Heli tour: Wine & Dine Kumeu & Waiheke

From Auckland to Auckland
  • Northland, Auckland & Waiheke
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Tour Description

A spectacular day trip from Auckland, explore Kumeu and Waiheke Island with a day long flying adventure visiting Soljans Vineyard, Stonyridge Vineyard and Poderi Crisci for wine tastings, exclusive barrel room tours, and  a relaxing lunch with wine parings.

Departing from North Shore Airport in a twin engine helicopter, fly over rolling green farmlands to Kumeu, landing at Soljans Estate Winery, home to one of New Zealands pioneering wine families, to enjoy wine tasting. Take to the air again, fly over Auckland and Waitemata Harbour to picturesque Waiheke Island. Stonyridge, world renowned for its cabernet-blends, will welcome you for an exclusive barrel room tour, tasting and matched canapes.

View more of Waiheke from above with a flight to Poderi Crisci. This family owned vineyard and restaurant has an Italian flare, and a passion for traditional wine making. Take your time to relax and unwind over a  tour, wine tasting and lunch with wine parings.

To cap off your day, fly back to Auckland, via the scenic route, over the volcanic islands of Motutapu and Rangitoto. Throughout your day you will have the services of an experienced pilot providing tour commentary, and the luxury of helicopter to travel in style, certainly a treat to remember.

Our heli flights cater for anything from 2 passengers to small groups, if you would prefer your own bespoke itinerary, please just ask!

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Visit some of the most renowned wineries of Kumeu and Waiheke; including an exclusive barrel room tour at Stonyridge

Travel in luxury and style in a twin engine helicopter, enjoying marvellous views over Auckland, Waiheke, Rangitoto, Motatapu, and Motuihe Island

“Wine tasting at Poderi Crisci does take you to Italy. Enjoy a glass of Arneis, this ‘Little Rascal (translation from Arneis), a beautiful white with citrus notes, apple, pear and vanilla in a bone dry style."Pia, Team Viva

Tour Itinerary

Customisable ? This tour can be customised to suit your tastes and timing. Enquire here for more information.
Day 1
North Shore, Auckland North Shore, Auckland

Departing from North Shore Airport in a twin engine helicopter, fly over rolling green farmlands to Kumeu, landing at Soljans Estate Winery, home to one of New Zealands pioneering wine families, to enjoy a wine tasting. This family owned winery has been making award winning wine for three generations, with wines made on site. They grow Pinot Gris, Chardonnay and Pinotage and specialize in sparkling wines

Take to the air again, fly over Auckland and Waitemata Harbour to picturesque Waiheke Island. Stonyridge, world renowned for its cabernet-blends, will welcome you for an exclusive barrel room tour, tasting and matched canapes.

View more of Waiheke from above with a flight to Poderi Crisci.
Poderi Crisci vineyard encompasses 7.7 hectares on a north facing slope set amongst a sheltered amphitheatre and a narrow rocky strip believed to be 30 million set years older than the rest of the Island.

Located at the end of a country lane, Poderi Crisci is a family-owned vineyard and restaurant with Italian flair and a passion for traditional winemaking.Take your time to relax and unwind over a tour, wine tasting and lunch with wine parings.

To cap off your day, fly back to North Shore Airport, Auckland, via the scenic route, over the volcanic islands of Motutapu and Rangitoto.

Departs approx: 10:30am
Returning approx: 2:30- 3pm

What’s Included

Food
  • Included Copy 20 Canapes at Stonyridge Vineyard
  • Included Copy 20 Lunch with wine paring at Poderi Crisci
Fees & Services
  • Included Copy 20 Transfers in a luxury twin engine helicopter
  • Included Copy 20 Experienced pilot and tour commentary
  • Included Copy 20 Landing fees
  • Included Copy 20 Wine tasting at Soljans Estate Winery
  • Included Copy 20 Exclusive barrel room tour & wine tasting at Stonyridge Vineyard
  • Included Copy 20 Tour at Poderi Crisci winery
  • Included Copy 20 Scenic flight over Auckland & Hauraki Gulf area
  • Included Copy 7 Transfers to North Shore Airport, Auckland
  • Included Copy 31 Want to do your own thing? We can tailor make a heli tour for you!
  • Included Copy 31 Great for a small group: From NZD 1260pp for 4 adults, NZD 1090 pp for 5 adults
Transportation
AS355 twin-engine helicopter

Activities

  • Included Explore Auckland, Waiheke & Kumeu from the air
  • Included Helicopter wine and dine experience
  • Included Experience some of the most iconic wineries in the region
  • Included Delicious lunch with wine paring at Poderi Crisci
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Duration

1 days

Price from

$781 USD

Per person, sharing

4 adults sharing, including GST

Daily departures