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Alpine Helicopters

#29 of 59 Tours in Wanaka
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“heli flight”(3 reviews)
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

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

Thank GreatScotty84
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Nick W
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

Thank Sarah H
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.

Thank erichO9438EX
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

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

Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We went on a helicopter snow landing flight with Alpine Helicopters and our pilot was Dan . The staff were wonderful and Dan was so friendly and informative. We left the ground with cloud cover but once above the cloud it was like being in...More

Thank D B
AlpineHelicoptersNZ, Front Office Manager at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Hi D B, Thank you for taking the time to write such an inspiring piece on your snow landing flight with us. It's so satisfying for the whole team to get such great feedback, it makes us excited about what we do! I will be...More

Reviewed 23 September 2018

Used Alpine Helicopters as part of Southern Lakes Heli Ski. Both Pilots I had were highly skilled and made an effort to show us some great scenery.More

Thank Nathan F
AlpineHelicoptersNZ, Front Office Manager at Alpine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Hi Nathan, Great to hear you enjoyed your day in the mountains with Southern Lakes Heliski and Alpine Helicopters. We certainly are lucky enough to fly in one of the most beautiful parts of New Zealand! We look forward to taking you out again, The...More

Reviewed 12 September 2018 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 15 September 2018

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 7 September 2018

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 9 September 2018

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

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