Garden City Helicopters - Christchurch
Choose from short city hops to adventure trips and stunning scenic excursions
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Garden City Helicopters has been flying sightseers around the South Island for over 30 years. Their state of the art fleet offers guests comfort, speed and mouthwatering panoramas of some of the most beautiful landscape on the planet.
Choose from a wide variety of tours, from short city hops to adventure trips and stunning scenic excursions.
Christchurch City Scenic Experience
Witness the regeneration of this resilient city from a bird's eye view on this 20-minute tour.
Love Is In The Air
This hour-long trip whisks you and a loved one away to a little piece of paradise such as the Banks Peninsula or Mount Herbert. Have a picnic waiting for you on landing, plus privacy in case you feel the urge to propose.
Canterbury Winery Lunch
A three-hour indulgent wine-tasting jaunt to one of Canterbury's award-winning vineyards. Land on the lawn and get treated to a gourmet lunch, as well as the chance to sample some excellent New Zealand vintages.
Zoom over the Banks Peninsula to the oldest town in Canterbury. Whether it's the penguins, whale watching or historic buildings, this 3 hour trip promises to enchant and seduce you.
You'll be whisked over to the Waimakariri River and join a jet boat tour for a 20-minute adrenalin rush.
This famous east coast town brings whale watchers from all over the world to see the wealth of marine life frolicking in the ocean. Besides the whales, you'll also see penguins, dolphins and seals on this 3-hour adventure; a real feast for animal lovers.
Southern Alps Explorer
A breathtaking ride over mountains, rivers, glaciers and gorges, this 90-minute helicopter trip takes in the natural wonders of Arthur's Pass National Park. Land on a mountain top, or take lunch in a high country lodge.
Aoraki Mount Cook
Marvel at the 28 peaks which make up the spine of the Southern Alps, and fly over true Lord of the Rings country, including the capital of Rohan, Edoras.
Romantic Escape Package
If you want to impress, spoil or surprise someone this is the way to go! Start with a scenic flight over Christchurch dropping down at Peppers Clearwater resort for the night. Enjoy a sumptuous platter on arrival, dinner and breakfast the next morning.
Fly your own helicopter in a dual control helicopter with a qualified instructor, and get 30 minutes to prove what you can do.
Transport your VIP group or corporate guests in style. Wedding charters can take the bride and groom to any number of romantic locations. Cruise ship charters are on hand to take you from the ship at Akaroa, into Christchurch, in just 15 minutes, cutting over two hours from the usual journey time.
Please visit Garden City Helicopters or call +64 3 358 4360 for bookings and more information.
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