Based on Wellington’s waterfront, the harbour city is the southern gateway to the North Island. Wellington Helicopters offers an extensive range of scenic flights options that include trips above, beyond and around the Wellington region as well as a lunch trip to the stunning Marlborough Sounds. There is no better way to enjoy all that this spectacular region has to see than from the comfort, safety and unique vantage point of a Wellington Helicopters scenic flight.
15 Minute flight – $229 per person
Escape the heart of the capital city to explore the boundaries of Wellington Harbour. Fly over the tectonic landscape that encompasses our city shaped by a massive earthquake in 1855. Take in views of Matiu Somes Island and Cook Strait, highway to the ferries that shuttle between the North and South Islands of New Zealand. On returning back to the city glimpse famous landmarks such as our parliament buildings and Te Papa.
22 Minute flight $329 per person
allow 45 mins for the whole trip (Includes landing)
Explore what lies beyond Wellington City with a flight west towards the majestic Makara Wind Farm. On turning to the south view the wild south coast where seal colonies line the rugged shores. Karori Rock Lighthouse appears as a standing testament to the shipping dangers of one of the worlds roughest stretches of water, the Cook Strait. Views of the South Island may be visible on a clear day. On returning to Wellington Harbour, you will capture a great overview of the capital city and its colourful landmark buildings. Landing opportunity for photos if weather permits.
Allow 30 minute for 2 people $875
& includes bottle of champagne
Love is…. in the air is a special option put together for those who want to spend some time together in the most romantic of settings.
Enjoy your very own private helicopter tour with the person of your choice.
This flight option is a great opportunity to ask that ‘special question’ or simply celebrate an achievement or milestone in your – or someone else’s – life.
Allow 3 hours incl’s: 5 course meal with a glass of wine. 1 to 2 people $1967 4 pax $2260 (extra persons $565 pp)
Relax in luxurious surroundings while our chefs prepare a gourmet three course lunch – the most taxing thing you will have to do is select from our award winning wine list. The helicopter transfers take in spectacular views of the local Wellington area, Cook Strait coastline, Rimutaka Mountain Range, Orongorongo Valley and of course Palliser Bay, home to award-winning WHAREKAUHAU COUNTRY ESTATE.
Allow 3 hours incl’s 3 course meal with a glass of wine. 1 to 4 persons $2780
Deep in the Marlborough Sounds, BAY OF MANY COVES 5-star luxury resort offers perfect seclusion in a pristine natural environment. Take a short helicopter journey to discover world-class cuisine, stunning scenery, adventure, romance and a sense of relaxation you could only dream of.
30 minute flight – $399 per person based on minimum 4 pax $1596 extra persons $399 pp
Discover the local harbours, coastlines and iconic landmarks of Wellington. Departing north to the Hutt Valley and across to Pauatahanui Inlet and Titahi Bay. You will pass the closest land to the South Island on the edge of the rugged Cook Strait, “Ohau Point”. Historic gun emplacements and the Makara Wind Farm line the coastline filled with seal colonies. Returning into Wellington you will view New Zealand’s parliament building – the Beehive, our famous rugby stadium – the Cake Tin and our National Museum – Te Papa. Landing opportunity for photos if weather permits.
Please Note: Flight times and routes are subject to and may vary due to weather conditions. Individual weight restrictions may apply to specific aircraft or flights, please advise weight of individual passengers as you proceed to check out.