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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Aoraki/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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Franz Josef & Fox Glacier

Skydive Franz offers spectacular views whilst free-falling over the Franz Josef Glacier, Fox Glacier, Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park and the West Coast of New Zealand. This skydive boasts New Zealand's highest skydive at an epic 20,000ft.
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Scenic Flights

New Zealand is a picture postcard destination and the view doesn't get better than from the seat of an INFLITE helicopter or plane. From rolling green hills, winding coastline, rocky mountains, glittering lakes and frozen glaciers there is so much to see. For a unique perspective of the stunning beauty that is New Zealand be sure to book your scenic tour experience with INFLITE. The experienced team at INFLITE will take you to the best sights that New Zealand has to offer.
Auckland

Waiheke Heli Wine Tasting 90 Min Experience - From $399

Discover the many beautiful Hauraki Gulf islands and beaches from above including Rangitoto Island. Rise up above the ‘City Of Sails’ with views of the Viaduct Harbour, Bridge and Sky Tower. Land on Waiheke Island where you’ll enjoy a tasting session of 4 wines from the award-winning Batch Winery.
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Waiheke Heli Wine Tasting 90 Min Experience - From $399
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Waiheke Heli Wine Tasting 90 Min Experience - From $399
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Waiheke Heli Wine Tasting 90 Min Experience - From $399
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Waiheke Heli Wine Tasting 90 Min Experience - From $399
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Waiheke Heli Wine Tasting 90 Min Experience - From $399
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Waiheke Heli Wine Tasting 90 Min Experience - From $399
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Waiheke Heli Wine Tasting 90 Min Experience - From $399

Highlights:

• Discover the island beauties of the Hauraki Gulf
• Wine tasting at the Batch Winery on Waiheke Island (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
• 1 hour experience (approx. 25 minute flight time)

Description:

Our scenic experiences depart from Auckland's Rosedale Heliport on the North Shore at 234 Rosedale Road, Albany. 

Lift off from Auckland's Rosedale Heliport on the North Shore for a memorable 1-hour experience to Waiheke Island in a helicopter.

Rise 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.

Experience duration is approximately 1 hour. Flight duration approximately 25 minutes.
Food & additional drinks 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
Your experience may be combined with other passengers. 
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Volcanoes and Beaches 18min Scenic - From $249

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.
18 min Helicopter AUCKLAND - SELECT 1 OF 6 LOCATIONS From $249 Per Person
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Volcanoes and Beaches 18min Scenic - From $249
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Volcanoes and Beaches 18min Scenic - From $249
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Volcanoes and Beaches 18min Scenic - From $249
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Volcanoes and Beaches 18min Scenic - From $249

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
• 18 min helicopter flight

Description:

Departing from Auckland's Rosedale Heliport on the North Shore, 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 the heliport.

Flight duration approximately 18 minutes.

18 min Helicopter AUCKLAND - SELECT 1 OF 6 LOCATIONS From $249 Per Person

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Coast to Coast - From $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.
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Coast to Coast - From $499
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Coast to Coast - From $499
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Coast to Coast - From $499
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Coast to Coast - From $499
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Coast to Coast - From $499
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Coast to Coast - From $499
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Coast to Coast - From $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 your choice of 6 Auckland locations, 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 the 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
You may be combined with other passengers
35 min Helicopter AUCKLAND - SELECT 1 OF 6 LOCATIONS From $499 Per Person

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Fox Glacier

Franz Josef Glacier Scenic Flight 25 min - Departs Franz Josef $280

Fly from Franz Josef township heliport (opposite our Skydive Franz office) over the pristine rainforest and into the Franz Josef Glacier Valley. You'll land on the Glacier - this is time to take some amazing photos.
25 mins Helicopter Franz Josef Glacier Price $280
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Franz Josef Glacier Scenic Flight 25 min - Departs Franz Josef $280
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Franz Josef Glacier Scenic Flight 25 min - Departs Franz Josef $280
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Franz Josef Glacier Scenic Flight 25 min - Departs Franz Josef $280
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Franz Josef Glacier Scenic Flight 25 min - Departs Franz Josef $280

Description:

This flight departs from Franz Josef

The West Coast of New Zealand's South Island offers some of the most visually spectacular glaciers vistas, anywhere in the world.

INFLITE uses state of the art equipment with highly experienced local pilots to showcase this breath taking natural environment in a personal knowledgeable manner.

Experience one of the most popular flights on the West Coast. Join this 25 minute experience and explore Franz Josef Glacier including a glacier landing for perfect pictures. 

​Experience Duration approximately 25 minutes
Glacier Landing approximately 10 minutes

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You'll pay nothing today, so book now to reserve your space. Payment will be taken at the time of check in.

Scenic Flight Variations

Flights may vary due to weather and at pilot’s discretion.

Child Rates

Children and infants aged 0 – 11 years are eligible for child rates. Child rates are calculated at 70% of the adult fare. 12 years and over are considered adults.

Minimum Numbers

On all scenic flights minimum numbers may apply. We carry a maximum of six passengers per aircraft within Civil Aviation Authority restrictions.

CHECK IN

Please check in at the Vantage Helicopters Office, Glacier Base, 63 Cron Street, Franz Josef
25 mins Helicopter Franz Josef Glacier Price $280

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Franz Josef Glacier 35 min Scenic Flight - Departing Franz Josef $380

Starting from Franz Josef township heliport, fly over the spectacular Franz Josef Glacier and further on to the Fox Glacier.
35 mins Helicopter Franz Josef Glacier Price $380
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Franz Josef Glacier 35 min Scenic Flight - Departing Franz Josef $380

DESCRIPTION:

This flight departs from Franz Josef

The West Coast of New Zealand's South Island offers some of the most visually spectacular glaciers vistas, anywhere in the world.

INFLITE uses state of the art equipment with highly experienced local pilots to showcase this breath taking natural environment in a personal knowledgeable manner.

Experience one of the most popular flights on the West Coast. Join this 25 minute experience and explore Franz Josef Glacier including a glacier landing for perfect pictures. 

​Experience Duration approximately 35 minutes
Glacier Landing approximately 10 minutes

BOOK NOW, PAY LATER

You'll pay nothing today, so book now to reserve your space. Payment will be taken at the time of check in.

SCENIC FLIGHT VARIATIONS

Flights may vary due to weather and at pilot’s discretion. 

CHILD RATES

Children and infants aged 0 – 11 years are eligible for child rates. Child rates are calculated at 70% of the adult fare. 12 years and over are considered adults. 

MINIMUM NUMBERS

On all scenic flights minimum numbers may apply. We carry a maximum of six passengers per aircraft within Civil Aviation Authority restrictions.

CHECK IN

Please check in at the Vantage Helicopters Office, Glacier Base, 63 Cron Street, Franz Josef
35 mins Helicopter Franz Josef Glacier Price $380

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Franz Josef Glacier Scenic Flight 45 min - Departs Franz Josef

Starting from our base in Franz Josef township fly over valleys blanketed in deep green rainforests before flying over Fox Glacier(Te Moeka-o-Tuawe). Climb high about the snow-laden Southern Alps (Ka Tiritiri o te Moana), crossing the main divide then fly past Aoraki Mount Cook and Mt Tasman.
45 Mins Helicopter Franz Josef Glacier Price $480
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Franz Josef Glacier Scenic Flight 45 min - Departs Franz Josef
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Franz Josef Glacier Scenic Flight 45 min - Departs Franz Josef
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Franz Josef Glacier Scenic Flight 45 min - Departs Franz Josef
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Franz Josef Glacier Scenic Flight 45 min - Departs Franz Josef
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Franz Josef Glacier Scenic Flight 45 min - Departs Franz Josef

DESCRIPTION:

Starting from our base in Franz Josef township fly over valleys blanketed in deep green rainforests before flying over Fox Glacier(Te Moeka-o-Tuawe). Climb high about the snow-laden Southern Alps (Ka Tiritiri o te Moana), crossing the main divide then fly past Aoraki Mount Cook and Mt Tasman.

Capture the views past the Franz Josef Glacier(Ka Roimata-a-Hinehukatere) before a snow landing. A great photo opportunity awaits as you disembark onto the snow for approximately 10 minutes.

As you depart, the landscape transforms back into rainforest, with spectacular waterfalls descending from the mountains. Enjoy panoramic views of the Tasman Sea as you return to Franz Josef township.

Scenic Flight Variations
Flights may vary due to weather and at pilot’s discretion.

Child Rates
Children and infants aged 0 – 11 years are eligible for child rates. Child rates are calculated at 70% of the adult fare. 12 years and over are considered adults.

Minimum Numbers
On all scenic flights minimum numbers may apply. We carry a maximum of six passengers per aircraft within Civil Aviation Authority restrictions.

CHILDREN & INFANTS:

  • Infants 3 years old and under and free but must sit on a parents knee (seatbelt extension provided)
  • Children 4 years old and over are child price and must have their own seat
  • Ages 13 years and older require an adult priced ticket
45 Mins Helicopter Franz Josef Glacier Price $480

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Franz Josef Glacier Scenic Flight 45 min - Departs Franz Josef $480

Fly from Franz Josef township and fly over over the spectacular Franz Josef Glacier and the Fox Glacier. This experience includes a Glacier Landing
45 MINS HELICOPTER FRANZ JOSEF GLACIER PRICE $480
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Franz Josef Glacier Scenic Flight 45 min - Departs Franz Josef $480
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Franz Josef Glacier Scenic Flight 45 min - Departs Franz Josef $480
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Franz Josef Glacier Scenic Flight 45 min - Departs Franz Josef $480

DESCRIPTION:

This flight departs from Franz Josef. 

The West Coast of New Zealand's South Island offers some of the most visually spectacular glaciers vistas, anywhere in the world. 

NFLITE uses state of the art equipment with highly experienced local pilots to showcase this breath taking natural environment in a personal knowledgeable manner. Experience one of the most popular flights on the West Coast.

Join this 35 minute experience and explore Franz Josef & Fox Glaciers including a glacier landing for perfect pictures.

Flight Duration approximately 45 minutes
Glacier Landing approximately 10 minutes

SCENIC FLIGHT VARIATIONS

Flights may vary due to weather and at pilot’s discretion. 

CHILD RATES

Children and infants aged 0 – 11 years are eligible for child rates. Child rates are calculated at 70% of the adult fare. 12 years and over are considered adults. 

MINIMUM NUMBERS

On all scenic flights minimum numbers may apply. We carry a maximum of six passengers per aircraft within Civil Aviation Authority restrictions.

CHECK IN

Please check in at the Vantage Helicopters Office, Glacier Base, 63 Cron Street, Franz Josef
45 MINS HELICOPTER FRANZ JOSEF GLACIER PRICE $480

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Mt Cook

A2O - Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail Heli Bike Transfer - $240

We can fly you and your bike to the official start of The Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail, which is only a short flight from our Aoraki/Mt Cook Airport base.
10 mins Helicopter Mount Cook Airport From $240
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A2O - Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail Heli Bike Transfer - $240
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A2O - Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail Heli Bike Transfer - $240
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A2O - Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail Heli Bike Transfer - $240
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A2O - Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail Heli Bike Transfer - $240

DESCRIPTION:

The Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail starts at the White Horse Hill Campground, which is 2km north of Mt Cook Village. From here, a 7.2km off-road trail takes you to Mount Cook Airport [8km], where riders will need to make a short helicopter flight across the Tasman River to Tasman Point.

Travelling in a helicopter across a glacially-fed braided river with New Zealand’s highest mountain in view is a must do.

The helicopter can carry up to 6 passengers at a time (depending on weight limits).

10 mins Helicopter Mount Cook Airport From $240

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Tasman Taster - $299

Experience this 25 minute helicopter scenic through the Aoraki Mt Cook National Park. Beautiful scenic flight up the Tasman Valley with an alpine landing amongst the peaks of the Southern Alps.
25 mins Helicopter Mount Cook Airport Price $299
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Tasman Taster - $299
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Tasman Taster - $299
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Tasman Taster - $299
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Tasman Taster - $299
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Tasman Taster - $299

Description:

Explore the valleys and peaks of Aoraki Mt Cook National Park. Fly over the Tasman Terminal Lake before landing on the beautiful ice of the Aoraki Mt Cook National Park. With exceptional views of Aoraki Mt Cook and the surrounding snow capped mountain ranges right from take off, you will be captivated throughout the entire flight.

Enjoy the comfort, safety and performance of our Squirrel Helicopters. Our pilots offer informative and interesting commentary throughout the flight to ensure you receive the best possible experience. 

Experience duration is approximately 25 minutes

CHILDREN & INFANTS:

Infants 3 years old and under and free but must sit on a parents knee (seatbelt extension provided)
Children 4 years old and over are child price and must have their own seat
Ages 13 years and older require an adult priced ticket
25 mins Helicopter Mount Cook Airport Price $299

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The Ultimate Alpine Experience - $399

Fly in a ski plane and a helicopter on the same day for an unforgettable experience of Aoraki/Mount Cook. Enjoy a scenic adventure that includes a glacier snow landing on the Tasman Glacier!
45 min Ski Plane & Helicopter Mt Cook Airport Price $399
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The Ultimate Alpine Experience - $399
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The Ultimate Alpine Experience - $399
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The Ultimate Alpine Experience - $399
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The Ultimate Alpine Experience - $399
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The Ultimate Alpine Experience - $399

HIGHLIGHTS:

• Experience spectacular views from above in a ski plane and a helicopter
• Land on New Zealand's longest glacier - the Tasman Glacier
• Enjoy beautiful views of the Tasman Terminal Lake, Grand Plateau, Hochstetter Icefall and cloud-piercing Aoraki/Mt Cook

Includes glacier / snow landing.
Experience duration is approximately 45 minutes

Departs from Mount Cook Airport

DESCRIPTION: 

Fly in a skiplane and a helicopter on the same day for an unforgettable experience of Aoraki/Mount Cook. Enjoy a scenic adventure that includes a glacier snow landing.

From take-off to landing, you will enjoy spectacular views! Fly up the Tasman Valley over the breathtaking blue glacier lake. See the Hochstetter Icefall and the cloud-piercing Aoraki/Mount Cook before landing on the upper snowfields of the Tasman Glacier. Take time to enjoy this unique alpine environment before swapping aircraft and returning to Mount Cook Airport.

These mountains are covered in snow and ice all year round, and the aircraft fully shuts down on landing. You'll also see Tasman Terminal Lake, Grand Plateau, Plateau Hut, as well as the full length of the Tasman Glacier.

Terms and Conditions:

Subject to Availability
Child prices are for ages 4 - 12 years

CHILDREN & INFANTS:

  • Infants 3 years old and under and free but must sit on a parents knee (seatbelt extension provided)
  • Children 4 years old and over are child price and must have their own seat
  • Ages 13 years and older require an adult priced ticket
45 min Ski Plane & Helicopter Mt Cook Airport Price $399

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Tasman Experience - 35 min scenic - $399

35 minute Ski Plane or Helicopter scenic experience through the Mt Cook National Park. Stunning scenic flight up the Tasman Valley, through the Hochstetter Icefall, with a landing on the mid snowfields of the Tasman Glacier.
35 Mins Ski Plane or Helicopter Mount Cook Airport Price $399
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Tasman Experience - 35 min scenic - $399
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Tasman Experience - 35 min scenic - $399
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Tasman Experience - 35 min scenic - $399
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Tasman Experience - 35 min scenic - $399

Highlights:

• Beautiful views right from take off
• Tasman Terminal Lake
• Mt Cook
• Mt Tasman
• Hochstetter Icefall
• Grand Plateau and Plateau Hut
• Landing in the mid Tasman Glacier snowfields
• Snow / ice all year round

Includes glacier / snow landing
Experience duration is approximately 35 minutes

Experience the flight of a lifetime. Departing from Mount Cook Airport

Glacier / Snow Landing Experience

The Southern Alps of New Zealand's South Island offers one of the most visually spectacular Glacier environments in the world. Explore the Tasman valley and fly past Mt Cook and Mt Tasman before making a glacier landing perfect for pictures. Experience the adventure of flying through the towering mountains of the Southern Alps. Exceptional views of Aoraki Mt Cook and the Hochstetter Icefall as you fly up the Tasman Valley. Explore the flawless and pristine Tasman Glacier and experience this unique alpine environment with 600 metres of glacier ice beneath your feet. Your choice of Ski Plane or Helicopter. Both are a once in a lifetime experience.

Tasman Glacier

The Tasman Glacier is New Zealand's largest glacier and flows from the Southern Alps south-east to the Mackenzie Basin. It is an unforgettable experience to experience this glacier both from the air and on top of it especially when the aircraft shuts down its engine.

CHILDREN & INFANTS:

  • Infants 3 years old and under and free but must sit on a parents knee (seatbelt extension provided)
  • Children 4 years old and over are child price and must have their own seat
  • Ages 13 years and older require an adult priced ticket

Terms and Conditions:

Ski Plane – Minimum 2 adults
Helicopter – Minimum 4 adults
Child prices are for ages 4 - 12 years
35 Mins Ski Plane or Helicopter Mount Cook Airport Price $399

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Glacier Highlights - 45 Min Scenic - $499

Enjoy this 45 minute Ski Plane or Helicopter scenic experience through Aoraki Mt Cook National Park. Breathtaking views from the moment you’re airborne. Experience everything this spectacular National Park has to offer.
45 Minute Experience Ski Plane or Helicopter Mount Cook Airport Price $499
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Glacier Highlights - 45 Min Scenic - $499
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Glacier Highlights - 45 Min Scenic - $499
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Glacier Highlights - 45 Min Scenic - $499
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Glacier Highlights - 45 Min Scenic - $499
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Glacier Highlights - 45 Min Scenic - $499

Description:

Experience everything Mt Cook National Park has to offer.  Be captivated by the rugged mountain terrain, and ever changing glacial landscape of the Southern Alps. Fly over the Tasman Terminal Lake and discover the stunning ice formations of the Hochstetter Icefall as you fly beneath the east face of Aoraki Mt Cook. Land in the upper reaches of the Tasman Glacier and enjoy the natural quiet of the magnificent Southern Alps.

Choose between flying in on either a Ski Plane or Helicopter.
Departs from Mt Cook Airport.

Experience duration is approximately 45 minutes

CHILDREN & INFANTS:

  • Infants 3 years old and under and free but must sit on a parents knee (seatbelt extension provided)
  • Children 4 years old and over are child price and must have their own seat
  • Ages 13 years and older require an adult priced ticket
45 Minute Experience Ski Plane or Helicopter Mount Cook Airport Price $499

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The Grand Circle - $599

55 minute Ski Plane or Helicopter flight through the Aoraki Mt Cook and Westland National Parks. With snow landings on either the Fox, Franz Josef or Tasman Glaciers, this is the ultimate South Island scenic experience.
55 mins Ski Plane or Helicopter Mount Cook Airport Price $599
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The Grand Circle - $599
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The Grand Circle - $599
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The Grand Circle - $599
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The Grand Circle - $599

Highlights:

• Beautiful views right from take off
• Tasman Terminal Lake
• Mt Cook, Mt Tasman and Mt Sefton
• Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers
• Stunning views of the West Coast of New Zealand
• Full length of the Tasman Glacier
• Hochstetter Icefall, Grand Plateau and Plateau Hut
• Snow/ice all year round

Description:

The ultimate way to see the Southern Alps. Traverse the Main Divide to the West Coast and view the breath-taking landscape of the Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers. Track north along the Tasman Sea before recrossing the snow-capped peaks of the Southern Alps to the Tasman Glacier.

Enjoy the stunning views of the Mt Cook National Park as you track south down the Tasman. Fly through the Grand Plateau and the Hochsteter Icefall as you pass under the east face of Aoraki Mt Cook before descending over the Tasman Terminal Lake.

Terms and Conditions:

Ski Plane – minimum 2 adults
Helicopter – minimum 4 adults

CHILDREN & INFANTS:

  • Infants 3 years old and under and free but must sit on a parents knee (seatbelt extension provided)
  • Children 4 years old and over are child price and must have their own seat
  • Ages 13 years and older require an adult priced ticket
55 mins Ski Plane or Helicopter Mount Cook Airport Price $599

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Picnic Amongst the Peaks - $999

With our Picnic on the Peak Tour you can enjoy a once in a lifetime experience. This flight option gives you the chance to land on the snow covered glacier aboard your private ski plane.
90 mins Ski Plane Mount Cook Airport Price $999
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Picnic Amongst the Peaks - $999
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Picnic Amongst the Peaks - $999
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Picnic Amongst the Peaks - $999
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Picnic Amongst the Peaks - $999

Highlights:

• Beautiful views right from take off
• Tasman Terminal Lake
• Mt Cook and Mt Tasman
• Hochstetter Icefall
• Grand Plateau and Plateau Hut
• Ski Plane landing in the snowfields
• Picnic on the glacier
• Snow/ice all year round

description:

Our scenic flights have just gotten better! Indulge in the silent serenity of the Southern Alps with a private exclusive ski plane flight with glacier landing and a private picnic. You will enjoy the scenic beauty of Mount Cook and the national park surrounding it from take-off to landing. The snow-capped mountains, the bright blue of the glacier lake and the lush greens of the vegetation are just a few of the magnificent sights you will experience as you fly through the Southern Alps.

After you enjoy the beauty of the park from the air we will land the aircraft on one of the many glaciers that can be found in the mountains. While landed on the glacier our pilot will set up a private picnic on the snow for you to enjoy while you take in the breath taking views around you. After you have had your fill of food and mountain air your private ski plane will fly you towards Mount Cook to enjoy a better view of the highest peak in New Zealand.  After this incredible 90 minute journey you will return to the Mount Cook airport.

We can't wait to share this experience with you.

90 mins Ski Plane Mount Cook Airport Price $999

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Glacier Freefall Trifecta - Ski Plane, Heli & Skydive Experience Combo

This world exclusive tour will leave you speechless. Fly in a ski plane and a helicopter on the same day and free-fall your way around the Southern Alps of New Zealand for an unforgettable experience of Aoraki/Mount Cook. Enjoy a scenic adventure that includes a glacier snow landing on the Tasman Glacier! - the perfect combination of adrenaline and picturesque scenery.
3.5 hours
(Not Including 30 Minute travel between locations)
SKYDIVE, HELICOPTER, SKI PLANE Departs from Pukaki Airport
(30 Minutes from Mt. Cook Airport)
PRICE FROM $688
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Glacier Freefall Trifecta - Ski Plane, Heli & Skydive Experience Combo
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Glacier Freefall Trifecta - Ski Plane, Heli & Skydive Experience Combo
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Glacier Freefall Trifecta - Ski Plane, Heli & Skydive Experience Combo
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Glacier Freefall Trifecta - Ski Plane, Heli & Skydive Experience Combo
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Glacier Freefall Trifecta - Ski Plane, Heli & Skydive Experience Combo
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Glacier Freefall Trifecta - Ski Plane, Heli & Skydive Experience Combo

DESCRIPTION

This world exclusive tour will leave you speechless. Fly in a ski plane and a helicopter on the same day and free-fall your way around the Southern Alps of New Zealand for an unforgettable experience of Aoraki/Mount Cook. Enjoy a scenic adventure that includes a glacier snow landing on the Tasman Glacier! - the perfect combination of adrenaline and picturesque scenery.

WORLD EXCLUSIVE

This world exclusive tour will leave you speechless. Fly in a ski plane and a helicopter on the same day and free-fall your way around the Southern Alps of New Zealand for an unforgettable experience of Aoraki/Mount Cook. Enjoy a scenic adventure that includes a glacier snow landing on the Tasman Glacier! - the perfect combination of adrenaline and picturesque scenery.

INCLUSIONS

  • Helicopter flight including landing or taking off on the Tasman Glacier – NZ’s Longest Glacier
  • Departs from Mt. Cook Airport
  • Ski Plane flight – NZ’s only Ski Planes
  • Fly high in the Skydive plane – strapped to your tandem master
  • Skydive from up to 15,000ft
  • Departs from Pukaki Airport - 30 Minutes from Mt. Cook Airport
3.5 hours
(Not Including 30 Minute travel between locations)
SKYDIVE, HELICOPTER, SKI PLANE Departs from Pukaki Airport
(30 Minutes from Mt. Cook Airport)
PRICE FROM $688

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Taupo

Huka Falls, Rock Carvings and Beyond - $195pp

Enjoy breath-taking views of Taupo and its two most inspirational scenic icons, the Huka Falls and Maori Rock Carvings with a 15min scenic tour.
15 mins Helicopter Taupo Airport Price $195pp
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Huka Falls, Rock Carvings and Beyond - $195pp
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Huka Falls, Rock Carvings and Beyond - $195pp
INFLITE Central Reservations
Huka Falls, Rock Carvings and Beyond - $195pp
INFLITE Central Reservations

Huka Falls, Rock Carvings and Beyond - $195pp

HIGHLIGHTS:

• Northern end of Lake Taupo
• Famous Maori Rock Carvings
• Mighty Huka Falls
• Craters of the Moon and Wairakei Geothermal
• 15 minute flight

DESCRIPTION:

Enjoy breath-taking views of Taupo and its two most inspirational scenic icons, the Huka Falls and Maori Rock Carvings. An aerial view is the only way to truly appreciate the majesty of these features one carved in time by nature the other by man in culture.

Flight also includes aerial views of Acacia Bay, Taupo Boat Harbour, Craters of the Moon and the Wairakei Geothermal Area.

From $195.00 per person (based on a minimum of two passengers travelling together)

​Flight duration is approximately 15 minutes.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Based on minimum two passengers travelling together
Your flight may be combined with other passengers
Passenger weight restrictions apply
15 mins Helicopter Taupo Airport Price $195pp

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The Best of Taupo - $395PP

Combine the thrill of flying over Mt Tauhara with commanding views that abound from this imposing vantage point. Look south over New Zealand’s largest lake to the majestic volcanoes of World Heritage National Park
30 mins Helicopter Taupo Airport Price $395pp
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The Best of Taupo - $395PP
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The Best of Taupo - $395PP
INFLITE Central Reservations
The Best of Taupo - $395PP
INFLITE Central Reservations

The Best of Taupo - $395PP

Highlights:


• Wairakei Geothermal Park
• Craters of the Moon
• Huka Falls
• Maori Rock Carvings
• 30 minute flight

Description:

Combine the thrill of flying over Mt Tauhara with commanding views that abound from this imposing vantage point. On a clear day look south over New Zealand’s largest lake, Great Lake Taupo to the majestic volcanoes of our World Heritage Tongariro National Park and the remote alpine Kaimanawa Ranges. To the North, views extend as far as Mt Tarawera. Travel on over the powerful Huka Falls and Wairakei Geothermal fields. Get up close to the famous Maori Rock Carvings, a great photo opportunity, before returning over the crystal clear waters of Lake Taupo.

From $395.00 per person (based on a minimum of two passengers travelling together)

​Flight duration is approximately 30 minutes

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Based on minimum two passengers travelling.
Your flight may be combined with other passengers
Passenger weight restrictions apply
30 mins Helicopter Taupo Airport Price $395pp

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Tongariro Volcanic Direct - $695PP

Fly to the summit craters of Mt Tongariro and Ngauruhoe. Enjoy spectacular views of the Tongariro Crossing.
45 minutes Helicopter Taupo Airport Price $695PP
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Tongariro Volcanic Direct - $695PP
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Tongariro Volcanic Direct - $695PP
INFLITE Central Reservations

Tongariro Volcanic Direct - $695PP

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Fly across the Tongariro Crossing
  • Look back across National Park and Great Lake Taupo with uninterrupted views 
  • Allow 60 minutes

DESCRIPTION:

Fly to the summit craters of Mt Tongariro and Ngauruhoe. Enjoy spectacular views of the Tongariro Crossing, Emerald Lakes and thermal activity of the newly formed Te Maari Hot Springs. Return via the beautiful White Cliffs on the eastern side of Lake Taupo.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Based on minimum two passengers travelling.
Your flight may be combined with other passengers
Passenger weight restrictions apply
45 minutes Helicopter Taupo Airport Price $695PP

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World Heritage Volcanic Safari & Alpine Landing- $790PP

“Our pilots favourite flight” This tour combines some of the North Island’s most majestic volcanic alpine scenery with a remote landing in the Kaimanawa wilderness area. This truly amazing experience includes up close and stunning views of our Dual World Heritage volcanoes; Ruapehu, Tongariro and Ngauruhoe.
90 mins Helicopter Taupo Airport Price $790PP
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World Heritage Volcanic Safari & Alpine Landing- $790PP
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World Heritage Volcanic Safari & Alpine Landing- $790PP
INFLITE Central Reservations
World Heritage Volcanic Safari & Alpine Landing- $790PP
INFLITE Central Reservations

World Heritage Volcanic Safari & Alpine Landing- $790PP

HIGHLIGHTS:

• Remote wilderness river bed or alpine landing
• Close up aerial views of the Tongariro National Park Volcanoes
• Crystal clear waters of the Rangitikei River
• Our pilots favourite flight!
• Allow 90 minutes for this experience, including approximately 70 minutes flight time.

DESCRIPTION:

OUR PILOTS FAVOURITE FLIGHT!

This tour combines some of the North Island’s most majestic volcanic alpine scenery with a remote landing in the Kaimanawa wilderness area. A truly amazing experience including up close aerial views of the Tongariro National Park and its volcanoes; Mt Ruapehu, Mt Tongariro and Mt Ngauruhoe. This spectacular part of the world is a UNESCO Dual World Heritage Area, recognised for its important Maori cultural and spiritual associations as well as its outstanding volcanic features.

Bring a camera to photograph Red Crater, Emerald Lakes, historic lava flows, inspiring glacial valleys and dramatic volcanic formations, some of which are only visible from the air. Continuing on, experience a remote wilderness landing to enjoy the beauty and solitude of the crystal clear alpine Rangitikei River; home to trophy-sized Rainbow trout.

Flights to and from this spectacular area take in breathtaking views of Lake Taupo and its surrounding environment.

Landing EXCLUSIVE to INFLITE.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Based on minimum two passengers travelling
Your flight may be combined with other passengers
Passenger weight restrictions apply
Please note that due to the unique alpine environment that we operate in, the flight path may differ from what is advertised. Your safety is of upmost importance
90 mins Helicopter Taupo Airport Price $790PP

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Mt Tarawera Fault Line Direct - $695PP

An aerial perspective – best seen from above! Fly north along the volcanic fault line and Waikato River. Enjoy aerial views of the colourful thermal reserves, Wai-O-Tapu and Waimangu
45 mins Helicopter Taupo Airport Price $695PP
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Mt Tarawera Fault Line Direct - $695PP
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Mt Tarawera Fault Line Direct - $695PP
INFLITE Central Reservations
Mt Tarawera Fault Line Direct - $695PP
INFLITE Central Reservations
Mt Tarawera Fault Line Direct - $695PP
INFLITE Central Reservations

Mt Tarawera Fault Line Direct - $695PP

Highlights:

• Follow the fault line north to Mt Tarawera
• Thermal reserves; Wai-O-Tapu and Waimangu
• View the results of the 1886 explosive eruption
• See the Hidden Valley from above
• Fly over the mighty Huka Falls
• 45 minute flight

Description:

An aerial perspective – best seen from above!

Fly north along the volcanic fault line and Waikato River. Enjoy aerial views of the colourful thermal reserves, Wai-O-Tapu and Waimangu, before climbing higher above the summit of the sacred Mt Tarawera. Imposing views open up before you revealing the massive rift formed by the 1886 explosive eruption. Return to Taupo via the Hidden Valley, Wairakei geothermal bore fields and the world renowned Huka Falls.

From $695.00 per person (based on a minimum of two passengers travelling together)

​Flight duration approximately 45 minutes

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Based on minimum two passengers travelling.
Your flight may be combined with other passengers
Passenger weight restrictions apply
45 mins Helicopter Taupo Airport Price $695PP

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Totally Taupo Combo - From $499

The Complete Totally Taupo Experience! A 1.5hr Lake Cruise, followed by a Scenic Helicopter Flight, all wrapped up with a Jet Boat Ride at the spectacular Huka Falls.
3 hours approx Helicopter Taupo Marina Price $499
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Totally Taupo Combo - From $499
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Totally Taupo Combo - From $499
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Totally Taupo Combo - From $499
INFLITE Central Reservations

Totally Taupo Combo - From $499

Highlights:

• 1.5 hour Scenic Lake Cruise with Chris Jolly Outdoors
• Scenic Helicopter Flight with INFLITE Charters to Hukafalls Jet
• 30 minute jet boat ride with Hukafalls Jet to the base of the spectacular Huka Falls.

Description:

This exciting Combo starts when you board the Cruise Cat, based at Taupo Marina, for a 1.5hr scenic cruise on Lake Taupo with Chris Jolly Outdoors. Take in the fabulous views of secluded bays and the spectacular mountain peaks of the World Heritage Tongariro National Park as you cruise out to view the Maori Rock Carvings on board the cruise catamaran. Enjoy an informative commentary along with complimentary coffee and muffins onboard.

On arrival back at the Taupo Marina INFLITE Charters will transfer you to the helicopter for an exciting 12 minute scenic flight over the top end of Lake Taupo and township, Craters of The Moon, Wairakei geothermal valley and Huka Falls before landing at the Hukafalls Jet base.

A 30 minute jet boat ride with Hukafalls Jet will excite and entertain as you slide past cliffs and trees at an incredible 80km/hr before reaching the base of the spectacular Huka Falls, NZ’s most visited natural attraction.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Based on minimum two passengers travelling
Your flight may be combined with other passengers
Passenger weight restrictions apply
A child is considered 15 years and under
Children must be 1 metre tall to be able to ride in the Jet Boat
3 hours approx Helicopter Taupo Marina Price $499

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Ultimate Taupo Hilton Fly and Dine - $599 per couple

Pure Indulgence and First-Class Style: The Ultimate Taupo Scenic Flight, landing at The Hilton to eat at their renowned Bistro Lago.
To Be Confirmed Helicopter Taupo Airport - Lake Taupo Hilton Price $599 per couple
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Ultimate Taupo Hilton Fly and Dine - $599 per couple
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Ultimate Taupo Hilton Fly and Dine - $599 per couple
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Ultimate Taupo Hilton Fly and Dine - $599 per couple
INFLITE Central Reservations

Ultimate Taupo Hilton Fly and Dine - $599 per couple


HIGHLIGHTS:

•    Beautiful views right from take-off
•    Scenic Flight over Lake Taupo, Waikato River, the Huka Falls (approximate flight time is 12 minutes)
•    Landing at The Hilton for a five-star lunch

DESCRIPTION:

Elevate your senses as you take to the skies on an exhilarating flight over the lake foreshore along to the boat harbour, then following the mighty Waikato River to New Zealand's most visited natural attraction, Huka Falls. Experience the thrill of close-up views of the Wairakei Geothermal region and hot pools.

You'll take in views of New Zealand’s largest lake created by the world’s most extreme eruption in the past 5,000 years, and on a clear day further south to the volcanoes of the Tongariro World Heritage National Park.

Then get ready for the entrance of a lifetime as your flight lands at the Hilton Lake Taupo, before sitting down to savour a carefully crafted lunch accompanied by five-star service at their renowned Bistro Lago.


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TERMS AND CONDITIONS:


Based on minimum two passengers travelling
Your flight may be combined with other passengers
Passenger weight restrictions apply

FAQ:


How do I get to and from the Hilton and Airport?

On the day of your booking please drive to the Lake Taupo Hilton where Inflite Charters will meet you. At the end of your flight, the helicopter will land you in front of the Hilton in time for your lunch reservation with Bistro Lago.  You then have your car at the Hilton to leave at your leisure following lunch.
To Be Confirmed Helicopter Taupo Airport - Lake Taupo Hilton Price $599 per couple

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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.