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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Scenic Tours

Discover the City of Sails from a whole new perspective. Take in the sights with a scenic flight over the harbour and surrounding islands and experience the volcanoes and beaches of unique Auckland.

Auckland isn't just a bustling cosmopolitan city - it is also a scenic wonderland with a variety of landscapes for you to explore. Scenic flights allow you to take in everything our city has to offer.

Enjoy steaming volcanoes, secluded islands and seas so blue you will want to jump right in! Gaze at the stark differences between New Zealand's coasts from the rugged west coast with black sands and choppy waves to the soothing east coast with sugar-white sand and tranquil seas.

City of Sails 10min Scenic - $149

Explore downtown Auckland, the ‘City of Sails’ from above with our city scenic flight highlighting the iconic Auckland Harbour Bridge, Sky Tower, Viaduct Harbour, Mission Bay and views out to the Hauraki Gulf.
10 Min Helicopter Auckland Waterfront Heliport Price $149
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City of Sails 10min Scenic - $149
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City of Sails 10min Scenic - $149
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City of Sails 10min Scenic - $149
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City of Sails 10min Scenic - $149

Highlights:

• Capture views of the Auckland’s iconic landmarks including Sky Tower, Auckland Harbour Bridge, Eastern beaches and the Hauraki Gulf • Pilot commentary • 10 minute helicopter flight

Description:

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.

Flight duration approximately 10 minutes.

10 Min Helicopter Auckland Waterfront Heliport Price $149

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Volcanoes and Beaches 15min Scenic - $199

View Auckland’s stunning and unique landscape from above. Fly over Auckland City, The Harbour Bridge, Sky Tower, Mt Eden, Mission Bay Beaches and one of Auckland’s extinct volcanoes, Rangitoto Island.
15 min Helicopter Auckland Waterfront Heliport Price $199
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Volcanoes and Beaches 15min Scenic - $199
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Volcanoes and Beaches 15min Scenic - $199
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Volcanoes and Beaches 15min Scenic - $199
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Volcanoes and Beaches 15min Scenic - $199

Highlights:

• 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
• 15 min helicopter flight

Description:

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.

Flight duration approximately 15 minutes.

15 min Helicopter Auckland Waterfront Heliport Price $199

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Island Hopper 25min Scenic - $369

Discover the many beautiful Hauraki Gulf islands and beaches from above including Browns Island, Motuihe Island, Waiheke Island, Pakatoa, Rakino and Rangitoto Island.
25 min Helicopter Auckland Waterfront Heliport Price $369
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Island Hopper 25min Scenic - $369
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Island Hopper 25min Scenic - $369
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Island Hopper 25min Scenic - $369
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Island Hopper 25min Scenic - $369

Highlights:

• Discover the island beauties of the Hauraki Gulf
• Cruise the south coast of Waiheke Island
• View the Stony Batter historic reserve from the air – the best perspective!
• Summit views of Rangitoto Island
• Pilot commentary
• 25 min helicopter flight

Description:

Departing from INFLITE heliport, your helicopter will fly eastwards past Browns Island volcanic cone and Motuihe Island nature reserve, to beautiful Waiheke where you will cruise along its 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, 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 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 INFLITE heliport.

Flight duration approximately 25 minutes.
25 min Helicopter Auckland Waterfront Heliport Price $369

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Coast to Coast - $499

This spectacular scenic flight encompasses the best of both coasts, from the wild west coastline of Muriwai and Piha to the islands in the sparkling Hauraki Gulf and beautiful East Coast beaches. Take your experience to the next level with a landing at Soljans Winery for wine and cheese.
35 min Helicopter Auckland Waterfront Heliport Price $499
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Coast to Coast - $499
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Coast to Coast - $499
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Coast to Coast - $499
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Coast to Coast - $499
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Coast to Coast - $499
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Coast to Coast - $499

Highlights:

• 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
• 35min helicopter flight
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.

Description:

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.

Flight duration approximately 35 minutes.
35 min Helicopter Auckland Waterfront Heliport Price $499

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Airport to City Fly & Dine Package - $310

Avoid the hassle of Auckland’s traffic with this 10-minute helicopter scenic airport transfer followed by a 3 course meal at FISH Restaurant at the Hiliton.
10 min Helicopter Auckland Airport Price $310
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Airport to City Fly & Dine Package - $310
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Airport to City Fly & Dine Package - $310
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Airport to City Fly & Dine Package - $310
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Airport to City Fly & Dine Package - $310
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Airport to City Fly & Dine Package - $310

Highlights:

• 10 minute Auckland City Scenic
• Auckland Sky Tower
• Auckland Harbour Bridge
• Avoid the city traffic
• 3 course meal at FISH restaurant

Description:

Avoid the hassle of city traffic with our exciting helicopter scenic airport transfer. Enjoy our 10-minute City of Sails scenic while en-route to the Auckland downtown heliport.

Take in amazing views of the Auckland Sky Tower and Harbour bridge before descending down into the heart of the city. Upon your arrival, enjoy an exquisite 3 course meal  before the quick shuttle trip to your hotel.

​Flight time approximately 10 minutes 

Terms and Conditions:

• Minimum of 2 people
• Prices are inclusive of 15% GST and are subject to change without notice
• Clients to pay direct for additional beverages and food excluded from package
10 min Helicopter Auckland Airport Price $310

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Waterfront Fly & Dine - $249

Get the full superstar treatment with this package. Depart from Mechanics Bay and prepare to be whisked off on a helicopter for breath-taking views. Land back at INFLITE's downtown Auckland heliport before making your way to FISH at the Hilton for a scrumptious 3 course meal. Only $249.
10 - 15 mins Helicopter Auckland Waterfront Heliport Price $249
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Waterfront Fly & Dine - $249
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Waterfront Fly & Dine - $249
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Waterfront Fly & Dine - $249
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Waterfront Fly & Dine - $249
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Waterfront Fly & Dine - $249
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Waterfront Fly & Dine - $249
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Waterfront Fly & Dine - $249

​Get the full superstar treatment with this package.

Depart from Mechanics Bay and prepare to be whisked off on a helicopter for breath-taking views. Land back at INFLITE's downtown Auckland helipad before making your way to FISH at the Hilton for a 3 course meal!

Highlights:

• Welcome drinks
• City of Sails’ scenic helicopter flight OR
• A longer Volcanoes and Beaches aerial scenic tour (upgrade for $50 per person)
• Followed by a Three Course meal at the highly-acclaimed FISH Restaurant at the Hilton. 

Description:

Breath-taking views, fresh cuisine and attentive waiting staff provides a truly special dining experience.
You'll love the stunning selection of fresh seafood, fine meats and local produce, perfectly complemented by an extensive wine list.

Package Includes:

• Welcome drinks per person at INFLITE
• 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 capturing views of The Harbour Bridge, Skytower, Viaduct and inner harbour before landing back at the INFLITE waterfront helipad, OR opt for a longer tour taking in Auckland's Volcanoes and Beaches.
• Enjoy a sumptuous 3 course meal for Lunch or Dinner at FISH Restaurant (no beverages included)

​Flight time approximately 10 minutes for the City of Sails option, and 15 minutes for the Volcanoes and Beaches option.

Terms and Conditions:

• Prices are inclusive of 15% GST and are subject to change without notice
• Clients to pay FISH direct for additional beverages and food excluded from package




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10 - 15 mins Helicopter Auckland Waterfront Heliport Price $249

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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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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.