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  1. Akaroa Craft Distillery HeliGin Experience

    Akaroa Craft Distillery HeliGin Experience

    Take flight with Garden City Helicopters and experience the taste and tales of the Akaroa harbour, told in gin with Akaroa Craft Distillery. Take in unique views of Canterbury and Banks Peninsula from the air, look down on gathering grounds of the many botanicals that make up the flavours of the gin on sample. Every bottle sampled is a taste of Akaroa and surrounds. A short drive from the hilltop helipad to the Akaroa Craft Distillery Tasting House. Your tasting experience is followed by a food platter between two people whilst enjoying a G&T each. A complementary bottle per couple of Hector's Gin - Named after the Hector's Dolphins that swim off Akaroa, Hector's Gin comes in flavour...
  2. Between the Vines - North Canterbury Helicopter Winery Tour

    Between the Vines - North Canterbury Helicopter Winery Tour

    Arrive at Garden City Helicopters Christchurch to board your awaiting helicopter. Sit back relax and enjoy your journey to the North Canterbury wine region in style and comfort. Make a grand entrance, landing between the vines to indulge your senses at 3 unique wineries. Experience tastings, each with their distinctive flavours and award winning blends. Experience the very best North Canterbury has to offer, and let us do the driving. Your 3 wineries visited could include: George Road Wines, Greystone Vineyard, Black Estate, Waipara Hills Winery, Bone Line, Pegasus Bay. Includes helicopter flights, wine tastings. Lunch option available upon request, not included in cost.
  3. Christchurch Helicopter Scenic Flights - Garden City Helicopters

    Christchurch Helicopter Scenic Flights - Garden City Helicopters

    Sit back and enjoy the sights of Christchurch and Canterbury, a vast variety of options to choose from such as: Take in views of Ōtautahi, Christchurch and bays. This evolving newest city in New Zealand constantly regenerating after the earthquakes of 2011. Indulge in the flavors of the North Canterbury wine region on our heli winery tours. Thrill your core with a helijet blast on the Waimakariri River. Look down on a whale from head to tail in the waters off Kaikōura. See the Southern Alps mountains up close, land in the snow to look across at Aoraki Mt Cook. A proposal or a romantic escape for the night, we have options for that intimate special occasion. Try to control a helicopter...
  4. Christchurch Helicopter Weddings - Love is in the Air

    Christchurch Helicopter Weddings - Love is in the Air

    Helicopters and romance are the perfect pairing – whisking away lovebirds to dream locations, capturing memories to share around the world. Let us help you to create that perfect day within the stunning landscape of Canterbury. Easy access to either an alpine elopement, or on the shores of a remote beautiful beach on Banks Peninsular. If transport to and from your venue is needed, we have a variety of aircraft for hire. Add that wow factor to your wedding by arriving in style. Wedding photos. We can help with suggestions on areas as stunning backdrops to capture your day.
  5. Garden City Helicopters

    Garden City Helicopters

    Join New Zealand’s most experienced and trusted Helicopter operator - Garden City Helicopters on an adventure to discover the very best scenery of Christchurch and Canterbury. Choose from any one of our helicopter adventure packages: City sights, whale watching, winery lunch, luxury lodge transfers, mountain top landings at altitude on a snowy mountain peak, view Aoraki Mount Cook up close, remote romantic picnic with a loved one, Akaroa HeliGin. Or let us help you create your perfect heli charter. Weddings & elopement packages available. Cooperate and Incentive specialists. Garden City Helicopters is a division of GCH Aviation.
  6. Garden City Helicopters - Christchurch City Scenic Flight

    Garden City Helicopters - Christchurch City Scenic Flight

    Otautahi, Christchurch is the city of exploration, where urban regeneration, Culture and heritage thrive. A city constantly evolving, giving visitors something new to explore. Your pilot will inform and entertain, whilst taking in views of the newest city in New Zealand, lush greenery of Hagley Park and Botanic Gardens. "The Garden City". The red zone of Christchurch, once filled with homes prior to the earthquakes is now a holistic project to connect people, river and land. Known as the Ōtākaro Avon River Corridor project. Port Hills into Banks Peninsula a extinct volcano, making up Akaroa and Diamond Harbours. A coastline view of Pegasus Bay as you travel over Sumner Beach towards...
  7. GCH Aviation - Helicopter Experiences

    GCH Aviation - Helicopter Experiences

    GCH Aviation offer helicopter scenic flight experiences around New Zealand with bases in Christchurch, Kaikoura, Greymouth, Nelson and Wellington. 100% New Zealand family owned and operated company with over 39 years experience. Safe, affordable and convenient aviation solutions, helicopters , Private Jet Centre 24-hour FBO service and a Challenger 604 charter jet for national and international charter. GCH Aviation is the only New Zealand aviation company to be accepted as a Virtuoso supplier. Helicopters for FIT, MICE, incentive groups and corporate travel - let us help with your planning within your budget.
  8. Helijet - Garden City Helicopters Christchurch

    Helijet - Garden City Helicopters Christchurch

    If you thrive on excitement and adventure then the adrenaline overload heli-jet experience is perfect for you. After take-off you will enjoy views of Christchurch City and in the distance the spectacular Southern Alps as your pilot whisks you away to the banks of the Waimakariri River. Waiting for you will be the award-winning Alpine Jet Thrills team, ready to blast you down the magnificent braided river at great speed and under great control with their highly trained driver. Drift around the sweeping river bends in just a few centimeters of water and experience 360 degree spins whilst you immerse yourself in the magnificent landscape. Then it’s back on board for the return flight....
  9. Melton Estate Boutique Winery Lunch - Garden City Helicopters

    Melton Estate Boutique Winery Lunch - Garden City Helicopters

    Arrive in style by helicopter for a wonderful winery lunch and wine tasting. Melton Estate is a premier winery located in West Melton, surrounded by 12 acres of vines and beautiful gardens. Touch down amongst the vines and then enjoy a two course lunch accompanied by a wine tasting of 5 boutique wines. Your tasting will include the acclaimed “Summer Love Sparkling” – Canterbury favourite. After your lunch stroll around the vineyard or check out the Cellar Door.
  10. YouFly Trial Flight with Garden City Helicopters

    YouFly Trial Flight with Garden City Helicopters

    Fly your own helicopter with a Garden City Helicopters YouFly Trial Flight. Here's your chance to take off, at the controls of your very own helicopter. A Garden City Helicopters YouFly Trial Flight puts you safely behind the dual controls of helicopter 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 as a one off or maybe the start of considering to train to a obtain a private pilots licence, or as a career as a commercial helicopter pilot. Garden City Helicopters is a division of GCH Aviation, Holders of CAA part 141 Aviation Training Organization Certificate.
  11. Abel Tasman Tramp & Kayak

    Abel Tasman Tramp & Kayak

    Enjoy native birdsong while wandering through lush native forests, emerge on to the soft golden sands of the many bays en route and enjoy a dip in the waters to refresh your body and soul. This is the best way to enjoy the beautiful Abel Tasman Coast track without the DOC huts and sleeping bags! Make your way to Mārahau (or Nelson) and we will take care of the rest.
  12. Adventure South NZ

    Adventure South NZ

    For over 25 years we've been delivering active holidays in some of New Zealand's most outstanding locations. From the top of the North to the bottom of the South, our range of introductory to challenging trips mean's there's an adventure for everyone. You'll find all the Kiwi classics like the Queen Charlotte Track, Old Ghost Road, Timber Trail, Alps 2 Ocean and Otago Central Rail Trail, as well as off the beaten track itineraries. Our value filled trips are fully supported and include all accommodation, meals, transport, guides, and many activities off the trail. From the planning stages to the adventure itself, we are committed to ensuring you have the best active holiday in NZ and...
  13. Akaroa Habour Day Tour and Dolphin Cruise with Canterbury Trails

    Akaroa Habour Day Tour and Dolphin Cruise with Canterbury Trails

    Travel to Akaroa (New Zealand's only attempted French settlement). Pass through Banks Peninsula on the summit route which gives spectacular views. Arriving at Akaroa which sits in an ancient volcanic crater formed 6 million years ago. From the main wharf in boats depart for a Nature Cruise on the harbour. See Dolphins, penguins, seals, local bird life & learn more about the local history from your boat skipper. Explore the charming 175 year old harbour side village with it’s museum of settlers history, art & craft shops & studios before enjoying lunch at an award winning cafe. On the journey back to Christchurch we visit the Cheese Factory at Barry’s Bay. Courtesy city hotel/homestay...
  14. Alpine Jet Thrills - Braided Shallows

    Alpine Jet Thrills - Braided Shallows

    Braided Shallows - Christchurch. Choose from our brand new AirBoat operation - just like the ‘gator huntin’ AirBoats in the Everglades of Florida USA, or the Kiwi born and bred Jet Boat skimming the shallows of the Waimakariri River, Braided Shallows. Just 15 mins from the CBD located in the Waimakariri Regional Park. Features: AirBoat experiences range from 20 - 30mins. JetBoat experiences range from 20 - 90 mins. Corporate Team Building & Incentive events (including catering). Combo deals available for groups.
  15. Alpine Safari - 4WD & Jet boat tour

    Alpine Safari - 4WD & Jet boat tour

    For a journey you’ll never forget, join Hassle-free Tours on an Alpine Safari Tour: a great opportunity to experience life and adventure in the Southern Alps. You are collected from your central Christchurch accommodation and taken on a scenic journey into the Southern Alps. Our friendly local guide provides an entertaining and informative commentary throughout your journey. Once in the mountains, you'll experience the thrill of a jet boat ride, an off-road 4WD adventure, a guided walk and enjoy a kiwi-style lunch at a country café before boarding the world famous Tranz Alpine train for a stunning trip back through the mountains and across the Canterbury Plains. This is a 'once in a...
  16. Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail Tours | Adventure South NZ

    Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail Tours | Adventure South NZ

    From New Zealand’s highest mountain – Aoraki/Mt Cook, to the turquoise hydro-lakes and tussock-lands of the Mackenzie Country and lush farmland of the Waitaki Valley, few cycle trails offer the diversity and variety of spectacular landscapes. Choose from our tried and tested Alps to Ocean itineraries: - 6 Day Alps to Ocean Classic - 6 Day E-Bike Alps to Ocean - 7 Day Alps to Ocean End to End - 3 Day Best of the Alps to Ocean Book online or talk to our team today. Make the most of our COVID-19 deposit security with $200 refundable deposits.
  17. Alps to Ocean Classic Tour | Adventure South NZ

    Alps to Ocean Classic Tour | Adventure South NZ

    Explore some of the most scenic landscapes in New Zealand's South Island by bike on our 6 day fully supported Alps to Ocean Cycle tour. Encounter the majesty of New Zealand's highest peak, Aoraki, Mt Cook, the sweeping tussocklands of the Mackenzie Country, and the flowing rivers, vineyards, and farmland of the Waitaki Valley as you cycle towards the historic and vibrant coastal town of Oamaru on the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail. Included is 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners; 5 nights hotel/motel en-suite accommodation; professional qualified driver/guide; 2 professional guides/drivers on trips with 8 or more people; private vehicle transport; water and snacks while cycling. E-bikes...
  18. Alps2Ocean Cycle Trail

    Alps2Ocean Cycle Trail

    Explore the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail, which makes some of the South Island's most dramatic scenery accessible to cyclists. There's 300 km of cycling from the tussocky alpine Mackenzie Country with its turquoise lakes, through rural towns to the Pacific Ocean in historic Oamaru. From Christchurch we'll drive you to the rugged Mackenzie Country, with its alps, hydro and glacial lakes, and incredibly starry skies. Then we roll through beautiful rural townships including Omarama, Otematata, Kurow and Duntroon. Finally we make it from the alps to the ocean: the harbour in Oamaru's Victorian Precinct, before a return drive to Christchurch. The tour includes all meals and accommodation,...
  19. Aoraki Wilderness Escape

    Aoraki Wilderness Escape

    Stay 2 nights at the Hermitage Hotel nestled at the base of truly colossal glacier covered mountains with a view of New Zealand’s tallest mountain – Aoraki/Mount Cook. Enjoy a scenic helicopter flight around New Zealand’s tallest mountains (with alpine landing), observe the incredible night sky on a stargazing tour and indulge in a locally sourced 3 course dinner at Alpine Restaurant. Explore The Road Trips’ favourite walks in the National Park or simply relax at the Hermitage Hotel. This is the mini break we all deserve.