Heli tour: Wine & Dine Matakana & Waiheke
Experience a heli adventure in the Auckland area, visiting Brick Bay Winery to enjoy wine and art, including Stonyridge Vineyard for more wine tastings and an exclusive barrel room tour.
Departing from North Shore Airport in a twin-engine helicopter, fly over Auckland and Waitemata Harbour to Waiheke Island. Land at Stonyridge vineyard, world-renowned for its cabernet-blends, experience an exclusive barrel room tour, tasting and matched canapes.
Take the scenic route as we fly off the bays and islands of the Auckland region, capturing fantastic images of volcanic islands, including Motutapu and Rangitoto. We head north up the coast to the Matakana & Leigh area where we call in at Brick Bay Winery. Take your time to soak up the beautiful surroundings over wine tasting and an à la carte lunch. Brick Bay is a boutique winery producing elegant estate grown wines including renowned Pinot Gris, a vibrant Rose, and intense Bordeaux-style red blends. There is plenty of time to explore the sculpture trail, this is a relaxing 2 km stroll through native bush, ponds, and countryside. The art trail features over 60 pieces of artwork at any time, to simply enjoy or to purchase. At the end of the day, there is time for more fantastic photography as we fly back to Auckland.
Throughout your day you will have the services of an experienced pilot providing tour commentary, and the luxury of a helicopter to travel in style.
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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Travel in luxury and style in a twin engine helicopter, enjoying marvelous views over Auckland, Waiheke, Matakana, Rangitoto, Motatapu, and Motuihe Island
"I love the lunch and a Rosé at the The Glass House. Walking the trail and viewing contemporary sculpture by New Zealand’s leading artists set up in the midst of native bush is very relaxing." Pia, Team Viva
Visit the vineyard which makes some of the best Bordeaux red wines in the world - Stonyridge, Waiheke Island