bbytNorthern Explorer

Embark on the journey of a lifetime! View the South Island to the north of Christchurch in spectacular style, taking in the stunning landscape of the Canterbury high country before crossing the Southern Alps to the rugged West Coast. Fly over the untouched natural beauty of land surrounded by crystal clear high country lakes. Then swoop back over New Zealand’s largest and most famous high country stations before returning to base at Christchurch International Airport.

Our pilots will personalise this experience for you by sharing their local knowledge and insights of our big backyard as you fly over remarkable sights and landmarks, including; the Lord of the Rings Film Set, Blue Lake Hamner Springs, Pyramid Valley Vineyard, Leslie Hills and more.

We have plenty to share with you and can’t wait for you to experience it.

Bring a camera, sturdy foot ware, and warm clothing – especially for the Rivers and Mountains tour.

Arrive at least 10 minutes before your flight to allow time for a briefing.

Our pilots are all very experienced and very current in each Helicopter. They are also trained to the highest of standards to ensure maximum safety for our clients.

Our most popular tour that we do is the Rivers and Mountains tour. It’s Richie’s favourite flight!

Of course! All our flights are completely customisable – just give the team at Christchurch Helicopters a call to create a once in a lifetime experience.

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