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Tekapo Helicopters - Tours

Main St, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
+64 3-680 6229
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Amazing site seeing trip

Can say enough about the experience. The guys at Tekapo Helicopters were awesome. We were running... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
Vivien M
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Out of this world

What a day! Having experienced snow falls in Central Otago and freezing temperatures it had never... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2017
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Main St, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
+64 3-680 6229
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

Can say enough about the experience. The guys at Tekapo Helicopters were awesome. We were running late and they were really flexible in moving around our flight so it would suit us better. We had the best day for flying and the pilot was very...More

Thank Vivien M
Tekapohelistaff, Front Office Manager at Tekapo Helicopters - Tours, responded to this review

Hi Vivien M, The team can't thank you enough for your kind words. We're glad you had an awesome experience and that we were able to make the flight work around your itinerary. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels. From the team...More

Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

What a day! Having experienced snow falls in Central Otago and freezing temperatures it had never occurred to me that this would lead to fresh snow falls on Mount Cook et al. Blue skies and great visibility provided ideal conditions for our flight. The views...More

Thank grannypatYork
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Put this on your list to do things, The scenic flight around Mt Cook was amazing along with the pilots (Simon) commentary were very educational. Office and ground crew were professional making sure you got the best advice and briefing before and after your flight....More

Thank Brudy89
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We did a 60 min flight around Mt. cook, fox and franz glacier on Christmas eve day , after our flight had been cancelled the day before because of the bad weather... The price is with 525$ per person not cheap, but we thought it...More

1  Thank Monika F
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

This is the best scenic flight ever! The office is very professional and they will make sure you see the best in the best available weather. The pilot was great and all the take off, flight and landings were super steady. Awesome work and totally...More

Thank Belinda C
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

We have booked the 60 minutes flight incl. Glacierlanding on Fox Glacier. My wife took about 150 pictures. The views are absolutely amazing!

Thank Sascha O
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Highly recommended. Scenic flight over the glacier. Have to wait a couple of day for a good day/permit to flight over, but was worth it. Team is friendly and this is an experience that I would recommend to anyone. Bring your full winter clothes, as...More

Thank Lyda O
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

The team at tekapo helicopters were awesome,friendly made it a great experience for us would definitely recommend!! Thanks Tekapo Helicopters

Thank Jenna P
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend this company. We were a party of 6, after the disappointment of no flying on our booked day, the next day we benefited, with a truly stunning flight in clear blue sky. And a landing of fresh untouched snow. Spectacular scenery, a once...More

Thank Cat D
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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Truely great. Was unsure about weather in the mountain. Pilot (Simon) took us up with understanding that if we could not see sights we would quickly return no charge. Great pilot, great commentary. Landed on snow field with view of Mt Cook. Had to cut...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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