Garden City Helicopters | Akaroa – New Zealand

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Garden City Helicopters

A Garden City Helicopters 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.  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 a Canterbury winery and indulge in superb cuisine and wines. 

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LocationChristchurch Airport

Emailinfo@helicopters.net.nz

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Garden City Helicopters
73 Grays Road
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

Christchurch and Canterbury Cruise Ship Scenic Flights ex Akaroa

A Garden City Helicopters 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.  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 a Canterbury winery, and indulge in superb cuisine and wines.

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 
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 
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 ground for shopping or wandering the city, 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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Scenic flight and Heli-jet boat adventure 
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
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.  Option to stop at the HERMITAGE HOTEL at Aoraki Mount Cook Village 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 Garden City Helicopters 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.  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 a Canterbury winery and indulge in superb cuisine and wines. 

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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

Christchurch and Canterbury Cruise Ship Scenic Flights ex Akaroa

A Garden City Helicopters 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.  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 a Canterbury winery, and indulge in superb cuisine and wines.

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 
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 
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 ground for shopping or wandering the city, 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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Scenic flight and Heli-jet boat adventure 
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
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.  Option to stop at the HERMITAGE HOTEL at Aoraki Mount Cook Village 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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