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Alpine Helicopters

#28 of 61 Tours in Wanaka
Open Now: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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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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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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10 Lloyd Dunn Avenue | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
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+64 3-443 4000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the very first call to Alpine Helicopters we knew we had found the right company to do our special Mt Aspiring experience with. They were friendly and helpful answering all of our questions and made relevant recommendations. When we arrived on the day of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 701teganm
AlpineHelicoptersNZ, Digital Marketing Manager at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

701teganm thank you so much for the review! We are thrilled you enjoyed your scenic flight! We hope to have you back again in the future. Cheers, The Alpine Helicopter Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super helpful staff and Pilot. Pilot gave much info about the surindings and did a supergod jobb explaning! 👍👍👍

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Osciielite
AlpineHelicoptersNZ, Front Office Manager at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Osciielite, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. Happy New Year and all the best for 2019! Many thanks, The Alpine Helicopters team.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you to the wonderful team at Apline Helicopters. We had such a special time on our flight, our pilot Guy wanted to wait for the cloud to clear rather than take us up when it was still overcast in order to give us the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank aliceg407
AlpineHelicoptersNZ, Front Office Manager at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi aliceg407, Thank you for taking the time to write such a glowing review of your flight with us. Its wonderful to hear you had a great experience with the whole team and that Guy made sure the trip was a special time for you....More

Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had an awesome time with Alpine Helicopters, especially with our pilot Guy. We got married at twin peaks and Guy went above and beyond his job to carve out a path in a foot of snow for us. Amazing experience, couldn’t...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Adventure01231521909
AlpineHelicoptersNZ, Front Office Manager at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Adventure01231521909, Thank you for taking the time to review your wedding flight with us. It sounds like your ceremony at Twin Peaks was amazing and Guy took excellent care of you! We wish you all the best and a happy future together, The Alpine...More

Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

We looked at lots of different helicopter tour providers and flight options and ended up with Alpine Helicopters- I’m so glad we did! Everyone we dealt with was super friendly and accommodating. We booked quite last minute and, despite being really booked up, Monica found...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GreatScotty84
AlpineHelicoptersNZ, Front Office Manager at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2018

Hi GreatScotty, Thank you for your review of an Alpine Experience trip with us. It sounds like Monica and Guy did a great job of looking after you and provided the helicopter experience you were looking for. We are glad you didn't miss out on...More

Reviewed 1 November 2018

The breathtaking scenery, delicious meal that was cooked for us, snowball fight on top of a glacier, not sure how to describe this adventure to give it justice....it was truly amazing. This was the most awesome family vacation we have experienced, and we have traveled...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Climber26688037831
AlpineHelicoptersNZ, Front Office Manager at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2018

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write such an expressive piece on your experience with us. We are thrilled your family had such an incredible time and that you were able to experience the best parts of our country the way that...More

Reviewed 26 October 2018

We took the Mount Aspiring and glaciers tour this morning and it was superb. We hovered in space above the end of glaciers as the water crashed into the basin below in total raw mountain rock nature. Circled around the top of Mount Aspiring, looking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nick W
AlpineHelicoptersNZ, Front Office Manager at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2018

Hi Nick, Thank you for such a descriptive account of your Mount Aspiring Glacier Discovery with us. Its brilliant to hear you got such an in depth experience of Mount Aspiring and the ice blue glaciers that surround it with your pilot Boon. All the...More

Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

We did a flight from Wanaka to Milford sounds and back over Mt Aspiring national park. For the first half an hour we were speechless as we couldn’t believe what we were seeing. The scenery is wild and magnificent. Our pilot Guy was fantastic, he...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sarah H
AlpineHelicoptersNZ, Front Office Manager at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2018

Hi Sarah, Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed piece on your bucket list experience with us across to Milford Sound! We are so lucky to be able to share our knowledge and such magnificent scenery with guests, and also believe...More

Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Great experience ! Recommend this flight to get fantastic appreciation of the Milford Sound, Aspiring mountains and glaciers. Our pilot Guy was great ! He was really considerate of the needs of our adult family group.More

Date of experience: October 2018
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AlpineHelicoptersNZ, Front Office Manager at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2018

Hi Eric, Thank you for taking the time to review your Milford Sound flight with us. It is brilliant to hear your family came away with a fantastic appreciation for the landscape between Wanaka and Milford. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip, The...More

Reviewed 1 October 2018

This was a brilliant memory stamp! Exciting, exhilarating and breathtaking views! We took the hour long ride with two stops which allowed changes in seating. Pilot Guy was brilliant and the scenery amazing. Staff on the ground very accomodating and professional so overall a highlight...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 107MickD
AlpineHelicoptersNZ, Front Office Manager at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Hi Mick, Thank you for taking the time to review your flight with us. It's fantastic to hear your flight was a highlight of your visit to the South Island. Our staff on the ground are ecstatic to know they helped make your experience a...More

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