Heli tour: Wine & Dine Kumeu & Waiheke
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