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Wanaka: Small Group Guided Heli-Biking Tour

Product ID: 305823
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Take a scenic helicopter flight with Alpine Helicopters to the top of the Pisa Range, then enjoy 25 km of downhill mountain bike riding.
About this activity
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Duration: 5 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
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  • Experience a stunning helicopter transfer to the mountain
  • Enjoy picturesque scenery throughout your ride down
  • Learn from your expert local guide throughout the tour
  • Tick off a Wanaka must-do activity
Full description
At Wanaka airport you will be met, weighed and given your first safety briefing. You will then be loaded onto the helicopter with your bike. 

It is a stunning but relatively quick ride to the top of the Pisa Range, where you will be offloaded by the pilot. Take a moment at the top of the mountain to appreciate the silence after the the chopper leaves. 

You will then follow your local guide down the mountainside. The guides only take small groups and guide from the rear, coaching the lower-ability riders while others can go ahead and tackle extra parts of the trail. The trails are safe and the goal is for everyone to have the best experience possible. 

Admire the stunning scenery and explore the backcountry as you cycle down the Wanaka bike trails.
  • Professional mountain biking guide
  • Helicopter ride
  • Bike hire (if required) and equipment
What’s Not Included
  • Transfers
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People without experience

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet at the Alpine Helicopters office at Wanaka airport.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Jacket
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Thermal clothing
Know before you go
• Please note this trip is based on minimum of 2 people. The booking will not be confirmed unless minimum numbers have been met and you have contacted the local tour operator beforehand
• This tour is suitable for intermediate mountain bike riders

From US$ 498.32 per person

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Wanaka Bike Tours

Product ID: 305823