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Allain Riepema

Ranking: 8/10

Great experience with our pilot Tim. Tim was very well known about the surroundings.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Guenter

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Der Flug war eins der schönsten Erlebnisse unseres Urlaubs!
Und dank des Deals auch nicht mehr ganz so teuer 😉.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago

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Linda Jennings

United States

Ranking: 10/10

The ultimate professionals. The flight was great as was the whole experience booking. The 10% off coupon from Rankers saved us almost $100!

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Philip Mattes

Ranking: 10/10

Great experience. We were comparing heli vs plane, price and sights. For us it was the best value with the best tour. And a perfect end for our round trip. Thanks!

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in November 2015

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hendrik king

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Amazing and just a trip you need to do on your holiday in NZ. A must do !!!!

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in June 2014

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Reisender Sohn

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Amazing once-in-a-lifetime-experience, just 4 people on the plane, professional, funny, friendly staff... The perfect overview over new Zealands glaciers with views even to the west coast. A MUST DO IN NEW ZEALAND!

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Ray

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

If we could give a ranking higher than 10 we would!!! Absolutely awesome. Staff are friendly and are keen to show you the area at its best.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in January 2009

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David

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Took flight from Glentanner with a pilot called Phil. Incredible experience and will remember it for always. Such an informative commentary and he could not have been a nice fellow to everyone. Made our day, week, month Year. Really exciting flight over Mount Cook and around.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago

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Jurg Pfaendler

Switzerland

Ranking: 10/10

Lake Tekapo branch/airfield. Highlight.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Horst Langstein

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Expensive but a very nice flight.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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D R Valentine

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Very good.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Alfred & Henrike

Austria

Ranking: 10/10

Scenic flight on Mt Cook.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in January 2012

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Dugald McCallum

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

What a fantastic crew.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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travelbunnyadventures

Singapore

Ranking: 10/10

Awesome! Very expensive but well worth the price. The noise from the engine does make it rather difficult to hear the commentary at times. Everyone on the staff were friendly.

Reviewed almost 9 years ago and experienced in May 2010

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Kevin Morris

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

The Grand Traverse is amazing.

Reviewed almost 9 years ago and experienced in March 2011

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AJ van Pelt

Netherlands

Ranking: 10/10

Good flight and explanation by the pilot. Very good views and nice landing on the snow.

Reviewed almost 9 years ago and experienced in March 2011

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David Mellard

England

Ranking: 10/10

Excellent service and commentary.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Chris & Anne Pearson

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Expensive, easy to book. Very friendly and informative pilot (Isaac). Definitely need good weather for this to be worth it. We were lucky - it was a real highlight. Mt Cook, Franz Josef, Fox Glacier.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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nztraveller879

Canada

Ranking: 9/10

All the staff and pilots were professional, pleasant and helpful, both in person and on the phone.
Great flight and scenery, except for socked-in west coast. Glad to see the mighty Mt. Cook.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Hull

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Excellent.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Lizzie

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

This was the last, and possibly the greatest, highlight of my trip. If you're planning to do it, make sure you have time in the area because (as in my case) a cloudy morning can clear by mid-afternoon to near-perfect visibility. The only thing we missed was a view of the west coast; we looked down the glaciers into a mass of boiling cloud, but we saw them; everything else was crystal clear and absolutely fantastic. Tom the pilot was very informative and handled the aircraft so as to give us the best possible views and photo shots. This trip is not to be missed.

Reviewed almost 10 years ago

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Evans

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Superb flight, very helpful and friendly staff, pilot very informative. The views fantastic, worth every cent - do not miss this.

Reviewed almost 10 years ago and experienced in March 2010

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Tinka

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

AMAZING !!!
The Grand Traverse is definately the best option to view Aoraki/Mt Cook, Glaciers, the West Coast as well as the magnificent Mackenzie.
The pilots are friendly, offering great information throughout the flight. My photos are amazing and the scenery spectacular, saw much more than any other flights offered at the same price.
Recommend the flight to all travellers including New Zealanders... Definately one for the Bucket List..

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in November 2009

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Anji Sprinks

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Trans-charter flight from Franz Josef. Well organised, great people. You get exactly what was described in the brochure.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in April 2009

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Van Lent

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Very nice flight, Wwe were lucky with fantastic weather) with professional and nice pilot

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in December 2008

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Claudia

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Great flying experience

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Jobbs

Israel

Ranking: 10/10

Again perfect weather most hospitible staff, pilot was so helpful.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Yona

Canada

Ranking: 10/10

We went for a fly 2 months ago - still think of that trip. Real nice people.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Primavesi

Austria

Ranking: 10/10

Evening flight - grand travers - fine weather - very exciting. We were the only guests in the airoplane. Very friendly pilots.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in November 2009

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Solveig Mosinski

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

-Good views from every seat.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in November 2009

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Edcan

Iceland

Ranking: 9/10

Friendly staff, very professional. Good explanations.

Reviewed almost 11 years ago and experienced in March 2009

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DC Melbourne

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Best flight ever - Mt Cook and glaciers - stunning - every seat has a window - great pilot - very informative and reassuring.

Reviewed almost 11 years ago and experienced in March 2009

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Joel

France

Ranking: 10/10

Friendly people. We appreciated all the information they gave us. A wonderful experience.

Reviewed about 11 years ago and experienced in March 2009

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Andrew

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Incredible views. Everything seemed so close. Casual but very professional.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Roy

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Super views.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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David

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Personable people, very friendly. One great experience. Commentary was excellent and price was very worth it.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Anette

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Very friendly. They seem like a very experienced team!!

Reviewed almost 12 years ago

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Jennifer Baulch

Australia

Ranking: 9/10

Really, really good. You get a window seat each which is great.

Reviewed over 12 years ago

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Anne Mainwaring

England

Ranking: 10/10

Awesome. Fantastic. I want to do it again!

Reviewed over 12 years ago

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Angela Payne

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

AWESOME!!

Reviewed over 12 years ago

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Togl

Austria

Ranking: 10/10

The view was very good! Nice weather.

Reviewed over 12 years ago

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Stephanie

Switzerland

Ranking: 10/10

The sweeper had 3 stripes on his epaulettes...

Reviewed over 12 years ago

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Thomas Hartseiker

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

No clouds, early morning. Saw sunrise - really nice.

Reviewed over 12 years ago

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Christie H

England

Ranking: 8/10

Really honest about the conditions, good company.

Reviewed almost 13 years ago

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Pete

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Really good pilot.
Good commentary.
Once in a lifetime.

Reviewed about 13 years ago and experienced in March 2007

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Christine

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Mt Cook trip.

Reviewed about 13 years ago and experienced in February 2007

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Henrich

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Scenic flight over Mt Cook.

Reviewed about 13 years ago and experienced in February 2007