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Christchurch and Canterbury Cruise Ship Scenic Flights


Arriving into Canterbury on a cruise ship? In a limited amount of time you can experience the best of the region with one of our helicopter scenic flight options available from Akaroa.

All flights are subject to our Terms and Conditions.


Please call us for further enquiries.



Akaroa Harbour Scenic Helicopter Flight - departing from Akaroa

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 of this extinct volcano.

12 minutes (approx.)


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Akaroa Helicopter North Canterbury Winery tour - departing from Akaroa

Cruise into Akaroa to be whisked away on a winery tour of North Canterbury. Take in views of Akaroa Harbour and Christchurch as you relax in your luxury helicopter. New Zealand alcohol laws apply.
4 hours (approx.)


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Akaroa Helicopter to Mount Cook with Ski Plane snow landing - departing from Akaroa

Fly from Akaroa through the mighty Southern Alps to view Aoraki Mount Cook, New Zealand's highest mountain. Take in the splendour of the Tasman Glacier, by landing on it by ski plane.
6 hours (approx.)


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Akaroa to Christchurch Helicopter Jet Boat Combo - departing from Akaroa

No trip to New Zealand should be made without experiencing one of the countries spectacular pristine rivers and a jet boat blast up the river, its a "must do" activity. Combined with a Helicopter flight it will be an extra special thrill!
2 hours (approx.)


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Please note, while we have customised specific trips to suit our cruise ship visitors, you are not limited to the above tours. There are many other helicopter excursions we offer from our base at the Christchurch Airport. Call us if you would like to know more about these trips or if you have your own ideas.


Cruise Ship helicopter excursions are also available from some of our other regional bases. Please contact your local operations base for details  CLICK HERE




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