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Alpine Helicopters

#31 of 59 Tours in Wanaka
Open Now: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Once in a Lifetime Experience

Thank you to Jojo, Nick and Toby for creating an unforgettable experience for our family. Hearing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tiffany J
10 out of 10

Just extraordinary! Our whole family just had the day of their lives thanks to the hospitality of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Navigate278325
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About
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 1 week ago via mobile

Group of friends traveling to Pisa range for ski tour. Pilots first comment was ‘Needed to be in the air by 8 so your late’ (we were told to be there by 8). Pilot never introduced himself, he seemed rude and abrupt. Two of our...More

Thank Rebecca W
AlpineHelicoptersNZ, Public Relations Manager at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks Rebecca for your feedback. We always strive to exceed our guests expectations, but on this occasion it appears we didn’t. As mentioned when we spoke yesterday, please accept our apologies. We will use this feedback as part of our ongoing training program with our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you to Jojo, Nick and Toby for creating an unforgettable experience for our family. Hearing your family’s story was an inspiration and a reminder to follow our passions. We were mesmerised from the moment we took off over Wanaka across the snow capped mountains...More

Thank Tiffany J
AlpineHelicoptersNZ, Front Office Manager at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tiffany, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely piece on your Fiordland Heli Traverse with us. It means a lot to hear that you were inspired by our family's story and we hope to continue sharing our passion with any...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just extraordinary! Our whole family just had the day of their lives thanks to the hospitality of Toby, Nick, Jojo and the team. Gorgeous weather made this a memorable day trip that I would VERY highly recommend. Don’t want to give it all a way,...More

Thank Navigate278325
AlpineHelicoptersNZ, Front Office Manager at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us. We are so glad your family had an incredible time, and we agree the weather could not have been any better! All the best, The Alpine Helicopters team.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the best day on the mountain with Alpine Helicopters (through Southern Lakes Heliski). Our skilled pilot, Guy, was lovely and very helpful. He got us into some incredible places for some of the most amazing skiing I've ever had! They served a delicious...More

Thank AmberMari
AlpineHelicoptersNZ, Front Office Manager at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi AmberMari, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your Heli-ski flight with us - sounds like you had an incredible day out with Guy and the Southern Lakes Heliski team. Enjoy the rest of the season and look forward to taking...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018

The experience with Alpine Helicopters was absolutely amazing. The moment we arrived we were greeted by the lovely friendly staff, we had a quick briefing in the very comfortable waiting area (with a roaring fire) and then we met Guy our pilot for the tour....More

Thank PD777Aus
AlpineHelicoptersNZ, Front Office Manager at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your Mount Aspiring Glacier Discovery trip with us, it sounds like you had a wonderful experience with Guy landing in the snow. The first morning light is a beautiful time for a scenic...More

Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

This was my first time in a helicopter (let alone heli-skiing!) so there was a lot of excitement in the build up. Alpine Helicopters made me feel hugely welcome when I arrived at the airport and I was quickly whisked away on a scenic helicopter...More

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AlpineHelicoptersNZ, Front Office Manager at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Lawrence, Thank you so much for such a thoughtful detailed review! Alpine Helicopters and Southern Lakes Heliski are proud to provide unforgettable experiences in the mountains and we love hearing feedback from guests that have been out there doing it with us. We look...More

Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

We had the pleasure of being in the best tour of our lives. Great views and the landing on the top of he mountain was priceless. The kids won’t even stop talking about it for four days. We had the trip of our lifetime and...More

Thank Jaynesh R
AlpineHelicoptersNZ, Front Office Manager at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jaynesh, Thank you for taking the time to review your flight with us. We are so glad your family had an incredible time flying into the mountains with us, and we hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip just as much. Such special...More

Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

While my wife and I were visiting the South Island we wanted to see the sights from the air and heard great things about these guys. After speaking with them we decided to both see the sights and hunt Tahr. Hunting Tahr in the mountains...More

Thank Ronny S
AlpineHelicoptersNZ, Front Office Manager at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Ronny, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with Alpine Helicopters. Our pilots love showing guests the best parts of our backyard! Take care and look forward to having you fly with us again soon, The Alpine Helicopters team.

Reviewed 23 May 2018 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

Thank Lyba19
AlpineHelicoptersNZ, Public Relations Manager at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

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?

Reviewed 13 May 2018 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 24 May 2018

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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