Our Helicopter Escape To Skipper Island Coromandel

We wanted to disappear for a couple of days to somewhere where no one could call in, where there are no malls, no traffic, no noise pollution! Where could we go for some peace and quiet, just the sound of the sea, seabirds and wind rustling in the palms. What sub-tropical paradise could we disappear … Read more

Top 5 Things To Do In Tauranga By Sea or Air

Mount Maunganui and the Tauranga region is often overlooked by travelers driving from Auckland to Hobbiton and on to Rotorua. There are lots of things to see and plenty to do right here in our little slice of local paradise The fact is Tauranga and the Mount has a lot to offer, from dolphin safaris … Read more

Raglan Surfers Lunch Helicopter Scenic Flight

Go you jet setting surfer folks. Leave the East Coast flying over the Mount right across the stunning Kaimai ranges and the awesome Wairere Falls (highest in the North Island) across the fertile Waikato plains to the wild woolly and rugged West Coast where the pace of life is pretty chilled. Enjoy an organic coffee and perhaps a surf, don’t get all dressed up, they’ll think you’re from the city. Genuine Coast to Coast experience. Ask us about adding in a Hobbiton tour on the way back at only another $150 for the extra flight portion.

$1480pp, 4 hours with a hearty West Coast lunch and a surf, 2 hours on site.

Pauanui Sandy Lunch and a Swim Helicopter Scenic Flight

Fly from Tauranga over The Mount along the Matakana coast passing Waihi Beach and Whangamata Bay to one of the jewels of the Coromandel, Pauanui and Slipper Island. Stop for lunch at a local café or a lodge retreat and have a dip in the sea.

$980pp nearly 4 hours with a leisurely lunch and swim, 2 hours on site.

UFLY Helicopter Trial Flight Voucher

If you’ve ever dreamed of flying a helicopter, we have the perfect experience for you, with our UFLY trial flights. Not only do you get to look at some great scenery …

  • You fly the helicopter ..
  • You have a great instructor guiding you, every step of the way
  • Your flying time from the trial flight can contribute towards your license, if you decide you wish to carry on flight training.
  • No previous experience necessary, we’ll take you through step by step..

A bird’s eye view of Tauranga is an awesome experience. From the air, you’ll get unobstructed views of the Bay of Plenty and Tauranga Harbour, while getting a look at the gorgeous protected Matakana Island and the extinct volcano of Mauao. When you are not at the controls, you’ll get the opportunity to take some great photos… There is no better place to fly.

Arriving for your trial flight, we’ll take you through:

    • The basics of how helicopters fly.
    • The helicopter,  the controls, the engine, instrumentation, and safety features.
    • The various areas where we are going to fly around the beautiful Tauranga region.

Once you’ve been through your briefing… It’s time to go flying!

We’ll take you through the systems and pre-flight, and then we’ll start it up!

Your Trial Flight will include:

  • Basic affects of controls..
  • Climbing, Descending, Turning.
  • Hovering the helicopter.
  • Autorotation.

Come with us, for awesome views and an exciting taste of what helicopter flying is like.

Flight Training Lessons Include:

  • Helicopter basic to advanced handling
  • Ground hovering
  • Sling load training.
  • Helicopter theory taught in an understandable way.
  • Best practices developed over years of flying helicopters in extreme conditions.
  • Weather and wind factors
  • Mountain flying
  • Confined space approach and landings
  • Instrument ratings for night time or poor weather flight
  • Everything you need to get your private or commercial helicopter license
  • The fun stuff you can only do in a helicopter.

Flight Info Pack
Download A Flight Training PDF Intro Sheet

 

Join us, for stunning views and an exciting taste of what helicopter flying is really like.
For more information call us on 027 315 2265

 

 

The Ultimate Hobbiton Experience Helicopter Package

One of New Zealand’s flagship destinations. Fly from Tauranga over the Mount across the stunning Kaimai ranges to the awesome Wairere Falls (highest in the North Island) and across the fertile Waikato plains to home of the Lord of The Rings. There you’ll join a tour or have one of your own, marvel in the mystery and recount the tales, enjoy coffee and lunch then jump in your corporate helicopter back to the sunny Bay of Plenty.

$695pp. Allow 4 hours with 3 hours on site

6 pax and the price reduces to $595pp.

Waitomo Caves and Hobbiton Combo Helicopter Package

Enjoy the ultimate visitor combo taking in the fun of Hobbiton coupled with the stunning natural Waitomo Caves, arguably the glow worm capital of the world and black water rafting. Also on this longer flight you’ll almost reach the West Coast and fly over some of the most pristine and traditional hill country sheep farms. Bring a third couple or make up 6 pax and the price reduces to $1250pp.

$1480pp. Allow at least 6 hours with over 5 hours of activities

Bay Explorer Scenic Flight

Our most popular flight. All the Bay and more, fly up into the Papamoa hills and skirting over the Kaimais to Omokoroa then back via the stunning Matakana beach to the Mount. We stop on route to sample the sand and grab a holiday pic to remember.

Travel in luxury in the world’s safest single engine aircraft, or for bigger groups in our executive class Bell 427.

All scenic flights are based on a min of two paying passengers. Toddlers under 4 years of age travel for free on an adult’s lap subject to overall weight restrictions. Children travel for half price, only on scenic flights when accompanied by two or more adults, max two discounted fares per aircraft.

For Adventure Helicopters Cancellation Policy and Weight Restrictions see Terms and Conditions


Surf Safari Scenic Helicopter Flight

A real sample of the beautiful Bay of Plenty taking in the City, Mount Maunganui the glorious sandy beaches of Matakana Island, Omokoroa peninsula and back via the Kaimai foothills.

All scenic flights are based on a min of two paying passengers. Toddlers under 4 years of age travel for free on an adult’s lap subject to overall weight restrictions. Children travel for half price, only on scenic flights when accompanied by two or more adults, max two discounted fares per aircraft.

For Adventure Helicopters Cancellation Policy and Weight Restrictions see Terms and Conditions

Mount Magic Scenic Helicopter Flight

A peek at the Bay and thrill of a chopper ride, taking in views of the city, Mount Maunganui and glorious sandy beaches.

All scenic flights are based on a min of two paying passengers. Toddlers under 4 years of age travel for free on an adult’s lap subject to overall weight restrictions. Children travel for half price, only on scenic flights when accompanied by two or more adults, max two discounted fares per aircraft.For Adventure Helicopters Cancellation Policy and Weight Restrictions see Terms and Conditions