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.

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. Upgrade to get a stopover at The Batch Winery on Waiheke 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
INFLITE Experiences

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

Optional Winery stopover at The Batch Winery on Waiheke Island for only $30 per person.
Sample their wines or enjoy a bite to eat from their menu - the choice is yours.

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.

OPTIONAL: Stopover at the Batch Winery on Waiheke Island - make your experience the ultimate with a landing on Waiheke Island and enjoy the relaxed, island style of the Bach. 

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.
Food & drink purchased at the Bach Winery is not included.

MINIMUM NUMBERS:

4 Passengers or More: Instant confirmation
3 Passengers or Less: We'll be in contact to confirm your flight time
25 min Helicopter Auckland Waterfront Heliport Price $369

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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
INFLITE Experiences

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.

MINIMUM NUMBERS:

4 Passengers or More: Instant confirmation
3 Passengers or Less: We'll be in contact to confirm your flight time
15 min Helicopter Auckland Waterfront Heliport Price $199

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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.

MINIMUM NUMBERS:

4 Passengers or More: Instant confirmation
3 Passengers or Less: We'll be in contact to confirm your flight time
10 Min Helicopter Auckland Waterfront Heliport Price $149

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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
INFLITE Experiences
Coast to Coast - $499
INFLITE Experiences
Coast to Coast - $499
INFLITE Experiences

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.

MINIMUM NUMBERS:

4 Passengers or More: Instant confirmation
3 Passengers or Less: We'll be in contact to confirm your flight time
35 min Helicopter Auckland Waterfront Heliport Price $499

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Grabaflite - Waiheke to Auckland Helicopter Flight

Avoid the long ferry ride back from Waiheke Island to Downtown Auckland with this scenic helicopter experience!
10 - 15 Min Helicopter WAIHEKE ISLAND Priced from $139*
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Grabaflite - Waiheke to Auckland Helicopter Flight

HIGHLIGHTS:


• Fly in style to from Waiheke Island to our downtown Auckland helipad
• Pilot commentary

Your flight will depart from Reeves Airfield on Waiheke Island. You'll land at our downtown Auckland heliport at Mechanics Bay, 1 Solent Street, Parnell, Auckland. From here, it's only a $5-6 uber to Queen Street.

DESCRIPTION: 

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 Reeves Airfield on Waiheke and lands at our downtown Auckland CBD heliport at Mechanics Bay.

PRICING

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

Flying 2 people $189 per person - Save $160! Was $349

Flying 5-6 people $139 per person - Save $210! Was $349
10 - 15 Min Helicopter WAIHEKE ISLAND Priced from $139*

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Waiheke Helicopter 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 flying to this island paradise in under 15 minutes!
10 - 15 Min Helicopter AUCKLAND WATERFRONT HELIPORT Priced from $199*
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Waiheke Helicopter Transfer - $199
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Waiheke Helicopter Transfer - $199
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Waiheke Helicopter Transfer - $199
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Waiheke Helicopter Transfer - $199
INFLITE Experiences

Waiheke Helicopter Transfer - $199

Highlights:

• Fly in style to Waiheke Island from our downtown Auckland helipad
• Pilot commentary

Description:


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. 

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. 

MINIMUM NUMBERS:

4 Passengers or More: Instant confirmation
3 Passengers or Less: We'll be in contact to confirm your flight time

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 5-6 people $199 per person - Save $150!
10 - 15 Min Helicopter AUCKLAND WATERFRONT HELIPORT Priced from $199*

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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
INFLITE Experiences
Airport to City Fly & Dine Package - $310
INFLITE Experiences
Airport to City Fly & Dine Package - $310
INFLITE Experiences

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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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.