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  1.  Canterbury Winery Heli Lunch

    Canterbury Winery Heli Lunch

    Enjoy a heli-flight to one of our region’s world-renowned wineries. Arrive like a rock star! There is nothing quite like the thrill of landing in a helicopter on the lawn and walking into a winery where you will enjoy a delicious lunch and wine tasting. Makes a fabulous gift or corporate lunch to impress or seal the deal! You have a choice of 3 stunning wineries within easy reach; Pegasus Bay, Waipara Hills and Black Estate. Flights to these wineries operate daily all year round except some public holidays. Flights are around 20 minutes one way. Your helicopter pilot will be ready when you are to take you back to base near Christchurch airport after lunch. (Cost of lunch not included)
  2. Air Safaris Helicopters - Lake Tekapo

    Air Safaris Helicopters - Lake Tekapo

    We are so lucky to be located at Lake Tekapo in the Mackenzie Basin with breathtaking scenery in all directions. We have two wedding photography packages available from our Lake Tekapo base. These unique options are perfect for just the newlywed couple to enjoy a scenic helicopter flight and have the moment captured by their photographer. Each package is exclusively for three people and includes the helicopter and pilot to yourselves, a flight to an exclusive Mackenzie alpine location and a landing with 30 minutes to enjoy the surroundings and have some photos taken. If you’re planning to propose and want to do so with a difference, we have a fantastic spot overlooking Lake Tekapo for you to ask that special someone a special question.
  3. Air Safaris Tekapo and Mt Cook

    Air Safaris Tekapo and Mt Cook

    Explore New Zealand's highest mountains, ice and snow fields, see twelve major glaciers and fly over 200 kilometres of breathtaking alpine scenery. From the beautiful, turquoise glacier-fed lakes in the East, to the great ice fields spilling down through the West Coast rainforests into the Tasman Sea below. Our aircraft especially selected for flightseeing ensures that every passenger has a window seat and wings-above to ensure optimum viewing below. Pilots provide a full and informative commentary with multi language commentary brochures supplied. Flights depart from Lake Tekapo, Glentanner Park, Mt Cook or Franz Josef. Very popular inter-airport flightseeing options between Lake Tekapo, Mt Cook and Twizel/Pukaki for coach tours.
  4. Canterbury Trails Tranz Alpine

    Canterbury Trails Tranz Alpine

    Canterbury Trails offers a unique 2 day and 1 night (there's an option for a longer trip, pricing differs) that'll take you 'coast to coast' to Queenstown. You'll be delivered to the world famous Tranz Alpine train, travelling through stunning country to the mountains of Arthurs Pass. Here you may get to meet the cheeky mountain parrot known as 'Kea'. The tour continues through the dramatic Otira Gorge and beech forests, to the West Coast of New Zealand on the Tasman Sea. Visit the greenstone/pounamu galleries of Hokitika and discover the importance of this stone to Maori. Head further south along this rugged coast, to the glaciers before crossing the ruggedHaast Pass to Wanaka, the Crown Range and Queenstown.
  5. Christchurch Helicopters Ltd

    Christchurch Helicopters Ltd

    We have a wide range of stunning scenic flight options to take you throughout Canterbury and beyond. A ride in a helicopter is a fantastic gift and creates a never-to-be-forgotten experience. Christchurch Helicopters are located at Christchurch International Airport, operating from ‘The Heli Centre’ in the Harewood Aviation Park. Located on the east coast of the South Island, Christchurch is a city of contrasts. Residents enjoy easy access to a natural environment world-renowned for its beauty, as well as an exciting and regenerating urban ambiance. Where else in the world could you ski at a world class alpine resort, bungy jump, mountain biking, whale watching visit world class wineries all within 2 hours of an international airport.
  6. City to Harbour Scenic Flight

    City to Harbour Scenic Flight

    Discover Christchurch from a whole new perspective when you fly over the city. See the progress of the massive rebuild and the abandoned suburbs from the 2010/2011 earthquakes. Then on the way back head over Port Hills and Lyttleton Harbour for a dramatic view of the port and coastline. Our pilots will personalise this experience for you by sharing their local knowledge and insights of our big backyard as you fly over remarkable sights and landmarks, including; Burnside Park, Lancaster Park, Sumner Cliffs and more. We have plenty to share with you and can’t wait for you to experience it.
  7. Fly a helicopter- Trial flight with Garden City Helicopters

    Fly a helicopter- Trial flight with Garden City Helicopters

    Fly your own helicopter with a Garden City Trial Flight Here's your chance to take off, at the controls of your very own helicopter. A Garden City Helicopters Trial Flight puts you safely behind the dual controls of a Robinson R22 for a 30 minute flight with a qualified flight instructor beside you the whole time guiding you through your take off, flight and landing. A unique flight experience, Garden City Helicopters Trial Flights *Weight and Height limit apply*
  8. Garden City Helicopters

    Garden City Helicopters

    Join New Zealand’s most experienced and trusted Helicopter operators - Garden City Helicopters on an adventure of a lifetime to discover the very best scenery Christchurch and Canterbury has to offer. Looking for exciting things to do in Christchurch? Charter one of our executive planes or a helicopter for your own personal use and the choice is yours, you decide where you would like to go. Or choose one of our numerous helicopter adventure packages including a city sights tour of Christchurch’s changing landscape, lunch at a vineyard or our popular Love is in the Air flight to capture those magic memories with someone special. Flights operate from Christchurch Airport and depart on demand. Garden City Helicopters, we've got it covered
  9. Garden City Helicopters - Christchurch City Scenic Flight

    Garden City Helicopters - Christchurch City Scenic Flight

    Christchurch city is changing rapidly as the city recovers and rebuilds from the earthquakes of 2010/11. A flight over the city will give you the best perspective of just how much the landscape has changed. Our pilots will inform and entertain you on the interesting facts and points of interest, new developments and the vision for the future of the city. We will also fly over the Port of Lyttelton showing the spectacular scenery of Banks Peninsula and return via the suburbs of Sumner and Redcliffs
  10. Milford Sound Flights | Air Safaris

    Milford Sound Flights | Air Safaris

    This flight-seeing tour is ideal if you have limited time as driving to Milford Sound from Lake Tekapo is 7½ hours. Scenic flights follow the Southern Alps to Milford Sound via the Mount Aspiring National Park taking in alpine valleys, Wanaka Basin, Mount Aspiring and often return via the rugged West Coast of the South Island. A tour of the Mount Cook and Westland National Parks can also be included. Flights generally stop over in Milford for 30 minutes, enough time to get some stunning views of the fiord and towering mountains from ground level: A boat cruise can also be arranged if time & weather permit. Every passenger has a window seat and wings-above ensure optimum viewing below. Pilots provide a full and informative commentary.
  11. Mount Cook Day Tour - Ex Christchurch

    Mount Cook Day Tour - Ex Christchurch

    Christchurch offers the perfect base for you to discover New Zealand’s tallest mountain Aoraki/Mount Cook in this full day tour. Highlights include the Canterbury Plains which offer rich pastoral farmland. We break in Geraldine for a morning tea stop and then continue through Burkes Pass to Lake Tekapo & the Church of the Good Shepherd. Later we will see Lake Pukaki, a stunning glacial-fed lake and Aoraki/Mt Cook. Then enjoy a full buffet lunch (available as a pre-booked option) at the Hermitage Hotel. An optional scenic flight over this spectacular alpine region is also available at your own expense; this flight can be arranged with your driver/guide. Visit www.greatsights.co.nz for other tour options throughout New Zealand.
  12. Trans-Divide Excursions Tekapo - Franz Josef | Air Safaris

    Trans-Divide Excursions Tekapo - Franz Josef | Air Safaris

    The West Coast is a short flight away from Lake Tekapo and Air Safaris offers you the opportunity to fly over the main divide of the Southern Alps for a ½ day excursion. On the West Coast at Franz Josef you have a range of activities to choose from including nature tours, heli-hiking, four wheeler adventures, guided glacier walks, and a soak in the hot pools. We are happy to arrange activities for you. Experience a spectacular scenic flight that explores the Mount Cook and Westland National Parks flying over New Zealand’s highest mountains and largest glaciers. Our aircraft offer a window seat for all passengers and have wings-above for unobstructed viewing below. Your friendly pilot will provide an informative and enjoyable commentary.
  13. Ballooning Canterbury

    Ballooning Canterbury

    There is nothing quite so romantic and exciting as Hot Air Ballooning and floating effortlessly over an ever changing Canterbury Plains landscape. Great views of the Southern Alps to the Pacific ocean. This is a family owned business. Experienced pilot Michael has over 5500 hrs aviation experience. Flights 7 days a week, all flights are subject to weather. We fly a minimum of 2 people up to large groups.A glass of chilled champagne or fruit juice and a light snack are served after landing. Courtesy transfers for visitors to Christchurch from most central hotels and motels. Allow approximately 4-5 hours for this remarkable experience. The flight time is approximately one hour.
  14. 6 Day North Island Wineries Tour

    6 Day North Island Wineries Tour

    You'll visit 3 of our major wine growing regions and sample different varieties of wine at each, as well as enjoy local cuisine which showcases all that is produced from Aotearoa's land and sea. We mix all this together with some extraordinary volcanic and coastal scenery so that you get the ultimate experience.
  15. Heliworks Mt Cook

    Heliworks Mt Cook

    Based at Mt Cook airport Heliworks offer spectacular scenic flights throughout the Aoraki Mt Cook National Park. Heliworks is privileged to be able to land at a number of locations on the Tasman glacier and throughout the National Park. Join us on a trip of a lifetime! All of our flights are designed to provide the best experience for the customer, rather than direct flights we really show you around this stunning region, going further afield and for longer! We take pride in delivering a quality product, safe procedures and personalised service, tailored to your specific requirements and exceeding your expectations.
  16. Mt Cook Glacier Guiding

    Mt Cook Glacier Guiding

    Combine the excitement of walking on a remote part of New Zealand's biggest glacier with the thrill of breathtaking scenic helicopter fly-bys of New Zealand's highest mountain, Aoraki/Mt Cook. Fly in either by helicoper or ski plane past Aoraki/Mt Cook. Go high alpine showshoeing in a snowy white wilderness at over 2100m with your professional guide. Try an adrenaline-pumping ice climb in the heart of the Tasman Glacier. After a thrilling helicopter flight to the best ice climbing location, our expert guides will quickly teach you how to master basic crampon and ice axe techniques. All of our guides are certified through the internationally recognised New Zealand Mountain Guides Association. Come on an adventure you will never forget!
  17. South Pacific Helicopters Scenic and Whale Flights

    South Pacific Helicopters Scenic and Whale Flights

    Unparalleled Whale Watching and Unforgettable Scenery. South Pacific Helicopters offer scenic and whale watching flights in the incredible town of Kaikoura, where the Seaward Kaikoura Mountain ranges rise straight out of the Pacific Ocean. Kaikoura is one of the best places in the world to view marine wildlife including the mighty sperm whale, which can be found year-round in Kaikoura's waters. Whale watching by helicopter allows for uninterrupted views of the entire whale, as well as insights into their natural world only achieved by helicopter. Bespoke Adventures offered as well including heli-rafting, heli-picnics, charter flights, and many more. A trip for everyone! Family friendly, no minimum age limit.
  18. The Adventurer - Haupapa/Tasman Glacier Heli-hike Mount Cook

    The Adventurer - Haupapa/Tasman Glacier Heli-hike Mount Cook

    You fly in to your drop off point on a remote part of the glacier. Your guide will outfit you with special ice spikes for your feet, called crampons, which are designed for glacier conditions. Then you’ll explore ice formations, following your guide as s/he cuts steps in the glacier, using skills handed down from NZ’s mountain pioneers. Your trip finishes with another spectacular scenic flight back to our Aoraki/Mt. Cook base. Time on the ice is up to 2 hours, weather permitting. Cost includes Two scenic flights, guide, quality leather boots, socks, gators, snow shoes, harness (if required), walking poles, jacket & over-trousers, gloves.
  19. The Cool Climber - Tasman Glacier Ice Climbing Mount Cook

    The Cool Climber - Tasman Glacier Ice Climbing Mount Cook

    Take in awe-inspiring views of New Zealand’s alpine scenery on your stunning helicopter flight. Watch for the Tasman Glacier lake and marvel at the spectacular Hochstetter Icefall. On this trip you receive personalized ice climbing instruction. Using ice tools and the front points of your crampons, you climb vertical and at times overhanging ice walls and pinnacles always safely secured by a top rope attached to your harness. A good fitness level is required. Cost includes two scenic flights, guide, specialised mountaineering boots, climbing boots, socks, gators, crampons, ice axes, technical gear, walking poles, jacket and over-trousers, gloves, special backpacks.
  20. The Helicopter Line Mount Cook

    The Helicopter Line Mount Cook

    The Helicopter Line is New Zealand’s leading helicopter company operating with a fleet of modern jet helicopters based at Mount Cook, Twizel, Franz Josef, Fox Glacier and Queenstown. At Mount Cook, The Helicopter Line operates from Glentanner Park at the foot of the mountains at Mount Cook village. We offer the most incredible close-up views on a scenic flight to explore and discover the heart of the Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park. Our experienced and professional helicopter pilots share their knowledge with you in an informative commentary. View hanging glaciers and rivers of moving ice before a snow landing in this inaccessible alpine region. All flights feature a snow landing. Proudly a Qualmark endorsed Visitor Activity.