Wharekauhau Country Estate Lunch
The jewel of the Wairarapa in luxury experiences, this is certainly a location for a special occasion. Nestled against the Rimutaka Ranges looking over Palliser Bay the dining experience and a stroll through the Estate is second to none. We will fly you to the property and the helicopter will wait while you enjoy the occasion in all its magnificence.
The Gladstone Inn Lunch or Dinner
This Classic Kiwi Pub first opened it’s doors in 1871 and has been serving happy patrons ever since. Known as “The Gladdy” they serve local wines and beer in an amazing outdoor riverside setting, you won’t be disappointed with the country style cuisine and wood fire gourmet pizza’s.
You’re on our List – Shared Cost Flights
$125.00 per seat for a 15-minute scenic flight!!
Our helicopters seat 4 passengers, so the per seat charge can be broken down to a per person cost, whether you are 1-2 or 3 persons wanting to go, give us a call 06-3798600 or purchase your flight by ordering online and we will team you up with others to fill the remaining seat or seats, we have a waiting list of other people who wish to cost share flights, we will take care of organising the groups, all you need to do is turn up!
Confused? – Ring Now and talk to our staff they are more than happy to explain how our “You’re on our list” works
Please note: waiting times can vary so you may need to be a little patient but all AHNZL “You’re On Our List” flights remain valid for 12 months from the date of purchase, you must return your voucher on the day of your flight. All flights are weather dependent, and while we will work hard to accommodate you (after all you are important to us) you will need to have a degree of flexibility to work in with others (i.e arrive on time – so you don’t inconvenience others).
Per Person 15 minutes $125.00 incl GST
Brackenridge Country Retreat and Spa Experience
This location has it all, from here we can organise tours through the Martinborough Vineyard community, or you can enjoy the fabulous day spa facilities that Brackenridge has on offer. Plus they can accommodate you and your friends or family in their huge range of amazing studios or cottages in true country retreat style.
Located on the outskirts of Martinborough, the Wairarapa’s wine capital this place is all about relaxing and escaping the stress of life and work. The flight offers views as far as Lake Onoke at the southern end of the Wairarapa plains and a birds eye view of the popular Greytown township.
We have a number of packages on offer for couples starting with a day trip which includes morning tea, a 2 hour treatment known as their speciality Cleansing Journey, then a pick up from Martinborough Wine Tours for half day wine tour, stopping at Poppies for a platter lunch and then returning to Brackenridge for pick up to return to our base.
We also offer packages for groups of 4, which includes a 1 hour massage, 1/2 day wine tour and a lunch platter at Poppies Martinborough.
And of course we are able to offer accommodation packages including a mixture of all of the above, We can arrange dinner at the Tirohana Vineyard and transport can be organised to and from this location. There are so many options here so please ask about what we can do for you to make it you next unforgettable experience, we are more than happy to tailor a package to your needs.
Prices start from $550pp for a couple or $275 for a group of 4, please enquire about pricing details.
Paper Road Bistro and Vineyard
With a setting that over looks the vineyard and the Tararua Ranges, this is an idyllic place to enjoy a meal and a wine with family or friends. Offering wine tasting trays and mouth watering food this is more than just a bistro, with popularity growing it’s fast becoming a hotspot for Masterton people.
Paper Road Bistro and Vineyard was established in 2004 and specialises in Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc. From growing the grapes through to bottling it is all done on site. We will fly you to the Vineyard on a flight encompassing Masterton along the way, included is a main meal, an entree and a glass of wine. Once you have completed your vineyard experience a shuttle van/car will collect you and return you to our base. Please ask about alternate pick up/drop off options.
Price for group of 4 $180pp or $320pp for a couple.
The Wairarapa Explorer
Can’t decide which area to explore and wish you could see it all? Well this flight showcases all of what’s on offer within close proximity to Masterton. Head up to Mt Holdsworth and follow the ridges that divide the east from the west with total freedom.
Venturing north to Mitre Peak you will then descend back down to the Wairarapa plains and orbit around Masterton then onto Gladstone over wineries and vast hill country farm land.
- Follow the wind swept and rocky ridgelines to a world like no other
- Orbit around Mitre Peak a rocky outcrop reaching skyward named after a bishops peak
- Study civilisation and its activities from above
- Take in the spectacle of colours around Gladstone and Stone Henge Aotearoa
Passengers: 4 Duration: 30 mins
Mount Holdsworth Scenic Flight
Enjoy a flight to Mt Holdsworth in the Tararua Forest Park, an exhilarating climb to one of the highest peaks at nearly 1500m, returning via the Waiohine Gorge and Totara Flats, see NZ’s beautiful native bush and pristine river valleys, this flight is packed with excitement.
- Climb to 1500m above sea level in 6 minutes to reach alpine heights
- Spot some of our most popular backcountry huts and walking tracks
- Catch a glimpse on clear days of Mt Taranaki and Mt Ruapehu
- Weave your way down the Waiohine Gorge, a rugged near inaccessible river system
Duration: 15 mins. Passengers: 4
Around the Cape Scenic Flight Voucher
The North Island’s southern most point with a stunning bird’s eye-view of the rugged coastline of Wairarapa’s Cape Palliser, see the amazing rock formations known as the Putangirua Pinnacles, the large and iconic sheep and beef stations, Historic homesteads, along with the very spectacular Wairarapa Moana wet lands park with abundant bird life, this is truly a spectacular flight and shows our regions most amazing natural features.
Duration: 1hr 20 mins. Passengers: 4 $2500
Town and Country Scenic Flight
A tailor-made circuit around the Beautiful Wairarapa Valley encompassing our small and quaint rural towns, sprawling pastures, farmlands and vineyards, a very special perspective.
- View Masterton in its entirety from the air, a township founded by Joseph Masters in 1854
- Look south at our network of rivers and lakes with south island mountain ranges in the distance
- Discover our vast farmland with contrasting colours of crops, vineyards and green pastures
Duration: 10 mins, Passengers: 4