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.
Duration: 10 Minutes
Price: $149 per person (Price based on 4 pax or more)
Departing from the INFLITE heliport, your helicopter will lift off across the glistening Waitemata harbour towards the Devonport naval base. Take in stunning views of Auckland’s North Shore, then on toward the Harbour Bridge, flying 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. From there, you will head toward Bastion Point, taking in sweeping views of Mission Bay on the way back to our INFLITE base.
• Capture views of the Auckland’s iconic landmarks including Sky Tower, Auckland Harbour Bridge, Eastern beaches and the Hauraki Gulf • Pilot commentary
Duration: 15 Minutes
Price: $199 per person (Price based on 4 pax or more)
Departing from INFLITE heliport, your helicopter will lift off across the glistening Waitemata harbour towards the Devonport naval base, capturing views of Auckland’s Harbour Bridge, flying over the Viaduct Harbour and Westhaven Marina before flying 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 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 INFLITE heliport.
• Capture views of the Auckland’s iconic landmarks including Sky Tower, Auckland Harbour Bridge, eastern beaches and the Hauraki Gulf
• Summit view of Rangitoto Island
• Pilot commentary
Duration: One Hour (approx 25 minite flight time)
Price: $399 per person (Price based on 4 pax or more
Lift off from Auckland across the glistening Waitemata Harbor for a memorable 1-hour experience to Waiheke Island in a helicopter. Rising up above the ‘City Of Sails’ with views of the Viaduct Harbor, Bridge and Sky Tower. Discover the many beautiful Hauraki Gulf islands and beaches from above. Enjoy aerial views of Browns, Motuihe, Motutapu and Rangitoto Islands’.
Land at the airfield next to Batch Winery on Waiheke Island. Enjoy a tasting session of four wines from this award-winning winery. Fly back over the summit of Rangitoto Island, Auckland’s youngest volcanic cone, on your way back to Auckland.
Discover the island beauties of the Hauraki Gulf
• Wine tasting at the Batch Winery on Waiheke Island (included)
N.B. Food & additional drinks purchased at the Bach Winery is not included.
• View the Stony Batter historic reserve from the air – the best perspective!
• Summit views of Rangitoto Island
• Pilot commentary
• Experience the thrill of landing on Waiheke Island
Duration: 35 minutes
Price: $399 per person (Price based on 4 pax or more)
Departing from INFLITE heliport, your helicopter will fly 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. Enjoying 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 Park and 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 into INFLITE heliport.
• The wild west coastline of Piha and Muriwai beaches
• Auckland City including the Sky tower and Harbour Bridge
• Discover the beautiful islands in the Hauraki Gulf, and east coast beaches
• Pilot commentary
PLUS – Take the spectacular Coast to Coast Scenic Tour to the next level with a landing at Soljans Winery and enjoy award-winning wines and cheeses. Choose ‘Coast to Coast with Winery Landing’ below.
Duration: 10 to 15 minutes
Price: 2 to 4 persons $299 per person – 5 to 6 pax $199 per person
Avoid the long ferry ride to or from Waiheke Island with this scenic helicopter experience!
Depart from or land back at Auckland’s only downtown CBD heliport as you enjoy a beautiful scenic flight where you can soak up the views of Hauraki Gulf Islands and the 800 year-old volcanic cone of Rangitoto.
Fly over Devonport Naval Base and nearby Fashionable suburbs with their golden East coast beaches and the sparkling Waitemata Harbour before landing at Reeves Airfield on Waiheke Island.
Price: from $599 per person
Not a lot of rain lands on Waiheke Island each year. This means it is the perfect place for vineyards to flourish and grapes to grow juicy and flavourful. That’s why many of the best vineyards in New Zealand are based on Waiheke Island. Whether you enjoy your wine crisp, oaked, toasty, earthy, sparkling or silky, Waiheke Island has a vineyard to suit your tastes. Many of the vineyards also offer spectacular meals to suit your wine.
INFLITE Experiences will fly you to Waiheke in style. Our experienced pilots know the best scenic routes to Waiheke and will make sure you fly by beautiful islands on the way to your destination.
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.
Phone: +64 9 377 4406 Freephone (NZ only): 0800 83 50 83 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org