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73 Grays Road, Yaldhurst, Christchurch 8042, New Zealand
Returns to original departure point
- Headset to hear the pilot
- Live commentary on board
- Professional licenced CAA NZ instructor
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not recommended for pregnant travellers
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Minimum height of 155cm applies
- Weight limitation of 109kg applies, Passenger is weighed on check in
- Dress code is smart casual, must wear covered shoes
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Right from the start, our welcoming from the staff were friendly, obliging and all smiles. Jono (my pilot) was so amazing! Funny, to say the least; had me laughing the whole time. My half hour with him up in the air was exciting, thrilling and, most importantly, I felt very…
Date of experience: November 2019
What a great experience the trial flight was. Both Hannah and Johnno were great fun and at the same time very professional. Flying that wee helicopter was an absolute blast, took me hours to calm down afterwards. Recommend to anyone. Thanks Garden City Helicopters.
Date of experience: August 2019
Fantastic, first of many now. Learnt more than a thing or two on a beautiful July winters day. Instructions were easy to understand from Johnathon and landing over the rural areas a treat. I have the bug now!
Date of experience: July 2018
Response from Alison F, Director of Sales at Helicopter Trial Flight - fly a helicopter
Responded 26 Dec 2018
We look forward to welcoming you back to come and enjoy another flight with us. Will pass on your lovely comments to Jonathon. kind regards Alison
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By: Garden City Helicopters
Wine and a thrill!
My husband arranged this as a birthday treat, I haven't stopped raving about it since! We departed from the gorgeo…
A must do while in Christchurch!!
I bought my friend and I a voucher for her birthday! Was awesome to see your own city from the air and at such a go…
A great experience
I have been back three times since my initial flight as I loved it so much. I enjoy seeing my changing city from t…
Lovely scenic flight !
We a family of 3 took a Christchurch scenic flight with Garden City Helicopters. We had wonderful views of the city…
If you're going to do anything helicopter related in NZ use garden city helicopters we just had a fantastic day wit…
Great way to experience piloting a helicopter
I had the amazing gift of a trail flight in a helicopter and could not have asked for a better experience than I ha…
Had a pleasant experience seeing Christchurch from up above. Smooth flight. The scenery was amazinggg!!! Perfect we…
Great flight. Saw lots of the Christchurch sites. Jordan was very informative, safety conscious, and made sure we w…
This was a Christmas present from the hubby. The tour was perfect on a lovely day. Johnathan, our pilot had a great…
Fantastic fun flying with Garden City Helicopters
Our Fantastic pilot Jono took us to Akaroa for a special day. Viewed the city, Brighton beach, Sumner, Port hills b…
Thanks again for the great flight, my son and I really enjoyed the time and the great service. We will definitely b…
Great scenic flight over Christchurch and Lyttelton Harbour
A clear day and a smooth flight with beautiful scenery made for a great experience. Views of the harbour were a par…
Great Birthday present
Was a fantastic day for flying. Always wanted to fly in a chopper and wasn't disappointed. Will definately do it ag…
Definitely recommend this!
My mother and I did this tour as our Mother's Day present and I can highly recommend it to others. Our pilot, Jord…
An awesome experience
This proved an excellent experience for the whole family. My son, who is four, enjoyed the flight and the tour. He…
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