Why are some of your prices higher than other companies?
We don’t aim to be the cheapest we aim to be the best, the most reliable and flexible company . If you feel that we are outside your budget reach out and we can go through with what we might be more expensive and help make you a package that suits your budget. If you check our budget version of our packages you get a little less but with the same quality guarantee
To make sure we can meet that trust and provide the best premium wedding experience we have invested in our business during a long time, the best equipment, transport and training.
How do we get to the helicopter and how do we get around for the location shots?
Our company holds transport licence and are certified to take passengers. We have two all black Ford Ranger Wildtrack 4×4 and a white VW Tiguan Allspace R-line to transport you on the day with
What is Qualmark?
Qualmark is New Zealand tourism’s official quality assurance organisation, providing a trusted guide to quality travel experiences. Qualmark makes it easy for travellers to select high quality services. Businesses displaying the Qualmark symbol has met stringent quality standards – earning New Zealand tourism’s official quality mark.
What happens if it’s bad weather on the day?
We always do our best to have a backup day available for you or another location if the weather doesn’t play along.
Who is the photographer?
Here at Heli Weddings we have in-house photographers, they are very experienced in shooting and working in the mountains and the varied light and weather conditions we can have here and they only work for us, Fredrik Larsson is our lead photographer and owner. He is Queenstown and Wanaka’s most awarded Wedding photographer and was recently awarded 2nd place in The Worlds Top 10 Best Wedding Photographers.
Why we have full-time photographers?
That way we can always be flexible if your wedding day needs to be moved, we can make sure the quality is the best possible and our photographers are also first aid trained, hold passenger licences and are trained in health & safety procedures needed by NZ law.
We can do almost anything for you.
We can do almost anything for you.
How do you feel about same-sex marriages?
We love people in love and and have had many same sex couples getting married with us over the years.
Can we have a wedding in a remote old forest-walk on the beach and then land on a glacier?
Yes! Our Milford Ultimate package is designed just for you.
What is the difference between The Ledge and The Remarkables?
Apples & Pears, it’s a personal thing, why don’t do two landings and enjoy both
Is the helicopter going to mess up my hair?
The helicopter will start when you are securely inside and be turned off when we land at our location, so your hair will look perfect.
I have never been in a helicopter before, does it matter?
No, most of our couples have never been in a helicopter, our pilots and photographer will make sure you feel at home before takeoff.
I got 6 inch Jimmy Choo’s can I use them up there?
We are not going to say absolutely not, but at most of our locations you might be better with a pair of flat shoes, or boots depending on the season
Is it cold up there?
In the summer it’s usually fine but it is always recommended to have another layer of clothing with you. Especially for adventure and glacier weddings. In the winter, it will be freezing – so make sure you have a good jacket on – you wont keep it on the whole time of course!
We don’t want a religious ceremony
Most of our couples don’t have religious ceremonies, your celebrant will give you direction and help you plan the ceremony which suts you best