No amount of YouTube clips can give you the full potential of Christchurch. When they say beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder…. Here, it simply means, seeing the city in person will give you how best to appreciate it… Well the city is truly amazing, with delicate landscape fanning green spaces, unfolding attractions, interesting arts and scenes that will light you up. However, it's recommended you use these helicopter and balloon tours in Christchurch to optimum use, let them take up for a sky ride over fascinating spots and striking sites. Either you are in for the helicopter ride or the hot air balloon tour; you will have an experience you won’t forget in your lifetime. Let these helicopter sightseeing tours give you a red carpet entry to explore Christchurch main attractions like Orana wildlife park, Cathedral square, Summer beach, Punting on the Avon, Christchurch Casino, Christchurch Tramway and many more for a fulfilling evening.
The fun continues with a whole lot of amazing Christchurch sightseeing tour options. Yes, apart from viewing from the atmosphere, you can as well have closer interactions with the attractions as well as the locals by going on walking tours in Christchurch. These walking tours are designed in such a way that you’ll have a professional guide with you to take you through the city’s best streets and neighborhoods including hidden gems by navigating the roads for you and also feeding you live commentary – you’ve got less to do but you’ve got more to gain. Let’s go further into the water areas; you will be thrilled with the numerous water activities in Christchurch ready for exploration. Another important one you shouldn’t miss is Christchurch cruise sightseeing tours which will take you on an adventure via a cruise ship; others include cruise dinners, cruise parties, water sports, boat riding, sailing, and lots more.
After the amazing outdoor activities in Christchurch city center, let’s have fun outside the city with these day trips from Christchurch. They are specially designed to take you into destinations and attractions which sit some miles from the city borders. You will enjoy benefits like the service of a professional guide, transportation by an air-conditioned vehicle, feeding, accommodation, and lots more.
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Experience a breathtaking flight across the Canterbury Plains to the base of the Southern Alps, for the award winning Middle Rock High Country Farm Tour and Kiwi lunch, with optional jet boat ride and morning...Read more
Arrive at Garden City Helicopters Christchurch to board your awaiting helicopter. Sit back relax and enjoy your journey to the North Canterbury wine region in style and comfort. Explode your taste buds with experiencing 5 unique vineyards for tastings in the North Canterbury winery region by helicopter.
Garden City Helicopters, Christchurch will help you to take control of your very own helicopter on a 30 minute trial helicopter flight with a qualified instructor at your side guiding you through the whole experience. Makes an excellent 'Life Experience' gift. Find out if you've got what it takes to fly helicopters - whether it's as the next step...Read more
It is only from the air that you can only appreciate the scale of Christchurch City's devastation and recovery following the 2010 earthquake. This 20-minute helicopter tour flies over the crumbled tower of Christchurch Cathedral, the new sports stadium and other signs of the city’s rebuilding as you listen to your pilot's commentary. Your...Read more
Akaroa is the jewel in Canterbury's crown, a gorgeous little French inspired sea-side village full of wonderful shops, restaurants and cafe's to explore and home to the world's rarest dolphin. A helicopter flight takes just 15 minutes from...Read more
Enjoy the thrill of a helicopter flight to one of our regions finest wineries for lunch and arrive like a rock star! no need to worry about drink driving. Be the envy of other guests as you arrive and depart in style. Indulge in the tastes of North Canterbury. • Duration: 3 Hours...Read more
No trip to New Zealand should be made without experiencing one of the countries spectacular pristine rivers and a jet boat blast up the river is a "must do" activity. Combined with a Helicopter flight it will be an extra special thrill!
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be behind the controls of a helicopter- Our Introductory Trial Flight packages are great just for fun, or could be a first step towards discovering if this is a career for you.
Fly with an instructor who will guide you through the take-off, flight, and landing phases of helicopter flight in one of...Read more
Fly across the fantastic Canterbury Plains to the world famous Hanmer Springs thermal hot pools at the base of the Southern Alps. Experience their Signature Body Cocoon Spa experience, with optional horse drawn carriage ride through...Read more
Get to know the real untouched New Zealand as you take off, heading west over the Canterbury Plains towards the well-known braided Waimakariri River. Notice the Craigieburn Basin come into view, a distinguished blockbuster film set, followed by the curious rock scape of Castle Hill. See the glisten of Lake Pearson as you fly by the Southern Alps'...Read more
Take off from Christchurch & fly over the Canterbury Plains towards the spectacular Rangitata Gorge, side by side with the Southern Alps. Sidle up to Forest Creek through to the expansive Mackenzie Basin & down to the aquamarine glow of Lake Tekapo to touch down & soak in the spectacular vista. Feast your eyes on the unforgettable azure of Lake...Read more
Named after the famous explorer and navigator, Aoraki Mount Cook is New Zealand's highest peak. Surrounded by glaciers, this alpine environment is truly spectacular. Once there, transfer to either a ski plane or local helicopter service and land upon the Tasman Glacier. Then enjoy a scenic flight back to Christchurch over dramatic mountain ranges...Read more
Discover Christchurch from a whole new perspective when you fly over the city. See the progress of the massive rebuild and the abandoned suburbs from the 2010/2011 earthquakes. Then on the way back head over Port Hills and Lyttelton Harbour for a dramatic view of the port and coastline.
Our pilots will personalise this experience for you by...Read more
Discover the highlights of New Zealand's South Island, from stunning glaciers to vast National Parks there's plenty to explore! Tour highlights include the world-famous TranzAlpine Scenic Train, a glacier Heli Hike, Glacier Hot Pools and an unforgettable day trip to Fiordland for a Milford Sound Nature Cruise. The perfect way to fit the best of...Read more
Fly over the city and explore Christchurch from new heights. See the progress of the massive rebuild and the abandoned suburbs from the 2010/2011 earthquakes. Swoop over Godley Heads and then up to Port Levy, the biggest Maori settlement in the Canterbury region during the 19th century. Then touch down next to Mt Herbert and enjoy breathtaking...Read more
New Zealand, and North Canterbury in particular, produces some of the most sought after wine in the world. So take a helicopter flight and drop in at a winery of your choice, at an additional cost you can enjoy a delicious lunch and sample a selection of fine wines before returning back to base.
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New Zealand is home to some of the world’s most breathtaking scenery, including intricate river systems and fast-flowing rapids. This tour takes you on an amazing scenic flight over the Canterbury Plains before arriving at the Waimakariri Gorge for an adrenalin-packed Jet Boat ride. It’s the ultimate Kiwi experience.
Discover the picturesque Southern Alps, one of New Zealand's most iconic land features. Fly over the immense checkerboard of the Canterbury Plains, across the tresses of the braided Waimakiriri River and to the sheer sides of a steep gorge to touch down at Chest Peak. Sitting at just under 6,500ft, the peak dwarfs most other mountains in the...Read more
Want to propose or simply impress someone with a truly magical experience they will never forget- A helicopter flight from Christchurch to the city's highest peak offers inspirational scenery and awesome photo...Read more