Canterbury Vineyard Tour, Helicopter Flight with Lunch and Wine Tasting

Canterbury Vineyard Tour, Helicopter Flight with Lunch and Wine Tasting

Activity Snapshot

  • Sensation Level: Chill
  • Spoken languages: English
  • Fitness level: Everybody welcome
  • Minimum age: minimum 3 y/o
  • Duration: 3 hrs
  • Cancellation policy: 
    moderate1) Cancellation 10 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are automatically refunded for the full activity price

    2) Cancellation between 4 and 10 days prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are entitled to a 50% refund

    3) 4 days or later, prior to the agreed activity starting date, is considered last-minute cancellations
    → No refund will be made
  • Meeting point:
    73 Grays Road, Christchurch Airport, Christchurch 8042

Activity description

Wine & Dine in style on this charming vineyard helicopter lunch in Christchurch.

Chopper in for a luxury lunch & wine tasting experience at one of New Zealand’s top wineries. The perfect gift to give or receive, treat yourself or someone special to this exclusive helicopter flight in wine country. Explore the city from the sky & touch down at one of two award-winning vineyards, sampling the finest vintages straight from the vine.

Location
This activity is run & operated from the air base in Christchurch and travels to one of two award-winning wineries that include Pegasus Bay and Waipara Hills - Flights are around 20 minutes one way.

Activity
Meet your pilot at the airfield in central Christchurch for this scenic helicopter flight & winery tour.  An exclusive three-hour experience with your choice of one of two award-winning New Zealand wineries, take off and travel north to the Canterbury hillsides that neighbour Pegasus Bay. Follow the stunning contours of the landscape as the geometry of the vineyards come into view – landing on a stately lawn in time for a private wine tasting & lunch in the vineyard grounds. You have a choice of 2 stunning wineries within easy reach which include PEGASUS BAY WINERY, which lies within sweeping lawns, gardens, a lake and a natural amphitheatre and  WAIPARA HILLS WINERY,  located in the picturesque Waipara Valley, set amongst landscaped gardens with spectacular views across the Teviotdale Hills. After an indulgent afternoon, your pilot will detour back to Christchurch – allowing you to appreciate the majesty and abundance of the region from the air.

Conditions
Flights are completed in an executive EC130 B4 type helicopter that can accommodate six passengers (weight dependent) with its leather interior, air conditioning, noise cancelling headsets and emergency flotation devices. This helicopter’s low noise emissions make it ideal for central city operations & scenic flights.

Activity requirements

Weight limit of 100kg per passenger applies

Lap held children fly for free (<18kg)

Special terms

Please note this activity operates with two-person minimum per tour.

Included
  • Scenic Helicopter Flight
  • Lunch & Wine Tasting
Do not forget to bring
  • Comfortable Footwear
  • GoPro/Camera
Meeting point
73 Grays Road, Christchurch Airport, Christchurch 8042 Get directions

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