Auckland is a beautiful place, not Just a great place to live but also a great place to visit. and offers a lot of things to see and do on the ground and harbour, but to truly appreciate the cityscape of Auckland, its coastline, islands and its stunning landscape, it is best appreciated from above with Inflite Scenic helicopter flights.
Inflite helicopters provide short scenic flights around the Auckland city varying from 10 minute flights to introduce you to Auckland city highlights, flying its coastline and viewing extinct volcanoes, to wine tours, romantic getaways to escaping to Luxury lodges, golf courses, Quad bike safari’s and remote fishing area’s for the angler from sea fishing off the rocks to back country rivers trout fishing. InFlite helicopters can tailor a personal flight itinery to suit your travel plans.
Our scenic flights depart from the Inflite Heliport in downtown Auckland The first part of tour takes in the glistening Waitemata harbour as we fly towards the Devonport naval base taking in stunning views of Auckland’s North Shore, then on toward the Harbour Bridge, our flight takes us over the Westhaven Marina.
Expect a spectacular view of the Auckland CBD and Viaduct Harbour before you fly past the Sky Tower and over the lush greens of Auckland’s Domain before flying over Bastion Point, taking in views of Mission Bay on the way back to our heliport. A great scenic helicopter flight over Auckland seeing it in a stunning way.
From $149.00 per person (based on a minimum of two passengers travelling together)
Our scenic helicopter flights depart from our downtown heliport at Mechanics Bay, flying across the glistening waters of the Waitemata Harbour and on to the Devonport Naval Base, capturing views of Auckland’s Harbour Bridge, flying over the Viaduct Harbour (once home of the America’s Cup) and Westhaven Marina before we fly past the Sky Tower and over the lush greenness of Auckland Domain, a central recreational park.Heading east we pass popular inner harbour beaches and suburbs of St Heliers, Kohimarama, Mission Bay and Orakei Basin. Fly over Browns Island, another of the Hauraki Gulf’s distinctive volcanic crater islands before travelling out across the Rangitoto Channel to Rangitoto Island, the largest, youngest and one of the least modified of about 50 volcanic cones and craters in the Auckland volcanic field.
The stunning city vista can be seen in the distance from Rangitoto’s summit on the flight back to Auckland, prior to returning to our Mechanics Bay heliport.
From $199.00 per person (based on a minimum of two passengers travelling together)
Flying from our downtown Auckland heliport at Mechanics Bay our flight will head eastwards past Browns Island volcanic cone and Motuihe Island nature reserve, to beautiful Waiheke where you will cruise along it’s south coast bays and peninsulas.
The eastern portion of our tour takes you over Ponui, Rotoroa and the stunning white beaches of Pakatoa, each island having its own unique history and land use, returning back over to Waiheke and the Stony Batter historic reserve and defence complex.
Flying back along Waiheke’s north coast will take you past Onetangi, Palm Beach and Oneroa, plus a number of other less accessible small bays and beaches, before hopping over to have a look at Rakino and the Noises, past Motutapu and over the summit of the regions newest volcano Rangitoto.
Returning to Mechanics Bay offers you views across the North Shore and then a closer look at North Head and Devonport as we make our final approach into the heliport
From $369.00 per person (based on a minimum of two passengers travelling together)
Our scenic helicopter flights depart from our Auckland downtown heliport at Mechanics Bay flying up the inner harbour over Auckland’s Harbour Bridge, past Auckland’s Central Business District and over Avondale Basin, Avondale Race Course and upper reaches of the Waitemata Harbour.
Our flight pathTakes in views of Western Springs and the Auckland Zoo along the way, while continuing west towards the Kumeu wine area until we reach Muriwai and Piha beaches, we then head south along the coast to Cornwallis, the southern tip of the well-known west coast beaches. Flying past One Tree Hill Domain, over Cornwall Parkand Ellerslie Race Course as we head in the direction of the popular regional park of Motuihe Island, the eastern beaches of Okahu Bay, Mission Bay, Kohimarama and St Heliers can be seen as we fly towards the western end of Waiheke Island.
Spectacular views out over the Hauraki Gulf Islands such as the extinct volcano of Rangitoto Island and Motutapu Island farm can be seen as we fly over some of Auckland’s North Shore suburbs, Ngataringa and Shoal Bay to Lake Pupuke, a now freshwater filled extinct volcanic crater before descending back into our Mechanics Bay heliport.
From $499.00 per person (based on a minimum of two passengers travelling together)
Lifting off from the Inflite Heliport, in downtown Auckland, you will fly East past Browns Island volcanic cone and Motuihe Island nature reserve, across to beautiful Waiheke Island where you will cruise along the South coast bays and peninsulas. Your tour then takes you over Ponui , Rotoroa and the stunning white beaches of Pakatoa, then back over to Waiheke and the Stony Batter historic reserve and defence complex. Flying back along Waiheke’s North coast will take you past Onetangi, Palm Beach and Oneroa, plus a number of other small bays and beaches, before hopping over to have a look at Rakino Island and the Noises, past Motutapu and over the summit of Rangitoto Island. View the North Shore and take a closer look at North Head and Devonport as you make a final approach back into the Inflite Heliport.
Inflite have a range of pre-designed adventure helicopter tours available, from Heli-Golfing, Quad Safari, sightseeing in Auckland, wine & Dine Waiheke Island, Heli-Fishing and more, or call us today and we will personalise a helicopter adventure experience just for you.