Garden City Helicopters | Akaroa – New Zealand

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Garden City Helicopters

A helicopter flight from Akaroa to Christchurch takes just 15 minutes! Quick and convenient, leaving you more time to explore Christchurch City and attractions but also offering an incredible scenic flight over Banks Peninsula and the City itself.  Our pilots are some of the most highly skilled and experienced in the country but are also excellent narrators and will entertain and inform you with commentary along the way.  Other options include flights to Mt Cook, Heli-jetboating, heli-golf packages or why not fly to Pegasus Bay winery, one of NZ’s finest offering superb cuisine and wines. 

 

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LocationChristchurch Airport

Emailinfo@helicopters.net.nz

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Garden City Helicopters
515 Memorial Avenue
Christchurch airport
New Zealand

Phone03 358 4360 or 0800 359 424

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Email info@helicopters.net.nz or phone 03 358 4360 or 0800 359 424 for more info.  For cruise passengers pre book or enquire on the wharf on arrival into Akaroa. 

Garden City Helicopters
Book at Akaroa Adventure Centre or wharf cabin on cruise ship days. 

Flights are subject to weather conditions.
Minimum passengers numbers are needed before the flights can go ahead.
Weights of passengers are required on booking

Our Fleet: 

  • R44 helicopter (seats 3 passengers)
  • Squirrel helicopters (seats 5 passengers)

Cost are per person. Minimum numbers apply. 

Christchurch and Canterbury Cruise Ship Scenic Flights ex Akaroa

A helicopter flight from Akaroa to Christchurch takes just 15 minutes. This saves you over two and half hours travel time and more importantly leaves more time to take advantage of all that Christchurch and Canterbury has to offer, not to mention the flight itself which is an incredible scenic experience not to be missed. 

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Akaroa Harbour $660 per person. R44 Helicopter. (9 minute flight) Minimum 2 people. 
A shuttle will take you from Akaroa to our helicopter pad - about a 5 minute ride. Look down on your cruise ship as you fly from Akaroa township over the rugged Banks Peninsula coastline towards the harbour entrance. Experience the magnificent cliffs, dramatic bays, rolling countryside and the most amazing scenery this now extinct volcanic peninsula has to offer.   

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Akaroa to Christchurch return $925 per person. (15 minute flight each way) Minimum 2 people. 
If you are looking to maximize your time in Christchurch for the day a 15 minute helicopter flight is the only way to go. Not only will you have more time to enjoy the city sights on the ground but you will also get a chance to see the fascinating views of Christchurch from above and see how the earthquake rebuild is changing the shape of the city. Our price also includes all shuttle transfers from the wharf to the helicopter pad in Akaroa and transport to and from our airport base to the Christchurch City centre.   

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Banks Peninsula & Christchurch City $1280 per person. (30 minute flight) Minimum 2 people. 
Our shuttle will take you to the helicopter pad - about a 5 minute drive from Akaroa wharf. This flight takes in the magnificent sights of Akaroa Harbour and Banks Peninsula. You will then fly over Christchurch City to view the rapidly changing landscape as it recovers from the devastating earthquakes of 2010/11. Your pilot will inform and entertain you, pointing out the interesting facts and historical features of the city. Your 30 minute flights ends back in Akaroa. Make sure to take your camera for some of the most dramatic shots you will take while in New Zealand.
30 minute flight.   

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Scenic flight and Heli-jet boat adventure $1435 per person. (20 minute flight each way) Minimum 4 people. 
Fly from Akaroa to the base of JET THRILLS on the Waimakariri River (a 20 minute flight) for a thrilling 30 minutes of thrilling jet-boating on one of New Zealand’s most challenging and exciting rivers. The skilled drivers are highly experienced and purpose-built boats are carefully maintained. Fly back to Akaroa taking in the sights of Christchurch City and the rugged stunning beauty of Banks Peninsula.   
Allow 1.5 hours. 20 minute flight and 30 minute jet boat.  

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Akaroa to Aoraki Mount Cook & Lord of the Rings country $2280 per person. (1.5 hours flying each way) Minimum 2 people. 
From your cruise ship there is really only one way you will get to see Aoraki Mount Cook in one day and that is by helicopter. Fly from Akaroa over Christchurch City and journey on over the Canterbury Plains towards Lord of the Rings country. Take in the views of high alpine glaciers and the Southern Alps. We will land on the snow in the Lieberg Dome before continuing on to the HERMITAGE HOTEL for lunch and a visit to the SIR EDMUND HILLARY CENTRE. We return to Akaroa via the Hydro schemes of Tekapo and once again the flat Canterbury Plains and farmlands.
Allow 2.5 hours flying time plus time for lunch 

For cruise ship passengers wanting to book the helicopter go to the cruise tours page HERE.

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A helicopter flight from Akaroa to Christchurch takes just 15 minutes! Quick and convenient, leaving you more time to explore Christchurch City and attractions but also offering an incredible scenic flight over Banks Peninsula and the City itself.  Our pilots are some of the most highly skilled and experienced in the country but are also excellent narrators and will entertain and inform you with commentary along the way.  Other options include flights to Mt Cook, Heli-jetboating, heli-golf packages or why not fly to Pegasus Bay winery, one of NZ’s finest offering superb cuisine and wines. 

 

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Christchurch Airport
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03 358 4360 or 0800 359 424
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Christchurch airport
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Email info@helicopters.net.nz or phone 03 358 4360 or 0800 359 424 for more info.  For cruise passengers pre book or enquire on the wharf on arrival into Akaroa. 

Garden City Helicopters
Book at Akaroa Adventure Centre or wharf cabin on cruise ship days. 

Flights are subject to weather conditions.
Minimum passengers numbers are needed before the flights can go ahead.
Weights of passengers are required on booking

Our Fleet: 

  • R44 helicopter (seats 3 passengers)
  • Squirrel helicopters (seats 5 passengers)

Cost are per person. Minimum numbers apply. 

Christchurch and Canterbury Cruise Ship Scenic Flights ex Akaroa

A helicopter flight from Akaroa to Christchurch takes just 15 minutes. This saves you over two and half hours travel time and more importantly leaves more time to take advantage of all that Christchurch and Canterbury has to offer, not to mention the flight itself which is an incredible scenic experience not to be missed. 

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Akaroa Harbour $660 per person. R44 Helicopter. (9 minute flight) Minimum 2 people. 
A shuttle will take you from Akaroa to our helicopter pad - about a 5 minute ride. Look down on your cruise ship as you fly from Akaroa township over the rugged Banks Peninsula coastline towards the harbour entrance. Experience the magnificent cliffs, dramatic bays, rolling countryside and the most amazing scenery this now extinct volcanic peninsula has to offer.   

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Akaroa to Christchurch return $925 per person. (15 minute flight each way) Minimum 2 people. 
If you are looking to maximize your time in Christchurch for the day a 15 minute helicopter flight is the only way to go. Not only will you have more time to enjoy the city sights on the ground but you will also get a chance to see the fascinating views of Christchurch from above and see how the earthquake rebuild is changing the shape of the city. Our price also includes all shuttle transfers from the wharf to the helicopter pad in Akaroa and transport to and from our airport base to the Christchurch City centre.   

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Banks Peninsula & Christchurch City $1280 per person. (30 minute flight) Minimum 2 people. 
Our shuttle will take you to the helicopter pad - about a 5 minute drive from Akaroa wharf. This flight takes in the magnificent sights of Akaroa Harbour and Banks Peninsula. You will then fly over Christchurch City to view the rapidly changing landscape as it recovers from the devastating earthquakes of 2010/11. Your pilot will inform and entertain you, pointing out the interesting facts and historical features of the city. Your 30 minute flights ends back in Akaroa. Make sure to take your camera for some of the most dramatic shots you will take while in New Zealand.
30 minute flight.   

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Scenic flight and Heli-jet boat adventure $1435 per person. (20 minute flight each way) Minimum 4 people. 
Fly from Akaroa to the base of JET THRILLS on the Waimakariri River (a 20 minute flight) for a thrilling 30 minutes of thrilling jet-boating on one of New Zealand’s most challenging and exciting rivers. The skilled drivers are highly experienced and purpose-built boats are carefully maintained. Fly back to Akaroa taking in the sights of Christchurch City and the rugged stunning beauty of Banks Peninsula.   
Allow 1.5 hours. 20 minute flight and 30 minute jet boat.  

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Akaroa to Aoraki Mount Cook & Lord of the Rings country $2280 per person. (1.5 hours flying each way) Minimum 2 people. 
From your cruise ship there is really only one way you will get to see Aoraki Mount Cook in one day and that is by helicopter. Fly from Akaroa over Christchurch City and journey on over the Canterbury Plains towards Lord of the Rings country. Take in the views of high alpine glaciers and the Southern Alps. We will land on the snow in the Lieberg Dome before continuing on to the HERMITAGE HOTEL for lunch and a visit to the SIR EDMUND HILLARY CENTRE. We return to Akaroa via the Hydro schemes of Tekapo and once again the flat Canterbury Plains and farmlands.
Allow 2.5 hours flying time plus time for lunch 

For cruise ship passengers wanting to book the helicopter go to the cruise tours page HERE.

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