Crystal clear water and tall peaks

Embrace the beauty of New Zealand’s river systems and mountainous terrain from the air. Fly to places and witness sights many will never see. Land in stunning secluded locations to enjoy the fresh mountain air and take some memorable photos.

  • Arrival

    Arrive at Christchurch Helicopters at least fifteen minutes before your flight. Meet with your pilot and get ready to go.

  • Lift off

    Lift off from our base at Christchurch Airport and travel up the braided river, Waimakariri, before entering the spectacular gorge.

  • Sights

    From here you will continue deep into the remote Southern Alps and have the opportunity for an alpine landing where you can embrace the beauty of New Zealand and witness sights many will never see in their lifetime.

  • Sights cont.

    After exploring the stunning landscape, re-board your helicopter inbound for the Heli-centre via the Ashley gorge. An optional lunch is available (enquire for price).

  • Landing

    Return to the Heli-centre, you are welcome to have photos taken with the helicopter and your pilot.

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.

Rivers and Mountains Tour

$ 1380
  • per person


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