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The Helicopter Line Queenstown

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Address: Lucas Place | Queenstown Airport, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-442 3034
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Set against a backdrop of The Remarkables Mountain Range and nestled on the...

Set against a backdrop of The Remarkables Mountain Range and nestled on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown is a picture perfect alpine paradise, recognised internationally. The many exciting activities available in this natural playground have earned Queenstown the reputation as the “Adventure Capital of the World.” In conjunction with Queenstown Combos, The Helicopter Line offers several activity Combos packages.

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Southern Glacier Experience Helicopter Flight from Queenstown

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Amazing once in a lifetime experience!!!!

Really wanted to do the glacier helicopter landing in Franz Joseph but flights got cancelled because of bad weather. A couple of days later we found ourselves in queesntown on the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Perth, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really wanted to do the glacier helicopter landing in Franz Joseph but flights got cancelled because of bad weather. A couple of days later we found ourselves in queesntown on the most amazing day, so called up the helicopter line the morning and were lucky enough to book ourselves on a 3pm Alpine snow landing flight. Couldnt wipe the smiles... More 

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Bundaberg, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Flew on a sunny afternoon the day after a snowfall the night before. Great flight and friendly pilot. Helpful office staff offered me co-pilot seat if I waited for the flight after my booking. I agreed and this was worth the wait.

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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Queenstown, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of The Helicopter Line! We have been lucky with a dusting of snow in the past few weeks which has topped up our snow landing. We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review. Thanks again from the team! More 

Andover, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We opted for a short 20-minute flight over the Remarkables mountains as it was our first flight in a helicopter and we weren't really sure what to expect. The girls in the office were so friendly and helpful and our pilot was a great host. He took us up onto the mountain where we got off for some stunning scenic... More 

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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Queenstown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review The Helicopter Line! The Remarkables flight is a great starter flight if you haven’t been in a helicopter before and have bit of extra time to fill in. We look forward to seeing you next time you are in Queenstown! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We did the Southern glacier experience flight. The whole process right from the booking was brilliant with The Helicopter Line team - all really friendly and helpful - especially Kate in the office. The flight was incredible and by far the best helicopter flight we have ever done - the scenery was stunning. Our pilot Keith was a great host... More 

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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Queenstown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write the review of The Helicopter Line. We think the Southern Glacier is one of the best flights you can do when you are in Queenstown and its really good to hear that the staff were able to answer your questions. We look forward to seeing you next time you are in Queenstown... More 

Merimbula, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

A flight to the Southern glaciers is one of those 'must do' experiences in life. The flight from Queenstown follows the Shotover river and the Skippers canyon road before climbing high into the alps with absolutey breathtaking views. But to eventualy land on the top of the glacier, get out and be absorbed in the 360 degree panorama of endless... More 

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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Queenstown, responded to this review

The Southern Glacier flight is one of the most memorable flights you can do in Queenstown it’s really cool that in such a short amount of time you can feel like you are in a completely different world. We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review for us and that you enjoyed it! Thank you very much... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Breathtaking views from above! the best way to see Queenstown. Katie and Ashley are super helpful and our pilot Scotty was attentive and informative. A must do!

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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Queenstown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review of The Helicopter Line. It is really good hear that our staff were friendly and helpful. We think taking a helicopter flight is the best way to see Queenstown. Thanks again from the team at The Helicopter Line. More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

We did the 30 min with alpine landing. Our pilot, Jason, was fabulous and made sure our landing site was picture-perfect. We were not rushed at any time during our landing when we were taking pictures and Jason made sure we kept safe by advising us were and where not to go. He even took our photo which was ready... More 

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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Queenstown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review The Helicopter Line. We appreciate hearing about your experience and take the feedback on board. All our flights include a landing and we always aim to get the perfect landing site for the time of day and weather conditions etc. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

I went on the helicopter ride as a part of the shot over high five and it did not disappoint. I was with my friends and I love the way you can communicate. It's so cool from the top of the remarkable. However it wasn't really that long but it was still a amazing experience.

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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Queenstown, responded to this review

The Shotover High Five is a great combo deal of various activities Queenstown has on offer and flying up to The Remarkables flight is one of the shorter flights we offer but is a great starter flight if you have never been in a helicopter. Thank you for your review! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

We used the helicopter line for a package from Queenstown up to the gondola - luge then on to the shotover river. Excellent experience.

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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Queenstown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for The Helicopter Line! Shotover High Five deal is a great way to see what Queenstown has to offer and the helicopter is a great way to see Queenstown from a different perspective! More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

I had helicopter once in Switzerland and the flight was directly to snow landing which is really short and quite rush. This time, I really had impressive experience in Queenstown with Helicopter line company. The pilot showed us around with scenic flight before snow landing and let me there for a while, thus I have enough time to take many... More 

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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at The Helicopter Line Queenstown, responded to this review

We are really happy that you enjoyed your flight with The Helicopter Line. All our flights include a landing and that time is allocated especially for getting photos of such a memorable experience. Thank you for choosing to fly with us! More 

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