Helicopter Flights, South Island, New Zealand
0800 359 424
+64 3 358 4360
Address:73 Grays Road
Christchurch Airport; Trent Drive
Nelson; and 64 Water Walk Road
Garden City Helicopters Introduction
Garden City Helicopters is one of the most experienced helicopter companies in New Zealand having been in operation for over 30 years and are proud to be the only company in NZ to have a Platinum safety record. Operating under the umbrella company GCH Aviation, they have bases in Christchurch, Greymouth and Nelson and Wellington.
As well as offering extensive commercial services and scenic flights, our helicopter company is a fully certified flight training provider as well as operator of the region's only dedicated air rescue and air ambulance service.
Scenic South Island Flights
Enjoying a scenic South Island helicopter flight with Garden City Helicopters is one of the best ways to what the region has to offer. Our Christchurch, Nelson, Greymouth and Wellington helicopter flights showcase some of the most picturesque and exciting landscapes you'll ever experience.
Some of our popular Christchurch helicopter flights include:
Winery Lunch – You'll feel like a celebrity as your helicopter lands on the lawn of a world-famous South Island winery. Enjoy wine-tasting and delicious cuisine from a first class restaurant on this Christchurch helicopter flight. There are three leading Canterbury wineries within easy reach of Garden City Helicopters base, making a HeliFlight winery lunch at any of these stunning locations an experience you'll never forget!
Aoraki/Mount Cook Adventure – This Christchurch helicopter flights flies south from Christchurch over the Canterbury Plains to Aoraki/Mount Cook - the heart of the Southern Alps. Highlights include amazing mountain views, icy glaciers, blue mountain lakes, clear mountain rivers and of course Aoraki/Mount Cook, New Zealand's highest peak. Passengers can enjoy lunch at Glentanner high country station before flying home through "Lord of the Rings" country where you will see the spectacular site of Edoras, the capital of Rohan.
Christchurch City Scenic Flights – The environment and landscape of Christchurch and Canterbury have been changed forever by the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes. This Christchurch helicopter flight offers a different perspective of the city and surrounding area - See the Christchurch CBD, Sumner, Lyttelton Harbour and the Port Hills.
Garden City Trial Flights – Your chance to take off, at take the controls of a Robinson R22 for a 30 minute flight with a qualified flight instructor beside you the whole time. Find out if you've got what it takes to fly helicopters - whether it's as the next step to a career or just for a unique flight experience.
Love is in the Air – Want to propose, say happy birthday, renew your vows or just treat someone special to a life experience they will never forget? A thrilling helicopter flight to Christchurch's Port Hills highest peak, Mt Herbert will leave you breath taken. Enjoy a glass of bubbles on us while you take in The 360 degree views of Christchurch City, Lyttelton Port and distant mountain ranges. Land on the top for awesome photo opportunities. We can arrange to have a picnic ready for you as an optional extra.
Fly in safety, comfort and style when you take a Christchurch helicopter flight with Garden City Helicopters, and experience a memory that will last a lifetime.
Charter Flights from Garden City Helicopters
Garden City Helicopters can organise your next South Island charter flight - whether it's a fishing trip to one of Canterbury's secluded lakes, heli-skiing in the Southern Alps, taking a VIP group to a luxury high country lodge, arriving in style at a concert venue or transporting staff to a weekend conference, we'll get you there!
Our South Island helicopter flights are perfect for staff incentives, impressing that overseas guest or a romantic getaway. Ever thought about landing in a helicopter on a golf course, ready to play?
Pacific Island Air
Pacific Island Air offer scenic flights in Fiji in helicopter, seaplane and fixed-wing aircraft. They also offer resort and island transfers, air charters in Fiji, adventure packages and commercial operations in and around Fiji. The company currently operates two 6-passenger twin engine Squirrel helicopters, two 6-passenger Beaver seaplanes, two 10-passenger Otter seaplanes and two twin-engine Islander planes seating 6 passengers.
Vanuatu Helicopters knows how to find the real Vanuatu. Modern helicopters, experienced pilots guarantee safe, memorable scenic flights in Vanuatu. Flight-seeing, leisurely champagne luncheon on secluded island, inspecting your property purchase, viewing active volcano, or flying into canyons, we do it all. Flights depart from the Seawall, Port Vila. Also based at International Airport for resort transfers and scenic flights.