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Over The Top - The Helicopter Company
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US$332.69*
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Helicopter Tour with Alpine Snow Landing from...
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Owner description: OVER THE TOP – more than a helicopter flight. With the latest helicopters available, our interpretive excursions take you over Queenstown, Milford & the Fiords of southern New Zealand. We shut down the helicopter on all of our landings to enjoy quiet beauty of this incredible part of the world. Fly with Over The Top to experience alpine glaciers & remote lakes with gourmet picnics, hiking, boating, extreme golfing, wine tours, fly fishing or skiing. Our selection of relaxed experiences distils the essence of New Zealand’s most dramatic scenery whilst immersing you in the natural history of the area. Meet, friends of ours, local photographers, high country farmers, wine makers, skippers all of whom are delighted to share their expertise & friendliness. Safety is paramount & continued investment has seen our fleet grow to include the Eurocopter EC130, the worlds most advanced flight seeing helicopter & the 9 seater BK117, Queenstown's largest & only twin engine Cat A helicopter.
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We were booked to go to Milford Sound, but the weather prevented this from happening. The guys at "Over the Top" changed the itinerary and treated us to a great day out. From landing on the "Humboldt Range" to taking us to Gibston Valley landing at "Kinross Winery" for a fantastic lunch and wine tasting. Our pilot Brad was professional, and full of facts on the region and made our trip fun. Highly recommend Over the Top!!!!

Thank John H
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OverTheTophelicopter, Guest Relations Manager at Over The Top - The Helicopter Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thank you!

We really appreciate your amazing review, we are certainly lucky to have some of the most stunning locations in our backyard and we're delighted we were able to fly an alternative excursion so you could enjoy a local experience.

It was a pleasure having you on board, thank you for choosing us.

I will pass on your kind words to Brad & the team and we look forward to flying you to Milford Sound next time you visit.

Kind Regards
Katie
Over The Top Helicopters

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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

My now fiance and I did the picnic on a peak tour. We loved it! We were given the option to fly with another couple on a longer flight and then be dropped at separate locations for our picnic or have a slightly shorter flight but be flown separately. We chose the latter . We were flown from the base, up over queenstown and over some of the surrounding mountains and lakes with reece our pilot who was great by the way very friendly.we were in the air aprox 6 or 7 min one way till reece found us a nice spot totally secluded from anyone or anything. He dropped us off with chairs and a fantastic hamper and said hed return in 90min to pick us up again, unless u want to leave sooner u are left with a radio to call the helicopter back early, no idea why anyone would want to leave early, the scenery from the mountain tops is amazing and by the time you look around and eat the time goes quiet quickly.on the return flight home reece followed the mountain lines giving us an unreal ride with some great views. I would definitely recommend this tour if your looking for a romantic moment away with a loved one or looking for that perfect moment to pop the question. I recommend if you are planning a proposal talk to the booking staff before hand as they can really add some personalize touches to the tour as well... the tour isnt overly cheap, for the 2 of us it was a touch over $1400 but if the budget allows especially if your looking at a proposal idea I felt its definitely money well spent for a once in a lifetime moment that youl remember forever . The day we did our tour the weather was a touch overcast but the pilot will do his best to fly you to a location that will give you the best views and weather , so dont fret if the day on the day of your tour is overcast the team do there best to still give you an unreal experience

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OverTheTophelicopter, Guest Relations Manager at Over The Top - The Helicopter Company, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Congratulations again on your engagement Logan - what a great day!

We really appreciate your amazing review, thank you. We are certainly lucky to be apart of life changing moments of our passengers and in any weather we will find you a stunning location for your romantic private picnic.

I will pass on your kind words to Rhys and the team and we look forward to welcoming you back for your wedding photos in the future!

Best wishes to you and your fiancé,
Katie
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

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Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Well there are definitely a lot of vendors that you can use for your helicopter tour rolling queen town, I would definitely go with over the top. From the minute we got in the van they were friendly, kind courteous and truly interested in making it a great voyage. Unfortunately the weather did not cooperate and we were unable to go to Milford sound, however they did a range and explain and alternative triple tree were able to do. The trip was great. We went to the lake and also landed on a snowy and Cliff that we were able to take photos of. I would definitely use this company again. Brad the pilot was fantastic made everyone feel comfortable and safe.

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OverTheTophelicopter, Guest Relations Manager at Over The Top - The Helicopter Company, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Thank you!

We really appreciate your amazing review, we are certainly lucky to have some of the most stunning locations in our backyard and we're delighted we were able to fly an alternative excursion so you could experience it all.

It was a pleasure having you on board, thank you for choosing us.

I will pass on your kind words to Brad and we look forward to flying you to Milford Sound next time you visit.

Kind Regards
Katie
Over The Top Helicopter Crew

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