Private tour

From Nelson: Scenic Helicopter Ride and Mountain Picnic

Activity provider: Helicopters Nelson

From Nelson: Scenic Helicopter Ride and Mountain Picnic

Activity provider: Helicopters Nelson

From US$ 1,378.80 per group up to 6

Take in panoramic views of The Sounds and Tasman Bay by riding a helicopter from Nelson. Feel the thrill of flying on this guided tour and enjoy a picnic from a mountain peak in Mount Richmond Park.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Private group


  • For the best views of Nelson, Marlborough, the Sounds and Tasman Bay
  • Unique and memorable helicopter adventure
  • Creating memories with family and friends
  • Land in a secluded spot at the top of a mountain peak in the Richmond Ranges
  • Enjoy a delicious grazing box picnic with beverages of your choice
Full description
From the helicopter base at Nelson Airport, board your private helicopter and be transported into the Mount Richmond Forest Park. Enjoy birds eye views of Nelson, Marlborough, The Sounds and Tasman Bay. Land at high altitude on a secluded mountain peak and be guided by your pilot to a picnic spot to enjoy time together in the great outdoors. Toast your friends and family, creating lasting memories. The stunning views and remote natural beauty will take your breath away. Your pilot will ensure all the landmarks are pointed out to you. Re-board the helicopter and return to base.
  • Headsets with two-way communication with your pilot

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes
    • Warm clothing
    • Comfortable clothes

    Know before you go

    • All flights are weather dependent. If the weather conditions make flying unsafe on the day of the trip Helicopters Nelson will cancel the flight. This is at the pilot’s discretion and there is no charge in this situation. You will be informed via telephone.

    Product ID: 426675