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Over The Top - Queenstown

Over The Top is Queenstown's only locally owned and operated helicopter company and they specialise in exclusive and customised helicopter tours providing friendly, personalised service. The Over the Top experience was established in 1976 to provide unique experiences and they use modern turbine helicopters with experienced pilots to guarantee a safe and memorable journey into New Zealand's mountain wilderness. REMARKABLES DISCOVERY Soar to the top of Queenstown's highest Mountain. Land and photograph the breathtaking views from a mile high. Absolutely Amazing! Remember that during winter, the mountains are covered in snow so we recommend you dress warmly and wear sturdy footwear.

QUEENSTOWN MEMORIES Lift off to the Remarkable Mountains for a landing, before flying over Coronet Peak, Skippers Canyon gold mining sites, and the Shotover River. Your grand circle is completed with a birds-eye view of Queenstown. ALPINE SNOW LANDING Fly through spectacular alpine scenery and gently land in amongst the Southern Alps. Step out onto a carpet of snow and snap that special photograph. Reboard your helicopter and enjoy a magical ride back to Queenstown.

GLACIER EXPERIENCE Imagine skimming above the blue icefalls of an age-old glacier. This majestic flight will land you amongst the jewels of the Southern Alps. Take time out on the top of the world!

HIGH COUNTRY EXPLORER Leave Queenstown behind as you take off on this unique opportunity to explore the hidden secrets of the vast high country. Passing over remote sheep stations, follow the Shotover River to its source deep in the Southern Alps. Touch down amongst frozen glaciers and suspended lakes and delight in the mountain serenity. Continue into the Rees River Valley, past Mt Earnslaw and Glenorchy Township before landing at an historic goldminer's cottage. Here you can relax and enjoy some Over the Top hospitality. Arrive back in Queenstown enchanted by the magic of the 'New Zealand High Country'. PICNIC ON A PEAK Helicopter to a secluded and remote area. Enjoy a leisurely champagne luncheon and time in the wilderness alone before calling on the helicopter to return you to civilization.

HELI BUNGY This adrenalin building flight delivers you to the bungy platform. After the big jump step into your waiting helicopter for the exciting ride home.

MILFORD SOUND & THE GLACIERS Experience the most dramatic scenery New Zealand has to offer. Sit back and let us take you on a journey through the grandeur of the Southern Alps, over Glaciers, Milford Sound, rainforests and frozen lakes to the heart of Fiordland. We make a glacier landing enroute to enable you to take that special photograph.

MILFORD HELI CRUISE Compliment the spectacular flight to Milford with a relaxing cruise on the Sound. Experience the stunning mountain scenery, waterfalls and unique wildlife from the comfort of your luxury vessel. Your pilot will meet you after the cruise and fly you back to Queenstown with a remote snow landing enroute.

MILFORD EXTRAVAGANZA Imagine mountains gliding by as your helicopter winds its way through the Southern Alps on an unforgettable flight to Milford Sound. Land, take a stroll and absorb the natural beauty of Fiordland. Your flight then sweeps the full length of the fiord until you reach the rugged West Coast offering a unique opportunity to view seals in their natural colonies. Experience a glacier landing before touching down at one of our secret wilderness sites for some "Over the Top" hospitality including Champagne and cheese board.

MILFORD ULTIMATE Discover a labyrinth of valleys and mountains as you fly west over the Main Divide of the Southern Alps. See Lake Te Anau and follow the Milford Track past the Sutherland Falls on this extensive tour to Milford Sound. Walk through native rainforest, for a perfect photo opportunity. You will fly along the fiord to a seal colony or remote beach on the isolated coast of Fiordland. A glacier landing on the return flight will enable you to fill the ice bucket for your champagne luncheon at a goldminer's cottage hidden in the mountains.

THE WEST COAST GLACIER EXPLORER Lift off from Queenstown and fly over the South Island's finest rivers, lakes and valleys as you traverse the Southern Alps on your journey to Mt Cook, New Zealand's highest peak. Descend over the cascading blue icefalls of the Fox Glacier before landing at a friendly West Coast township for a welcome coffee break. Fly over vast unspoilt rainforests and explore a seal colony prior to landing at Milford Sound. Take in the majestic scenery of this glacial carved fiord and it's waterfalls before returning to Queenstown. Includes a gourmet lunch and five wilderness landings.

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