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Heliview Flights

24 Ord Road | Cromwell Racecourse Airfield, Cromwell 9384, New Zealand
+64 3-445 0444
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US$218.53*
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Cromwell Basin Flight with Alpine Snow Landing
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US$639.50*
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Ladybird Hill Helicopter Flight with Winery Tour and Lunch
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Richard and Jolanda Foale from Heliview Flights invite you to take to the skies over Central Otago, near Queenstown. 5 reasons we make your holiday awesome * Heliview Flights - a family business with the personal touch; we spend more time with you, making your trip special * Cromwell has the best flying weather in New Zealand, with only 400mm of rain per annum! * Dramatic landscapes, majestic vistas or a stunning sunset all from our luxury 7-seater helicopter * Your pilot Richard has extensive experience (over 30 years) including search & rescue, police, corporate and UK Army AirCorps * Experience Cromwell: an authentic, gentler pace, only a 45 minute drive from bustling Queenstown, NZ's adventure capital Blending a luxury helicopter, personalised service, friendly staff and the stunning Central Otago landscape, family-owned Heliview Flights offers a range of scenic helicopter flights and heli-biking trips (guided and self-ride). From their base at Cromwell Racecourse Airfield, flights take in the majestic vista of the surrounding area and Southern Alps. Note: we used to be in New Plymouth, which old reviews reflect, but it's the same people and helicopter as before, so expect the same high standards, combined with new scenery.
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“hot chocolate” (26 reviews)
“pisa range” (14 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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24 Ord Road | Cromwell Racecourse Airfield, Cromwell 9384, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! What an amazing experience. Richard and Yolanda were great and the flight was awesome. The scenery was spectacular and landing up in the mountains amidst patches of snow really made the trip. We went as a family with a 10 and 13 year old...More

Thank Andrew S
Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Andrew and family It was a pleasure taking you all to the skies on Thursday! What a stunning day to go flying and have hot chocolates in the snow :). Thanks so much for taking the time to post your review for others to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the best flight ever recently at Cromwell when we booked with Richard and Yolanda. My wife and I did the signature flight and along the way we were provided with a great commentary of the sights along the way. Thoroughly recommend this activity...More

Thank Martin S
Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Martin Thank you so much for your glowing review and thanks for posting it for others to read as well. It was a pleasure welcoming you both on board and we hope to do so again in the future. Kind regards, Jolanda and Richard...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Yolanda and Richard are amazing! So genuine and pleasant! I rang Yolanda about a Heliview wedding, she was immediately accommodating! The day before our flight she suggested we change the day (to a couple of days later and worked with Richard to recommend the exact...More

Thank Tammy C
Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Tammy It was an absolute treat working with you and Steve to make your 20th wedding anniversary vow renewal a memorable one! We're so pleased that everything came together so beautifully for you - you looked gorgeous in your wedding gown <3! All the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

had such an awesome experience with Yolanda and Richard. They were really accomodating and the views were beautiful. Enjoyed the hot chocolate at the alpine landing, it was perfecf. Highly reccomend for anybody who is wanting a helicoptor experience.More

Thank Chelsea R
Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Chelsea and Whiringaa Thank you so much for flying with us last weekend. We're so pleased we ended up with such a nice Sunday morning for your flight in the end - definitely worth the wait ;-)! Warm regards, Jolanda and Richard Foale Heliview...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great fun, amazing views, very friendly staff and a hot chocolate on top of a mountain! My first time in a helicopter and I loved it. Can't wait to go again! Very reasonably priced for what you get, great pictures take by the pilot.More

Thank Martyn S
Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Martyn and Lauren Thank you so much for flying with us last week! It was great meeting you both and showing you around our backyard from the air :-). We hope to welcome you on board again one day. Warm regards, Jolanda and Richard...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Heliview gave us a wonderful flight and experience yesterday, especially as our friends Tammy and Steve were renewing their wedding vows after 20 years of marriage. The flight was excellent, Richard was a very knowledgeable and experienced pilot, very safe and secure with him. Richard...More

Thank ScampinIzzy
Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Chris Thank you so much for your lovely review! It was a real pleasure to take Tammy and Steve up to the mountains for their vow renewal. We wish them any more happy years together <3. Warm regards,. Jolanda and Richard Foale Heliview Flights

Reviewed 13 September 2017

We were unsure if we would be able to fly due to the weather, but the weather gods were forgiving and we managed to get out. One of the best experiences we have ever done! Richard and Jolanda were lovely, the sights were breathtaking, the...More

Thank Charly v
Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Maria and Michael Thank you so much for your lovely review and sorry for not replying to it earlier - it got overlooked for some reason. Oops. It was a real pleasure to meet you both and being able to make this a great...More

Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Absolutely awesome and a must do on your trip. Great place to land on the snow. Will definitely do it again. Amazing views

Thank linda m
Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Dear Linda Thank you very much for your kind review. It was a pleasure flying you and Geoff. Until next time ;-). Warm regards, Jolanda and Richard Foale Heliview Flights

Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

No helicopter will fly in snow as it is risky, I believe. But we were given a chance to visit the snow on a hill top by flying with Heliview in a safe way. With the professions of Richard and Jolanda, our trips was made...More

Thank Ben Y
Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Dear Ben and family Thank you so much for flying with us last week. After all our emailing and phone calling it's been a pleasure to finally meet you all! And we look forward to your next NZ visit when we'll tick off the dog...More

Reviewed 2 August 2017

Professional and informative flight with friendly operators. Awesome views during our flight and at the alpine landing location. Thank you Richard and Jolanda.

Thank Malcolm H
Heliview, Owner at Heliview Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Dear Malcolm Thank you so much for your awesome rating and feedback. The honor was all ours to take you to the skies above the Cromwell Basin for your birthday treat :)! Kind regards, Jolanda and Richard Foale Heliview Flights

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Response from Rachel M | Reviewed this property |
If you are hiring a car, it is very easy to find helliview. It will however take you about 1 hour to drive to Cromwell. Its a stunning drive.
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