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  1. INFLITE Mt Cook - The Ultimate Alpine Experience

    INFLITE Mt Cook - The Ultimate Alpine Experience

    Choose from a range of Ultimate Experiences with INFLITE Experiences Mt Cook. These include: The Ultimate Alpine Experience, Picnic Amongst The Peaks, The Wigley: Tasman Glacier Snow Shoeing, Blue Ice Adventure - 25 Minute Scenic, The Ultimate Alpine Experience, Tasman Experience - 35 Min Scenic, Glacier Highlights - 45 Min Scenic, and The Grand Circle. Our experiences are updated regularly so be sure to check out our website, for the most up-to-date options available.
  2. International Antarctic Centre

    International Antarctic Centre

    Journey through modern day Antarctica and experience a taste of this unique and breathtaking continent. Learn about the human impact on the continent, the wildlife and ecosystems and Antarctica’s effect on the globe. Brave an Antarctic storm, go off-road in a Hägglund, befriend a husky, mingle with the penguins, experience Antarctica from all four dimensions and leave with a head full of knowledge, a heart full of love and an inspiration to take action. Just like the explorers before you. See it. Love it. Save it.
  3. International Antarctic Centre - VIP Penguin Backstage Pass

    International Antarctic Centre - VIP Penguin Backstage Pass

    Visit us at the International Antarctic Centre and see our penguin habitat up close. This exclusive tour gives you the chance to see up close, all the fascinating work done ‘backstage’ in our penguin habitat and penguin welfare centre. Limited to just 8 visitors per tour, the VIP pass takes you into areas not accessible to other visitors. It is hosted by one of our Antarctic Guides – they’ll share their experience and expertise, taking you through the daily routines and long-term goals of our penguin habitat and programme. Your Penguin Backstage Pass includes a General Admission entry ticket. Backstage tours are limited to 8 visitors at a time. Bookings are essential. Tours are in...
  4. Jet Boat World

    Jet Boat World

    Jet Boat World is a hands-on journey through jet boating history, told like nowhere else in New Zealand. Jet Boat World is part of Alpine Jet Thrills base located at Springfield Adventure Park in the very place where so much of the early development and experimental jet boating took place at Woodstock Beach on the Waimakariri River, here in Canterbury, New Zealand. Jet Boat World has been established to protect and promote the cultural significance of New Zealand's role in introducing the jet boat to the world. See Bill Hamilton's last jet boat. Touch the first purpose built racing jet boat to break 100mph in New Zealand. Compare the old wooden boats and early centrifugal jet pumps to...
  5. Kaikoura Helicopters  - Accommodation, Whale Watch and Helicopter

    Kaikoura Helicopters - Accommodation, Whale Watch and Helicopter

    Accommodation and Mountains to the Sea. Stay. Enjoy a one nights luxury stay at The Fairways Luxury Hotel Apartments. Experience includes a Whale Watch experience by boat (3.5hrs) + a mountain top landing on Mt Fyffe by helicopter (40mins). Majestic marine life and spectacular views of Kaikōura from above with snow landing during the winter months, this really is a combo worth experiencing. Eat. And when you've completed your boat trip and flight head along to Poppy's Cafe and receive a 15% discount of your purchase of homemade meals or ice creams.
  6. Kaikōura Helicopters - Scenic Flights

    Kaikōura Helicopters - Scenic Flights

    Kaikōura Helicopters Scenic Flights options have something for everyone. From whale watching to mountain top seasonal snow landings. To heli rafting the local Grade 5 River. Enjoy mountain top views whilst tasting your platter of local cuisine whilst washing it down with the locally brewed beverages. Get the adrenaline pumping with our ATV adventure tour. Explore off road terrain in the foothills above the Kaikoura Coastline. Why not try your hand at the controls of a helicopter with our YouFly trial flight. Start or end the day with the stunning back drop on our Sunrise/Sunset flight. Grab that perfect photo or maybe get down on one knee. Why not talk to us direct to tailor up your...
  7. Kaikōura Helicopters - Whale Watching

    Kaikōura Helicopters - Whale Watching

    Kaikoura Helicopters will put you in the ultimate vantage point to see an entire Whale from head to tail as we fly slow orbits above. These magnificent mammals congregate in these waters and unique feeding grounds of the 3 kilometre Kaikoura Canyon that runs against the Kaikoura coastline. A variety of whales may be seen throughout the year ranging from, sperm, humpback, blue and southern right whale. Choose from one of our 4 brochure Kaikoura Helicopters Whale Watching flights or talk to us about tailoring a unique private charter to suit your budget. Kaikoura Helicopters is a division of GCH Aviation. Qualmark Gold. Kaikoura Helicopters are approved Department of Conservation...
  8. Kaikōura Helicopters Classic Whale Watch

    Kaikōura Helicopters Classic Whale Watch

    Tour departs from our beach front heli-pads and within minutes be in the Hikurangi Marine Reserve that plays host to one of the worlds largest marine mammals, the magnificent sperm whale. From the comfort of our helicopter, you will enjoy the ultimate whale watching experience. Panoramic views of the Kaikoura Peninsula. See the seal colonies along the rocks at the end of Kaikoura Peninsula. If the whales are close to shore, possibility of seeing dolphins as well. Possibility of seeing baleen whales migrating through - humpbacks on their way back and forth from their feeding grounds down near Antarctica.
  9. Kaikōura Helicopters Extended Whale Watch

    Kaikōura Helicopters Extended Whale Watch

    The extended option of our Classic Whale Watch, this flight gives you more time above Kaikoura’s unique deep-sea canyon searching for whales and other migrating marine life. The longer flight time allows us to search further offshore in the deeper waters, not only for the sperm whales but also for any migrating baleen whales such as the humpback, blue and fin whales as they travel between their feeding grounds in Antarctica and the warm waters of the South Pacific. On the way back to the beachfront heli pads keep an eye out for pods of our resident playful dusky dolphins, New Zealand fur seals basking along the rocks and the small hector dolphins swimming along the coastline.
  10. Kaikoura Helicopters Mt Fyffe Summit

    Kaikoura Helicopters Mt Fyffe Summit

    Lifting off from our beachfront helipads, your flight will take you up the Puhi Puhi Valley north of Kaikoura over private farmland and into remote DOC land. Fly through the Hapuku Gorge, past giant cracks in the hillsides and look down at the landslide that blocked off the river forming the Hapuku “Quake Lake”. Continue climbing to the South before touching down atop Mt Fyffe at 1602m/ 5200ft overlooking the spectacular Kaikoura region for great panoramic photo opportunities. Includes a snow landing during winter. Keep an eye out for wild deer and chamois traversing the mountainside as we fly down the face of Mt Fyffe before landing back in Kaikoura township. Approx 45 min trip....
  11. Kaikōura Helicopters Snow Landing - Build a snowman

    Kaikōura Helicopters Snow Landing - Build a snowman

    Snowman Adventure Flight. Bring your family or friends for this awesome winter experience. Lift off in one of our helicopters from our centrally located Heli pads. Within minutes be landed in the snow on Mt Fyffe, looking out over the Kaikōura Peninsula. Once the helicopter has shut down, it’s time to explore and build a snowman at 1600 metres. Your pilot will provide you with a selection of funky clothes and accessories to dress up your snowman (or you can bring your own). Once you have finished building your snowman take in the amazing scenery and warm yourself up with your complimentary hot chocolate. Upon return to Kaikōura , make the most of your Poppies Café discount voucher and...
  12. Kaikōura Helicopters Sunrise / Sunset Flights

    Kaikōura Helicopters Sunrise / Sunset Flights

    What better way to greet or end the day, than by flying to a high alpine area to shut down and immerse yourself in the stunning Kaikōura region. Share a beverage with a loved one or set up your camera to capture that stunning photo. Sunrise Fly from Kaikōura to land at a remote alpine location to watch the sun rise over the Pacific Ocean and light up the Kaikōura township and surrounding valleys. Sunset Fly from Kaikōura to land high up in the mountains to watch the sun set out behind the Kaikōura Mountain ranges.
  13. Kaikōura Helicopters Top n Tail Whale Watching

    Kaikōura Helicopters Top n Tail Whale Watching

    From whale tail to mountain top, this flight has it all covered. Taking off from our central beachfront helipads, within minutes you will be viewing the mighty sperm whales from the comfort of your helicopter. After viewing the magnificent marine life, you will fly high above Kaikoura and land amongst the towering Kaikoura Seaward Ranges, where you will take in some of the most breathtaking views that New Zealand has to offer. Seasonal snow landing. Views to the west of the Seaward Kaikoura Range, to the east Kaikoura flats and the iconic Kaikoura Peninsula stretching out like a whale's fluke. See the different colours of water along the coastline where the fresh, silty water comes out...
  14. Kaikoura Kayaks

    Kaikoura Kayaks

    Welcome to our magic little seaside village where the wildlife out numbers the humans and mountains meet the sea. The curious NZ fur seals are only a few paddle strokes away and our local guides would love to introduce you to them around the Kaikoura Peninsula. Watch seals dive and manoeuvre around your kayak, paddle with them as they swim around the Peninsula hunting for octopus. Continue your journey around the coastline for chance encounters with dusky dolphins and blue penguins. Paddle a crowd-free coastline with experienced qualified local guides, top kayaking equipment and an ocean teaming with marine life. Join our team on a real sea kayak tour that is enjoyable, interactive...
  15. Kaikōura Whale Watching & Heli Gourmet Experience

    Kaikōura Whale Watching & Heli Gourmet Experience

    Lifting off from our beachfront helipads you will view Hikurangi Marine reserve in search of the incredible wildlife in our waters. Kaikoura is not only home to the magnificent sperm whale, but is also a migratory route for a variety of different whale and dolphin species such as the humpback whale, blue whale, southern right whale and orca, so we never know from flight to flight when we might spot something different. Perched up on the beautiful hills of Glencree Estate, a gourmet two course meal of fresh produce harvested on farm and from local suppliers. Enjoy your meal in private serenity whilst viewing wild game roaming - red stag, elk & fellow deer.
  16. Ko Tane

    Ko Tane

    Your evening at Ko Tāne will include a traditional Māori powhiri (welcome), a fully interactive village and a kapahaka performance. In the village you will be shown the tools and skills of Māori hunter, the games he played and traditional instruments. The 45 minute kapahaka performance includes action songs, poi dances, haka, stick games, weapons displays, and the opportunity to learn the poi and the haka. Finally enjoy a Māori kai tasting experience with some Māori inspired canape tasters. Optional extra is entry to Willowbank & a 45 minute Guided Kiwi Tour to make a 'true kiwi experience'.
  17. Lake Dunstan and 3 Gorges Tour | Adventure South NZ

    Lake Dunstan and 3 Gorges Tour | Adventure South NZ

    These three Great Rides guarantee relaxing riding on top-notch trails created especially for cyclists and walkers. Cycle the full Lake Dunstan, Roxburgh Gorge and Clutha Gold trails. See all their highlights while soaking up the spectacular landscapes that ‘Central’ is famous for. Big skies, surreal blue waters, epic plains, mountain ranges – expect all this and more. Charming country towns and warm hospitality are all part of the package, as is delicious food & wine and ample opportunity to meet the locals. This trip is fully inclusive and includes all accommodation, most meals, transport, and guides. E-Bikes and standard bikes available to hire.
  18. Lake Dunstan and Otago Central Rail Trail | Adventure South NZ

    Lake Dunstan and Otago Central Rail Trail | Adventure South NZ

    Starting from Queenstown, combine two of the South Island's most popular cycle trails, the Lake Dunstan Trail and the famous Otago Central Rail Trail. The adventure begins with a warm up on Central Otago's Lake Dunstan Trail. Then you’re off on New Zealand’s first and most famous Great Ride. Following the old Otago Central Railway Line from Clyde to Middlemarch, this iconic, multi-day ride takes in grand landscapes, charming towns, country hospitality and rich history. This 5 day tour is fully supported and includes all accommodation, most meals, transport, guides and more. E-bikes and standard bikes are available to hire.
  19. Lake Pukaki Snow & Soak

    Lake Pukaki Snow & Soak

    Indulge with 3 course dinners each night, a 60 minute relaxation massage and a night sky experience. You’ll also enjoy a soak at Tekapo Springs and the helicopter flight of a lifetime with The Helicopter Line near Aoraki/Mt Cook with a snow landing.
  20. Lord of the Rings Edoras Tour

    Lord of the Rings Edoras Tour

    Enjoy an incredible day out as we travel to the remote area of Mt Sunday in our unique six-wheel drive vehicles. This peaceful area was transformed into Edoras, the capital city of the Rohan people in the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Immerse yourself in the natural, unspoiled beauty of this breath-taking area with its sparkling lakes, glistening rivers and fresh, crisp mountain air. Our guides provide an entertaining and informative commentary along the way. Enjoy a short walk to the summit of Edoras for spectacular 360 views. Movie replica swords and stunning scenery ensure unparalleled photo opportunities. Whether you are a Lord of the Rings fan, or want to experience the best scenery...
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