Auckland

More than just a cityscape. Fly over the sparkling harbour and islands, dramatic coastlines, golden beaches, and finish exclusive dining experiences.
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Waiheke

Visit Waiheke Island to discover vineyards abloom, restaurants, art galleries, beautiful walks, pristine beaches and so much more. Waiheke Island is a perfect day trip from Auckland and INFLITE are the only helicopter operators who can fly you there.
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Taupo

Indulge yourself in the rich culture, adventure and luxury offered by Taupo. Great Lake Taupo is located in the heart of the North Island. Taupo isn't called New Zealand's ultimate playground for no reason - this lakeside city packs a punch.
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Mt Cook

Enjoy the expansive icelands and breath-taking clean glaciers from the comfort of your luxurious helicopter or ski plane. These scenic tours sweep you over the best alpine views New Zealand has to offer.
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Fox Glacier

Flying by helicopter to New Zealand's two most famous glaciers is the arctic adventure you have always dreamed about. INFLITE Experience helicopter tours give you exclusive access to the dramatic terrain and spectacular views of one of New Zealand's natural wonders.
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Day Trips

Day Trips

Have a mystical day on the Waitomo Caves and Hobbiton Experience. You will fly over the lush farmlands of Waikato and land at Hobbiton, near Matamata. Learn all about the fantasyland from The Lord of the Rings. Fly off to Waitomo and then venture into Waitomo caves and witness the magical glowworms illuminating the caves. 

Adventure seekers will find the 
White Island Volcano Experience thrilling. This experience lets you step onto New Zealand's most active volcano with streaming lava rivers. Walking on the crater will feel similar to walking on the crater of the moon. 

Sip on a fruity wine perfectly matched to a decadent three course meal at
Cable Bay Vineyards on Waiheke Island. Relax on a scenic flight towards Waiheke Island, enjoying the views of Auckland city and the islands surrounding Waiheke Island.

Explore the beautiful Waiheke Island by helicopter and horseback on our 
Heli-house Trekking experience. You will feel at peace with the world on your world-class horse as you trot through a secluded trail enclosed in native bush. 

Heli-Lunch at Hurakia Lodge - From $563

A luxuriously secluded escape, accessible only by helicopter or boat, Hurakia Lodge boasts spectacular 300 degree sea views and tranquil surroundings.
2 hours Helicopter Auckland Waterfront Heliport Price From $563
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Heli-Lunch at Hurakia Lodge - From $563
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Heli-Lunch at Hurakia Lodge - From $563
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Heli-Lunch at Hurakia Lodge - From $563

Highlights:

• Beautiful views right from take off
• Scenic helicopter flight from downtown Auckland across the stunning Hauraki Gulf to Hurakia Lodge, on Rakino Island
• 2 hour VIP BBQ lunch experience prepared by your own private chef
• Helicopter return flight back to INFLITE's Auckland CBD helipad

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A luxuriously secluded escape, accessible only by helicopter or boat, Hurakia Lodge on Rakino Island, boasts spectacular 300 degree sea views and tranquil surroundings.

Package Includes:

• Helicopter departure from INFLITE’s downtown Auckland Heliport located at Mechanics Bay
• Fly exclusively in comfort, safety and style in our modern executive style helicopter
• INFLITE will take you on a scenic flight of a lifetime over the stunning Hauraki Gulf (including Rangitoto Island) to land on the front lawn of Hurakia Lodge on Rakino Island.
• Enjoy a sumptuous 2 hour BBQ lunch prepared by your own private chef
• Return in style aboard your helicopter to INFLITE heliport


Optional Extras: (additional charge will apply)

• Alcohol packages can be arranged upon request
• Additional wait time can be arranged at a fee of $200.00 inc GST per hour



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TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

• Prices are inclusive of 15% GST and are subject to change without notice
• Beverages are not included in the package
• Package includes 2 hours on ground at Rakino Island – extra wait time will incur additional fees
2 hours Helicopter Auckland Waterfront Heliport Price From $563

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Waitomo Caves and Hobbiton Experience - POA

Discover two iconic New Zealand locations; the Waitomo Caves and the Hobbiton Movie Set, in this ultimate day trip. Journey south from downtown Auckland to Matamata and Waitomo Caves, capturing inspiring views
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Waitomo Caves and Hobbiton Experience - POA
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Waitomo Caves and Hobbiton Experience - POA
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Waitomo Caves and Hobbiton Experience - POA
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Waitomo Caves and Hobbiton Experience - POA

Description:

Discover two iconic New Zealand locations; the Waitomo Caves and the Hobbiton Movie Set, in this ultimate day trip.

Relax in the luxury, comfort and style of your INFLITE Helicopter as you journey south from downtown Auckland to the rural town of Matamata in the Waikato. Tour the real Middle-Earth at the Hobbiton Movie Set near Matamata. On the most picturesque private farmland, tour the Hobbiton Movie set from The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit film trilogies.

After your tour, enjoy a scenic flight over rural New Zealand, before reaching Waitomo Caves. After your caving experience, return back to INFLITE, Mechanics Bay, capturing views of Mount Pirongia and the Waikato River, with the option of taking in views of the rugged west coast returning to Auckland via the Manukau Heads.

Package Includes:

• Helicopter departure from INFLITE’s Downtown Auckland Heliport located at Mechanics Bay
• Fly exclusively in comfort, safety and style in our modern executive style helicopter
• INFLITE will take you on a Scenic Flight of a lifetime capturing beautiful views of the North Island from above including Rangitoto Island, the Hauraki Gulf, the Huna Ranges, the Coromandel ranges and Mount Te Aroha before landing at Hobbiton.
• After your tour, enjoy a scenic flight over rural New Zealand before reaching Waitomo Caves
• After your caving experience, return back to INFLITE, Mechanics Bay with the option of taking in views of the rugged west coast returning to Auckland via the Manukau Heads.
• Helicopter content only

Terms and Conditions:

• Prices are inclusive of 15% GST and are subject to change without notice
• Allow a full day away
• Package is helicopter content only, price for Hobbiton tour and Waitomo Caves is not included

Prices:

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White Island Volcano Experience - $2,900

Discover New Zealand’s most active cone volcano, White Island. Land on the crater complex and experience White Island’s roaring steam vents, bubbling pits of mud, hot volcanic streams and incredible lake of steaming acid.
Full Day Helicopter Auckland Waterfront Heliport Price $2,900
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White Island Volcano Experience - $2,900
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White Island Volcano Experience - $2,900
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White Island Volcano Experience - $2,900
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White Island Volcano Experience - $2,900

Highlights:

• Helicopter transfer to White Island.
• Safety briefing and safety equipment.
• Enjoy informative commentary from your pilot at White Island.
• Includes one of the many scrumptious lunch stop options.
• Helicopter transfer back to Auckland

Description:

Discover New Zealand’s most active cone volcano, White Island, located in the Bay of Plenty. Land on the volcano itself and explore the island up close for an unforgettable day trip.

Whakaari, or White Island, is an active andesite stratovolcano, located off the coast of the North Island, in the Bay of Plenty. It is New Zealand’s most active cone volcano and has been in a near continuous stage of smoking since it was discovered by James Cook in 1769.

Land on the crater complex and experience White Island’s roaring steam vents, bubbling pits of mud, hot volcanic streams and incredible lake of steaming acid.

Package Includes:

• Helicopter departure from INFLITE’s Downtown Auckland Heliport located at Mechanics Bay
• Fly exclusively in comfort, safety and style in our modern executive style helicopter
• Departing from INFLITE, Mechanics Bay, take in views of Rangitoto Island and the Hauraki Gulf before heading South East via the Firth of Thames towards the Waihi Gap. Soak in views of the beautiful stretch of East Coast beaches along to Mount Maunganui and Tauranga before tracking off the coast and landing within the living, active geological giant - Whakaari (White Island).
• Once you land at White Island, your pilot will provide you with your safety equipment and a briefing. Enjoy informative commentary from your pilot / guide while walking around this Moon like crater floor.
• After exploring White Island, your pilot will transport you to Whakatane to land for fuel and a relaxation break
• Once refreshed, fly on to one of the many lunch stop options including, secluded beach picnic, Mills Reef Winery, Tauranga Airport Classic Flyers Museum or one of the many luxury central North Island lodges.
• After dining, your pilot will transport you back to INFLITE heliport, Mechanics Bay to complete your day.

Optional Extras:

(additional charge will apply)

• Add on additional flight time over the pine forests and the spectacular Tarawera Falls, Lake Tarawera and the volcanic rift of Mount Tarawera.
• This experienced can be combined with a 1 way or return overnight package at a number of the luxury lodges in the central North Island or further afield.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

• Allow a full day away. 
• As with all our tours this flight is subject to passenger weights. Each helicopter has a maximum all up weight and seat weight restriction. Under NZ Civil Aviation law all weights must be supplied and documented upon confirmation. 
• It is ESSENTIAL that clients wear closed in footwear, suitable for walking on the crater floor of a live volcano, which can be uneven, hot and caustic ground. Please also take warm layers of clothing, as it may be cold and windy on the island. 
• Beverages are not included.

 
Full Day Helicopter Auckland Waterfront Heliport Price $2,900

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Heli-Horse Trekking - $629

Explore Waiheke Island’s stunning beaches and native bush on a private and secluded trail while riding world class horses with Waiheke Horse Treks.
2 - 3 Hours Helicopter Auckland Waterfront Heliport Price $629
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Heli-Horse Trekking - $629
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Heli-Horse Trekking - $629
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Heli-Horse Trekking - $629

Highlights:

• Scenic Heli flight from downtown Auckland across the harbour to Waiheke Island
• Stunning horse trek around Waiheke Island
• Taxi transfer to ferry terminal
• Ferry tickets or helicopter return back to Auckland City

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Explore Waiheke Island’s stunning beaches and native bush on a secluded trail while riding world class horses with Waiheke Horse Treks.

Enjoy 2-3 hours of horse-trekking on a private secluded trail following the estuary, enclosed by native bush, with views of the bay. Once emerged from the bush, enjoy panoramic views of Te Matuku Bay and lush farmland.

Package Includes:

• Helicopter departure from INFLITE’s Downtown Auckland Heliport located at Mechanics Bay
• Fly exclusively in comfort, safety and style in our modern executive style helicopter
• INFLITE will take you on a Scenic Flight of a lifetime down the inner harbour, towards the Harbour Bridge over Auckland City, Devonport, Hauraki Gulf, Rangitoto and Waiheke Islands en route to either Waiheke Island Horse Tours or (if landings have been exceeded) Reeves Airfield located on Waiheke Island (A taxi transfer will be arranged at no extra cost if this is required)
• Enjoy 2-3 hours of horse-trekking
• A taxi transfer from Waiheke Horse Treks to Matiatia Wharf
• Return to Auckland City via a ferry harbour cruise (ferry tickets included)
• OR spoil yourself and indulge in the Helicopter return option

Optional Extras:

(additional charge will apply)

• Picnic lunch
• Te Matuku Bay Oyster Shop ‘Smoko’ picnic lunch
• Poderi Crisci or Passage Rock Winery Tour
2 - 3 Hours Helicopter Auckland Waterfront Heliport Price $629

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Waiheke Scenic Transfer - $199

Experience the most scenic & stylish way to get from downtown Auckland to Waiheke Island with a one-way scenic helicopter flight. Start your Waiheke Island experience in style by landing at your choice of 9 Wineries.
10 - 15 Min Helicopter AUCKLAND WATERFRONT HELIPORT Priced from $199*
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Waiheke Scenic Transfer - $199
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Waiheke Scenic Transfer - $199
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Waiheke Scenic Transfer - $199
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Waiheke Scenic Transfer - $199
INFLITE Experiences

Waiheke Scenic Transfer - $199

Highlights:

• Capture views of the Auckland’s iconic landmarks including Sky Tower, Auckland Harbour Bridge, eastern beaches and the Hauraki Gulf
• Pilot commentary

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Avoid the long ferry ride back from Waiheke Island to Downtown Auckland with this scenic helicopter experience!

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 returning into Downtown Auckland in style.

Subject to availability.

Limited offerings during the week. Flights depart from Mechanics Bay in downtown Auckland and flies to Reeves Airfield on Waiheke.

Pricing

Flying by helicopter will save time and may be more affordable than you would imagine:

Flying 2 people $299 per person - Save $50! Was $349

Flying 3 people $199 per person
10 - 15 Min Helicopter AUCKLAND WATERFRONT HELIPORT Priced from $199*

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Adventure Package EcoZip - $499

Experience an amazing scenic flight to Waiheke Island, zipline across forests & vineyards, explore an immersive eco-forest walk. Stay on Waiheke, fly back to Auckland or take the ferry.
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Adventure Package EcoZip - $499
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Adventure Package EcoZip - $499
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Adventure Package EcoZip - $499
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Adventure Package EcoZip - $499

Highlights:

• Scenic Heli flight from downtown Auckland across the harbour to Waiheke Island
• Action Packed EcoZip tour
• Taxi transfer to ferry terminal
• Ferry tickets or helicopter return back to Auckland City

Description:

EcoZip Adventures offers state-of-the-art flying fox zip lines and an eco-immersive forest walk on breath-taking Waiheke Island, for nature lovers of all ages.

With three unique flying fox zip lines, your adrenaline will be pumping as you fly through a beautiful working vineyard, past stunning Auckland city and eastern beaches. Finish the tour with an easy 1.4km guided nature walk, exploring pristine pre-European native forest.

Package Includes:

• Helicopter departure from INFLITE’s Downtown Auckland Heliport located at Mechanics Bay
• Fly exclusively in comfort, safety and style in our modern executive style helicopter
• INFLITE will take you on a Scenic Flight of a lifetime down the inner harbour, towards the Harbour Bridge over Auckland City, Devonport, Hauraki Gulf, Rangitoto and Waiheke Islands en route to either EcoZip Adventures or (if landings have been exceeded) Reeves Airfield located on Waiheke Island (A taxi transfer will be arranged at no extra cost if this is required)
• Enjoy an action packed EcoZip Tour
• A taxi transfer from EcoZip Adventures to Matiatia Wharf
• Return to Auckland City via a ferry harbour cruise (Ferry Tickets included)
• OR spoil yourself and indulge in the Helicopter return option

Optional Extras:

(additional charge will apply)

• Winery lunch
• Winery tour
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Deposit and Cancellation Information
WHAT HAPPENS IF I CAN'T FLY DUE TO BAD WEATHER?
Rest assured that tours booked directly with us are fully refundable if there is a cancellation due to the weather. We will do our best to work with you to reschedule your flight to suit your travel plans.