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Wedding and Engagement Flights

"Garden City Helicopters Ltd were absolutely fantastic! As a photographer, I couldn't recommend them more!  Thanks guys!"
Bev Bell, Photographer

For the past 25 years Garden City Helicopters have successfully flown hundreds of brides, grooms and bridal parties all over Canterbury. We take pride in our safety standards and records and also in our friendly professionalism in making “the big day” as memorable and outstanding as possible.

Listed below are a few ideas of destinations. Of course every bride is different and wants to create their own unique, magical memories so please use this as a guideline only. We have a variety of helicopters with various seating arrangements that can be chartered.

Fly from Garden City Helicopters base at Christchurch Airport :

    To Pemberton or Otahuna
    To Rossendale, Trents Vineyard, Langdales, Darjon, or Peppers Clearwater Resort
    To the Hilltop in Akaroa or to Akaroa township
    To Mudhouse Winery or Claremont Estate in the Waipara Gorge for fabulous photo opportunities
    To Terrace Downs in the Rakaia Gorge
    To Hanmer Springs

These are just a few of the many popular wedding venues around Christchurch & Canterbury. If your choice is not on the list please call us on 0800 359 424 and ask for a quote.

To create unique and sensational photographs for your special day, why not add on a flight to Mt Herbert.

Mount Herbert rises on the southern side of the crater rim of Lyttelton Harbour, from the summit, a bird's eye view of Canterbury spreads beneath your gaze, ranging beyond the miniature Lyttelton below to the angular mass of the Southern Alps and the seaward Kaikouras, the highest peaks clad in perpetual snow. Or we could take you to one of the many secluded bays around Banks Peninsula not accessible by road where Bride and Groom can be alone for a while to celebrate and take photos or take the whole bridal party.

Another popular option is to fly to the Southern Alps – the Torlesse Range for those incredible magical photo’s.


Please note: Wedding and Engagement flights are also available from our regional bases in Wellington, Nelson, Fiji and Vanuatu. Please contact your local operations base for details. CLICK HERE



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