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From Christchurch: Helicopter Flight to Akaroa

Activity provider: Garden City Helicopters

From Christchurch: Helicopter Flight to Akaroa

Activity provider: Garden City Helicopters

From US$ 441.62 per person

Discover the beauty of New Zealand from a different angle with this scenic helicopter flight. Enjoy amazing panoramic views from the sky and get insightful commentary from a local pilot.

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Duration 3 hours
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English

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a 45 minute scenic helicopter flight from Christchurch to Akaroa
  • Take in the aerial view of a gorgeous French inspired seaside village in the Banks Peninsula
  • Take in the spectacular sight of the city, beach, and coastal line from the sky
Full description
Embark on a helicopter flight from Christchurch that follows the spectacular rugged coastline until you head inland to Akaroa harbour. The locals will tell you that no trip to the Christchurch area can be complete without a visit to Akaroa, the jewel in Banks Peninsula’s crown. On the way, discover the lush forests and grasslands that run down the hillsides to the azure water of the endless bays, fed by the Pacific Ocean itself. Upon arrival at Akaroa explore its excellent shops, cafés, and restaurants. Early French settlers gave Akaroa its heritage and distinct French feel that is reflected in the names of the streets and local bays.
Includes
  • 45-minute helicopter flight from Christchurch to Akaroa
  • Live tour commentary provided in English
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Return transfer
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present proof of full vaccination

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Know before you go

  • 0 - 2 years infants are free of charge and must be seated on the lap of a fare paying adult
  • If you are prone to motion sickness, please take necessary precautions
  • At least two fares are required for this activity to take place
  • This activity is subject to acceptable weather conditions
  • Weight restrictions apply
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Great organization, great pilot who gave us an unforgettable experience. It's expensive, of course, but totally worth it.

October 5, 2022

Product ID: 324028