| | | | | |

Find local...

View maps...

See info about...

Reid Helicopters Nelson

Drop Off Reid Helicopters

Reid Helicopters Nelson is a locally owned and operated helicopter company specializing in hunting and fishing transfers to the remote areas of the Nelson & Marlborough regions.

With three generations of experience operating helicopters in Nelson and the surrounding national parks Reid Helicopters can take you into some of the best fishing in this stunningly beautiful and diverse region often referred to as "brown trout heaven"


256 Eighty Eight Valley Road

Wakefield 7052


Toby and Rachael Reid

Phone - +64 (03) 541 9530

Mobile - 021 2735023

Email - toby@helicoptersnelson.co.nz

Web - Reid Helicopters

Fishing waters

Reid Helicopters know the top of the South Island better than any other and can get you to rivers that are extremely remote. These include:

Plus a huge range of smaller remote waters discovered over the years by three generations of pilots. They can also set you up with a highly experience guide should you wish.

Helicopter fleet


The fleet

Reid Helicopters operate a modern fleet of helicopters with a size to suit the needs of your fishing (and/or hunting) party.

Heli Wilderness Fly Fishing

The Nelson Marlborough region offers some of the best brown trout fishing in the world. For over 20 years the Reid family have been transporting locals and visitors from all over the world (some very famous) to some of our best known fishing spots.

Guides are available for day trips or if you are already familiar with the area you have the option of day trips or overnight hut stays.

Heli Hunting Reid Helicopters also offer exclusive hunting adventures in the Nelson and Marlborough regions. They provide helicopter charters to remote and spectacular alpine locations to access New Zealand's main game animals, red deer and chamois. There are also opportunities for hunting wild pigs and goat.

The Food Source

Fly Gather Dine


For a truly unique experience try the The Food Source experience where you fly into a remote location, gather fresh wild food and then dine alfresco with the food prepared by award winning chef, Matt Bouterey.

This is a unique gourmet cuisine heli adventure that embodies the pure New Zealand spirit of high quality products mixed with unsurpassed personal service. You will bask in the pristine surroundings and enjoy some of the best that New Zealand has to offer from the land and sea and even your moments in the air are special.

Other adventures

Located in what is arguably one of the msot scenic regions in New Zealand, Reid helicopters can show you some of the most stunning scenery in the area.

Whether it be the location of the Lord of the Rings movies, the untamed Kahurangi National Park, The Golden Sands and forests of the Abel Tasman National Park, the wild West Coast or serene Marlborough Sounds, Reid Helicopters will ensure you will see parts of the country you will never forget.


Reid Helicopters are located in the historic village of Wakefield, a short drive from Nelson.


Click on the map for a larger version.

Indicative costs as at 1 Nov 2013 Each trip is based on the flying ime and distance. Contact Toby or Rachael for a price.
Payment methods Visa and mastercard.

North Branch Mohikinui

Reid Helicopters Nelson can take you to that remote wilderness river where fishing dreams are made real.




Rachel and Toby

Rachael and Toby Reid

10.5lb brown

Karamea Brown (10.5lb)

Gaot Creek Hut

The North Branch of the Mohikinui

The Goulter

Fishing the Goulter


The Karamea


The Mohikinui


The Crow


One of the many huts

Marlborough Sounds

Marlborough Sounds

Home | Site map | Glossary | Links | Legal notices | Feedback | Advertise | About us | Contact us Top of page