wanaka on 18 March. We saw a sign that there were helicopter flights in this town too so we did not waste any minutes to book as we missed one already in...More

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AlpineHelicoptersNZ, Public Relations Manager at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Hi! Thank you for taking the time to review your flight with Alpine Helicopters. We're really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your trip. Sometimes the weather in the mountains can be variable so it's great to know you were able to get up and...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Alpine helicopters flew us on a scenic flight as a prize for winning a competition at the Wanaka A & P show. The team were very friendly and professional. Gus was an excellent pilot who showed us up lake Wanaka to Minaret station and back...More

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MinaretStation, Public Relations Manager at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're glad to hear you enjoyed your flight! It sounds like your WoW/Alpine Helicopters experience was a good one and we're always pleased to hear from satisfied guests. Thank you very much for taking the time to review your flight.

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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Had a fabulous helicopter flight with pilot Darb over the mountains surrounding beautiful Wanaka. It was a sunny and clear day and we landed briefly on Twin Peak. It was the best thing we experienced in New Zealand!

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AlpineHelicoptersNZ, Director of Sales at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Hi Elizabeth. Thank you for reviewing your flight with us. To know that you feel your trip with us was the best part of your trip to NZ is really great. We hope to see you again some time.

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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Had originally booked the Southern Lakes Highligths but blessed with a beautiful day Guy (our pilot) recommended an upgrade to take advantage of the clear calm weather. So pleased we did as the views were spectacular! Lots of fantastic photos when we landed. Guy provided...More

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MinaretStation, Public Relations Manager at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Thank you for the great review. It's always good to hear that people have enjoyed their experience with us. We will pass on the thank you to Guy. Thanks again!

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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Right from the very start of booking a trip up to Coramendal Peak/Roy’s Peak the team at alpine helicopters went above and beyond. We travelled specifically from Australia just to go up the mountain and were only spending 36hours in NZ so everything had to...More

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MinaretStation, Director of Sales at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Hi Josh. Thank you for flying with us and for taking the time to write a review. We're really pleased to hear you had a great flight and enjoyed the experience up at Coromandel Peak. We look forward to flying you again sometime. Maybe we...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

We hired Alpine as the helicopter to get us somewhere cool for photos, they didn’t disappoint. From the get go they were the ultimate professionals and left nothing out of what we needed. We were running slightly behind on the day and our pilot Guy...More

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AlpineHelicoptersNZ, Public Relations Manager at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Hi. It's great to hear you guys enjoyed your flight and that you're happy with your photos. Please do call in next time you're here in Wanaka as we'd love to see your pictures. The team here is always stoked to hear that we've helped...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2018

Out of three companies in Wanaka offering scenic flights, this must simply be the best. I was keen on having a look from above at the lake and mountains without booking a multi-hour tour. Company A offered a 25min flight that was explained as rather...More

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alpine h, Director of Sales at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Hi Touring Cyclists. Thank you for such a lovely review and thank you for flying with us. We pride ourselves on delivering a fantastic customer experience so it's great to get feedback like this. We hope that you enjoy the rest of your trip to...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Took a helicopter flight with Guy and he took us to two stops which were both spectacular. First was on a mountain with views of Lake Wanaka in the entirety and then a stop on a glacier. In between he flew us up close to...More

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alpine h, Director of Sales at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Hi. Thank you for taking the time to review your flight with us. It's really gratifying to hear feedback like this. Guy and the team will be stoked to know you had a great flight. Best regards from the team at Alpine Helicopters.

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