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Alpine Helicopters

10 Lloyd Dunn Avenue | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
+64 3-443 4000
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The day was stunning when we took this helicopter flight from Wanaka to Milford Sound. The... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
GRL1951
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Ashburton
via mobile
If you only take one heli flight in your life..this is the one.

We chose the 3 hour trip to Milford Sound and beyond. Wow! First a landing on a remote mountain... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
Mark C
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Melbourne, Australia
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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 the winter, the options for adventure are unlimited. Our tours offer an amazing aerial introduction to the breathtaking Southern Alps, and the World Heritage listed Mount Aspiring and Fiordland National Parks. Alpine Helicopters are leaders in personalised adventure.
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10 Lloyd Dunn Avenue | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The day was stunning when we took this helicopter flight from Wanaka to Milford Sound. The mountains, rivers & lake scenery is second to none. We landed at Milford Sound and took a short rain forest walk before heading back to Wanaka around 4pm. We...More

Thank GRL1951
alpine h, Front Office Manager at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Gary & Anne, We're so thrilled that your flight to Milford Sound was so enjoyable - it's a very special journey, that's for sure! We really appreciate you taking the time to review your flight, so thank you. Take care! Emma

Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We chose the 3 hour trip to Milford Sound and beyond. Wow! First a landing on a remote mountain top, followed by coffee and a short walk in Milford township. Our flight then took us through Milford Sound and then up for a spectacular glacier...More

Thank Mark C
alpine h, Front Office Manager at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Hi Mark, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your flight - we really appreciate it. We're so thrilled to hear you had a magic time during your Milford Sound Experience with us. And you're right, it truly is the only way...More

Reviewed 9 February 2017

Before I continue with this review, I have to state that I have spent 37 years of my life in commercial aviation, five years in corporate aviation and 32 years in the airline side retiring as a A-330-300 Captain. On walking into the offices of...More

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alpine h, Front Office Manager at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2017

Hi Bill, Thank you for taking the time to review your flight - we're over the moon to read how much you enjoyed the Mt Aspiring & Glacier Discovery experience with us! So lovely to meet Bob and yourself, wishing you a fantastic time in...More

Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We didn't end up doing the heli ride so cannot comment on the actual ride but 1 star for misleading advertising. We opted to do their snow landing, scenic 20 minute heli ride. We paid our deposit at the Wanaka information centre then drove 15...More

Thank NLRTRAVELLER
alpine h, Front Office Manager at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2016

Hi NLRTRAVELLER, I'm sorry to hear of your experience. You booked our Southern Lakes Highlights scenic flight which lands at the beautiful Coromandel Peak on Mt Roy. This is a snow landing during the Winter months, but an alpine landing during our Summer months. Thank...More

Reviewed 18 September 2016

We took the helicopter ride to Coromandel Peak for a sunset photo shoot. It was a day after a belated snowstorm hit Queenstown. Although the weather at Lake Wanaka was nice, but it was still kind of windy. The flight was very smooth and the...More

Thank djc2k
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Easy to book and very helpful. All very laid back, in a professional way. We were really lucky with the weather and had a totally amazing flight. Landing in view of Mt Aspiring was incredible, but moving on to the glaciers and landing on Isobel...More

Thank KayS0607
alpine h, Public Relations Manager at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2016

Thanks for taking the time to post a review - we're thrilled to read how much you enjoyed your experience with Alpine Helicopters! It was our pleasure to show you around our favourite corner of New Zealand, and you really had the best weather for...More

Reviewed 28 March 2016

As my boyfriend has a significant birthday in 2016, while planning our family visit to New Zealand, I decided that a helicopter trip would make a great gift and surprise. After some research I decided on Alpine Heli, and from the start of our communication...More

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MinaretStation, Public Relations Manager at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2016

Thank you for such a great review Michelle, we appreciate it. We are so pleased to be part of such a special occasion for you, your boyfriend and family during your trip to New Zealand. It really was a pleasure to deal with you all....More

Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

I arrived here being surprised for my birthday and the staff, facilities and service was amazing. We flew up to Isabel Glacier after two other landings and spent nearly 20 mins enjoying champagne surrounded by snow and incredible scenery. The helicopter pilot was Sam and...More

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alpine h, Public Relations Manager at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2015

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with such great feedback. We're pleased to hear you had a fantastic flight. Isobel Glacier is one of the region's unique highlights and there really is no better place to toast with a glass Champagne! All...More

Reviewed 2 October 2015

Alpine Helicopters is the real deal!!!! Our three hour Fjordland excursion was the highlight of our NZ experience. Nick Wallis flew us to unbelievable terrain, snow capped Southern Alps peaks, spectacular blue waters, stunning waterfalls and we even checked his lobster pots. Nick is a...More

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alpine h, Public Relations Manager at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2015

Thank you so much for such brilliant feedback, it's means a lot to us. You really did experience an incredibly special part of New Zealand during your flight, and it was a pleasure showing you around our favourite corner of New Zealand. We're so pleased...More

Reviewed 7 August 2015

Nick Wallis was our pilot and Emma took care of the booking. They were very professional, motivated, and cheerful. My spouse and I had debated taking a scenic airplane tour or the helicopter tour. We are very glad we chose the heli-tour. We wanted to...More

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alpine h, Public Relations Manager at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2015

Thank you so much for your feedback, we really appreciate it. We are pleased to hear that you loved the trip. You are right - morning flights on a clear day are unforgettable, and the two of you certainly struck fantastic weather conditions. We would...More

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