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Auckland: Scenic Flight to Raglan with 2-Course Lunch

1. Auckland: Scenic Flight to Raglan with 2-Course Lunch

Embark on a short roundtrip flight from Auckland over to the picturesque west coast township of Raglan. Toast with a festive drink and feast on a delicious 2-course lunch as you admire the views of Raglan’s Harbor.  Discover the town of Raglan, a charming lunch destination with unique geography located under Mt. Karioi and the Tasman Sea. Fly from Ardmore Airport over rolling hills and green pastures with views of New Zealand’s longest river, the Waikato River, as well views of the west coast’s black sand beaches. After arriving, take a short walk to the Orca Bar and Restaurant for a 2-course lunch and a drink with a splendid view of the Raglan Harbor. After your tasty meal, enjoy a scenic return trip back to the Ardmore Aiport, flying up over the coast for more incredible views.

Auckland: 9000, 13000, 16000, or 20000-Foot Tandem Skydive

2. Auckland: 9000, 13000, 16000, or 20000-Foot Tandem Skydive

Enjoy a scenic flight above Auckland as you reach altitude. When the plane gets to 9000, 13000, 16000, or 20000ft (depending on which altitude option you book), the door will open. Strapped to your tandem instructor, freefall for up to 85 seconds with New Zealand's stunning backdrop. Reach a speed of up to 200km/hr and it will feel like you are flying. Enjoy the serenity of a beautiful parachute with amazing views in every direction.  Take part in an exhilarating, fun and safe skydiving experience. Then, relive the entire experience over and over with your one on one photo and video package available to purchase on the day. Based in Parakai, it is an easy 45-minute drive from Auckland City. Free transport is provided, subject to availability. Want to bring a support crew? The viewing deck is perfectly positioned so your friends and family can watch you land!

Auckland: Scenic Flight over Auckland and Waikeke

3. Auckland: Scenic Flight over Auckland and Waikeke

Soar over beautiful Auckland City and Waiheke Island on this scenic flight. Your pilot/guide will provide you with interesting commentary on the surrounding countryside while you sit comfortably in the aircraft. Your flight will last approximately 55 minutes. You will be able to see the following points of interest: Harbour Bridge, Central City, Sky Tower, Mt. Eden, Devon Port, and Whitford Forrest. You will also fly over Half Moon Bay, St. Heliers Cliff, Browns Island, and Rangitoto Island.  Be sure to take lots of photos of all the great landmarks you see. Later in the flight your pilot will fly you to Waiheke Island, where you will have the chance to observe the beauty of the island and its wineries from above.  Listen to your expert guide throughout the flight for detailed information and commentary about what you see below. Touch down back at Ardmore Airport.

Auckland: Tandem Skydive Experience

4. Auckland: Tandem Skydive Experience

Upon arrival, get greeted by the friendly staff who will check you in and get you signed up for the jump. After receiving a safety briefing and get geared up by the experienced tandem instructors who will ensure you feel safe and comfortable for the rest of the trip. Then it's time to board the plane where you will experience a 25-minute scenic flight up to altitude. From there you will experience the thrill of traveling up to 200 kilometers per hour back towards earth. After the parachute has opened, enjoy the fascinating views of the surrounding Waikato region.

Waiheke Island: 45-Minute Hauraki Gulf & City Scenic Flight

5. Waiheke Island: 45-Minute Hauraki Gulf & City Scenic Flight

Delight in a 45-minute scenic flight offering the best of both worlds: the natural splendor of the Hauraki Gulf Islands and the iconic urban skyline of the city of Auckland. Take off from Waiheke Airport, nestled among the vineyards, and instantly get amazing views of Waiheke Island’s coastline, beaches, and many vineyards. Follow the coastline before breaking off to track toward Auckland. Admire fantastic views of Motuhie and Browns Islands before cruising past downtown Auckland. In the city, enjoy a half-orbit of the famous Sky Tower to take some awesome photos. Then, fly past the Harbour Bridge, Davenport Naval Base, and North Head Volcano. Next, marvel at New Zealand’s youngest volcano, Rangitoto, and peer into its crater as you are flown just 500 feet (152 meters) above its summit. Finally, head back to Waiheke to land.

Rangitoto Island and Auckland City Scenic Seaplane Flight

6. Rangitoto Island and Auckland City Scenic Seaplane Flight

Enjoy an introductory scenic seaplane flight for a breathtaking 40-minute experience showcasing the highlights of the Auckland region from above. Observe a short safety briefing before climbing aboard the 8-seater seaplane. Cruise out into the middle of Auckland Harbour, the very heart of the 'City of Sails', and prepare for take-off. Enjoy mesmerizing aerial views of Auckland city and past neighboring islands. Learn about the history of the Auckland region with live in-flight commentary from your experienced pilot. Get up close to the summit of Rangitoto Island's volcanic crater as you soar just 200-meters above. Capture as many videos and photos as you like with large side windows that slope out. Continue over the top of Auckland Museum and head downtown, flying eye-level with the iconic Sky Tower. On your descent, marvel at the Harbor Bridge up close before experiencing the thrill of a water landing back in the harbor. Your adventure concludes with a relaxing cruise along the Harbour back to the dock.

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What people are saying about Auckland

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Me and my daughter really lucked out. We had the most amazing flight seeing all of Auckland. Taking off and landing in the Harbor with the most amazing pilot!! His knowledge and good humor mad this trip one of the best experiences of my life

It was a great experience from the fuss-free booking online, the confirmation email, the pick-up and the whole experience of tandem skydiving!

Had a lovely scenic flight over Auckland and surrounding islands. lots of things pointed out for us to see. Highly recommended.

Was a good flight and very informative, lucky the weather held out for the flight.

I only regret one thing: that I didn't take the longest jump!