Wellington: Scenic South Coast Discovery Helicopter Flight

Activity provider: Wellington Helicopters

Wellington: Scenic South Coast Discovery Helicopter Flight

Activity provider: Wellington Helicopters

From US$ 234.85 per person

Discover the beauty of the Wellington southern coastline and outskirts from the best angle possible. Soar into the sky and enjoy a 22-minute scenic helicopter flight with a professional pilot. Marvel at the views of the city and its surrounding landscape.

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Duration 22 minutes
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Live tour guide
Audio guide included
Small group
Limited to 6 participants


  • Explore the city of Wellington with a flight west toward the majestic Makara Wind Farm
  • Witness the wild south coast where seal colonies line the rugged shores
  • Capture a great overview of the capital city and its colorful landmark buildings
  • Listen to commentary from your pilot as you fly over the city's highlights
Full description
Explore what lies beyond the city with a spectacular 22-minute helicopter flight over Wellington's pristine southern coastline. After making your way to the meeting point, take to the skies and pass closely by the majestic Makara Wind Farm. Admire a fantastic view of the giant windmills, remarkable examples of modern engineering and sustainable energy. Next, head south to the wild, dramatic coastline where numerous seal colonies hug the rugged shores as waves batter into the towering cliffs. See Karori Rock Lighthouse, an enduring testament to the shipping dangers of the Cook Strait, one of the world's most notorious stretches of water. On a clear day, you may be treated to views of the Marlborough Sounds, the top of the South Island. On returning to Wellington Harbour, enjoy a great overview of the capital city, its impressive landmark buildings, and the surrounding landscape.
  • 22-minute scenic helicopter flight
  • Professional and experienced pilot
  • Full safety briefing
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Meeting point

Please make your way to the meeting point 15 minutes before the activity starts.

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  • All flights are weather dependent
  • Minimum numbers apply
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Great experience and excellent trip

January 8, 2023

Product ID: 346401