Christchurch: 20-Minutes City Helicopter Flight

Activity provider: Garden City Helicopters

Christchurch: 20-Minutes City Helicopter Flight

Activity provider: Garden City Helicopters

From US$ 185.47 per person

Take a 20-minute helicopter ride over the rapidly changing landscape of Christchurch city and the Banks Peninsula with commentary from your local pilot.

About this activity

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Duration 20 minutes
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Live tour guide


  • Take in the incredible panoramic views from your scenic helicopter flight
  • Fly over Christchurch as your pilots provide historical insight into this beautiful city
  • Get a bird's-eye view of all the amazing sights Christchurch has to offer
Full description
Discover the city of Christchurch from above on a scenic helicopter flight. The city is known for its English heritage and fondly referred to as the Garden City due to its abundance of parks and trees. Observe the lush banks of the serpentine Avon River and the beautiful botanical gardens, which are a delight to see from above. Your expert pilots will inform and entertain you with all the latest facts and points of interest such as the Cathedral, new landmarks including the library, and the vision for the future of this thriving city. Enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Banks Peninsula which is formed from three now dormant volcanoes, where you will also see the busy Port of Lyttelton. On the return leg enjoy a bird’s eye view of the estuary and coastline before you return via the seaside suburbs of Sumner and Redcliffs.
  • 20-minute helicopter flight
  • Live tour commentary provided in English
  • Safety briefing
  • A professional and experienced pilot
  • Food and drinks

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Children under 4 and 18kgs or less are complimentary provided they sit on a paying adults lap
  • If you are prone to motion sickness, please take necessary precautions
  • At least two fares are required for this activity to take place
  • This activity is subject to acceptable weather conditions
  • Weight restrictions apply
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Fantastic, comfortable option to see the city with awesome pilot pointing out the best parts. Beautiful helicopter.

January 13, 2023

Product ID: 324058